Latest News from China - September 28, 2004
- [Xianning City, Hubei Province] Personnel from Xian'an District's "610 Office" Arrest Falun Dafa Practitioners Zhang Jian and Li Ping
- [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Feng Yanqin Sentenced to Three Years of Forced Labor; Her Family Members Do Not Know Her Whereabouts
- [Tanghe County, Henan Province] Practitioners Ji Meishuang and Ma Shuhua Arrested for Clarifying the Truth to People
- [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Zhang Jian Arrested While Distributing Dafa Truth-Clarifying Materials
- [Elunchun Autonomous Banner, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region] Practitioner Sa Shujuan is Taken to a Brainwashing Class
- [Qingzhou City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Zhang Ruizhen is Taken Away from Home
- [Hebei Province] Arrest of Practitioners Luo Shurong and Zhang Yushu
- [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Arrest of Practitioners Wang Cuihua, Wu Yuxia
- [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Arrest of Practitioners Hua Zhikai and His Wife, Li Xueying
- [Huludao City, Liaoning Province] Prisoner Wang Weizeng Shocks Practitioner Zhaoming with an Electric Baton
- [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Arrest of Practitioner Xie Shulan
- [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Arrest of Practitioners Jiang Yuxiu and Qian Hong
- [Xishui County, Hubei Province] Arrest of Three Practitioners From Zhudian Township
- [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Hu Shumei Has Been on a Hunger Strike in Dalian City's Detention Center for 14 Days
- [Weifang Area, Shandong Province] Linqu County Authorities Further Persecute Practitioners
- [Neihuang County, Henan Province] Arrest of Dafa Practitioners Guo Lingjuan and Zhu Lingyan
- [Guangdong Province] Practitioner's Firm Belief in Dafa Moves a Policeman to Stop Persecuting Practitioners
- [Chongqing] Arrest of Dafa Practitioners Yan Huiju and Yang Yifen
- [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Illegal Arrest of Practitioner Sun Xianxin
- [Yong'an City, Fujian Province] Arrest of Practitioner Wang Yugang
- [Maoming City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Tian Huiying Is Sentenced to Two Years of Forced Labor
- [Chengde City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Zhang Guifen Arrested for Making Truth-clarifying Materials
- [Changde City, Hunan Province] Arrest of Several Practitioners
- [Tianjin] Liu Fujing Is Illegally Detained Again for Posting Truth-clarifying Materials
1. [Xianning City, Hubei Province] Personnel from Xian'an District's "610 Office" Arrest Falun Dafa Practitioners Zhang Jian and Li Ping
Recently, personnel from the Xian'an District's "610 Office" arrested Falun Dafa practitioners Mr. Zhang Jian, a teacher in his 40's from the Huancheng High School, and Ms. Li Ping, an employee in her 50's from a factory in the Xian'an District.
2. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Feng Yanqin Sentenced to Three Years of Forced Labor; Her Family Members Do Not Know Her Whereabouts
On the morning of July 27, 2004, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Feng Yanqin, a retired teacher, was arrested while distributing truth-clarifying flyers to people. She was put into Fangzi District's Detention Center. When her family members went to visit her, the personnel at the Detention Center said she would only be held for two weeks.
On August 8, personnel from the detention center notified Feng Yanqin's family members to pick her up on August 10. But when the family members arrived on August 10, the detention center refused to release the practitioner by giving all kinds of excuses. After Feng Yanqin had been detained there for a full month, her family members went to the detention center again, but she was not there anymore. After the family members' inquiries, the personnel at the detention center told them that Feng Yanqin had been sentenced to three years of forced labor. Feng Yanqin's family members never received any notification and so far they still don't even know Feng Yanqin's whereabouts.
