Additional Persecution News from China September 21, 2006 (40 Reports)
1. [Bayan County, Heilongjiang Province] A Female Dafa Practitioner on Hunger Strike to Protest the Persecution in Bayan County Detention Center
On September 16, 2006, when a female Dafa practitioner was on the way from Shuangshan Town, Bayan County, Heilongjiang Province to Waxing Town, she was illegally arrested and sent to Waxing Town Police Station. On the second day, she was sent to Bayan County Detention Center, illegally imprisoned and persecuted there. This female practitioner has been on a hunger strike for five days, in protest of the persecution.
Direct responsible unit: police station of Waxing Town, Bayan County, Heilongjiang Province: 86-451-57579632
Head of the police station, Zhang Weibin: 86-13204638222 (Cell), 86-451-59698456, 86-451-57524842 (Home)
Bayan County Detention Center: 86-451-57526367
2. [Mengzhou City, Henan Province] Dafa Practitioners Harassed and Persecuted
Recently, the Mengzhou City Security Group searched Dafa practitioners homes and arrested practitioners. Right now practitioners who have been illegally arrested are: Ms. Zhao Hezhi, Mr. Cheng Xiuzheng, Ms. Liu Xiang, Ms. Zhao Lulu, Ms. Hong Huaqing, Ms. Zhao Fengmei, Ms. Yang Gaoxia, Ms. Ai Qin and Ms. Tang Fengxian. Some practitioners are imprisoned at the Mengzhou City Peoples Militia Shooting Range, and some practitioners are imprisoned in Mengzhou City Detention Center.
Practitioners who were released after paying fines are: Ms. Cheng Ailian, Tang Wei and Ms. Tang Xia. Practitioner Mr. Cheng Guojian escaped with righteous thoughts, but is now destitute and homeless.
Mengzhou City Security Group, Wang Gongjun: 86-13839181838 (Cell) (directly responsible for the arrest of Wang Gongjun).
3. [Kangping County, Liaoning Province] Yang Zehui Illegally Detained After her Scheduled Release Date
Dafa practitioner Ms. Yang Zehui posted a sign on her door that read, "Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance" and was illegally detained by Kangping County Zhenbei Police Station.
Her family asked for her release many times, but even though the detention end-date has already passed, the authorities still wont release her.
Kangping County Zhenbei Police Station director, Yang Xiantao: 86-24-87343603 (Office), 86-24-87340555 (Home), 86-13504018555 (Cell)
Main person involved, Xia Pinqing: 86-24-87349766 (Home)
4. [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Dafa Practitioner Cao Fenghua Illegally Imprisoned
At around 1:00 p.m. on September19, 2006, Dafa practitioner Ms. Cao Fenghua from Shimenzhai, Funing County, Qinhuangdao City was reported to the Shimenzhai Police Station and was arrested when she was clarifying the truth in the Shimenzhai Beidiao Elementary School. At 3:00 p.m. on the same day, she was sent to Funing Detention Center.
5. [Tianjin City] Several Dafa Practitioners Taken into Custody
Five Dafa practitioners from Jinghai County, Tianjin City were arrested six months ago in March, 2006. Three of them were illegally sentenced to Dagang Prison. Mr. Ren Dongsheng was sentenced to 5 years, Mr. Cheng Dianrong was sentenced to one-and-a-half years, and Ms. Xu Yufeng was sentenced to one-and-a-half years. The other two practitioners are still imprisoned in Jinghai Detention Center.
At about 10:00 p.m. on September 11, 2006, Dafa practitioner Mr. Wang Bingxian from Beichen was arrested at his home.
In the middle of September 2006, practitioner Ms. Zhang Enjian, Ms. Zhang Liying, Ms. Li Lanmin and Ms. Wang Lanrong were illegally sentenced to a labor camp for two years. Right now they are illegally imprisoned in Tianjin City Banqiao Women's Labor Camp.
6. [Yanji City, Jilin Province] Dafa Practitioner Li Huzhe's Whereabouts Unclear
At 5:00 p.m. on September 18, six police officers from Beishan Police Station forcefully arrested Dafa practitioner Mr. Li Huzhe from his home and ransacked his home. Now Li Huzhes whereabouts are not clear.
7. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioner Qu Guiying Taken into Custody; Her Whereabouts Unknown
In the first ten days of September, 2006, Dafa practitioner Ms. Qu Guiying from Xinbin County was illegally arrested by police when she clarified the truth on a bus. She was illegally imprisoned in Xinbin County Detention Center, but recently it was learned she was no longer in the detention center and her whereabouts are unknown.
Xinbin County Detention Center: 86-413-5026450
Xinbin County Police Station Country Security Group: 86-413-5080216
Xinbin Police Station Country Security Group Chief, Zhao Yazhong: 86-413-5033750 (Home), 86-13804232320 (Cell)
Xinbin County Muqi Town Police Station police officer, Liu Hongsheng (who directly participated in the arrest): 86-13941386499 (Cell)
Wang Haiwei: 86-13942352468 (Cell)
8. [Beijing] Some Persecution Facts about Practitioners in Beijing Women's Prison
Dafa practitioner Ms. Yu Peiling, in the Eighth Ward, of Beijing Women's Prison, was beaten because she practices Falun Gong. In addition, she was not allowed to sleep for a few days.
Ms. Zhao Xuefeng, in the First Ward, was forced to sit on a hard stool from morning until midnight because she practices Falun Gong. Many times she was not allowed to sleep for the whole night.
Ms. Liang Zhansheng, in the Fourth Ward, did not practice Falun Gong initially. A Falun Gong practitioner went to her home to print some Falun Gong truth-clarification materials. As a result, she was arrested along with the Falun Gong practitioner. While in the Fourth Ward, Liang Zhansheng decided to start practicing Falun Gong. The police officers in the Fourth Ward punished her and tortured her. One time she was sent to the intensive training team after she she had a disagreement with the police. In the intensive training team, the police officers frequently held her to the ground and beat her. She was not given enough food. Ms. Liang walked with a limp due to the torture.
Ms. Lu Shumin was on long-term hunger strike to protest the persecution. She was not allowed to sleep when she was at the brainwashing center. This caused her mind to become blank frequently. She could not even remember what she did a few minutes before, but the prison police said that she pretended to behave this way. They further intensified beating her, verbally abusing her, and forcing her to stand for long periods of time.
9. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Nangang District Police Department Took 19 Practitioners into Custody
On August 10, 2006, the Nangang District Police Department took 19 practitioners into custody. Currently, the State Security Division within the Nangang Police Department has set up a special task force to interrogate the practitioners.
National Security Department in Nangang Public Security Sub-bureau: 86-451-87664172
10. [Hengyang City, Hunan Province] Practitioner Wang Jiding Illegally Sentenced to Prison by Shigu District Court in Hengyang City
On September 13, 2006, the Shigu District Court in Hengyang City illegally sentenced Dafa practitioner Mr. Wang Jiding to four years in prison. Wang Jiding has been illegally imprisoned for nearly one year by the 610 Office in Hengyang City. He has submitted an appeal to the intermediate court.
11. [Luohe City, Henan Province] Dafa Practitioners Zhai Xiuhua and Lu Quncheng Taken into Custody
Ms. Zhai Xiuhua, a retired employee from the first paper factory in Luohe City, Henan Province, was followed and apprehended by the police when she was posting Falun Gong truth-clarification materials at the Dahe Township Suburb area of Luohe City on the evening on September 15. She was handcuffed for the entire night at the Dahe Township Police Station and was sent to another police department the next day.
Practitioner Ms. Lu Quncheng from Dajingzhuang, Ganhechen Township, Luohe City, Henan Province was arrested by police officer Yang Jie and four other people when she was working in the fields on September 14. She has not come back since then.
12. [Panshi City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Cao Yumin Illegally and Secretly Sentenced to Prison
Recently, Panshi Court secretly sentenced Dafa practitioner Ms. Cao Yumin from Panshi City, Jilin Province to four years in prison without notifying anybody. Currently, she is illegally detained at the detention center in Panshi City.
It has been exposed that practitioner Ms. Ma Jinxiu from Ningcheng Town, Panshi City, Jilin Province will be sentenced from four to seven years in prison. She is now detained at Panshi City Detention Center.
