Additional Persecution News from China August 23, 2006 (15 Reports)
1. [Changde City, Hunan Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Mr. Yao Zhou Sent to Changde City Mental Hospital
Changde City Mental Hospital
Ward No 1: 86-736-7272026 ext. 8028
Ward No 2: 86-736-7272026 ext. 8029
Ward No 3: 86-736-7272026 ext. 8030
2. [Sichuan Province] Practitioner Mr. Geng Dexin Held at Wumaping Prison
Practitioner Mr. Geng Dexin was sentenced to nine years in prison on August 3, 2006. He is being held at the Wumaping Prison. Visits from his family are banned.
3. [Boye County, Hebei Province] Police Arrest Practitioner Ms. Xiao Huandi
Dafa practitioner Ms. Xiao Huandi from Beizhu Village, Chengdong Township, Boye County was arrested by officers from the Boye County Police Department around August 12, 2006.
4. [Yishui, Shandong Province] Practitioner Mr. Liu Yuanzeng Still Detained
Practitioner Mr. Liu Yuanzeng from Daotuo Township, Yishui, Shandong Province, was sentenced to prison in 2002 and remains in Weibei Prison.
5. [Nanping City, Fujian Province] Mr. Huang Jianhua Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison
Practitioner Mr. Huang Jianhua, an employee of the Guangze County Tobacco Company in Nanping City, Fujian Province, was reported to the police in late 2005, with five other practitioners. It happened while the practitioners were distributing truth clarification materials. They were illegally arrested in Jianyang City. Mr. Huang Jianhua was sentenced to seven years in prison at the end of 2005 and is now being held at the Longyan Prison in Fujian Province. The situation of the other five practitioners is unknown.
6. [Dehui City, Jilin Province] Practitioners Ms. Lu Yafang, Ms. Yan Shujie and Ms. Zhao Shuxia Arrested
Practitioners Ms. Lu Yafang, Ms. Yan Shujie, and Ms. Zhao Shuxia from Songhuajiang Town, Dehui City, were arrested. Responsible people include officers from the Songhuajiang Police Department and from the Dehui National Security Division. The practitioners were taken to the Dehui 610 Office and badly beaten.
7. [Beijing] Update on Practitioners Ms. Zhang Xueqin, Ms. Chen Ping, and Ms. Sun Xiaoqin
Practitioner Ms. Sun Xiaoqin was arrested in February 2006. Officers from the Shangdi Police Department in Haidian District and from the Sujiatuo Town Police Department, took Ms. Zhang Xueqin and Ms. Chen Ping and her daughter to the Haidian Police Department. Ms. Zhang and Ms. Chen and her daughter were sent to the Daxing Labor Reeducation Dispatch Division to be persecuted.
8. [Jilin City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Mr. Hao Qingsheng Arrested; His Home Ransacked
Mr. Hao Qingsheng, 45 years old, lives at Division 1, Dalazi in Longtan Township. Officers from the Tiedong Police Department and from the Longtan Township administration in Jilin City arrested Mr. Hao at his home and ransacked it at 9:00 a.m. on August 21, 2006.
9. [Meihekou City, Jilin Province] Ms. Wu Juan Arrested
Officers from the Hongmei Town Police Department in Meihekou City, Jilin Province, arrested practitioner Ms. Wu Juan around 10:00 a.m. on August 21, 2006. They ransacked her home and took computer(s) and other items.
Hongmei Town Police Department: 86-448-4511305, 86-448-4512110
Hongmei Town Party Secretarys office: 86-448-451130
Zhang Baoliang, deputy secretary of the Hongmei Town Party Committee and head of the 610 Office: 86-448-4511303, 86-13331798515
10. [Dazhou City, Sichuan Province] Several Practitioners Arrested
Practitioners Ms. Tang Mengting, Ms. Chen Zhangbi, Ms. Song Xiaoqun, Ms. Liu Yan, Ms. Wang Yan, and Ms. Wang Qianzhen were arrested by officers from Wanyuan City National Security Bureau. 610 Office agents in Dazhou City arrested the following practitioners: Ms. Tang Mengting, Ms. Chen Zhangbi, Ms. Song Xiaoqun, Ms. Liu Yan, Ms. Wang Yan, and Ms. Wang Qianzhen. She was taken to a brainwashing center held at Wanyuan Normal School. The officials also ransacked her home and took her Dafa books.
Dazhu Town administration in Wanyuan City: 86-818-8622614
Guandu Town administration in Wanyuan City: 86-818-8738133
Huang Zhongping, main person heading the 610 Office: 86-818--8629839, 86-13982801873
Hou Congcheng, 610 Office agent: 86-818--8626378,86-818--8621077, 86-13982881977
Ye Xudong, head of the National Security Bureau: 86-818--8610125, 86-13508266773
11. [Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province] Ms. Xi Shujuan and Two Other Practitioners Arrested on August 18, 2006
12. [Chongqing ] Practitioner Ms. Yang Wenyu Detained
Nanchuan police arrested practitioner Ms. Yang Wenyu from the Banan District of Chongqing on July 18, 2006. She was being held at the Nanchuan City Detention Center, but officers from Banan District took her away in mid-August 2006. Her current whereabouts are unknown.
13. [Linfen City, Shanxi Province] Mr. Li Jianqiao Arrested
Practitioner Mr. Li Jianqiao from Xiangfen County, Linfen City, Shanxi Province, left home in July 2005 to avoid persecution. Mr. Li was arrested in Jinan City, Shandong Province, and he is now being held in Jinan City.
14. [Xichang City, Sichuan Province] Court Illegally Tries Practitioner Mr. Li Bangsheng on August 21, 2006
15. [Liaoning Province] Practitioners Held at Masanjia Forced Labor Camp
Masanjia Womens Forced Labor Camp is known as the "Masanjia 1102 Factory" to the outside. This factory is actually the No. 1 Womens Division of Masanjia Womens Forced Labor Camp, where many practitioners are held. Following are the names of some of the practitioners being held there: Ms. Cheng Hua, Ms. Zhan Yulan, Ms. Zhang Liping, Ms. Yang Xiufang, Ms. Jiang Weizhen, Ms. Zhang Lirong, Ms. Zou Xiuju, Ms. Li Meihua, Ms. Cui Defeng, Ms. Yang Ziwei, Ms. Yan Chunjiao, Ms. Wang Huinan, Ms. Wang Sufen, Ms. Zhang Guixiang, Ms. Xie Dewen, Ms. Zhang Jingyan, and Ms. Wang Guilian.
These practitioners were sentenced to forced labor:
Ms. Wang Baokun, 63 years old, three years;
Ms. Jiang Fengying, 60 years old, two years;
Ms. Chang Xueqian, 56 years old, two years;
Ms. Dong Linlin, 31 years old, three years;
Ms. Li Yaran, 31 years, two years.