Additional Persecution News from China - May 3, 2007 (27 Reports)
- [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Recent Situations of Practitioners Being Arrested in Kaiping District
- [Shanhaiguan Touring Zone, Hebei Province] Recent Persecution Facts
- [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Ye Liugui and Ms. Tian Xi'e Forcibly Taken to a Brainwashing Class
- [Wenshan County, Yunnan Province] Persecution Facts about Ms. Wang Chunlan
- [Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province] Four Falun Dafa Practitioners from Taiyuan City Arrested at Around 1:00 a.m. on April 29, 2007 by Police from Quyang County Police Department
- [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Chai Shuhu Arrested
- [Mudanjiang City, Heiongjiang Province] Persecution Facts about Mudanjiang City Prison
- [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Da Shangling Arrested
- [Xinhuang County, Hunan Province] Ms. Gan Qiaoying Arrested by 610 Office and State Security Agents
- [Hejian City, Hebei Province] Ms. Chen Shuwen and Ms. Wang Dafen Arrested
- [Jilin City, Jilin Province] Mr. Yu Wenzhong and His Family Members Arrested
- [Guangxi Autonomous Region] Ms. Xu Liumei Not Allowed to Attend Her Husband's Funeral
- [Chao'an County, Guangdong Province] Ms. Lin Shaoyi Forcibly Taken to Brainwashing Class
- [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Recent Situations of Several Detained Practitioners in Wuhan City
- [Jilin City, Jilin Province] Mr. Wu Jianying Arrested
- [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Additional Information about Arrests of Ms. Du Shufeng and Ms. Cheng Shuxiang
- [Guangling County, Shani Province] Ms. Tian Jin'e and Ms. Wang Xiaoping Arrested
- [Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province] Six Falun Dafa Practitioners Either Arrested or Their Homes Were Ransacked
- [Weihai City, Shandong Province] Ms. Liu Dan Forcibly Taken to Wangcun Labor Camp
- [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Lai's Home Ransacked and He Was Forced to Leave
- [Beijing City] Ms. Li Kaizhu Detained
- [Qidong County, Hunan Province] Ms. Gui Fenxiu Arrested
- [Kangping County, Liaoning Province] Mr. Sun Lianjiang and Mr. Jing Guo'an Arrested
- [Ziyang City, Sichuan Province] Additional Persecution Facts on Ms. Dong Yuying
- [ Zhengzhou City, Henan Province] Ms. Bai Ying Sentenced with a Prison Term
- [Hebe Province] Persecution Facts about Mr. Pang Yongsheng
- [Shenze County, Hebei Province] Over Ten Practitioners Arrested
1. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Recent Situations of Practitioners Being Arrested in Kaiping District
At around 10:30 p.m. on April 6, 2007, Falun Dafa practitioners Mr. Xu Xiangzhi and Mr. Zhao Yuong from Dafenggu Village, Yuehe Township, Kaping District went out to deliver "Zhaun Falun" books and were arrested by policemen from the Kaiping District Department. At twenty minutes after midnight, the Kaiping District State Security Team Head Chen Yongwen (male) and Yuehe Township Police Station Head Fu Huaili (male) led about eight police officers in ransacking Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Xu Xiuchun's home. They took materials and possessions worth more than twenty thousand yuan. Practitioners Ms. Tong Baofeng and Ms. Xu Cuihua were visiting Ms. Xu Xiuchun. The police tried to arrest them as well, but Ms. Xu Cuihua escaped. The police took Ms. Xu Xiuchun and Ms. Tong Baofeng into custody in the basement of Kaiping District Department. Ms. Tong Baofeng was released the next morning due to lack of evidence. Currently Mr. Xu Xiangzhi, Mr. Zhao Yunlong, and Ms. Xu Xiuchun are detained in Toangshan City First Detention Center.
State Security agents (both male) of Kaiping District Police Department, Chen
Yongwen, Liu Zhanfeng: 86-315-3364514
Yuehe Township Police Station Head Fu Huaili (male): 86-13832986920 (Cell)
Police Officer Xu Jinshan (male, harassed family members went to request releasing): 86-13785572364 (Cell)
Yuehe Township Police Station: 86-315-2982091
2. [Shanhaiguan Touring Zone, Hebei Province] Recent Persecution Facts
Six Falun Dafa practitioners from Shanhaiguan Zone, Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province were arrested on April 14, 2007. Among these six practitioners, Mr. Yang Xiaoyong has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and Mr. Zheng Zhicheng is still detained in the Qinhuangdao City First Detention Center. Mr. Wei Danquan, Mr. Cheng Chao, Mr. Liu Changfu, and Ms. An Yumin have all been sentenced to forced labor. We know that Mr. Cheng Chao is in the Tangshan City Labor Camp (located in Kaiping District) serving a 15-month term.
3. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Ye Liugui and Ms. Tian Xi'e Forcibly Taken to a Brainwashing Class
On April 16, 2007, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Ye Liugui from Wuchang District was forcibly taken to the Yangyuan Brainwashing Class located in Wuchang District.
