Latest News from China - October 1, 2005
1. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Jiang Guiyun on the Verge of Death as a Result of Torture
Ms. Jiang Guiyun, from Dalian City, Liaoning Province, was arrested and sent to the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp on January 12, 2005. Ms. Jiang has been on a hunger strike for half a year since April 5. She endured severe mental and physical abuse. Her weight has dropped from over 130 pounds to less than 80 pounds. She suffers from urinary incontinence and cannot take care of herself. Her life is in imminent danger.
Telephone number of Masanjia Forced Labor Camp: 86-24-89210406
2. [Hefei City, Anhui Province] Luyang District 610 Office Personnel Arrest Ms. Zhang Zhongzhi and Others
On September 11, 2005, lawless officials from Luyang District 610 Office in Hefei City, Anhui Province, suddenly broke into Ms. Shen Lichun's home. Ms. Shen, an employee of Agriculture Institute, was arrested. Ms. Zhang Zhongzhi, Ms. Huang Liping, Mr. Xu Youchuan and another practitioner were also arrested. They were subsequently sent to the second floor of Xinhua Hotel at Beimen where they were forced to undergo brainwashing.
3. [Zhengzhou City, Henan Province] Mr. Quan Peijun from Shangjie Aluminum Factory Suffered from Continuous Torture for Almost Five Years
Mr. Quan Peijun was an employee of Shangjie Aluminum Factory. At the end of 2002, he was turned in to the police for distributing truth-clarifying materials. The police arrested him, took him to a labor camp, extended his forced labor term, directly sent him to Wanqingshangzhuang Brainwashing Center at the end of his term, and then brought him back to the forced labor camp. Mr. Quan is currently detained in the Wanqingshanzhuang brainwashing center. His original forced labor term was one year. However, he has remained in custody and persecuted for almost five years.
4. [Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia] Ms. Juang Zhili Arrested Again
In 2002, Mr. Sun Guorong and his wife Ms. Jiang Zhili were each sentenced to three years of forced labor for allowing Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Ji Xiaodong, who was homeless and destitute, to stay with them. Their two children, a 13-year-old daughter and a 10-year-old son, and the children's grandmother had no income and had to be supported by relatives and friends.
In August 2004, Mr. Sun and Ms. Jiang were released from the labor camp. Ms. Jiang was sent directly to a brainwashing class held in Hedong Nurse School in Aohan Banner for over a dozen days. Mr. Sun was forcibly taken to a brainwashing center in October 2004. Both of them suffered from hard labor and torture in the labor camp. After their release, they began selling snacks to make a living.
A few days ago, Ms. Jiang was arrested again. She is being held in Chifeng Forced Labor Camp.
Relevant telephone numbers:
Country code: 86, area code: 476
Guo Xiaoguan, director of Aohan Banner 610 Office: 4331835 (home), 4321422 (office), 86-13804760080 (cell)
Address of Guo Xiaoguang's home: Room 501, Unit 1 East, Building 18, Wu'an Residential Complex, Aohan Banner, ZIP 024300
Address of Shao Guopeng's home: Zhenxinnan Village, Xinhui Town, Aohan Banner
5. [Mudanjiang City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Lu Hengyi from Mudanjiang Post Office Arrested
Mr. Lu Hengyi, of Mudanjiang City Post Office, was arrested by officers from the city's police department at work on the morning of September 23, 2005.
6. [Honghezhou Prefecture, Yunnan Province] More Information on the Arrest of Five Falun Gong Practitioners from Gejiu City
Around 11:00 a.m. on August 18, 2005, police arrived at Datun Town, Gejiu City, Honghe Prefecture, Yunnan Province. They arrested five Falun Gong practitioners: Ms. Xu Huiping from Wanjiazhai Village, Ms. Gao Mengyun from Zhangjiazhai Village, Ms. Jiang Yuhua from Dawangjiazhai Village, 55-year-old Ms. Wang Qiaoying from Datun No. 1 Division, and 63-year-old Jiang Qiao from Datun No. 6 Division. The practitioners were initially sent to Gejiu City Detention Center. It has been reported that Ms. Xu Huiping has been sent to Dabanqiao Forced Labor Camp in Kunming City. The whereabouts of the other four practitioners are unknown.