3. [Tanghe County, Henan Province] Practitioners Ji Meishuang and Ma Shuhua Arrested for Clarifying the Truth to People
On September 20, 2004, practitioners Ji Meishuang and Ma Shuhua went to Gucheng Township's School to clarify the truth about Falun Gong to people but were reported to police. Officers from Gucheng Township's Police Station arrested them. They were later sent to Tanghe County's Detention Center. The two practitioners are currently staging a hunger strike.
Some relevant telephone numbers:
(Country code: 86, area code: 377. Please, don't dial area code before a cell phone number)
Li Zhenmeng, person in charge of the "610 Office," Political &
Security Section, Tanghe County's Police Department: 8933538 (Office), 8924523
(Home) and 13503773716 (Cell);
Zhang Zishun, Tanghe County's Detention Center administrator: 8953399 (Office), 8997289 (Home), and 13937758763 (Cell);
Wang Jifa, person in charge of the Political & Judiciary Committee: 8959669 (Office) and 13603410006 (Cell);
Li Wei, Detention Center administrator: 8959110 (Office), 8925810 (Home), and 13803773262 (Cell).
4. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Zhang Jian Arrested While Distributing Dafa Truth-Clarifying Materials
On September 21, 2004, personnel from Daowai District's Taigu Police Station arrested practitioner Zhang Jian while s/he was distributing truth-clarifying materials on the stairs. The personnel also ransacked the practitioner's home. Zhang Jian is now held at the Daowai District Police Precinct's Detention Center.
Officers from the Taigu Police Station who were involved in the case are Liu Wei and Fang Yanjun.
5. [Elunchun Autonomous Banner, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region] Practitioner Sa Shujuan is Taken to a Brainwashing Class
On the early morning of September 23, 2004, a person from the Elunchun Autonomous Banner's "610 Office" collaborated with chief Liu and a policeman from Wulubutie Town's Police Station to forcibly take away practitioner Ms. Sa Shujuan from Wulubutie Town, who was busy doing housework. They put her in the Xinyuan Hotel, Dayangshu Town, and bombarded her with brainwashing materials. Sa Shujuan's 10-year-old daughter was left at home without care. Her farm was also left unattended.
Prior to this, these individuals had been to Sa Shujuan's home twice, but were refused entry.
(Country code: 86, area code: 470. Please, don't dial the area code before a cell phone number.)
Jiang Enwu, head of the "610 Office" in the Elunchun Autonomous
Banner: 13804707488 (Cell);
Wang Xiaoshuang, deputy head of the "610 Office:" 13947036138 (Cell);
Xinyuan Hotel in Dayangshu Town: 5729200.
6. [Qingzhou City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Zhang Ruizhen is Taken Away from Home
At around 11:00 p.m. on September 17, 2004, over a dozen officers from Qingzhou City's Police Department broke into practitioner Zhang Ruizhen's home in Tangjia Village, Heguan Township. Two policewomen held Zhang Ruizhen down on a couch and screamed, "You have committed a crime. Do you know it?" Zhang Ruizhen replied loudly, "It's you who have committed a crime. You persecute good people. People who carry out the law are violating the law!" In the meantime, the other policemen were ransacking the place. Zhang Ruizhen's two children were frightened and cried loudly. They took Zhang Ruizhen away by force eventually and confiscated her VCD player, tape recorder and other personal belongings.
People who witnessed this said these officers from Qingzhou City's Police Department were "worse than bandits."
Zhang Ruizhen's husband died a year ago from a car accident and now she is taken away. Her two daughters, eight and fifteen years old, were so scared that they fell very sick. They are being given intravenous drip injections now. Their 70-year-old grandmother is also scared. Right now is harvesting and sowing time, the busiest period of the year. Zhang Ruizhen's family is having a lot of problems handling everything.
7. [Hebei Province] Arrest of Practitioners Luo Shurong and Zhang Yushu
During the evening of September 24, 2004, personnel from the No.13 Section of the Beijing Police Department arrested practitioners Luo Shurong and Zhang Yushu from Hebei Province when the two were clarifying the truth in a Beijing suburb.