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Tian Xi'e is an employee of Hongshan Hotel, located in Wuchang District. On the afternoon of March 19, 2007, she was forcibly taken from her home by 610 Office agents and police officers from the Shuiguahu Station and locked up at the Tangxunhu Brainwashing Class located in Hongshan District.
Hubei Province Hongshan Hotel operator, 86-27-87824112, Manager Wang Guohua (male)
4. [Wenshan County, Yunnan Province] Persecution Facts about Ms. Wang Chunlan
Ms. Wang Chunlan was an employee of the Wenshan Prefecture Chamber of Commerce. She previously suffered from hepatitis, among many other diseases. After cultivating Falun Gong, her mind and body were purified, and her mind nature upgraded.
The evil Chinese Communist Party (CCP) started persecuting Falun Gong on July 20, 1999. Brainwashing classes attempted to forcibly "transform" Ms. Wang Chunlan multiple times. To avoid being arrested again, Ms. Wang Chunlan had to leave her home for six months. After she returned home, her employer dismissed her just because she practiced Falun Gong. She ran a small business to make a living, but the police and 610 Office agents often harassed and threatened her.
On June 19, 2006, policeman Zhao Hua led a group of officers to ransack her home, and they took away truth-clarifying materials and discs. They arrested Ms. Wang Chunlan and detained her in the County First Detention Center, where she was brutally beaten, and forced to do heavy labor, otherwise they would not allow her to sleep. She had to labor until 2:00-3:00 a.m. every day.
On September 20, 2006, Ms. Wang Chunlan was sentenced to three years in prison. On January 13, 2007, Ms. Wang was secretly taken to the Yunnan Province Second Prison, and her family members were not allowed to visit her in the first three months.
Several days after Ms. Wang Chunlan was arrested, Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Wang Baoshun from Tapi Township, Wenshan County was also arrested. She was detained in Wenshan County Drug Rehabilitation Center and later transfered to Kunming City.
5. [Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province] Four Falun Dafa Practitioners from Taiyuan City Arrested at Around 1:00 a.m. on April 29, 2007 by Police from Quyang County Police Department
6. [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Chai Shuhu Arrested
At around 9:00 p.m. on April 29, 2007, Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Chai Shuhu (an employee of the Ranghu Street Train Station) was arrested by police from the Daqing City Department at his work place. Police ransacked his home and took his computer and printer, among other things.
7. [Mudanjiang City, Heiongjiang Province] Persecution Facts about Mudanjiang City Prison
In early April 2007, the Mudanjiang City Prison Administration planned to conduct another round of "transformation" on detained Falun Dafa practitioners. Falun Dafa practitioners were all shouting "Falun Dafa is Good!" The malicious plan failed. Eighth Ward Head Tang Xiaohui (male) and CCP Political Head Chen Zhanfeng (male) tortured Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Huang Guodong by locking him in a small cell (1) for 15 days.
8. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Da Shangling Arrested
On April 29, 2007, four to five policemen from the Erdao District Department and Dongzhan Station stormed into Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Dai Shangling's home. They hired a locksmith to open her outer door and broke through the inner door. They ransacked her home and took away Falun Dafa books, Master's photo, and exercise music tapes. Ms. Dai was first detained at the Dongzhan Police Station, and then taken to the Weizigou Detention Center on April 30, 2007, where she is currently still detained.9. [Xinhuang County, Hunan Province] Ms. Gan Qiaoying Arrested by 610 Office and State Security Agents
At around 5:00 p.m. on April 28, 2007, Xinhuang County State Security Division Head Yao Benxin (male) instructed a group of police officers to deceive Ms. Gan Qiaoying into opening her door. They then stormed into her house, ransacked it, and arrested her. She is currently detained in the Xinhuang County Detention Center.
State Security Division Head Yao Benxin: 86-13974544061 (Cell)
CCP Political and Judiciary Committee Secretary Yao Liansheng (male): 86-13607453346 (Cell)
610 Office Head Yang Qinglin (male): 86-13787562002 (Cell)
610 Office Head Li Xinmin (male): 86-13973073566 (Cell), 86-745-6696658 (Xiaolingting)
10. [Hejian City, Hebei Province] Ms. Chen Shuwen and Ms. Wang Dafen Arrested
On the evening of April 30, 2007, Falun Dafa practitioners Ms. Chen Shuwen and Ms. Wang Dafen (in her fifties) were arrested when passing out truth-clarifying materials in their home town, Longhuadian Township, Hejian City. They are now detained in the Hejin City Detention Center.
Hejian City Police Department Deputy Head Song Hejing (male, in charge of
persecution affairs): 86-317-3224400, 86-13315783107 (Cell), 86-13703272185
Political Security Office Head Zhao Tieqiao (male): 86-317-3222090, 86-1331575783 (Cell)
11. [Jilin City, Jilin Province] Mr. Yu Wenzhong and His Family Members Arrested
On the morning of April 30, 2007, Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Yu Wenzhong from Teidong Neighborhood, Longtan District, Jilin City, passed by the Guchuan Police Team on his way to work. A person wearing yellow ran out of a black vehicle, took Mr. Yu Wenzhong into custody, and then went to ransack his home. Mr. Yu Wenzhong's wife, Zhao Yanqiu, was not home. Police officers then rushed to Mr. Yu Wenzhong's older sister's house and found his wife just arriving. The police arrested Ms. Zhao Yanqiu and Mr. Yu Wenzhong's sister Yu Guizhen, and released them at 9:00 p.m. that night.