7. [Fujian Province] Ms. Chen Saiyu, in Her Sixties, Arrested
Ms. Chen Saiyu, 68, is from Fujian Province. For three years, the police put out a warrant on her as "a key member of Falun Gong." On September 25, 2005, she was arrested in Xiapu.
8. [Rizhao City, Shandong Province] Ms. Pan Yuefang Suffers Mental Collapse as a Result Persecution
Ms. Pan Yuefang, 28, was sentenced to three years in prison by Donggang Police Department in Rizhao City for her belief in Falun Dafa and for appealing on behalf of Falun Gong when she was only 23 years old. Due to severe persecution, she has suffered a mental collapse. She has to be taken care of by her family members.
9. [Beijing] Numerous Falun Gong Practitioners Arrested
On September 27, 2005, Mr. Bai Shaohua and his wife Ms. Ji Lei were arrested. Their whereabouts are unknown.
At 6:10 p.m. on September 27, 2005, officers broke into Mr. Zhu Zhenqian's home and arrested him. Mr. Zhu's whereabouts are unknown.
Around 11:00 p.m. on September 27, 2005, Mr. Zhang Wensheng was arrested. His whereabouts are unknown.
Ms. Li Huizhen and Ms. Liu Xiurong were arrested in August 2005 in Mentougou while they were distributing truth-clarifying materials.
Ms. Zhao Shuqin and Ms. Ren Xiurong were turned in to the police while they were distributing truth-clarifying materials at Zhoujiaxiang in Sujiatuo Township, Haidian District. Local police arrested them.
10. [Tianjin] Ms. Li Guizhen Arrested
On September 27, 2005, Ms. Li Guizhen from Tianjin was arrested in Hongqiao District, Tianjin.
11. [Inner Mongolia] Ms. Bai Ailan Remains in Custody
On August 25, 2005, Ms. Bai Ailan, from Saihan District, Hohhot City, Inner Mongolia, was arrested. She remains in the detention center.
Country code: 86, area code: 471
Office of Chief of Saihan District Police Dpeartment in Hohhot City, Inner Mongolia: 6680158, 6680969, 6680866
Crime Response Division of Saihan District Police Department: 6680849, 6681589
12. [Yunfu, Guangdong Province] Ms. Li Shaozhen Arrested
Around 1:00 a.m. on September 30, 2005, officers broke into Ms. Li Shaozhen's home. Ms. Li's whereabouts are unknown.
Since the persecution started on July 20, 1999, Ms. Li had been under constant police harassment. She had been arrested several times. Her husband Mr. Lai Zhenxian is also a practitioner and he remains in custody at Sanshui Forced Labor Camp after being arrested in February 2003.
13. [Chongqing] Mr. Tang Weide, a Teacher of Shiwan Town High School in Dazu County, Arrested
On the afternoon of September 24, 2005, Mr. Tang Weide, a teacher of Shiwan Town High School in Dazu County, Chongqing, was arrested by officers from Dazu County Police Department and from Shima Town Police Station. The officers also confiscated a personal computer, a printer and other items.
14. [Shanghai] Mr. Chen Jie and His Wife Ms. Zhou Ling from Pudong New District Arrested
Mr. Chen Jie and his wife Ms. Zhou Ling, from Pudong New District, Shanghai, were turned in to the police by residential security guards while clarifying the truth at noon on September 25, 2005. They were taken to the Luoshan Police Station initially and are being held currently at Zhangjiang Detention Center. Their 5-year-old son has been left with Mr. Chen's elderly mother at home.
15. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Xie Deqing from Chengdu Exploration and Design Institute Taken to Xinjin Brainwashing Center
Mr. Xie Deqing, in his sixties, a retired employee of the Water Science Institute of Chengdu Exploration and Design Institute, lives on Qingjiangzhong Road in Qingyang District. On the afternoon of September 20, 2005, Mr. Xie was deceived into going to the neighborhood administration office for a purported discussion over his children's employment opportunities. The police arrested him and forcibly took him to a brainwashing center in Xinjin City.