Latest News from China - March 2, 2004
- [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Advanced Engineer Facing Illegal Trial
- [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Several Falun Dafa Practitioners Are Abducted
- [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Zhang Shufang Is Detained
- [Leshan City, Sichuan Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Detained
- [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Are Arrested
- [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Five Falun Gong Practitioners from a Village near Harbin City Are Detained
[Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Advanced Engineer Facing Illegal Trial
Zhu Xuezhi, a Falun Dafa practitioner and a retired advanced engineer from Chengdu Water Conservancy Institute under the Ministry of Water Conservancy, was arrested in early June 2003. He has been detained at the detention center in Pi County. We are told that Chengdu Intermediate Court will hold a sham trial for him in a couple of weeks,.
[Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Several Falun Dafa Practitioners Are Abducted
On June 4, 2003, around the time of the Dragon Boat Festival, Ms. Yang Hua and Ms. Li Ying were abducted from work. They were sentenced to two years of forced labor. Police from Huanggu District of Shenyang City were responsible for the abduction. Yang Hua is currently being detained at Longshan Forced Labor Camp, and Li Ying's whereabouts are unknown at this time.
On July 1, 2003, the Huanggu Public Security Branch Bureau in Shenyang City arrested Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Liu Jinzhi. She has been detained at Longshan Forced Labor Camp.
[Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Zhang Shufang Is Detained
On the afternoon of February 25, 2004, Ms. Zhang Shufang, a Falun Dafa practitioner from Qinhuangdao City, was arrested while distributing truth-clarifying materials on her way to Beidaihe. Baitaling Police Substation, located at the Development Zone of Qinhuangdao City, was involved in her arrest. She is presently detained at Qinhuangdao No.2 Detention Center. Police extorted 160 yuan 1 from her. The Postal Code for Baitaling Police Substation is 066004.
[Leshan City, Sichuan Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Detained
Falun Dafa practitioners Ms. Wang Yuqing, Ms. Li Fengqi and Ms. Lin Lisha from Leshan City are currently unjustly detained by police from the "610 Office" 2 at the Central District of Leshan City.
Relevant phone numbers:
The "610 Office" at the Central District of Leshan City: 86-833-2155565
Zhong Wei, Bai Guo
Leshan National Security Team: 86-833-2133516-4031
Wang Aiping, 86-833-2133516-4033
[Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Are Arrested
On February 20, 2004, Chengdu practitioners Ms. Li Xianbi, Ms. He Xueyan, and Ms. Yang Yunxia were reported by a janitor working at the Wanhua Park, to whom they had tried to clarify the truth. They were arrested shortly thereafter.
Phone number of the Wanhua Park: 86-28-87733454
[Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Five Falun Gong Practitioners from a Village near Harbin City Are Detained
At around 9:00 a.m. on January 8, 2004, Zhou Chunjie, a preliminary hearing policeman from Dongli Public Security Bureau of Harbin City, along with many other policemen, went to Guoshuchang. Led by the head of the village, Han Shuang, they broke into the home of practitioners Pu Wansheng and Wang Shumin, handcuffed the married couple, and confiscated three copies of Zhuan Falun, a photo of Teacher Li Hongzhi, and a VCR. Their 14-year-old child was left at home alone after the couple was detained.
On the same day, Zhou Chunjie also arrested Ms. Zhu Lihong, a practitioner from the same village, by tricking her into going to the police substation to confirm some information. She is being detained at Harbin's No.2 Detention Center. The three practitioners have not been released to date.
Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Guo Shijun and Ms. Mu Xiuqing went to Wangwu Village of Dongguan Town to validate Dafa on February 13, 2004. They were abducted while putting up banners and distributing flyers. They are currently being detained at Shuangcheng No.2 Detention Center.
- Yuan is the Chinese unit of currency. The average income of an urban worker in China is around 500 Yuan.
(2) The 610 Office is an agency specifically created to persecute Falun Gong, with absolute power over each level of administration in the Party and all other political or judicial systems.