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Latest News from China - November 4, 2003

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[Changchun City, Jilin Province] Remembering the Deeds of Practitioner Liu Chengjun

I am a Falun Dafa practitioner from the Changchun area of Jilin Province. Due to persecution at Department No.1 of Changchun Public Security Bureau, I was transferred to the Surgery Section of Changchun Public Security Hospital on March 21, 2002. In April, Falun Gong practitioners staying in the hospital were gathered into Room 4, where I was, under the pretense of the doctor doing an examination. Liu Chengjun was handcuffed even in the hospital. But the police removed his handcuffs that day. Not long after, three people from the television station entered with the director of the Prison Executive Office. A female reporter asked Liu Chengjun several questions. Liu Chengjun did not answer in order not to be taken advantage of. When he saw the two male photographers were ready to take pictures, Liu Chengjun pulled a quilt to cover his face. He did not cooperate with the evil. At the time, the prisoner who was in charge, carried me away, and other practitioners were sent out of the room as well. After a while, I was carried back to my room. Liu Chengjun was still there. And the director of the Prison Executive Office looked very frustrated. Liu Chengjun's righteous thoughts and righteous behavior foiled the evils' scheme.

[Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Li Haiyan's Life Is in Danger due to Torture at Harbin Female Prison

Li Haiyan is from Yangshu Town in the Elunchun Autonomous Tribe of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Jiagedaqi Court in Heilongjiang Province illegally sentenced her to 13 years in prison. Currently she is being detained at Section Seven of Harbin Female Prison. Due to persecution, her life is in great danger. She has been transferred to the Patients Section.

Relevant people involved in the persecution:

Wang Xing, president of the prison: 86-451-86359454
Chu Shuhua (female), vice president of the prison: 86-451-86359322
Kang X, team head
Cui Yan, vice team head
Wu Xuesong, Shi Ying, Lei Lei, Nu Hua, Yuan X, Lan Hong, Jiang Wei, Lin Jia, Yuan Min, prison guards
Address: Heilongjiang Female Prison, #387, Xuefu Road, Nangang District, Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province, 150069

[Tonghua City, Jilin Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Wang Guiming Tortured in Detention

Tonghua practitioner Wang Guiming was illegally arrested at Tonghua Cultural Market in the summer of 2002. He was then sentenced to seven years in prison, and jailed in Jilin Prison. During detention, Wang Guiming was persecuted with inhumane torture methods like the "Dead Man's Bed" [a kind of torture where a special bed is used to tie practitioners to---by translator] and "Riding an Airplane" [a painful torture with one's hands bent to the back and body laying on the floor---by translator] among others. He was confined in a solitary compartment, hung up and force-fed. But he never yielded to the persecution. Police guards told his family members that he was experiencing an illness called "Water in the Lungs". He is extremely weak and has been sent to Jilin Prison Administrative Central Hospital. But, his family members are not allowed to see him.

[Jiamusi City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Liu Junhua has been on a Hunger Strike for Over a Week

Practitioner Liu Junhua has been on a hunger strike for over a week at Jiamusi Prison, protesting the persecution. Currently he is in very poor condition, but the prison refuses to release him. His mother came to see him from another province. However, the prison didn't allow her to visit him.

Phone number of Reeducation Section of Jiamusi Prison: 86-454-8317448
Phone number of the president's office: 86-454-8303838

[Qiqihar City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Zhang Jiqiu's Home Is Searched

Since the end of October, Qiqihar practitioner Zhang Jiqiu has been illegally tracked down, and his (her) family has been searched and their property confiscated. Currently, Zhang Jiqiu and another practitioner whose name is unknown became destitute and homeless.

Recently, due to persecution in the big cities, small counties and prisons being escalated, many truth-clarifying material sites were sabotaged.

[Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province] Party Secretary Deng Weilong plots to Escalate the Persecution of Falun Dafa Practitioners

Deng Weilong, the Party Secretary of Zhanjiang City, instructed his people to escalate the persecution of local Falun Dafa practitioners. Not long ago, a brainwashing class was held locally, and several dozen practitioners were arrested.

Phone numbers of relevant people:

Chen Jun, vice director of the "610 Office" in Zhanjiang City, 86-759-3334087 (home)
Chen Yong, section director, 86-759-3211067
Liu Jianqiang, from the Development District of the city, 86-13702721251 (cell)

[Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province] Variety of Monitoring Cameras have been Installed throughout the City

According to inside sources, Jiang has been in Hangzhou City recently. Over 800 monitoring cameras of different kinds have been installed all over the city. These cameras can turn 360 degrees.

[Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Yu Ming Has Been Illegally Arrested in Beijing

Shenyang practitioner Yu Ming was illegally arrested when he (she) went to Lugu Police Substation to pick up a handbag he (she) lost around 4:00 pm on October 29, 2003. He (She) hasn't come back yet.

[Hunan Province] Attention to Hunan Practitioners

Recently, the provincial government and provincial public security department held a conference with the government officers from all levels of Hunan Province in attendance. Arrangements were made in the meeting to further "crack down" on Falun Gong and to dig out the so-called "underground organizations" and "kernel members" in Falun Gong. According to practitioners' analysis, this meeting had something to do with Jiang's visit to Changsha City a while ago.

[Jilin Province] Suggestion of Sending Forth Righteous Thoughts at the Top of 7:00 pm, 8:00 pm and 9:00 pm Every Day

Recently, Dafa practitioner Liu Chengjun's life is in great danger due to persecution, which makes us become more clear in mind that the persecution is going on all the time. Zhao Guifeng, detained at Hezuizi Prison, has been on a hunger strike for many days. When she was force-fed recently, the pipe could not be inserted into her nose any longer due to the wounds cause by the force-feeding. However, the evil refused to release her. Zhang Zhongyu, a practitioner from Dalian City has been on a hunger strike for days at the Tiebei Detention Center and his life is in great danger now. At the Shuangyang Detention Center, needles were used to penetrate through practitioners' ten fingers until they touched practitioners' finger joints. Then the needles were turned constantly. This is one of the most vicious torture methods. One female practitioner was tortured this way for a whole month simply because she went on a hunger strike, protesting the illegal detention.

[Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Team Two of the Longshan Forced Labor Camp Persecutes Falun Dafa Practitioners Brutally

Tang Yubao, vice head of Team Two of the Longshan Forced Labor Camp often beat up practitioners who insisted on their beliefs. Jiang Yingxin was beaten up for not giving up her belief. She went on a hunger strike protesting the persecution. She became extremely weak after two months of hunger striking. Even her blood vessels became flat and hard to find when she was given an intravenous drip. She was sent to a hospital recently. We don't know whether she is still alive or not.

Wang Lijuan's detention was extended three months after completion of consecutive terms in Team Two. In addition, the police had a group of criminal prisoners beat her up. They beat and kicked her from the third floor to the main floor. Consequently, her head was seriously wounded, and now, her head keeps shaking uncontrollably. She suffered a lot mentally as well.

Tang Yubao is directly responsible for the persecution.

Phone number of Team Two of Longshan Forced Labor Camp: 86-24-24761745

[Baicheng City, Jilin Province] Concerns About Practitioner Wang Jingang's Life

Wang Jingang, 25 years old, from Baicheng City, is a former student of the Arts Department of Jilin Engineering Institute. In August 1999, he went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Dafa. After he came back from Beijing, he was dismissed from the school. In October 2001, he was illegally arrested for distributing truth-clarifying materials at Erdaozi District of Changchun City. It has been two years since then. Nobody knows where he is. His family members and friends worry about his life and have been looking for him everywhere.

The Erdaozi Public Security Branch in Changchun City has illegally sentenced many Falun Dafa practitioners to forced labor and prison. Some practitioners were persecuted to death. The Erdaozi Public Security Branch should be held fully responsible for the disappearance of Wang Jingang.

[Changchun City, Jilin Province] Chaoyanggou Forced Labor Camp Overworks Falun Gong Practitioners

Currently, Team Three of the Chaoyanggou Forced Labor Camp has a contract for making paper products (one time use for covering toilets) for export. In order to make more profit, practitioners are forced to work a long time every day including weekends unless there is a shortage of raw materials or the machine is broken. Practitioners are not allowed to rest after meals. Except for the three meals, practitioners work about twelve hours a day without rest. Plus, they have to count the numbers while folding the paper products. They usually have a headache, sore limbs and cannot see things clearly after a day's work.

Practitioners are not just overworked without rest, but they also are constantly forced to increase their workloads. The camp uses threats, intimidation and physical abuse to keep everyone working.

In order to manufacture more products, practitioners were forced to work during the National Day holidays. On October 2, before the officers from the Judicial Bureau came to inspect, police guards told practitioners, "If you are asked why you work during holidays, you should answer that you work voluntarily."

