Additional Persecution News from China - January 11, 2005 (19 Reports)
- [Shandong Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Ms. Zhang Ronghua Suffers Mental Collapse after Rape and Psychological Abuse
- [Jilin Province] Police Torture Dafa Practitioner Mr. Zhang Songfan
- [Neimenggu AR] Dafa Practitioner Mr. Ma Qinghai's 72-day Hunger Strike
- [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Dafa Practitioner Mr. Liang Chunyong Arrested - His Whereabouts Unknown
- [Leshan, Sichuan Province] Dafa Practitioners Chen Yanjun and Zeng Laoliu Arrested
- [Nongan, Jilin Province] Police Arrest Dafa Practitioner Xia Xiulan When Clarifying the Truth
- [Hua County, Henan Province] Many Dafa Practitioners Arrested
- [Mudanjiang City, Heilongjiang Province] Dafa Practitioners Tang Yuhua Arrested by Officers from the Mudanjiang Railroad Police Division
- [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Ms. Dong Yanyun Arrested and Sent to the Weifang Detention Center
- [Gejiu City, Yunnan Province] 72-year-old Dafa practitioner Ms. Yin Xiusheng Arrested
- [Beijing] Feng Lianyou Tortured at the Tuanhe Forced Labor Camp
- [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Rong Fulong Arrested
- [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Liu Yuzhen Arrested
- [Gongzhuling City, Jilin Province] Two Practitioners Sentenced to Four and a Half Years of Imprisonment
- [Liaoning Province] Practitioners Tortured and Forced to Do Slave Labor in the Liaoning Province Women's Prison
- [Chongqing] Primary School Teacher Yao Xiaotong Sentenced to One Year of Forced Labor
- [Chongqing] Wei Hua Severely Tortured at a Brainwashing Class and Mental Hospital
- [Xinjiang Autonomous Region] Practitioner Liu Hanrong Still Detained After Her Detention Term Expired
- [Zhuozhou City, Hebei Province] Wang Shumin Arrested for Posting Truth-clarifying Materials
1. [Shandong Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Ms. Zhang Ronghua Suffers Mental Collapse after Rape and Psychological Abuse
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Zhang Ronghua from Feicheng, Shandong Province is 26 years old. She was illegally arrested in 2001 for distributing truth clarification materials and was sentenced to three years in prison. The officials sent her to the Shandong Women's Prison in 2001. She persisted in her belief in Falun Dafa. A guard ordered inmates to strip her naked and raped her. She suffered a mental collapse and was locked in solitary confinement for a long time. They subjected her to forced injections and forcibly administered other unknown drugs. She was once a beautiful young woman, but now she looks destroyed. Ms. Zhang had not recovered at the time of her release in 2003. Her current condition is unknown.
2. [Jilin Province] Police Torture Dafa Practitioner Mr. Zhang Songfan
Practitioner Mr. Zhang Songfan, 43, works at the Tumen City Grain Depot in Jilin Province. On July 24, 2004, officers from the Huichun City Police Department arrested him when he was distributing truth clarification materials in the evening. He was taken to the National Security Division and tortured. The evildoers hung him up by his hands that were handcuffed behind his back. An object weighing about 16 pounds was hung from his neck, and he was forbidden to sleep for three days and two nights. After he lost consciousness on July 26, they held him at the Huichun Custody Center and tortured him for a whole day on July 28. Mr. Zhang was covered with injuries and was extremely weak. The officials transferred him to a detention center on August 3. He is now facing an illegal trial.
Head of the Huichun Police Department: 86-44-7513212
National Security Division: 86-44-7513552
3. [Neimenggu AR] Dafa Practitioner Mr. Ma Qinghai's 72-day Hunger Strike
Dafa practitioner Mr. Ma Qinghai has been on a hunger strike for 72 days and he is at the brink of death. Authorities from the Aohan Police Department Detention Center refuse to allow his family to meet with him and refuse to release him.
4. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Dafa Practitioner Mr. Liang Chunyong Arrested - His Whereabouts Unknown
Mr. Liang Chunyong is in his 40s and lives at South Yingtaoyuan Village in Liyuan Street, the Kuiwen District, Weifang City, Shandong Province. On the morning of November 10, 2005, more than 20 officers from the Kuiwen District Police Department broke into Liang Yongchun's home. They confiscated his Dafa books, truth clarification materials and VCDs.
