Additional Persecution News from China - April 7, 2009 (13 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 15 cities or counties in 9 provinces. In this report, 13 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 25 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Ningjin County, Shandong Province] Four Member of Ms. Lu Xainzhi's Family Arrested
Ms. Lu Xianzhi lives in Liwan Village, Chengguan Town, Ningjin County. On the morning of March 17, 2009, she was arrested by officers from the Ningjin County Police Department when she was promoting Falun Gong and exposing the persecution. Afterwards, Yao Liguo, section chief of police department, led police officers to her home for a search. They seized Dafa books and truth-clarifying materials, and arrested her two daughters-in-law, 40-year-old Ms. Li Junhua, and 41-year-old Ms. Liu Jinshuang, who are also practitioners. Ms. Lu has been detained for nearly a month. Her family went to the detention center to request her release, but were rejected. On April 10, 2009, police officers searched Ms. Lu's home again. They seized one computer, and arrested Ms. Lu's third son, Mr. Li Xiantong, who is also a practitioner.
After the persecution began on July 20, 1999, Ms. Lu was taken to a brainwashing center twice, and then sentenced to one year of forced labor. Her two sons and one daughter-in-law were sentenced to forced labor once. This time, four family members were arrested, and one computer was seized.
Wang Dadong, director of Ningjin County Police Department: 86-534-5421803
Yao Liguo, chief of State Security Section of Ningjin County Police Department: 86-534-5214567, 86-13791399666 (Cell)
2. [Linjiang City, Jilin Province] Several Practitioners Arrested
Ms. Feng Shumei and her sister were arrested during the night of April 16, 2009. Meanwhile, Mr. Xu Dongcheng, his wife Ms. Wang Su'e and their daughter, Ms. Xu Yiwen, were also arrested. Ms. Xu Yiwen has been released. It is said that a practitioner from Changchun City was also arrested.
3. [Beipiao City, Liaoning Province] Supplementary Information on Arrest of Mr. Zhou Ruixue
Mr. Zhou Ruixue, 61, is a chemistry teacher at a high school in Beipiao City. On December 31, 2008, he was reported when he was promoting Falun Gong at Wansong Mountain. He was arrested by Liu Hailong, director of the Liangshuihe Township Police Station and taken to a forced labor camp several times, but was denied admittance and returned to Huanghuaying Detention Center, where he is still being held. His family went to request his release several times without success.
A plainclothes police officer harassed and arrested another practitioner, Mr. Fang, in Wujianfang Community around April 5, 2009. He is also detained in the Huanghuaying Detention Center.
4. [Songyuan City, Jilin Province] Six Practitioners Sentenced
Among six practitioners who were sentenced, it is known that Mr. Jiang Yuting and his wife Ms. Liu Baiqin were each sentenced to eight years of imprisonment. On April 15, 2009, Mr. Jiang was taken to Shiling Prison, and Ms. Liu was taken to Heizuizi Prison in Changchun City.
5. [Linghai City, Liaoning Province] Four Family Members of Ms. Wei Xiuying Arrested
At 7:00 a.m. on April 17, 2009, several officers from Jinzhou City Police Department and Linghai City State Security Division broke into Ms. Wei Xiuying's home, and arrested Ms. Wei, her husband, and her two daughters, Ms. Zhao Hong and Ms. Zhao Bing. They searched their home, and seized a computer and other property. The family is being detained at the Linghai City Police Department.
Dai Zhong, director of Linghai City Police Department: 86-416-8191001, 86-416-4166628, 86-13904166628 (Cell)
Zhang Bo, deputy director of Linghai City Police Department: 86-416-8136666 (H), 86-13904166096 (Cell)
Liu Haiwang, director of Linghai City State Security Division: 86-416-8191067 (O), 86-15941677111 (Cell)
6. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Zhang Min Taken to Masanjia Forced Labor Camp by Police Officers from 81 Road Police Station and Subjected to Torture
81 Road Police Station: 86-411-82482041
7. [Yanji City, Jilin Province] Mr. Jin Longzhe Persecuted in "Strict-control Team"
Mr. Jin Longzhe was detained in the Fourth Ward of Jilin Province in the past. On April 13, 2009, he was taken to the Sixth Ward, where practitioners were consistently brainwashed. Mr. Jin boycotted the persecution and he was forcibly taken to the "Strict-control Team."
8. [Tianjin City] Ms. Sun Shuhua Arrested
Ms. Sun Shuhua lives in Fuzhuangzi Village, Houjiaying Town. On the morning of April 15, 2009, while she was promoting Falun Gong at a farm market in Sangzi Town, Ji County, she was arrested by police officers from Sangzi Town Police Station and Ji County State Security Division. Three police cars arrived at her home, and officers searched her home and seized her Dafa books. Ms. Sun was taken to the Ji County Detention Center.
9. [Beijing City] Practitioners Persecuted in Xindian Forced Labor Camp
During the Olympic Games, practitioners were transfered to the Xindian Forced Labor Camp from Beijing City. More than 30 practitioners are still detained in the labor camp, and are being persecuted. They have been distributed to different teams. Some steadfast practitioners were locked in a small cell.
10. [Zouping County, Shandong Province] Supplementary Information on Ms. Dong Naizhen
Ms. Dong Naizhen, who is in her forties, works at the Cotton Spinning Plant of Hongcheng Company. At around 2:00 p.m. on April 9, 2009, officers from the Daixi Police Station arrested her. She may be detained at the Zouping Detention Center.
11. [Mengyin County, Shandong Province] Ms. Liu Zhaolian Arrested
Ms. Liu Zhaolian lived in Dongrulai Village, Mengyign Town, Mengyin County. On March 17, 2009, she was arrested and her home was searched. She is detained in the Mengyin County Brainwashing Center, and has been subjected to persecution.
Li Baoyuan, director of Mengyin County 610 Office: 86-539-4811681, 86-13953958936 (Cell)
Sun Shuai, deputy director of Mengyin County 610 Office: 86-13173095056 (Cell)
Fang Simin, of Mengying County 610 Office: 86-13853931001 (Cell)
12. [Lanxi City, Zhejiang Province] Mr. Shao Xiaoshan Sentenced to Three Years of Imprisonment
Mr. Shao Xiaoshan was sentenced to three years of imprisonment, and on March 27, 2009, he was taken to the Second Prison of Zhejiang Province.
13. [Mengying County, Shandong Province] Several Practitioners Sentenced to Forced Labor
The Mengying County court, manipulated by the Mengying County 610 Office, sentenced Ms. Kan Jijuan to two years of forced labor. Ms. Fu Jiafeng, Ms. Cao Shufen, Ms. Duan Xianling and Ms. Sheng Jimei were each sentenced to one year of forced labor.
April 18, 2009