1. [Beijing] Falun Gong Practitioners Mr. Zhang Yanbin And His Wife Receive Prison Terms
Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Zhang Yanbin, of Badachu in Shijingshan District, Beijing was sentenced to eight years imprisonment at the beginning of the year. He is now held at the Chadian Prison of Tianjin City. There are currently an estimated 100 Falun Gong practitioners held in this prison. Most of them are from Beijing. Among the detained practitioners is a member of the former Falun Dafa Association in Beijing, Mr. Wang Zhiwen.
Zhang Yanbin's wife has been sentenced to seven years in prison and is now detained at the Beijing Women's Prison.
2. [Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Ms. Huang Fengxian Sentenced to Three Years in Prison
Early in the morning on June 24, 2004, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Huang Fengxian was arrested by the police while clarifying the truth about Falun Dafa at Jinhua Market. She was sentenced to three years imprisonment and then sent to the notorious Masanjia Forced Labor Camp for further persecution.
3. [Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner of Linghai City, Mr. Zhao Liang Arrested by the National Security Police and Sentenced to Forced Labor
Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Zhao Liang worked at the real estate administrative department of Linghai City. At about 10 o'clock on July 9, 2004 he was asked to go into his office to fill out a form related to his academic and technical titles. However, after obtaining the form, he was forcefully pushed into a police car. The policeman who was in charge of his arrest was Zhang Zhixin, the Deputy Chief of the National Security Division. The police also ransacked Mr. Zhao's house, confiscating his computer, a printer, some Falun Dafa truth-clarification materials, a mobile phone, a pager and his motorbike. Zhao Liang's father has also been sentenced to one year of forced labor and is now detained at the Jinzhou Forced Labor Camp.
Policeman Zhang Zhixin's phone number: 86-13840600000 (mobile)
4. [Weifang Prefecture, Shandong Province] Shenyang Police Arrest Falun Dafa Practitioner Ms. Wu Zhi'e
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Wu Zhi'e is from Zhangling Township Changyi City, Weifang Prefecture in Shandong Province. At noon on July 14, 2004, she was arrested by Yongle Township Police of Sujiatun District, Shenyang City. At the time of her arrest the police did not even allow her to put on her shoes.
5. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Ha Jianhua Arrested
On the afternoon of August 2, 2004, Nanyuan Sub-district Police arrested Falun Dafa practitioner Ha Jianhua [from Shawo Village, Nanyuan Sub-district, Weifang City, Shandong Province] on a highway west of Maozizhuang Village. According to an eye-witness, Ha Jianhua was forcefully handcuffed after being intercepted by two cars. On the following day Ha Jianhua was sent to Kueiwen District Detention Center.
6. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Mr. Wang Tao Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison
Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Wang Tao of Dalian City, graduated from the Dongbei University of Finance and Economics in 1999. He was arrested in Beijing around July of 2001 and sentenced to nine years in prison. He is now detained at Shenyang City's No. 2 Prison.
Telephone numbers of the related units:
Shenyang City No. 2 Prison: 86-24-89296521, 86-24-89296501
Organization Department: 86-24-89296411
7. [Shandong Province] Shenli Oil Field "610 Office" Send Falun Dafa Practitioner Ms. Yang Suping to a Brainwashing Center
Ms. Yang Suping, over 40 years old, lives at the Shenbei Residential Area of Shenli Oil Field, Dongying City, Shandong Province. Simply because she practices Falun Gong, she was taken to a brainwashing center to be persecuted by Shenli Oil Field's "610 Office" personnel.
8. [Tongliao City, Neimenggu Autonomous Region] Falun Dafa Practitioner Ms. Wang Xiuying Arrested
Ms. Wang Xiuying, 49 years old, is a retired employee of the Tongliao Power Plant in Neimenggu Autonomous Region. Since 1999, she has been constantly harassed by police working for the "610 Office," police from her plant and people from the Neighborhood Committee. At about 5 p.m. on August 11, 2004, a truth-clarification materials processing site was ransacked. The police took away one photocopier, one computer and a large quantity of pamphlets, fliers, Falun Dafa books and more. It was a huge loss. Ms. Wang Xiying was also arrested, which made it an even more devastating loss.
9. [Panjin City, Liaoning Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Mr. Qi Wenyi and Mr. Liu Zhiyong Sentenced to Two Years of Forced Labor
On July 20, 2004, Falun Dafa practitioners Mr. Qi Wenyi and Liu Zhiyong were arrested by the police from the Yulou Police Station while setting up truth-clarification loudspeakers. They were sentenced to two years of forced labor and are now detained at the Panjin City Forced Labor Camp.
Telephone numbers of the related persons:
Country code: 86, area code: 427
Zhang Shoujiang, the Party Secretary of the Panjin City Forced Labor Camp:
86-427-2900585 (Office), 86-427-2824983, 86-427-8220082 (Home)
Zhou Zhenhua, Deputy Head of the Panjin City Forced Labor Camp:
86-427-2900131 (Office), 86-427-2800558 (Home)
10. [Dazhou City, Sichuan Province] The National Security Division Coerces the Dazhou Pharmaceutical Testing Institute to Persecute Its Employee Mr. Zhang Nan
Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Zhang Nan is an employee of Dazhou City Pharmaceutical Testing Institute in Sichuan Province. The Tongchuan District National Security Division of Dazhou City arrested him on June 4, 2004 and detained him for 28 days. Mr. Zhang was later released on bail. The National Security Division told his work unit, "Keep a close watch on your own people!" Zhang Nan was ordered not to leave the city for a year. Under the high pressure from above, the Dazhou Pharmaceutical Testing Institute set up a so-called "Help-and-Education Group" (brainwashing program) and tried to force Mr. Zhang to write a "Repentance statement"(1) and to give up his belief in Falun Dafa. The Institute stopped paying Mr. Zhang's salary. Mr. Zhang did not cooperate with the perpetrators, so the Institute threatened to fire him.
The telephone numbers of related personnel:
Chen Yuhai, the Party Secretary of the Pharmaceutical Testing Institute:
Tao Zhenggang: Head of the Institute: 86-818-2370318
The Office of the Head of the Institute: 86-818-2382795
Zhao Bei, Deputy Head of the Institute: 86-818-2375146
(1)Repentance statement - In this statement the practitioner is forced to admit remorse for practicing Falun Gong, promise to give up Falun Gong, and never again associate with other practitioners or go to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong.