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Latest News from China - September 12, 2004

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1. [Zhengzhou City, Henan Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Chen Lijun Escapes from of the Shibalihe Forced Labor Camp

On September 7, 2004, personnel from the Shibalihe Forced Labor Camp had to hospitalize Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Chen Lijun who has been illegally detained there several times. She had become extremely weak after being subjected to severe torture. In the process, Chen Lijun managed to escape with the power of her righteous thoughts. The person who was accompanying her was Ren Yuanfang, leader of the No. 3 Division. At present, police from the labor camp are secretly trying to hunt down Chen Lijun.

2. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Wu Dandan, He Xiuhong and Dr. Zhou Sent to Chenjiaji Brainwashing Center in the Hankou District

On September 8, 2004, personnel from the city's "610 Office" (1) forcibly arrested practitioners Ms. Wu Dandan from Wuhan City's Jiang'an Vehicle Factory and Ms. He Xiuhong and Dr. Zhou from Jiang'an Vehicle Factory's Affiliated Hospital while they were working at their respective units. They were then sent to the Chenjiaji Brainwashing Center in the Hankou District.

Many employees were present when the "610 Office" personnel arrested the practitioners. People were very disturbed by the illegal conduct of these people from the "610 Office." Some patients asked, "What about those patients who are waiting for Dr. Zhou to perform surgeries on them?"

The family members of the practitioners went to their work units to demand their release. The officials replied, "This is the quota a superior gave us for the "re-education" [brainwashing] class. We can't help you."

Hospital administrator's telephone number: 86-27-82937616.

3. [Huaying City, Sichuan Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Tang Guoping Sent to Xinhua Forced Labor Camp in Mianyang City

In June 2004, personnel from Huaying City's "610 Office" arrested practitioner Mr. Tang Guoping from Yanghe Town and sentenced him to three years of forced labor. In July, Tang Guoping was sent to the Xinhua Forced Labor Camp in Mianyang City, Sichuan Province.

4. [Anda City, Heilongjiang Province] Police Arrest Practitioner Sun Rulin

On August 31, 2004, some plainclothes officers from the Qitie Police Precinct arrested 56-year-old practitioner Mr. Sun Rulin, former manager of the Passenger Transport Section, Anda City's Railway Station, a resident of the Wolitun area. According to the railway station staff, Sun Rulin was in a short-sleeved T-shirt and shorts. It's believed he was arrested from home, and police didn't even allow him to put on outer clothing.

5. [Kunming City, Yunan Province] Dafa Practitioner Zhang Jufen Detained in a Forced Labor Camp

It is reported that at around 5:00 p.m. on July 13, 2004, personnel from the Guandu Police Precinct arrested Ms. Zhang Jufen from Kunming City along the Panlong River and sent her to Yunnan Province Women's Force Labor Camp that same night. The next day, Mr. Tang Zesheng, Zhang Jufen's husband, went to the Macun Police Precinct to find his wife. Officers in the precinct told him to call the "610 Office" in the Guandu District. Then Tang called the "610 Office." Personnel from that office told him that Zhang Jufen was arrested and sent to Kunming City's No.1 Detention Center on March 26, 2003 for distributing materials explaining the facts of the persecution in Xiama Village. On May 9, 2003, she was sentenced to two years of forced labor in Yunnan Province's Women's Forced Labor Camp. As it happened to be during the SARS plague, the forced labor camp was not taking more detainees and she was sent home. Recently, the police took her back to the labor camp to serve her term. They plan to detain her until next May.

6. [Handan City, Hebei Province] The Second Arrest of Practitioner Li Ganglin

Practitioner Mr. Li Ganglin from Handan City had just been released from a forced labor camp few months ago, but was arrested again during the afternoon on September 3 and was sent to Handan City's Brainwashing Center. Since no family members were at his home when they arrested him, nobody knows exactly who is responsible for the arrest. A few days prior to the arrest, personnel from the city's Shengli Bridge Police Precinct and from the local community office had come to harass the family. It might have something to do with them.

Telephone number for the Shengli Bridge Police Precinct: 86-310-4042957

Special team to persecute practitioners in the forced labor camp, "Special Administration Team" (brainwashing class) : 86-310-4010707 Ext. 8312

"Special Administration Team" members: Gao Fei, Gao Jinli, Xing Yansheng, Li Haiming

7. [Jilin Province] Persecution of Determined Practitioners in the Heizuizi Forced Labor Camp

Since the middle of June, authorities in Jilin Province's Women's Prison, also known as the Heizhuizi Forced Labor Camp, initiated another campaign of "enforced reform" against steadfast practitioners. For those practitioners who will not recite the prison regulations, refuse to carry a criminal's ID number or refuse to participate in forced labor, the authorities forbid them from writing letters and also prohibit visits from their family members.

