Latest News from China - August 30, 2005
1. [Songyuan City, Jilin Province] Ms. Zhang Jinhua from Qian'an County Was Tortured Until Unable to Walk
On April 25, 2005, Ms. Zhang Jinhua (54 years old) from Rangzi Village, Qian'an County, Songyuan City, Jilin Province was reported to the police, taken to the Qian'an County Public Security Bureau and sentenced to three years forced labor after her home was searched by the police. On June 13, Ms. Zhang Jinhua was sent to the Changchun Heizuizi Labor Camp. On June 17 when her family went to see her, she was carried downstairs on someone else's back. Within only four days, Ms. Zhang Jinhua was tortured until unable to walk.
2. [Qujing City, Yunnan Province] Practitioners Including Ms. Wang Yiping Were Arrested and Their Whereabouts Are Still Unknown
On around July 26, 2005, the National Security Police and the Political Security Police from the Qujing City and the District 610 Office of the Yunnan Province arrested Ms. Wang Yiping (58 years old, retired), and Ms. Rao Xi (over 40 years old, a teacher), Ms. Huang Xilan (36 years old, retired), and Ms. Zhao Meiying (over 60 years old, a retired teacher), and Ms. Dai Yuzhen (57 years old).
The five practitioners' current whereabouts are unknown.
3. [Zibo City, Shandong Province] Mr. Wei Jiatong Was Arrested by the Zouping County Public Security Bureau
Mr. Wei Jiatong, (34 years old) a resident from Zichuan District of Zibo City, Shandong Province, is a graduate from University Works at Zouping County, Binzhou City, Shandong Province. He was once arrested by the Zouping County Public Security Bureau in August 2004, and was fined three thousand yuan for no reason. In June of 2005, the police went to Mr. Wei Jiatong's workplace to ask for the fine and were rejected. In the morning on August 3, he was arrested and was sent to the Sanba Factory of Team 8 of Shandong Province No. 2 Labor Camp and has been tortured there.
4. [Zibo City, Shandong Province] Mr. Sun Shuyuan Was Arrested and Taken to a Brainwashing Class
Mr. Sun Shuyuan from Zhoucun, Zibo City, Shandong Province was arrested by the Zibo 610 Office from his workplace at 10:30 on August 23, 2005. He has since been jailed at Zibo City Law Education Center and brainwashed.
The phone number for the Zibo City Law Education Center: 86-533-3160192, the director: 86-533-2283921
5. [Shaanxi Province] Mr. He Ping from Linfen, Shaanxi Province Is Being Jailed at Yaodu District Detention Center
At around 9:30am on August 27, 2005, the Political and Security Section of the Lingfen City together with the police searched Mr. He Ping's home. Mr. He Ping is a teacher from the Shaanxi Normal University. Mr. He Ping was arrested to the Political and Security Section and has since been jailed at Yaodu District Detention Center.
6. [Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province] Ms. Kong Qingling Was Illegally Arrested
Early August 2005, the Xunyang Public Security Bureau, the National Security Bureau and the 610 Office together with the Oil Refinery Factory, arrested Ms. Kong Qingling, Ms. Wang Shuihong, Liu Xiaoci, and Ms. Yang Yi.
At 6:30 pm on August 26, Baishuihu Police Substation, Jiujiang City No. 1 Detention Center and Sanlijie Police Substation searched Ms. Zou Meili, Ms. Xiang Shuirong and Ms. Gao Aihua's home and arrested them.
7. [Hebei Province] Mr. Wang Cheng Is Being Illegally Detained at Suning County Detention Center
Mr. Wang Cheng, 29 years old, is a graduate [in the computer field]. On May 12, 2005, he was arrested. Without producing any documents, his home was searched and two TV sets, a VCD, his bankbook and cash were all confiscated. Currently he is being jailed at Suning County Detention Center of Hebei Province and has since been tortured there.
Suning County National Security Team: 86-311-5575023
Zhang Ruiqiang, the National Security Team Leader: 86-13315787568 (Cell)
Yu Hongjun, the deputy Team Leader: 86-13833984846 (Cell)
8. [Guangxi Province] Ms. Huang Ying, A Teacher of the Pingguo Aluminum Products Company Was Illegally Arrested
Ms. Huang Ying (a Nationwide Excellent Teacher) of the Pingguo Aluminum Company of Guangxi Automatic Administration Zone was illegally arrested on December 30, 2004, and has since been jailed.
The Switchboard of the Pingguo Aluminum Products Company: 86-776-5801114
The Party Secretary General Office: 86-776-5802107
The Manager's Office: 86-776-5802800
The Office of the Public Security Sub-bureau: 86-776-5802123
9. [Hunan Province] Ms. He Yingqing from Hunan Bio-Mechanical Vocational Technical Institute Was Illegally Sentenced to One and A Half Years
On June 29, 2005, Ms He Yingqing, a teacher from Hunan Bio-Mechanical Vocational Technical Institute was again arrested for clarifying the truth and has since been detained at Changsha City Detention Center. In the middle of July, Ms. He Yingqing was illegally sentenced to one and a half years.
Ms. He Yingqing was once jailed at Furong District Brainwashing Class of Changsha City and Baimalong Female Labor Camp for three years.
10. [Chongqing City] Several Dafa Practitioners from Guangshun Town of Rongchang County Were Illegally Arrested
On August 21, 2005, Mr. Lai Changrong, Mr. Qin Shanrong and Mr. Wu Dekun from Guangshun Town of Rongchang County, Chongqing City were arrested by the No. 1 Section of Rongchang County Public Security Bureau.