(Clearwisdom.net) Note: The following is a shortened version of a longer and more detailed article that appeared on the Minghui.org website (Chinese version of Clearwisdom.net).
Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Liu Hongjun and his wife Ms. Fu Shuyuan (also a practitioner, around 50), lives in Shouguang City, Shandong Province. On July 20, 1999, Ms. Fu Shuyuan was arrested and held for 28 hours, while during the same month in 1999, Mr. Liu Hongjun was arrested and held for seven days. Ms. Fu Shuyuan was forced to watch television programs that slandered Falun Dafa. From October to November in 1999, 100 yuan was taken from Mr. Liu and he was detained. Ms. Fu was arrested and 17,500 yuan was taken from her.
In late June 2000, Mr. Liu Hongjun, his father Mr. Liu Yingjie, and Ms. Fu Shuyuan went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong. They were arrested and taken back to the Shouguang Town Committee Office. Mr. Liu Yingjie was detained for five days and sent to the Shouguang City Detention Center after he was extorted of 2500 yuan. He was then detained for a month. Ms. Fu was placed in a criminal detention center for 28 days and not released until she was extorted of 4000 yuan.
Later, Mr. Liu Hongjun and his wife were taken to the Shouguang Town Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Committee Office. The officers beat them with electric batons, rubber batons and bamboo sticks. One of these officers, Cui Guangxian (head of the Judicatory Bureau) trampled on Mr. Liu Hongjun's foot. Mr. Liu had to leave through the window one night and stayed away from home for two years to avoid being arrested. The deputy head of the CCP, Liu Xizhong (male) got very angry. He and other officers including Zhang Guozhong (male), Hao Yong (male), Pang Xiaohui (male) and Cui Guangxian (male) beat Ms. Fu viciously. The beating lasted two days and resulted in injury with swelling. Ms. Fu was not allowed to sleep. After she was detained for over 50 days, she was forced to pay 7000 yuan and only then could she return home.
On February 3, 2000, Ms. Fu Shuyuan was again arrested and sent to the Shouguang Town CCP Committee Office where she was badly beaten. In the winter of 2001, she had to leave home. In February 2002, she was again arrested and sentenced to over two years of forced labor. Mr. Liu Hongjun was later arrested and sentenced to fourteen years in prison. He is now detained at Ji'nan City First Prison in Shandong Province. During the period from 1999 to 2001, Mr. Liu Hongjun's family was extorted of 31,100 yuan in total.
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Liu Shumei, over 50 years old, is a resident of
Beiguan Village, Shengcheng Street Neighborhood in Shouguang City. She was
arrested for the third time and taken to the Shouguang Town Government Office on
January 2, 2000. Town government officials forced her to curse Falun Dafa and
Master. She was handcuffed and forced to stand outside in the cold. They slapped
her on the face and beat her while standing in a circle. Ms. Liu Shumei's head
and chest were injured and her lower back was also hurt. After being tortured
for twenty-eight days, she was extorted of 12,700 yuan and then released.
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Wang Guilan, 70, is a resident of Shili Village, Shengcheng Street Administration in Shouguang City. Her three daughters are also practitioners. On July 23, 1999, Ms. Wang Guilan was extorted of 800 yuan. In the middle of the night on November 23, 1999, four or five people from Shouguang Town broke into Ms. Wang Guilan's house. Her daughters Ms. Zhao Suhong and Zhao Suyan were taken to the Shouguang Town CCP Committee Office and were detained for 30 days. They were scolded and beaten without cause and were extorted of 2000 yuan. On June 20, 2000, Ms. Wang Guilan and her daughters Ms. Zhao Suhong and Ms. Zhao Suyan were again taken to the Shouguang Town CCP Committee Office. They were shocked with electric batons for a long period by Cui Guangxian and sustained injuries all over their bodies. Cui Guangxian extorted 400 yuan from Ms. Wang Guilan and 400 yuan from Zhao Suhong. On May 20, 2003, policemen led by Mao Dexing (male) from the Shouguang Anti-Religion Group broke into Ms. Wang Guilan's house and took her computer, Dafa books and cash (valued at 565 yuan). The five members of Ms. Wang Guilan's family had to leave home to avoid being arrested. On September 16, 2003, policemen from the Shouguang Anti-Cult Group handcuffed Ms. Zhao Chunping, Ms. Wang Guilan's daughter, to a chair. Three policemen shocked her hand with an electric baton and did not allow her to sleep all night. The next day she was taken by Li Tongzhong, from the Shouguang 610 Office, to a brainwashing class in the Weifang City School of Industry.
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Zhao Suping is a resident of Shili Village, Shengcheng Street Administration in Shouguang City. In May 2003, seven or eight policemen went to her house and searched for Dafa materials. Ms. Zhao was taken to the 610 Office and detained for three days and two nights. During her detention, two policemen used electric batons to shock her breast and back, and burned her face and hands with the tip of a cigarette. She was not allowed to sleep and was cursed. She was not released until she was extorted of 3000 yuan.
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Sang Peixiang is 45 years old. Since July 20, 1999, she has been harassed nearly every day by evil people from Shouguang Town. On December 28, 1999, Ms. Sang and five other people were arrested and taken to the town government office. Cui Guangxian, Li Yang and other officers handcuffed them. The practitioners were beaten with rubber clubs, their handcuffs were stepped on, their hands were beaten with rulers, and they were forced to stand. On May 28, 2000, Ms. Sang Peixiang went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong. She was arrested and taken back to the town government office. She was tortured there for over sixty days and not released until she was extorted of 1500 yuan. On April 20, 2002, she was arrested by policemen including Zhao Chunli, the head of the Shouguang City Anti-religion Group, and was extorted of 3000 yuan.