8. [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Arrest of Practitioners Wang Cuihua, Wu Yuxia
On September 1, some villagers reported practitioner Ms. Wang Cuihua to the police when she was distributing truth-clarifying materials at Chengli Village. On her way back home, personnel from the Zhucaoying Police Precinct arrested and detained her at Funing County's Detention Center.
On September 8, practitioner Wu Yuxia from the Shimen Zhai was reported when she was distributing Dafa truth-clarifying materials. The police from Shimenzhai arrested her and put her into Funing County's Detention Center.
Phone numbers of related persons:
Pan Weixing (Pan Qiang), Zhucaoying Town's Police Precinct
chief, 86-335-6090024 (office)
Li Hao, Zhucaoying Town's Police Precinct assistant chief. 86-13930380999 (cell)
Funing County's Detention Center: 86-335-6017970
9. [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Arrest of Practitioners Hua Zhikai and His Wife, Li Xueying
On September 18, 2004, personnel from the notorious Hongqi Road Police Precinct in the Haigang District, Qinhuangdao City arrested practitioner Mr. Hua Zhikai from the city's Technician Training School and his wife Ms. Li Xueying, an employee of the city's Light Industrial Machinery Factory when the couple was distributing Dafa truth-clarifying materials. They are now detained at the city's No. 2 Detention Center. Their home computer and some other personal property were confiscated.
Related phone numbers:
Hongqi Road Police Precinct in Qinhuangdao City:
Zhang Xuezheng, chief 86-335-3063032, 3063021
Qinhuangdao City's No. 2 Detention Center: 86-335-3064697
10. [Huludao City, Liaoning Province] Prisoner Wang Weizeng Shocks Practitioner Zhaoming with an Electric Baton
Wang Weizeng, a prisoner in the General Crime No. 2 Division, Huludao City's Forced Labor Camp, Liaoning Province, used many excruciating tortures against practitioner Mr. Zhao Ming from the Nanpiao District in Huludao City, Liaoning Province, such as stripping off Zhao's clothes, throwing Zhao on the wet ground, and then shocking Zhao with the electric batons.
11. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Arrest of Practitioner Xie Shulan
On September 1, 2004, Wang Rulan, female, secretary of the Wanghua District "610" Office" from Wanghua District's Political and Justice Committee, Fushun City, Liaoning Province, led local police and arrested practitioner Ms. Xie Shulan from Fushun City while Xie was reading a Dafa book at home. The police ransacked Xie's home, took away Teacher's photo and Dafa books. Xie Shulan was sent to Luotaishanzhuang Brainwashing Center, even though Xie's blood pressure at the time was 200/180 mmHg.
12. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Arrest of Practitioners Jiang Yuxiu and Qian Hong
Practitioner Ms. Jiang Yuxiu, 52 years old, and practitioner Qian Hong, 40 years old, are from the Lizigou Area, Fushun City, Liaoning Province.
On August 30, 2004, Jiang and Qian went to Qianjin Township, Fushun City to distribute truth-clarifying CDs, but were reported to the police by a local farmer who did not know the truth about Falun Gong. The police from Qianjin Town's Police Office arrested Jiang and Qian. Soon after, Jiang Yuxiu's home was ransacked. Personnel from Qianjin Township's Police Precinct took away some Dafa books. Jiang Yuxiu is currently being detained at the Nangou Detention Center in Fushun City. Qian Hong was sent to the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp in Shenyang City, Liaoning Province.
13. [Xishui County, Hubei Province] Arrest of Three Practitioners From Zhudian Township
During September 22 and 23, personnel from the county's police department arrested practitioners Xia Zongyuan, Yang Xiaofeng and Xia Xiaoping from Zhudian Township, Xishui County, Hubei Province.
14. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Hu Shumei Has Been on a Hunger Strike in Dalian City's Detention Center for 14 Days
On September 6, 2004, officer Sun Yucheng and others from the Chunhai Police Station of Dalian City's Zhongshan Police Precinct arrested 54-year-old practitioner Ms. Hu Shumei at her older sister Hu Guilian's home, and then put her into Dalian City's Detention Center. Hu Shumei has been on a hunger strike for 14 days to protest the unlawful persecution. She is extremely weak. The detention center warden personally beat Hu Shumei, who is currently in a very perilous situation.
15. [Weifang Area, Shandong Province] Linqu County Authorities Further Persecute Practitioners
On September 21, 2004, perpetrators broke into the home of Mr. Li Mingxin, a practitioner in Laoyagu Village, Yeyuan Town, and forcibly pulled Li Mingxin into their car when Li was busy building his house. Li asked, "I have not violated the law or done anything wrong! Why are you arresting me?" One of them answered, "Don't you practice Falun Gong? We can arrest you if you practice Falun Gong!" They punched Li Mingxin, packed him into the car and left. They confiscated Li's VCD player, quilts and other personal belongings. They even called Li's family the next day to extort them out of 200 Yuan.
Afterwards, they went to the home of another practitioner Ms. Liu Lanxiang, who lives in the same village, and ransacked Liu's house. They put Ms. Liu into handcuffs and took her away. Liu Lanxiang faced the danger without fear and denounced their despicable conduct. Her over 70 years old mother-in-law fainted upon seeing the illegal arrest. Because of Liu and her mother-in-law's firm resistance, they gave up and left.
16. [Neihuang County, Henan Province] Arrest of Dafa Practitioners Guo Lingjuan and Zhu Lingyan
On September 20, 2004, Xie Gui'en, the Political and Security Section chief at Neihuang County's Police Department, led more than ten people from the County's National Security Team as well as officers Shunli and Hongyi from Bocheng Township's Police Precinct and arrested practitioners Ms. Guo Lingjuan and Ms. Zhu Lingyan from their home. Zhu Lingyan is being held in Neihuang County's Prison, and Guo Lingjuan is being held at a brainwashing class in the county's militia training base. Police and personnel from the "610 Office" come and harass her every day. Guo Lingjuan went on a hunger strike from September 20 on to resist the persecution. Currently she's in grave condition.
Phone number of related personnel (Country code: 86, area code: 377. Please, don't dial area code before a cell phone number)
Zheng Xiangzheng, Political and Judiciary Committee chief for
Neihuang County, 13937215968 (cell), 7711262 (office)
Xie Gui'en, Political Security Section chief, Neihuang County's Police Department: 7715468
Wang Risheng, Neihuang County's Police Department chief, 7726114 (office)
17. [Guangdong Province] Practitioner's Firm Belief in Dafa Moves a Policeman to Stop Persecuting Practitioners
Practitioner Ms. Liang Shaolin from Maoming City, Guangdong Province, used to work at the Maogang Dock. Since December 1999 she has been unlawfully sentenced to forced labor twice. Due to her firm belief in Dafa, the officials confined her in a solitary compartment in Guangdong Province's Sanshui Forced Labor Camp. She was deprived of sleep for three months. A police officer in the Sanshui Forced Labor Camp quit his job after witnessing Liang's determination and the benefits she received from practicing Falun Dafa. He understood the truth and refused to be involved in the persecution of good people any longer!
18. [Chongqing] Arrest of Dafa Practitioners Yan Huiju and Yang Yifen
Practitioner Ms. Yan Huiju from the Yubei District, Chongqing was arrested for the fifth time. Practitioner Yang Yifen was arrested at same time. In August 2004, teacher Deng Sui in Baiyun Township and other practitioners were arrested at home. They are currently being held in Yubei District's Detention Center.