Xu Wei, Chief of Panshi City Court, office: 86-432-5251301
Sun Guojun, Judge in Chief of Panshi City, office: 86-432-5251333
610 Office director, Zho Huilin: 86-432-5226986
13. [Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region] Nanning Railroad Court Illegally Puts a Dafa Practitioner on Trial
A family member of Dafa practitioner Mr. Yao Nanping from Yulin City, Guangxi Zhaung Autonomous Region received a notice indicating that Naning Railroad Court would illegally hold court against Mr. Yao at 8:30 a.m. on September 28, 2006.
14. [Tianshui City, Gansu Province] Ms. Dong Peilan and Other Practitioners Taken into Custody
Dafa practitioner Ms. Dong Peilan from Qinzhou District, Tianshui City and two other practitioners from Maiji District were arrested by special agents from the National Security Department in Tianshui City when they went to get Falun Gong truth-clarification materials on the afternoon of September 14. The materials were taken away. In the afternoon, the special agents arrested practitioner Ms. He Guiqin from Maiji District and confiscated all of her Falun Gong materials. He Guiqing was taken to Tianlan Hotel and was interrogated. She was released at 11:00 p.m.
15. [Ziyang City, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Wang Hongxia Arrested and Sent to a Brainwashing Center
The officials at the National Security Department in Ziyang City, Sichuan Province held brainwashing sessions in Yingjie Town, Yanjiang District to persecute Dafa practitioners. The practitioners who were illegally arrested include Ms. Wang Hongxia from Anyue County, Ms. Jiang Hongzhen from Jianyang City, practitioner Zhao from Jiajia Town, practitioner Zhang from Yangma Town and practitioner Chen from No. 431 factory.
16. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Practitioners Zhang Junying and Liu Hongxia Persecuted in the Heizuizi Labor Camp
Ms. Zhang Junying is currently detained in the 5th Brigade of the Heizuizi Labor Camp in Changchun City, Jilin Province. In order to try and force Ms. Zhang to renounce Falun Gong, the officials in the labor camp have subjected her to brainwashing and tortured her with sleep deprivation.
Ms. Liu Hongxia is currently detained in the 2nd Brigade of Heizuizi Labor Camp. September 19, 2006, was an official visitor's day for the 2nd Brigade and Ms. Lius mother, sister, and uncle traveled all the way from Jilin City to visit her; however, they were not allowed to meet her. After a long time, the officials finally let her uncle in to meet her because he is not a Dafa practitioner. Her mother and sister were pushed out of the reception room. When Ms. Liu came to the reception room, two camp guards were there to watch her.
The phone number for camp guard Liu of the 2nd Brigade is: 86-13570696112
17. [Kaifeng City, Henan Province] Two Female Practitioners Forcibly Taken into Custody
In the afternoon of September 16, 2006, the police of Kaifeng City forcibly took practitioner Ms. Peng Sulan into custody. On the afternoon of the same day, police took away another female practitioner from her home. Their detention locations are unknown.
18. [Beijing] Practitioner Yang Shijie Sentenced to Two Years of Forced Labor
On August 8, 2006, Ms. Yang Shijie, a practitioner from Fushun County, Beijing, was sentenced to two years of forced labor. Her family has not received any notice yet. On August 24, 2006, Ms. Yang was sent to Daxing County Dispatching Department.
19. [Hengyang City, Hunan Province] Practitioner Ms. Qu Guangyue Taken into Custody
At 9:20 a.m. on August 29, 2006, Ms. Qu Guangyue, a practitioner from Donglin Village, Zhuantang Town, Qidong County, Hunan Province, was taken into custody and sent to the Qidong County Detention Center.
20. [Hebei Province] Practitioner Mr. Cao Shunting Detained in the Jidong Prison
On January 18, 2006, Mr. Cao Shunting, a Dafa practitioner, was detained in the Xinqian Police Station in Fengnan District, Tangshan City, Hebei Province. The director of the Xinqian Police Station, Cao Junjie, ordered the police to torture Mr. Cao. They handcuffed his hands, sealed his mouth with tape, poured ice cubes into his shirt and pants, and used two electric batons to shock him. They released him after they finished their dinner that night. Later, police from Qianying Town Police Station attempted to arrest Mr. Cao and he was forced to become homeless. After the Chinese New Year holiday, Mr. Cao went back to work, but police from the Qianying Town Police Station arrested and detained him in the Fengnan District Detention Center for nearly half a year. Later, Mr. Cao was sentenced to three years in prison and was transferred to Jibei Prison. He is currently still detained there.