[Jiamusi City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Wang Jinfeng was Illegally Arrested

On November 2, 2003, Qianjing Branch of Jiamusi Public Security Bureau illegally arrested Ms. Wang Jinfeng and Ms. Gao Yulan (in her seventies). Their homes were searched illegally. Later on, Gao Yulan was released. However, Wang Jinfeng is still being detained at the Jiamusi Detention Center.

[Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Wen Chunying Illegally Detained at the Shijiazhuang Brainwashing Center

Ms. Wen Chunying is an employee from the Archives Bureau of Qiaodong District, Shijiazhuang City. In late fall of 2002, she was illegally arrested while studying the Fa together with other practitioners in Cheng'an County. She was sent to the Shijiazhuang Brainwashing Center earlier this summer. It has been three months, and she hasn't been released yet.

Phone number of the Shijiazhuang Brainwashing Center: 86-311-7712641
Phone number of Mr. Li, Wen Chunying's husband, 86-311-6818867
Phone number of Wen Chunying's parents: 86-311-6829067
Phone number of Wen Chunying's sister: 86-311-5685563

[Shahe City, Hebei Province] Three Practitioners Illegally Detained at the Xingtai Brainwashing Class

Three Falun Dafa practitioners (one in her seventies, two in their fifties) from Shahe City were reported on and illegally arrested while clarifying the truth of Dafa in mountainous areas. At the local detention center, they went on a hunger strike for over ten days and became very weak. However, they were sent to the Xingtai Brainwashing Class anyway. The brainwashing class didn't accept them for fear that they might have to take responsibility if the practitioners died in the class. However, the "610 Office" reported to Qu Bing, Party Secretary of Shahe Politics & Law Committee who insisted that the brainwashing class accept the practitioners for intensified persecution in spite of the weakness of the three practitioners on hunger strike.

[Jinan City, Shandong Province] Criminal Misconduct of the "610 Office" at Linpan Oil Drilling Plant

The "610 Office" at Linpan Oil Drilling Plant of Shengli Oil Field brutally persecutes Falun Dafa practitioners. Ms. Li Chunwu, 50 years old, was illegally arrested while distributing truth-clarifying materials. It's been three months since she was detained in Team Five of Jinan Female Forced Labor Camp. Every day, she was forced to labor over ten hours. Sometimes, she has to work until midnight and start early again the next morning. Police require her family members not only to bring their ID cards and household booklets when visiting her at the camp, but also to slander Falun Dafa. Otherwise, her family members are not allowed to see her.

People mainly responsible for the persecution:

Sun Bolin, Party Secretary of the Principles Inspection Committee, 86-534-8862818 (office), 86-534-8861061 (home)

Jia Peiyong, vice director of the Public Security Bureau, 86-534-8867874 (office), 86-534-8869006 (home)

Wang Geping, director, 86-534-8867814 (office), 86-534-8869576 (home)

Address of Jinan Female Forced Labor Camp: #20, Jiangshuiquan Road, Lixia District, Jinan City, 250014 (post code)

[Yidu City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Xiao Gang Is Illegally Sentenced to Forced Labor Camp

In October 2003, Yidu practitioner Xiao Gang was illegally sentenced to one year of forced labor for distributing truth-clarifying materials.

[Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Police Check Rental Houses in Order to Arrest Falun Dafa Practitioners

It was learned that the police in Shenyang City are working hard to check rental houses. They would pry open the door after knocking twice. Some practitioners were illegally arrested during the process.

[Shenze County, Hebei Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Are Perseucted

Ms. Jia Rongjuan, 47-year-old, is from Shenze County. She has been to Beijing many times in order to validate Dafa. By the end of 2000, police illegally broke into her home and searched for Dafa materials and banners. Jia was illegally arrested and detained at the local detention center. In March 2001, she was illegally sentenced to forced labor for three years. All kinds of torture means couldn't change her righteous belief in Dafa. In April 2003, she was secretly sent to Gaoyang Forced Labor Camp in Hebei Province for intensified persecution. Her family members were not allowed to visit her.