19. [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Illegal Arrest of Practitioner Sun Xianxin
At about 10:00 a.m. on September 24, 2004, Ms. Sun Xianxin, a 58-year-old practitioner, went to her friend's home. Policemen tracked her and put her into Xishan District's Yongchang Precinct. Later, police searched her home and confiscated Falun Dafa books and exercises tapes. When Sun Xianxin was detained for 24 hours, her blood pressure reached to 240 mmHg. Currently, she is being detained at Xishan District's Detention Center.
Policemen who had participated the arrest: 86-871-4148844
Duan Bin (police badge number: 012376), often beats
Lu Wen (police badge number: 012353)
Zhang Li (police badge number: 012373)
Tu Hai (police badge number: 012369)
He Ying (police badge number: 013036)
Li Rui, Xu Zhengrong, leader of Xishan District's National Security Team: 86-871-8100483
20. [Yong'an City, Fujian Province] Arrest of Practitioner Wang Yugang
Practitioner Wang Yugang, the former Yong'an City volunteer contact person for the local Falun Gong practice site, is an English teacher of the Railway Secondary School. Not long after being released, he was again arrest recently.
21. [Maoming City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Tian Huiying Is Sentenced to Two Years of Forced Labor
In December 2000, practitioner Ms. Tian Huiying from Poxin Town, the Maonan District in Maoming City, Guangdong Province went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong and then was detained afterwards. She was released before the 2004 spring festival. She was arrested again recently for distributing truth-clarifying materials on a bus, sentenced to two years of forced labor and taken to the Sanshui Female Forced Labor Camp.
Tian Huiying has three children. The oldest son is Lai Guangming, who is 15 years old. He had to work at a relative's place because of his family's poverty. The second oldest son Lai Guanglin, 13 years old, is a pupil at Poxin Town's Shanliao Primary School. The youngest child, daughter Lai Jiaru, is 11 years old and also a student at the primary school.
Tian Huiying's husband seldom came back home in recent years, and right now nobody takes care of the children. The house is shabby and nobody can help to fix it. The two younger children have to depend on each other. After they come home from school, they cook some porridge for themselves. Their life is very difficult.
22. [Chengde City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Zhang Guifen Arrested for Making Truth-clarifying Materials
Local people who didn't know the truth of Falun Gong reported practitioner Ms. Zhang Guifen from Yanjiawan Township, Weichang County, Chengde City, Hebei Province. On July 27, 2004, Zhang Guifeng was arrested and sent to the Weichang County Police Department's Detention Center.
Phone numbers of related personnel:
Song Jingpo, National Security Team chief: 86-13503348975
Zhang Lixin, another team chief: 86-13903242002 (Cell)
Kou Lixin, the "610 Office" head: 86-13803142190 (Cell)
23. [Changde City, Hunan Province] Arrest of Several Practitioners
At about September 20, after practitioners Su Yongneng, Ms. Xiong Yulan, Liu Jingyun, Ms. Zhang Cuiying and Ms. Zheng from Dingcheng District in Changde City shared experiences together, they were arrested secretly the same night. Their current whereabouts are unknown.
24. [Tianjin] Liu Fujing Is Illegally Detained Again for Posting Truth-clarifying Materials
Practitioner Ms. Liu Fujing, from Tianjin City, is 65 years old and lives at No.5 Ziguangyuan, No.2 Road in the Nankai District, Tianjin. For posting truth-clarifying materials recently, the perpetrators detained her at the Nankai Police Precinct. So far she has been detained about 15 days.
In March 2000, Liu Fujing was detained at the Nankai Police Precinct for 30 days because she went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong. Later, during 2001 and 2002, she was detained at the Banqiao and Jianxin Forced Labor Camps for one and half years, because policemen found truth-clarifying materials at her home. In February 2004 she stopped practicing Falun Gong. Her health was getting worse and she had to have a massive surgery at a hospital. The doctor diagnosed her with cancer, but her children told her that it was just choleo-cystitis. Later she began to study the Fa and practice the exercises again, and soon she recovered.
The Political and Security Section, Nankai Police Precinct: 86-22-27350720
September 28, 2004