Cao Junjie, Director of Xinqian Police Station: 86-315-3064648 (Office), 86-315-8560088 (Home)
Song Chenliang, Director of Jibei Prison: 86-315-8327666 (Office), 86-315-8327966 (Home), 86-311-83807666 (Home), 86-13930530566 (Cell), 86-13832978666 (Cell)
Peng Yanjie, Political Committee Director of Jibei Prison: 86-315-8327888 (Office), 86-315-8502668 (Home), 86-13903157108 (Cell)
21. [Huaihua City, Hunan Province] Eight Practitioners Were Mistreated Lately
On the morning of September 18, 2006, police from Yingfeng Police Station ransacked practitioner Ms. Yang Guizhus home. Ms. Yang was arrested and is currently detained in Huaihua City First Detention Center.
On the afternoon of September 18, 2006, the following practitioners homes were ransacked and their Dafa books were confiscated. They are Ms. Chou Hongying, Ms. Yang Chunlan, Ms. Liu Bolan and Wang Zong.
At the same time, police and officials from the 610 Office also harassed practitioners Ms. Tang Anju, Mr. Yang Xiufeng and Mr. Teng Yun at their homes. The details are unknown.
22. [Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province] Police Ransacked Practitioner Xu Jings Home and Took Her into Custody
On the morning of September 16, 2005, twenty-five policemen from Xiaodian Police Station in Taiyuan City ransacked practitioner Ms. Xu Jings home and took her into custody. They confiscated two big bags of Dafa materials.
23. [Huangchuan County, Henan Province] Practitioner Yu Jingchun Reported to Authorities and Arrested
On September 13, 2006, practitioner Ms. Yun Jingchun was explaining to people the truth about the persecution of Falun Gong and asking people to withdraw from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its affiliated organizations in Chengguan Town, Huangchuan County. She was reported to the Security Brigade of Huangchuan County and then arrested. Ms. Yun is currently detained in Xingyang City First Detention Center.
Chen Lin, the head of the Security Brigade of Huangchuan County: 86-376-27049 (Office), 86-376-3924666 (Home), 86- 13803761101 (Cell)
Dong Jiaqiang, director of the 610 Office of Huangchuan County: 86-376-3932212 (Office), 86-376-3933960 (Home), 86-13608478838 (Cell)
Chen Hong, assistant director of the 610 Office of Huangchuan County: 86-376-3932216(office), 86-376-3916250 (Home), 86-13837627898 (Cell)
24. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Dafa Practitioner Liu Zhongping Forcibly Taken to Xinjin Brainwashing Center
Dafa practitioner Ms. Liu Zhongping from the railway passenger transportation section in Chengdu is 53 years old and is unmarried. Because she practices Falun Dafa, she was put under house arrest for a long time by her community, Wukuaishi. The perpetrators specially constructed a small room at her home entrance, and three people took turns monitoring her around the clock every day. Each month, the cost for the monitors is more than 1,000 yuan. In order to save the expense, Community Chief Luo Yunzhong forcefully sent Liu Zhongping to Xinjin Brainwashing Center in August.
Community Chief Luo Yunzhong's telephone: 86-13111883029 (Cell)
25. [Tianjin] Dafa Practitioners Qu Yuqing and Ms. Meng Taken into Custody
Dafa practitioner Ms. Qu Yuqing from Yixing Port, Beichen area in Tianjin City was tracked and arrested while going out to pay her electricity bill on the morning of September 18.
Moreover, practitioner Ms. Meng from Hebei area, who rented a place at Yixing Port, was also taken away. The 10 boxes of printing paper at her residence were confiscated.
26. [Qingdao City, Shandong Province] Four Dafa Practitioners Imprisoned at Hongdao Police Station
On the evening of September 17, 2006, Dafa practitioners Mr. Zhao Yanghe, Ms. Zhao Shumei (husband and wife), Ms. Zhao Yuqun, Ms. Han Suhua, Ms. Zhang Shufang and Mr. Liu Fuxin from Chengyang area in Qingdao City were illegally arrested and their property was confiscated.
