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Latest News from China - 07/08/2001

July 15, 2001 |  


1. Police Department Spreads Rumors about Falun Dafa Practitioners

The Police Department of Chanchun City, Jilin Province has been spreading false rumors that Falun Dafa practitioners are planning to blow up the Changchun City Mall around October 1. Consequently, the mall security has been on high alert, keeping a close eye on everyone that enters the building.

2. Practitioners' Labor Camp Sentences Extended in Show Trials

Many Falun Dafa practitioners in Chaoyanggou Labor Camp in Changchun City, Jilin Province are still being detained after serving their sentences. Those who refuse to denounce Falun Gong have to serve 20 additional days for every month in their original sentences. Those who have served the additional time are given show trials and sentenced again.

Many family members of the practitioners are not allowed to visit them in the labor camp. For those that do get a visit, the family members are not allowed to bring them food. Practitioners are forced to perform heavy, menial labor, such as carrying bricks. In addition, they have to endure the torture from the guards and the inmates.

We hereby solemnly warn the officials of Chaoyanggou Labor Camp: if you follow Jiang Zemin, "the Human Rights Scoundrel" as named by Amnesty International, you will be judged and will pay for every bad deed that you have committed.

3. Police Extort Money from Practitioners.

Li Yanfu and Li Bin, supervising officers in the Security Squad of the Police Department in Xinye, Henan Province, are notorious for persecuting Falun Dafa practitioners. They routinely use their position to extort money from practitioners' families, forcing them to pay outrageous amounts of money to secure the release of their loved ones.

4. Police Forcefully Arrest Practitioners

The policemen responsible for the Yuxin Apartment Complex in Xisanqi, Beijing, have been arresting resident Falun Dafa practitioners without cause. On the evening of June 12, 2000, they tricked nine practitioners into going to the police station for a "chat." The practitioners were then detained.

Recently, they have become more rampant, often breaking into practitioners' homes and taking them away to brainwashing classes or the detention center.

5. Nuclear Power Station Officials Persecute Practitioners

At the beginning of 2001, the party committee of Dayawan Nuclear Power Station in Guangdong Province decided to forbid Falun Gong practitioner employees from living in the housing provided by the station. The following day, they encountered the first facilities breakdown of the year.

After the self-immolation event, the Party committee at the power station followed Jiang Zemin's directions and initiated an active campaign denouncing Falun Gong. They also intensified the persecution against practitioners. Soon, two sets of assembly units broke down due to severe mechanical problems. These units had just been repaired two months ago.

The breakdown of the units put great pressure on the Guangdong power network. Still, the party committee of the nuclear power station didn't realize it. They decided to send all the practitioners at the station to a brainwashing class on June 8. On June 16, the facilities broke down again.

Wang Qing, deputy secretary of party committee in Dayawan Nuclear Power Station

Office Number: 86-755- 4473056

Bp: 95950-178220

Home Address: #0611, Bldg 2. Guocheng Garden, Baihua Road 1,

Futian District, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, Zip Code: 518028

6. Police in Cangzhou City Illegally Detain Dafa Practitioners

Zhao Lanjun, female, was turned in by informants and arrested by the Yuhe Police Substation for distributing Falun Dafa truth-clarifying materials. She is currently being detained in the Second Detention Center of Cangzhou City, Hebei province. Her elderly parents and disabled husband are left unattended.

Gao Guangjiang, male, was arrested by Donghuan Police Substation at 2:00 a.m. on July 5 for posting truth-clarifying materials.

Li Ying, female, was arrested by the security department of Dahua TDI for distributing Dafa truth-clarifying material. She is being detained in the Second Detention Center.

Lin Jie, female, is an employee of Dahua TDI. The security department of the company arrested her and put her in the Second Detention Center for distributing Dafa truth-clarifying materials.

When the police went to her home and asked her whether she practices Falun Gong, Zhang Xin replied that she does. The police then arrested her and sent her to the Second Detention Center.

Cai Hua, Secretary of Municipal Party Committee at Cangzhou City,

Tel: 86-317-2022070, 2023196

Cangzhou Police Station, 86-317-2026851, 2026852

Bai Zengxing, Chief of Yunhe Police Substation, in charge of persecuting Falun Gong: 86-317-9041336 (cell), 86-317-2015982, 2024589

Zhou Dejie, Director of Xinhua Police Substation, in charge of persecuting Falun Gong: 86-317-3040066

Ma Chunsheng, Head of First Detention Center of Cangzhou City: 86-317-2063716

Zhang, Head of Second Detention Center of Cangzhou City: 86-317-2062329

Education College of Cangzhou City: 86-317-2017045, 2024518

Security Department of Dahua Company in Cangzhou City: 86-317-2046114, 2046491

DongHuan Police Substation: 86-317-3041026

7. Dafa Practitioners Illegally Detained and Tortured in Chongqing City, Sichuan Province

He Youli, male, has been detained since August 2000 for distributing truth-clarifying material. He has been brutally beaten during the detention.

He Xiurong, female, was arrested around October 2000 and has been detained ever since. She, too, has been severely beaten.

Wang Yan and her classmate were arrested from home by the police in December 2000. They have been held in the detention center since then.

Peng Xiuling, female, was arrested from home by the police in December 2000. Her whereabouts are unknown.

Chen Li, female, was arrested at the end of December 2000 for distributing truth-clarifying literature and sentenced to one year in jail.

Zheng Xiaoqin, female, was arrested at the end of December 2000 for distributing truth-clarifying literature and sentenced to one year in jail.

Pu Zhangzhi, male, has been detained since the end of October 2000.

Organizations and people who have persecuted Dafa practitioners

Yubei District Detention Center of Chongqing City: 86-23-67804134

Chief Procurator of Yubei District: 86-23-67821818

Vice Chief Procurator of Yubei District: 86-23-67810678, 67808263, 67808233

Procurator Office of Yubei District: 86-23-67821673

Chief of Yubei Court: 86-23-67821433, Vice Chief, 86-23-67822214

Yubei Court Office: 86-23-67821436

Chief of Yubei Police Station: 86-23-67821616

First Section of Police Station: 86-23-67822403

Second Section: 86-23-67821103

Third Section: 86-23-67821579

8. Police Arrest Dafa Practitioners in Jiamusi City

Dafa practitioner Fan Shujuan was arrested for printing Dafa truth-clarifying materials on the evening of July 7, 2001.

Dafa practitioner Qin Zhengyong, male, 39, has not returned since he went to Beijing to appeal on May 23, 2001. His whereabouts are unknown.