Ms. He Qing, 22 years old, is from Shenze County. By the end of 2000, she went to Beijing to appeal for Dafa. She was illegally arrested and detained in the local detention center. One year later, she was sentenced to a forced labor camp, where she was subjected to all kinds of torture. Under high pressure and extreme torture, she was so called "transformed" and released. After exchanging experiences with fellow practitioners, she realized that she was wrong and declared solemnly that the statement she wrote was null and void. In early 2002, she went to Beijing to validate Dafa again. After that, she was arrested again and detained with Team Five of the Shijiazhuang Forced Labor Camp. Her current situation is yet unknown.

Ms. Wang Junlan, in her fifties, is from Shenze County. In July 2003, she went to the local government to clarify the truth of Falun Dafa. She was illegally detained for that at a local detention center.

Dalian Forced Labor Camp:

Address: Nanshan Village, Jichangqian Street, Ganjingzi District, Dalian City, Liaoning Province, China, 116022 (post code)

Telephone: 86-411-6653961 (operator)
Director's Office: 86-411-6643017
Political instructor's office: 86-411-6643029
General office: 86-411-6641372
Administrative Section: 86-411-6652737
The Political Department: 86-411-6652331

[Baoding City, Hebei Province] Rental Houses Are Checked

Recently, Baojing City is checking rental houses with various excuses. Practitioners who had become destitute and homeless in order not to be illegally detained and some material sites were discovered. Practitioners at home are being harassed to a certain extent as well.

Ms. Zhao Linru, a practitioner from Mancheng County, was illegally arrested during a large scale search for Dafa practitioners in 2002. She has been detained at the Mancheng Detention Center ever since, and subject to all kinds of torture. However, she has never yielded to the evil. Recently, it was heard that Zhao is going to be illegally sentenced to prison. She might have been transferred to the Baoding Detention Center.

[Baishan City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Sun Liping Arrested

Sun Liping, a practitioner from Songjiang River of Fusong County, Baishan City, Jilin Province, was arrested while putting up truth-clarifying posters at Huludao.

[Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] 4400 "Patrol Guards" Are Enrolled

Since October 29, 2003, a new round of enrollment has been going on in Shenyang City for security "patrol guards". According to a local newspaper, about 4400 people are to be enrolled. Many practitioners' unemployed family members registered as well. However, the police substation singled them out. Currently in Shenyang City, every community has four "patrol guards", helping police to arrest Falun Dafa practitioners. Their main task is to inspect people from outside the community. They start at 8:30 am in the morning and work until 11:30 am. After a rest, they start again at 1:30 pm till 4:30 pm. They don't work on the weekends. Usually they patrol three times in the morning and in the afternoon. They wear yellow uniforms that policemen used to wear, with "Patrol Guard" characters on their sleeves. We call attention to fellow practitioners who rent houses and distribute truth-clarifying materials to be mindful of security.

[Xianning City, Hubei Province] Phone Number of People Responsible for Xianning Practitioner Xu Yufeng's Death

Song Ruisheng, director of Public Security Bureau of Hot Spring Development District in Xianning City, 86-715-8254253 (home), 86-13907249566 (cell)

Feng Bo, policeman from the Chalukou Police Substation at Hot Spring Development District in Xianning City (he was on the spot when Xu Yufeng was tortured to death), 86-715-8279365

Cao Wenqing, director of the Chalukou Police Substation at Hot Spring Development District in Xianning City, 86-13972800888 (cell)

Chen Lebin, political instructor of the Chalukou Police Substation at Hot Spring Development District in Xianning City, 86-13972831088 (cell)

[Qingdao City, Shandong Province] Supplementary Materials About Practitioner Qiu Xiuxin

Here are some supplementary materials regarding practitioner Qiu Xiuxin (please refer to Minghui report: 25 Dafa Practitioners Unfolding Banners at Tiananmen Square Illegally Sentenced to Prison by Dongcheng District Court in Beijing)

Qiu Xiuxin's family address: Room 101, #34 of Beizhong'erlu Road, North District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province

After an illegal trial in Beijing, she was detained in Changping. Last year, she was taken back to Jinan City. She was forced to sew every day. According to people that had been to the detention center, many practitioners were detained there, including quite a few local practitioners. In 2002, Qiu Xiuxin's father-in-law died. On October 18, 2002, her mother-in-law died too. Before her mother-in-law died, Qiu Xiuxin's sister went to see her, wishing that Qiu Xiuxin could see her mother-in-law before her death. Her sister wrote a "statement of guarantee" for her in order that she could see her mother-in-law before her death. However, Qiu Xiuxin was not allowed to go home.