Zhao Yanghe and Zhao Yuqun escaped later with the help of villagers. The other four practitioners are currently imprisoned at the Hongdao local police department.
Hongdao Police Station telephone: 86-532-87831061
Hongdao joint security director, Xiao Jitai: 86-13793243618
Hongdao comprehensive management office deputy manager, Jiao Huiben: 86-532-87831025 (Home), 86-532-87812844, 86-13964287206 (Cell)
27. [Beijing] Dafa Practitioner Ms. Deng Kefang Taken into Custody
On September 18, Dafa practitioner Ms. Deng Kefang (over 40 years old) from Tongzhou District was
taken into custody by the State Security Division of Tongzhou Police Department.
Tongzhou Police Department in Beijing: 86-10-69553965
Beijing Police Department: 86-10-82395248
Beijing Police Department communications center: 86-10-69542623
28. [Tianjin] Dafa Practitioner Meng Qingying under Persecution
On the morning of September 18, a practitioner went to a room rented by Dafa practitioner Ms. Meng Qingying at Yixingfu, Beichen District, Tianjin City, to get truth-clarification materials and was tracked. This practitioner and Meng Qingying were taken away by the Yixingfu local police. The police turned the whole room upside down during their search. Because she firmly practiced Dafa, Meng Qingying was sent to Caozhuangzi in Tianjin. Her family members reported, after a visit to Caozhuangzi, that she was beaten fiercely there.
29. [Mengyin County, Shandong Province] Facts of the Persecution of Dafa Practitioners in the Area
Agents from the Shandong Provincial 610 Office arrived at Mengyin County bringing monitoring instruments such as scanners and so on. They found two Dafa practitioners' truth-clarification materials production sites. They arrested these two practitioners at the scene and snatched all the materials and equipment. The provincial 610 Office then coordinated with the Linyi area Mengyin County 610 Office, the police department, and the National Security Brigade to search for all the known Dafa practitioners in Mengyin County house by house. The known practitioners include: Mr. Yang Zhenfang, Mr. Liu Yuanjie, Mr. Gong Maocheng, Mr. Qi Jianting, and Mr. Qi Jianhua. The materials and equipment at their homes were completely searched out and taken away. There are many other arrested practitioners whose names are unknown.
30. [Laizhou City, Shandong Province] Dafa Practitioner Liu Hongying Taken into Custody
On September 18, 2006, at 4:30 p.m., the National Security Brigade Chief Liu Jingbing in Laizhou City, Shandong Province, led Shi Bintao and a group of police to Dafa practitioner Ms. Liu Hongyings store. They forcefully took her away and brought her to the "brainwashing center" at Shidianzi in Laizhou City. They also snatched her computer, Dafa books, Dafa materials, and other items from her home.
31. [Yishui County, Shandong Province] Dafa Practitioner Ms. Wu Yuye Taken into Custody
Dafa practitioner Ms. Wu Yuye was reported to the authorities while distributing truth-clarification materials at the police department's family quarters on the evening of September 16, 2006, and was taken into custody by the State Security Division.
County 610 Office director, Li Dong: 86-539-2260145 (Home), 86-539-2251688 (Office), 86-13705398152 (Cell)
County 610 Office assistant director, Yu Huafeng: 86-13583911001 (Cell)
County 610 Office assistant director, Liu Kejian: 86-13954950369 (Cell)
32. [Tianshui City, Gansu Province] Many Dafa Practitioners Arrested
Around 1:00 p.m. on September 14, 2006, two Dafa practitioners (husband and wife) were arrested by eight officers from the National Security Team when they went to Deyuan Supermarket in Qinzhou District, Tianshui City. Later, their house was ransacked. It was learned on September 15 that the police arrested 15 practitioners (one from Qinzhou District and 14 from Maiji District ). They are now unlawfully detained in the detention center of Maiji District. Among the practitioners from Qinzhou District, Ms. Dong Peilan (the owner of the Deyuan Supermarket) was arrested on July 2 and detained for one month. The police fined her 4,000 yuan.