On December 14, Hu Bingyou and another officer from South Yingtaoyuan Village Communist Party Committee Police Department demanded Liang Chunyong to report to the village Party Committee and write "reports." Liang Chunyong refused.
At around 9 o'clock on December 15, a dozen officers from Kuiwen District Police Department and from the Liyuan Police Department, along with officials from the Yingtaoyuan Village Party Committee, arrested Liang Chunyong from his home while he was working. They did not present any ID or legal documents.
Later, Liang Chunyong's family inquired of the village Party Committee and the police department many times about his whereabouts. The officials at the village Party Committee were rude and denied knowledge of any information. More than 20 days later, Liang Chunyong's whereabouts are still unknown and his family is worried and anxious.
Liang Chunyong's wife Han Sufang was detained and subjected to long-term persecution many times. She opted to stay away from home for the past several years, to avoid further persecution. Liang Chunyong was living at home with his school-aged daughter and parents-in-law.
Liyuan Police Department: 86-536-8519110
Qi Xiaohui: head of the police department, 86-13336363666 (Cell)
Chen Shaoping: deputy head, 86-13869696619 (Cell)
5. [Leshan, Sichuan Province] Dafa Practitioners Chen Yanjun and Zeng Laoliu Arrested
Dafa practitioners Chen Yanjun from Leshan and Zeng Laoliu from Huogu, Muchuan were secretly attacked and arrested by police at Zeng Laoliu's home on December 12, 2005. Their current whereabouts are unknown.
6. [Nongan, Jilin Province] Police Arrest Dafa Practitioner Xia Xiulan When Clarifying the Truth
Dafa practitioner Xiang Xiulan, 64, lived in Nongan, Jilin Province. On the afternoon of January 7, 2006, officer Du Hengzhi from the Nongan National Security Division arrested her. Xia Xiulan is currently being held at the Nongan Custody Center.
7. [Hua County, Henan Province] Many Dafa Practitioners Arrested
During the 2005 October 1 holiday, the Hua County officials in Henan Province arrested many Dafa practitioners. They posted and broadcast Dafa-slandering propaganda. The number of practitioners arrested requires further investigation. It was learned that practitioner Li Junxian who works as a nanny in Xin Township and lived in Xianggou Village, Banpodian, Hua County, Henan Province was arrested on the evening of December 29, 2005.
In early January 2006, two home-based Falun Dafa truth clarification materials production sites were destroyed and five practitioners were arrested.
8. [Mudanjiang City, Heilongjiang Province] Dafa Practitioners Tang Yuhua Arrested by Officers from the Mudanjiang Railroad Police Division
On December 25, 2005, officers from the Mudanjiang Railroad Police Department arrested practitioner Fu Zhaocui from Hailin City, Heilongjiang Province. Her family took her home on medical parole on December 31, 2005. Officers from the Mudanjiang Railroad Police Division and the police department often harassed her at her home. They arrested her mother, also a Dafa practitioner, on January 10, 2006.
9. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Ms. Dong Yanyun Arrested and Sent to the Weifang Detention Center
Practitioner Ms. Dong Yanyun is 54 years old. Agents from the Weifang City 610 Office arrested her in 2001 for clarifying the truth. With righteous thoughts, she escaped from incarceration but had to stay away from home to avoid further persecution.
On January 6, 2006, officers from the Weicheng Police Department arrested Dong Yanyun again when she clarified the truth at a Weifang Department Store. She was later held at the Weifang Detention Center.
Organizations and police responsible for persecution:
Chengguan Police Department
Xia Guang: officer at Weicheng Police Department
Xu Wensheng: Weicheng 610 Office agent
Wang Zuohua: Weicheng 610 Office agent
10. [Gejiu City, Yunnan Province] 72-year-old Dafa practitioner Ms. Yin Xiusheng Arrested
Dafa practitioner Ms. Yin Xiusheng from Gejiu City, Honghe State, Yunnan Province is 72 years old. She was arrested on the evening of January 6, 2006 at Century Square while clarifying the truth. The police subsequently ransacked her home. When her family demanded to know her whereabouts at the Gejiu City Police Department, the authorities said they didn't know anything.
