Latest News from China - 01/31/2003
- [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] A Female Dafa Practitioner Is Tortured to Death at the Dabei Jail
- [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Police Supervise the Internet with "Internet Police" Software
- [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Plainclothes Police Do Surveillance 24 Hours a Day
- [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioner Ding Min Is Detained at the Women's 2nd Squadron of the Dalian Forced Labor Camp
- [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Officials of Political and Judiciary Committee and "610 Office" Kidnap Dafa Practitioners in Xinbing County During the Chinese New Year Period
- [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Guye District "610 Office" and Police Persecute Dafa Practitioners
- [Dandong City, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioners An Lixin and Shao Zhongye Are Brutally Tortured in the Dandong Forced Labor Camp
- [Yinko City, Liaoning Province] A Dafa Materials Site Is Destroyed by Police
- [Anyue County, Sichuan Province] Female Dafa Practitioner Wang Hongxia Is Illegally Sent to the Nanmusi Women's Forced Labor Camp and Her Condition Is Unknown
- [China] Where Does the Money for Making the Dafa Truth Materials Come From?
- [Chaoyang City, Guangdong province] Three Female Dafa Practitioners Are Kidnapped by Police and Detained for One Month in a Detention Center in Gurao Town
- [Handan City, Hebei Province] The Criminal Records of Policemen An Zhenzhi and Li Wenming
- [Wanyuan City, Sichuan Province] The Criminal Records of Police Head Ye Xudong
- [China] TV Series Slandering Falun Gong and Deceiving People Are Still Being Made
[Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] A Female Dafa Practitioner Is Tortured to Death at the Dabei Jail
In July of 2002, a determined female Dafa practitioner was detained at the Shenyang Dabei Jail. Because of her steadfast belief in Dafa, she was cuffed and locked up in a mini-cell. Four criminals monitored and tortured her 24 hours a day, which caused her to pass away in the jail. The Dafa practitioner's name is not known yet. The details are still being investigated.
[Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Police Supervise the Internet with "Internet Police" Software
Police officers have started recording web surfers' information with the software "Internet Police." It is said that the software can show one's IP address automatically to help track the web surfer's location.
[Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Plainclothes Police Do Surveillance 24 Hours a Day
During the Chinese New Year period, plainclothes police officers have been doing surveillance at the Longfeng, Saertu, and Ranghulu railway stations, the Saertu bus station, and other bus stations 24 hours a day in order to prevent Dafa practitioners from going to Beijing or clarifying the truth.
[Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioner Ding Min Is Detained at the Women's 2nd Squadron of the Dalian Forced Labor Camp
Ding Min from Dalian, Liaoning province, was arrested for delivering Dafa truth-clarifying materials. On September 30, 2001, police officers illegally searched her home and sentenced her to two and one-half a years in a forced labor camp. She is now detained at the 2nd Squadron of the Dalian City Forced Labor Camp. Ding Min has never yielded under the pressure. Her family has not been allowed to visit her, or to send her anything since the Chinese New Year of 2002. Ding Min's relatives and mother are very worried about her, who had a serious heart problem, but their request for a visit to Ding Min in the new year of 2003 was denied by the guard named Yang at the 2nd Squadron again.
[Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Officials of Political and Judiciary Committee and "610 Office" Kidnap Dafa Practitioners in Xinbing County During the Chinese New Year Period
The "610 office" [a bureau specifically created by the Chinese government to persecute Falun Gong. It has absolute power over each level of administration in the Party, as well as over the political and judiciary branches] and the political and judiciary committee in Xinbing county illegally kidnapped Dafa practitioners during the 2003 New Year period. As the New Year is approaching, according to orders from the upper levels, a new round of persecution against Dafa practitioners has started. Several Dafa practitioners have been arrested.
[Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Guye District "610 Office" and Police Persecute Dafa Practitioners
The "610 Office" at the Guye district of Tangshan City, together with police officers in their areas, has been persecuting Dafa practitioners for a long time. Whenever Beijing has an important government meeting or when a holiday is near, they arrest Dafa practitioners, search their homes, badger their families, or continue harassing Dafa practitioners with phone calls.
Tang Chunfang (female) was placed under surveillance by police officer from the Linxi Xixiaolou police station for 24 hours a day.
Zhang Xiujuan (female) was forcibly sent to the Tangshan Textile University's brainwashing center by the Xixinlou police station in the Guye district. No visiting is allowed.
[Dandong City, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioners An Lixin and Shao Zhongye Are Brutally Tortured in the Dandong Forced Labor Camp
In December 2002, An Lixin and Shao Zhongye, who had been illegally detained at the Dandong forced labor camp, were locked up in steel cages because they wrote material validating Dafa. An Lixin was locked up for one month before he was released. Shao Zhongye has been locked up in the cage for one month and still has not been released. Last summer, Shao was shocked by electric batons for two days and was beaten for several hours by policemen because he refused to write the "Three Statements" [Note: "Three Statements" are documents coerced under extreme pressure, torture and brainwashing, designed by the Chinese authority to ensure that detained Falun Gong practitioners are appropriately brain-washed. The statements consist of a letter of repentance, a guarantee to never again practice Falun Gong, and a list containing names and addresses of all family, friends and acquaintances of the detainee who practice Falun Gong. This system was concocted by the "610" office, an agency specifically created to persecute Falun Gong, with absolute power over each level of administration in the Party and all other political and judiciary systems.]. A policeman viciously stomped on his abdomen, causing him great pain. He was left unable to walk and could only sit or lie down. There have been over 20 Dafa practitioners detained in the camp.