33. [Zibo City, Shandong Province] Wang Xiurong and Five Other Dafa Practitioners from Zhangdian District Were Arrested by the 610 Office
The 610 Office of Zibo City: 86-533--3915507
The Director of the 610 Office: Yue Jiling
Division Head, Chen Zongkai: 86-533-3918600
34. [Longjiang County, Heilongjiang Province] Dafa Practitioners He Shuhua and Li Yan Were Arrested
Dafa practitioner Ms. Li Yan from Longjiang County, Heilongjiang Province, was arrested by the police bureau of Longjiang County on September 14, 2006. A notebook computer was confiscated. The policemen interrogated Ms. Li about where the notebook computer came from. She told the police that it was borrowed from He Shuhua. Ms. He Shuhua was subsequently arrested in the early morning on September 15th and her house was ransacked.
The Police Bureau of Longjiang County: 86-452-5328512
Deputy Director of the Police Bureau of Daqing City, Liang Ximing: 86-452-6390005 (Office), 86-452-6390988 (Home), 86-13329500004 (Cell)
The Director of the Political Division, Wang Chunru: 86-452-6368499 (Office), 86-452-4688828 (Home), 86-13329500009 (Cell)
35. [Laiyang City, Shandong Province] Dafa Practitioner Bao Jinlian Arrested
Ms. Bao Jinlian is 61 years old. She is a villager in Beituanwang Village, Tuanwang Town, Laiyang City, Shandong Province. On the morning of August 25, 2006, she was arrested by personnel from the office of Family Planning and the 610 Office when she was distributing truth-clarifying materials at a fair in Tuanwang City. Bao Jinliang has already been transferred to Laiyang Detention Center.
36. [Tianjin] Dafa Practitioner Gong Wenyu Arrested
Dafa practitioner Ms. Gong Wenyu, 63 years old, lives at the North 8th District of the Athletic College. On July 27, 2006, she was arrested by the police station of the Athletic College and her house was ransacked.
37. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Elderly Dafa Practitioner Yu Xinmin Arrested
Dafa practitioner Mr. Yu Xinmin (62 years old) from Sunjialou Village, and Mr. Gao Junzhong (68 years old) from Gaojiazhuang Village, Tanfang Town, Qingzhou City, Shandong Province were arrested at their home on the afternoon of September 12, 2006.
38. [Shandong Province] Dafa Practitioner Zuo Aifen from Shengli Petroleum Oil Fields Arrested Again
On the afternoon of September 18, 2006, Dafa practitioner Ms. Zuo Aifen from the Shenbei Hospital of Shengli Petroleum, Dongying City, Shandong Province was arrested again by the Shengli Petroleum 610 Office, the National Security Brigade of the Binbei Sub-bureau, and the Police Bureau of Binhai City. She was sent to a brainwashing center for further persecution.
The Party Secretary of the Shengbei Neighborhood, Zhang Guangjian: 86-546-8721331 (Office), 86-546-8732292 (Home), 86-13963371887 (Cell)
Brainwashing Center of the Corporation of Natural Gas Transportation: 86-546-8773202
Director of the brainwashing center, Xu Tingde: 86-546-8778829 (Office), 86-546-8781658 (Home)
The Head of the brainwashing class, Wang Zhiqiang: 86-546-8784770 (Office), 86-546-8551737 (Home), 86-13054622969 (Cell)
39. [Jieyang City, Guangdong Province] Dafa Practitioners Li Hanrong and Li Peiqing (Married Couple) Arrested
On the evening of September 13, 2006, Dafa practitioners Ms. Li Hanrong and Mr. Li Peiqing, a married couple from Jieyang City, Guangdong Province, were detained by villagers when they were distributing truth-clarification materials about Falun Gong in Qitou Village, Fengtang Town, Chaoan County, Guangdong Province. They were arrested on the same evening by the Fengtang Police Station and unlawfully detained in the Chaoan County Detention Center.
40. [Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province] The Brainwashing Center of Wuxi City is Unlawfully Holding Ms. Gu Modi and Another Dafa Practitioner in Custody for an Extended Period of Time
The 610 Office of Wuxi City: 86-510-82701610
Director of the brainwashing center, Wang Jian: 86-510-85069622