11. [Beijing] Feng Lianyou Tortured at the Tuanhe Forced Labor Camp
Practitioner Mr. Feng Lianyou, 39, is a resident from Henanzai Village, Miyun County, Beijing. In 2005 he was arrested and sentenced to two years of forced labor for clarifying the truth. He is currently being held at the No. 1 Brigade in Beijing's Tuanhe Forced Labor Camp. Several days ago, he and some practitioners shouted, "Falun Dafa is great" at a flag-raising ceremony in the forced labor camp. They were severely tortured.
12. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Rong Fulong Arrested
On December 28, 2005, police arrested practitioner Rong Fulong. His whereabouts are unknown.
13. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Liu Yuzhen Arrested
On December 24, 2005, policemen from the Agriculture University arrested 36-year-old practitioner Liu Yuzhen from Qinjian Village, Yutan Town, Changchun City and sent her to the Daguang Detention Center.
14. [Gongzhuling City, Jilin Province] Two Practitioners Sentenced to Four and a Half Years of Imprisonment
During the evening of September 14, 2005, personnel from the Qianjin Township Police Station in Songyuan City, Jilin Province arrested practitioners Ms. Zhang Shuhua and Ms. Liu Yanli from Gongzhuling City, and sent them to the Changling County Detention Center. The police denied practitioners' family visits for a few months. Recently, it was heard that in December Ms. Zhang and Ms. Liu were sentenced to four and four and a half years of imprisonment respectively at Changling County Court.
15. [Liaoning Province] Practitioners Tortured and Forced to Do Slave Labor in the Liaoning Province Women's Prison
Practitioners held in the Liaoning Province Women's Prison are forced to do overtime work from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., consisting mostly of manual labor. If a practitioner makes an error in her work she is be fined 30-50 yuan. Wardens in the prison ordered two criminals to monitor each determined practitioner, even when the practitioners went to the restroom. But if either of the criminals did not need or want to use the restroom, the practitioner was denied use of the restroom.
16. [Chongqing] Primary School Teacher Yao Xiaotong Sentenced to One Year of Forced Labor
Dafa practitioner Yao Xiaotong is an excellent teacher at the Zhongsilu Primary School in Chongqing. She was arrested prior to the Asia Mayor's Conference. Ms. Yao is currently being deprived of freedom at the Maojiashan Women's Forced Labor Camp, under a one-year sentence.
17. [Chongqing] Wei Hua Severely Tortured at a Brainwashing Class and Mental Hospital
Ms. Wei Hua, 57, lives at No. 2 Wenhua Village in the Xiejiawan District, Chongqing. On September 6, 2005, lawless officers from the Xiejiawan Street Police Station and personnel from the Street Committee went to her home, arrested her, and took her to a brainwashing center. Wei Hua went on a hunger strike to protest the illegal detention. On October 18, the officials sent Wei Hua to the Shipingqiao Branch of the Jiulongpo District Mental Hospital, the former Mine Machine Factory Employee Hospital. In late November Wei Hua experienced vomiting and diarrhea and showed symptoms of confusion and mental impairment. She could not recognize anyone and could not speak or move her right hand or leg. She lost bowel and bladder control and had a fever. The hospital issued a critically ill notice and requested that Ms. Wei be transferred to another hospital. The Chongqing Medical University Emergency Team refused to accept her. Ms. Wei was then taken home.
18. [Xinjiang Autonomous Region] Practitioner Liu Hanrong Still Detained After Her Detention Term Expired
Police arrested practitioner Ms. Liu Hanrong, about 50 years old, from the Xinjiang Autonomous Region. She was supposed to be released in July 2005, but so far she is still being detained.
19. [Zhuozhou City, Hebei Province] Wang Shumin Arrested for Posting Truth-clarifying Materials
During the afternoon of January 9, 2006 when practitioner Ms. Wang Shumin was posting truth-clarifying materials, personnel from the Zhuozhou City Police Department arrested her.
January 11, 2006