There has been no information about Ms. Diao Shuanyun, a practitioner in the "enforced reform team" since June. Her family called the forced labor camp, but did not get any information.

The Heizuizi Forced Labor Camp (Country code: 86, area code:431):
P.O. Box 1048, Changchun City, Jilin Province 130022
Reception Office: 5375073
Visiting Room: 5375036
Education Section: 5375089
Tree-planting team: 5375083 Wang Zhongyang
Hygiene Section: 5375008
Political Section for Jilin Province's Prison Administration Bureau at the prison: 2750062
Executive Office: 2750068

8. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Wang Zhongsheng Arrested and Sent to a Brainwashing Center

Practitioner Mr. Wang Zhongsheng, 60 years old, was a senior instructor from Xinbin Town's Communist Party School. Since 1999 when Falun Dafa was outlawed, he went to Beijing twice to appeal for Falun Gong, but was put into forced labor camps twice. He was dismissed by the school and lost his financial resources, so he made a living by sharpening scissors and knives. Later he worked as a tutor to support himself and his wife.

On August 31, 2004, the police forcibly arrested Mr. Wang Zhongsheng from home and sent him directly to the Luotai Resort Brainwashing Center where he has been detained since then.

In addition, the police also threatened some other practitioners from Xinbin Town.

9. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Tan Xianfu Sentenced to Four Years in a Forced Labor Camp

On March 15, 2003, practitioner Tan Xianfu from Kai County, Chongqing, Sichuan Province was arrested at Shiqiao, Fanyu District in Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province. It has been reported that he/she was sentenced to four years of forced labor at the beginning of 2003 and is now being detained at Nansha in the Fanyu District.

10. [Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province] Two-Year Forced Labor Sentence of Practitioner Chen Sudan

In early September of 2003, practitioner Ms. Chen Sudan from Luogui Bridge, Liutie Mine, Yunfu City, Guangdong Province was arrested in Shekou, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province. I was reported that she has been sentenced to two years in a forced labor camp and is being detained at Guangdong Province's Sanshui Women's Forced Labor Camp.

11. [Linghai City, Liaoning Province] Arrest of Practitioner Ms. Sun Jiping

On September 6, 2004, practitioner Ms. Sun Jiping went back to her hometown in Dayou Township, Linghai City, Liaoning Province for a visit. The police from the Dayou Police Precinct arrested her and detained her at Linghai City's Government Execution Detention Center.

Linghai City's Dayou Police Office: 86-416-8668110

12. [Zaozhuang City, Shandong Province] Arrest of Falun Dafa Practitioners Meng Qinglong and Wang Sisao

Practitioner Meng Qinglong, from Zhangfan Town£¬Xuecheng District, Zaozhuang City, was sentenced to two years of forced labor.

Practitioner Wang Sisao from Zhangfan Town was sent to a brainwashing center in Jinan City for one month.

13. [Beijing] Arrest of Falun Dafa Practitioner Zeng Qingxiu from Her Son's Home

Practitioner Ms. Zeng Qingxiu from Yueyang City, Hunan Province was a retired policewoman who had worked for the Jinpeng Police Precinct for many years and had recently lived in her son's home in Beijing. At about 4:00 a.m. on September 6, 2004, Li Wangyi, supervisor of the National Security Team for Yueyang City's Jinpeng Police Precinct, led other policemen and forcibly abducted her. They took her back to Yueyang City. The detailed information is currently unknown.

Related phone numbers (Country code: 86, area code:730, please do not dial area code before cellular phone number.):

Zou Lanfang, the Jinpeng Police Precinct deputy commissar: 8475729 (Home), 8492987(Office);13975000349 (Cell)
Sun Guanping, deputy police precinct chief
Li Wangyi, National Security Team chief of the police precinct
Chen Jingchao, a policeman: 8492288 (Office), 8470336(Home), 13873002688

14. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Arrest of Falun Dafa Practitioner Jiang Sanni in Yuanshi County

Practitioner Ms. Jiang Sanni lives at Maling Village, Heishuihe Township, Yuanshi County, Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province. During the afternoon of August 22, 2004, while she was doing housework, she was arrested. The perpetrators are: Su Chunxu, the Political and Security Section chief for Yuanshi County's Police Department who had colluded with Zhang Suqi, the Heishuihe Township's Police Precinct associate chief. She is presently being detained at Yuanshi County's Detention Center.

People responsible for the illegal arrest:

Zhang Suqi, the Heishuihe Township's Police Precinct deputy chief: 86-13931072262 (Cell)

15. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Liu Qingming Escapes from a Brainwashing Center

Practitioner Liu Qingming was illegally detained at Dalian City's Brainwashing Center in the Huanbao Hotel. On August 30, during breakfast, the practitioner escaped and returned to the mighty current of Fa-rectification. Lawless police are presently stationed around the homes of Liu Qingming's relatives and intend to arrest him again.

September 12, 2004