Latest News from China - July 3, 2005
1. [Baoji City, Shanxi Province] Ms. Chen Aiqin and Others Arrested
Ms. Chen Aiqin began practicing Falun Dafa in 1994. On July 1, 2005, the local 610 Office arrested her. She is being detained at the Tieyuan Hotel together with Ms. Shi Yuzhen and Zhuan Wang.
The Tieyuan Hotel reception desk: 86-917-2823888
2. [Jiaonan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Cui Guichun and Her Husband Arrested
Ms. Cui Guichun and her husband are residents of the Fengjiataihou Village, Zhangjialou Township, Jiaonan City. At 2 p.m. on June 27, 2005, police officers from the Shanqian and the Zhangjialou Police station arrested the couple. They are now detained at the Zhangjialou Police Station.
Zhou Shengdong, Director of the Zhangjialou Police Station. Phone: 86-13869806717 (cell), 86-532-84132977.
3. [Beijing City] Mr. Zhang Yongqi Tortured and Sentenced to Prison
On February 26, 2005, 15 practitioners including Mr. Zhang Yongqi (about 40 years old), Mr. Li Xinping, 36, and Ms. Lu Jing, 31, had a party at Ms. Zhao Xiaoping's home in Doudian Village, Fangshan District. They were all arrested and brought to the Fangshan Detention Center. Several of them have been sentenced to forced labor camps. Li Xinping has been sent to a forced labor camp in Tangshan City.
The police searched Mr. Zhang's. They confiscated a PC, a printer, and truth clarification materials. At the Fangshan Detention Center, Mr. Zhang was tortured to the point of nearly dying. He was twice sent to a forced labor camp, but the camp refused to take him because he was too weak after being tortured.
The Fangshan Police Branch, 86-10-69317154
The Fangshan Detention Center, 86-10-69313007 (receptionist); 86-10-89329924
4. [Nantong City, Jiangsu Province] Ms. Wang Li Arrested and Tortured
Ms. Wang Li is a resident of Apartment 201, Building 18, Xuetian-xin Village, Nantong City. On January 20, 2004, she was arrested when delivering Falun Dafa truth clarification video CDs. At the Nantong City Police Department, she was hung up and beaten for three days and nights, and sentenced to one and a half years in prison. She was released and sent home before May 1, 2005. The torture and abuse that she suffered was so severe that it caused her to collapse mentally. She now needs the care of her family members.
5. [Harbin, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Meng Zhaoru Detained at the Railway Detention Center
Ms. Meng Zhaoru was found carrying Falun Dafa materials at the Harbin Railway Station and was arrested. She was detained at the Harbin Railway Detention Center. The officer in charge of her case is Li Yan from the 1st Section.
Phone number of the 1st Section: 86-451-86434818
6. [Fangshan District, Beijing City] Ms. Ren Guoxian Tortured at the Daxin Forced Labor Camp
Ms. Ren Guoxian, about 30 years old, has a postgraduate education. She is being detained and tortured at the 2nd Brigade of the Daxin Women's Forced Labor Camp, Beijing City. Once she was not allowed to sleep for 21 days and nights. During that time, she was offered only half of a slice of steamed bread per meal. She was not allowed any visits, and could not bathe or wash her clothes. Both police officers and convicted drug addicts have been monitoring and torturing her. Ms. Ren was sentenced to two and half a years in a forced labor camp.
Du Jinbing, head of the 2nd Brigade: 86-10-60278899 ext. 5201 (2nd Brigade)
7. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Mr. Zhao Fuming and Ms. Wang Fengmei Arrested
On June 27, 2005, Mr. Zhao Fuming and Ms. Wang Fengmei were delivering truth clarification materials in a suburb when officers from the Xinshilu Police Station arrested them.
Phone number of the Xinshilu Police Station: 86-311-83834318.
8. [Tianmen City, Hubei Province] Mr. Wan Tao Arrested
Mr. Wan Tao is a resident of the Xinyan Community, Yuekou Township, Tianmen City. When he worked at Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, he created by hand over 600 posters clarifying the truth about Falun Dafa and posted them. Unfortunately, local police officers discovered him. In early June 2005, after he went back to his hometown, the local police officers arrested him. He is being detained at the 1st Detention Center of Tianmen City.
9. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Shu Bing Sent to the Sanshui Forced Labor Camp
At about 5 p.m. on July 1, 2005, police officers arrested Shu Bing at home. It is said that Shu has been sent to the Sanshui Forced Labor Camp.
10. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province) Mr. Wei Tianxi Arrested
Mr. Wei Tianxi is a resident of Shuangshanzi Village, Chenjiao Township, Liaozhong County. At around 9 a.m. on June 24, 2005, local police officers and officers from the Shenyang City "610 Office" broke in to his home and arrested him. Mr. Wei shouted "Falun Dafa Is Good," and "Return Innocence to Falun Dafa."
11. [Chongqing City] Several Practitioners in the Yubei District Arrested
Between 8 p.m. and midnight on June 30, 2005, police officers from the Shuangfeng Police Station searched Ms. Wang Aihua's home, arrested her, and confiscated her PC, printer, copies of the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party, and other materials. That same evening, Ms. Huang Enju, Ms. Zhang Zhengfang from the Petroleum Base, Ms. Wen Zuxiu, Ms. He Xiuzhen, and Li Lunxin from Shaping were also arrested.
12. [Lishu, Jilin Province] Mr. Gai Shubin Detained
Mr. Gai Shubin is a 57-year-old resident of group 2, Yuanyi Village, Lishu Township, Lishu County. On March 19, 2005, officers Wang Fei and Li Changfu, who are the head and deputy head of the local "610 Office," Sun Jinfu, deputy head of the Lishu police department, and Zhou Yanwen (female), head of county police brigade, arrested Mr. Gai at his home. Mr. Gai is detained at the Lishu Detention center, has been tried, and may be sentenced to prison. Previously, Mr. Gai was detained at the Chaoyanggou Forced Labor Camp in Changchun City for two years.
Relevant phone numbers:
Li Changfu, 86-13304359610 (Cell), 86-343-5234610 (Home)
Sun Jinfu, deputy head of Lishu Police Department, 86-13843479777 (Cell), 86-343-
5242777 (Home), 86-434-5228350 or 86-13904355761 (Cell)
Zhou Yanwen, head of the police brigade, 86-13504445731 (Cell), 86-434-5223921
(Home) 86-434-5223868 extension 4040 (Office)
Chen Wanli, head of the Lishu County Court, 86-13843410222 (Cell), 86-434-3640055
(Home) 86-434-3196001 (Office)
13. [Anshan City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Zhang Quan Faces New Torture and Abuse
Mr. Zhang Quan is an employee of the Dagushan Mine, Anshan City. In 2000, officers in the mine sent him to prison because he practiced Falun Dafa. Under intense pressure, Mr. Zhang collapsed mentally. He and his wife divorced. He then lived alone in an apartment room. The mine allowed Mr. Zhang only 300 yuan to live on per month. Recently, the mine sent Mr. Zhang to a mental hospital. There he is facing new tortures and abuses.
Phone number of the Dagushan Mine, 86-412-5711252