[Yinko City, Liaoning Province] A Dafa Materials Site Is Destroyed by Police
In the evening of January 29, 2003, a Dafa materials site was destroyed by policemen. Two Dafa practitioners were arrested and their whereabouts are unknown.
[Anyue County, Sichuan Province] Female Dafa Practitioner Wang Hongxia Is Illegally Sent to the Nanmusi Women's Forced Labor Camp and Her Condition Is Unknown
In 1999, because she appealed to the government to ask for fair treatment of Falun Gong, Wang Hongxia was sentenced to the Nanmusi Women's Forced Labor Camp for two years. In the camp, she was brutally tortured by the guards for her righteous belief in Dafa, and her term was extended for nine months.
After being sent home in October 2002, she continued to expose the atrocities Jiang's regime has committed in their persecution against Falun Gong practitioners. In December of 2002, local police officers illegally sent her to a forced labor camp for two and one-half years. Wang Hongxia went on a seven day hunger strike in the detention center. Afraid of being held responsible, the local police officers secretly moved her to the Nanmusi Forced Labor Camp again, and her situation is unknown.
[China] Where Does the Money for Making the Dafa Truth Materials Come From?
A female Dafa practitioner who is in her fifties is not well off financially. However she sent more than 200 Yuan [Chinese currency, the monthly salary for an average Chinese urban worker is about 500 Yuan] that she had saved from her meager income to a fellow Dafa practitioner for making Dafa truth-clarifying materials. The bills were all in small denominations accumulated bit by bit over time, showing her sincerity in wanting to do her best to help people know the truth about Dafa.
[Chaoyang City, Guangdong province] Three Female Dafa Practitioners Are Kidnapped by Police and Detained for One Month in a Detention Center in Gurao Town
Three Dafa practitioners, including Zhang Bairu, from the Gurao town were arrested by local policemen while hanging posters that said "Falun Dafa is Good" after being reported to the police. They have been detained for one month, and it's said that they will be sent to forced labor camp. Some of them are female farmers over 60 years old.
Relevant phone numbers of the Chaoyang City:
The City Communist Party Committee: 86-661-8822313 and 86-661-8828954
The City Political-Legal Committee: 86-661-8845693
The City Government: 86-661-8839747 and 86-661-8839974
The City Public Security Bureau: 86-661-8845634 and 86-661-8845702
The City Detention Center Reception Room: 86-661-8712913
The City Detention Center office: 86-661-8712943
The Gurao Township Police Station: 86-661-7617381, 86-661-7611444 and 86-661-7613792
[Handan City, Hebei Province] The Criminal Records of Policemen An Zhenzhi and Li Wenming
An Zhenzhi is the political and security section chief at the Congtai District Police Branch of Handan City. Since July 20 of 1999, with permission from the "610 office", he searched Dafa practitioners' homes at will, extorted money, and kept their money as his own. Right before the Party's 16th National Congress, he arrested many Dafa practitioners and sent them to brainwashing centers. He fined some Dafa practitioners over 10,000 Yuan without giving them a receipt. He was promoted from the Assistant Section Chief to the Section Chief for his activities in persecuting Dafa practitioners. Dafa practitioners have tried to make him understand the truth of Dafa many times but he refuses to change.
The Congtai District Police Branch phone numbers: 86-310-3010944(operator), 86-310-3016470(office)
Liu Wenming was the former head of the second detention center of Handan City, and is the director of the Hanshan Police Branch. Since he moved to the Hanshan Police Branch, about 100 Dafa practitioners have been sent to forced labor camps. Dafa practitioners have sent him truth clarifying materials many times, but he still continues to mistreat Dafa practitioners. Before the Party's 16th National Congress, he ordered that dozens of Dafa practitioners be detained. Before the New Year's Eve of 2003, several more Dafa practitioners were sentenced to forced labor camps.
The Hanshan Police Branch: 86-310-3125370 (office), 86-310-3125381 (political section)
[Wanyuan City, Sichuan Province] The Criminal Records of Police Head Ye Xudong
Ye Xudong, the head of State Security Brigade of Wanyuan City, has persecuted local Dafa practitioners by various means including. He caused Dafa practitioners Xiao Dafu, Feng Dabi (female), Sun Yu and others to be illegally detained, sent to forced labor camps, or imprisoned. He also extorted and forcibly seized Dafa practitioners' property. He instigated other police officers to torture Dafa practitioners.
Ye Xudong's office number: 86-818-8610125.
[China] TV Series Slandering Falun Gong and Deceiving People Are Still Being Made
At the end of 2002, another TV series made to slander Falun Gong was readied for production. Fan Fangping, the deputy minister of the Ministry of Judiciary spoke at the news conference of production launching. The director is Zhang Xin (male), and the main actress is Zhang Jialan (a policewoman). The series is to be shown in March 2003.
January 31, 2003