Latest News from China -- June 15, 2004
- [Anshun City, Guizhou Province] Five Falun Dafa Practitioners Recently Arrested
- [Guan County, Shandong Province] The Public Security Bureau Unlawfully Sentences Practitioner Guo Zilin to Four Years in Prison
- [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Policemen Search Falun Dafa Practitioners' Home Without Justification
- [Suibin County, Heilongjiang Province] More Information on the Illegal Detention of Practitioner Zhang Jingdong
- [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Office Director of Xiong County Educational Bureau Persecuted in Three Forced Labor Camps
- [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Tang Zhigang Abducted
- [Changsha City, Hunan Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Xiang Yanhui and Fu Meixiang Detained
- [Yiyang City, Hunan Province] Four Falun Dafa Practitioners in Nan County Abducted
- [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] "610 Office" Personnel in Hongshan District Abduct Practitioner Hu Jinzhi
- [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Latest News of Three Detained Falun Dafa Practitioners
- [Chongqing City] Several Falun Dafa Practitioners from Bishan County Abducted
- [Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Xiao Yahuo Sentenced to Two Years in Forced Labor Camp
- [Langfang City, Hebei Province] Song Jiangguo Transferred to Shijiazhuang Forced Labor Camp
- [Chaozhou City, Guangdong Province] Ten Falun Dafa Practitioners Illegally Sentenced to Prison
[Anshun City, Guizhou Province] Five Falun Dafa Practitioners Recently Arrested
Since May, practitioners from Xixiu District of Anshun City including Ms. Jiang Chuanhui, Ms. Peng Xiuqiong, Ms. Xiong Zhongmin have been arrested for distributing truth-clarifying materials. In early June, Puding County Public Security Bureau illegally sentenced two practitioners, Ms. Yan Jiazhen and Ms. Wu Jiahui, to forced labor. They were sent to Guizhou Female Forced Labor Camp.
[Guan County, Shandong Province] The Public Security Bureau Unlawfully Sentences Practitioner Guo Zilin to Four Years in Prison
In 2001, officers from the "610 Office" (1) headed by Xue Lianchun forcibly took practitioner Guo Zilin from Xusanlizhuang of Chengguan Town to a detention center. Guo was subjected to torture and had over 10,000 Yuan (2) extorted. He was released in March 2004. However, he was abducted again shortly afterwards. Han Hongguan, assistant director of the public security bureau extorted 1000 Yuan in cash from him. Currently Guo Zilin has been sentenced to four years in prison.
[Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Policemen Search Falun Dafa Practitioners' Home Without Justification
At around 3:00 pm on June 11, 2004, six people including Fu Bing, a male clerk from Shuangqiaozi Office in Chengdu City, Huang Xiaoju, a policewoman from Shuangqiaozi Police Substation, and Wei Wei (male) illegally searched the home of Chang Qing, Luo Yuhua and Yin Guozhi. Before that, they searched the home of Luo Yuhua's younger sister on June 10. During the whole process, they did not show any legal documentation or give any explanation. The only thing they asked was whether the practitioners were still practicing Falun Gong. They confiscated the exercise music without justification.
[Suibin County, Heilongjiang Province] More Information on the Illegal Detention of Practitioner Zhang Jingdong
According to reliable source, Zhang Jingdong has been sentenced to five years in prison unjustly for the establishment of a Falun Dafa truth-clarifying material production site. The "610 Office", Suibin County Public Security Bureau, the Politics & Law Committee, Court, etc. were involved in the sentencing.
Relevant phone numbers: (there might be some change to home numbers)
Wang Xueke (in charge of Falun Gong issue), vice Party Secretary of Suibin County and General Secretary of Suibin Politics & Law Committee,
86-468-7866787 (Home), 86-468-7863945 (Work), 86-13019021059 (Cell)
Gong Kuiming, assistant director of the People's Congress in Suibin County, 86-468-7862565 (Home)
Ma Zhikai, Party Secretary of Suibin County, 86-468-7862233 (Work)
Yang Hexin, Rev of Suibin County, 86-468-7863546 (Work) or 86-468-7862323 (Work)
An Yunfeng, director of Suibin Public Security Bureau, 86-468-7863453 (Work)
Guo Jitao, assistant director of Suibin Public Security Bureau, 86-468-7866725(Home), 86-468-7863741 or 86-468-7863753 (Work), 86-13359773977(Cell)
Zhao Wanlong, director of the Politics & Security Section, Suibin Public Security Bureau, (He is in charge of the "610 Office" and has been awarded second prize for persecuting Falun Gong.) 86-468-7862923(Home), 86-468-7863164(Work), 86-468-6611166 (Mobile)
Qiu Hongtao, a policeman from the Politics & Security Section, Suibin Public Security Bureau (member of the "610 Office), 86-468-7862021(Home)
Li Zhe, president of Suibin Court, 86-468-7863228(Work), 86-468-7861001(Home)
Li Shoubo, Chief Prosecutor of Suibin County, 86-468-7862218(Work),
[Baoding City, Hebei Province] Office Director of Xiong County Educational Bureau Persecuted in Three Forced Labor Camps
Ms. Han Junmiao, in her fifties, is the director of the Enrollment Office of the Educational Bureau in Xiong County and a Falun Gong practitioner as well. From 2001 to November 2002, she had been illegally detained in forced labor camps. She was first kept in custody at Baoding Forced Labor Camp, then transferred to Gaoyang Forced Labor Camp, where she was subjected to multiple tortures. However, she has never given in to their pressure to renounce her beliefs. After the completing her term, she was taken to Team No.4 of Shijiazhuang Forced Labor Camp. Currently she is still being tortured in Team No. 4.
Relevant phone numbers:
Shijiazhuang Forced Labor Camp, 86-311-7754007 Ext.324
Team No.4 and Team No.2 of Shijiazhuang Forced Labor Camp where Falun Gong practitioners are detained, 86-311-7777689 Ext. 666 or Ext. 8402
Liu Yuying and Liu Xiumin, heads of Team No.3, 86-311-7777689 Ext. 665
[Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Tang Zhigang Abducted
At 10:00 pm on June 10, 2004, Wuhan practitioner Tang Zhigang was abducted in his home at the Railway Apartment Building by over twenty policemen.
Zhong Heping, Party Secretary of the Railway Passenger Train Department, 86-13627109477(Cell)
[Changsha City, Hunan Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Xiang Yanhui and Fu Meixiang Detained
On June 2, 2004, 65-year-old Ms. Xiang Yanhui from Kaifu District, and Ms. Fu Meixiang who lives at Baishantai, were detained while distributing truth-clarifying materials.
[Yiyang City, Hunan Province] Four Falun Dafa Practitioners in Nan County Abducted
Ms. Wang Zhilan, Ms. Liu Kaihua, Ms. Wang Jinlian and Ms. Gui Maixiang from Nan County went to clarify the facts about Falun Dafa to the local National Security Team and the "610 Office". On the afternoon of June 10, they were arrested in their homes without due process. At 9:00 a.m. on the 11th, they were forcibly taken to Baimalong Forced Labor Camp in Zhuzhou City.
[Wuhan City, Hubei Province] "610 Office" Personnel in Hongshan District Abduct Practitioner Hu Jinzhi
Ms. Hu Jinzhi, 58 years old, is a retired employee from Wuhan Qilun Electricity Generator Plant. On June 9, 2004, "610 Office" personnel in Hongshan District abducted him at home and sent him to Jiufeng Brainwashing Center in Hongshan District.
[Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Latest News of Three Detained Falun Dafa Practitioners
In early May, Wuhan practitioners Shen Zhencai, Zeng Ke and Gong Yanzhi were secretly arrested by local "610 Office" and taken to the brainwashing center. A month later, it was said that one of them had been released.
[Chongqing City] Several Falun Dafa Practitioners from Bishan County Abducted
On the evening of May 24, 2004, Huang Zaixue, Tan Hongli and another fellow practitioner whose name is unknown were arrested when the police did a home search.
At about 10:30 a.m. on May 27, 2004, a policeman from Dingjia Town went to search practitioner Liu Xiangtai's home and did not find anything. Then the policeman asked two plainclothes policemen to approach Liu Xiangtai who was doing business at the farmer's market, as ordinary people inquiring about Falun Dafa. Liu tried to explain the truth of Falun Dafa to them. The plainclothes policemen suddenly changed their demeanor and pushed Liu into a room. Some other policemen also rushed into the room and shut the window. Liu shouted loudly in the room, "Falun Dafa is good!" In panic, the policemen kicked and beat Liu violently. One person heard the shouting from outside and pushed open the window. Liu shouted, "Do not beat good people!" "Do not beat good people!" People in the market started to come over. The police took Liu Xiangtai away in a hurry.
[Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Xiao Yahuo Sentenced to Two Years in Forced Labor Camp
Mr. Xiao Yahuo is from Zhanjiang City and works in Guangzhou City. On March 11, 2004, he was arrested while distributing truth-clarifying flyers in Guangzhou City and was unlawfully taken to Guangzhou Detention Center. On March 17, 2004, Luo from Zhanjiang Public Security Bureau together with some other people took Xiao Yahuo back to Zhanjiang City. They kept him in custody in Mazhang District No.2 Detention Center in Zhanjiang City. During his confinement, Xiao Yahuo was subjected to numerous methods of torture. Consequently, he was severely wounded and became extremely weak. Luo extorted over 3000 Yuan from Xiao's family members with various excuses. On April 24, 2004, Xiao Yahuo was taken to Sanshui Forced Labor Camp for a two-year term.
[Langfang City, Hebei Province] Song Jiangguo Transferred to Shijiazhuang Forced Labor Camp
Mr. Song Jiangguo lives at #3, Row 5, Street 2, Yongheyuan, Sanhe City, Hebei Province. He was detained in Tangshan Forced Labor Camp, where he went on hunger strike for over 20 days in protest. By the end of May, he was transferred to Team No.2 of Shijiazhuang Forced Labor Camp. He may be still on hunger strike.
[Chaozhou City, Guangdong Province] Ten Falun Dafa Practitioners Illegally Sentenced to Prison
In early May of 2003, a truth-clarifying material production site run by a family was sabotaged in Chao'an County. At least twenty Falun Gong practitioners were implicated. Among them, Ms. Lin You'e was sentenced to forced labor camp, and at least six people became homeless and destitute in order to avoid illegal detention. Ten practitioners were sentenced to prison early this year. They are:
Ms. Chen Jundiao, 49 years old, a term of eight years in prison
Ms. Yang Lixiang, 47 years old, a term of seven years in prison
Ms. Chen Donglian, five years in prison
Ms. Xu Ruifen, 48 years old, four years
Ms. She Junqing, four years
Mr. Lin Xiangrui, 34 years old, four years
Ms. Xie Xiangqing, 38 years old, three years
Ms. Chen Ruzhen, 59 years old, three years
Mr. Wu Xiaohong, 39 years old, three years
Mr. Lin Jihai, 38 years old, three years
(1) 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 and judiciary systems.
(2) Yuan is the unit of currency in China, where the average monthly salary of an urban worker is 500 Yuan.