Mr. Yu Wenzhong is now detained in the Jilin City Third Detention Center. He has been brutally beaten and cannot walk on his own. He must be helped by two other people. His wife was also beaten, and her face is still swollen.
Police officer involved in this case, Xu Xuefeng: 86-13514457022 (cell)
12. [Guangxi Autonomous Region] Ms. Xu Liumei Not Allowed to Attend Her Husband's Funeral
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Xu Liumei is now detained in Guangxi Women's Forced Labor Camp. Her husband recently died, but the Camp Administration did not allow her to attend the funeral or return home until four days later. Seven to eight officers took Ms. Xu from the camp directly to a motel, did not allow her to go home, and only allowed her to stay for three days. They watched her constantly.
13. [Chao'an County, Guangdong Province] Ms. Lin Shaoyi Forcibly Taken to Brainwashing Class
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Lin Shaoyi from Gulou Village, Jinshi Town, Chao'an County was arrested around April 28, 2007, and her home was ransacked. Police took her to the Sanshui Brainwashing Class and ransacked other Falun Dafa practitioners' homes in her village as well.
14. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Recent Situations of Several Detained Practitioners in Wuhan City
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Shen Yanjiao was sentenced to four years in prison and is now detained in the Wuhan City First Women's Prison. She is appealing her case.
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Chen Liping from Hankou District was arrested in late October 2006. She refused to cooperate with the evil and was tortured by being hung by her handcuffs for eight days.
After the four practitioners were arrested while producing truth-clarifying materials together, Ms. Shang Yuting was sentenced to three years in prison. Another female practitioner (name unknown) was sentenced to two years in prison. They are detained in the Baifeng Prison. Ms. Peng Lihua enlightened along a evil way when she could not bear the pressure from her family. She has been released. Another male practitioner (name unknown) is missing.
15. [Jilin City, Jilin Province] Mr. Wu Jianying Arrested
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Wu Jianying was forcibly taken under police custody several months ago and has been detained in the city's Third Detention Center. On April 21, 2007, the Changyi District Court delivered an arrest warrant to her house, and her family has not been allowed to visit her.
16. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Additional Information about Arrests of Ms. Du Shufeng and Ms. Cheng Shuxiang
On April 25, 2007, Falun Dafa practitioners Ms. Du Shufeng and Ms. Cheng Shuxiang from Jinan City were passing out truth clarifying materials when they were both arrested by police officers from Beiyuan Town Station. They were both taken to the Zhonggong Detention Center at 9:00 p.m. the same day. On April 26, 2007, policemen from the Tianqiao District Department ransacked their homes and issued 30-day detention slips. Their families went to the Beiyuan Police Station to ask for their bike and electric bike, but they were refused and scolded by the police officers.
17. [Guangling County, Shani Province] Ms. Tian Jin'e and Ms. Wang Xiaoping Arrested
Falun Dafa practitioners Ms. Tian Jin'e and Ms. Wang Xiaoping are both from Guanling County. On April 29, 2007, they were arrested while posting truth clarifying materials in the morning, and are now detained in the Guangling County Detention Center.
Guangling County Police Department Operator: 86-352-8822462
Feng You (male): 86-13934250439 (Cell)
Liang Guiying (gender unknown): 86-13603526336 (Cell)
18. [Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province] Six Falun Dafa Practitioners Either Arrested or Their Homes Were Ransacked
From April 22-28, 2007, six Falun Dafa practitioners in Jiujiang City were arrested or had their homes ransacked. They are Mr. Wang Hechu and Ms. Yin Xiuchun (from Xunyang District), Mr. Yang Tangyi, Ms. Qin Hongying, Ms. Yan Jinfeng (from Lushan District), and a practitioner (name unknown) from Jiujiang County. Among these practitioners, Mr. Yang Tangyi and Ms. Yan Jinfeng are retired from the Jiujiang Apparatus Factory and the rest are self-employed.
19. [Weihai City, Shandong Province] Ms. Liu Dan Forcibly Taken to Wangcun Labor Camp
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Liu Dan from Weihai City has been sentenced to two years of forced labor. On April 30, 2007, she was taken to Wangcun Labor Camp by agent Ni Wei.
State Security Office of Economic Development Zone Police Department, Weihai City: 86-631-5982880
20. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Lai's Home Ransacked and He Was Forced to Leave
On the morning of April 16, 2007, many policemen from the Rixin Station in Xigang District surrounded Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Lai's home. Mr. Lai, 67, escaped with strong righteous thoughts, but he must now leave home to avoid being arrested.
On the evening of April 16, 2007, police from Rixin Station ransacked Mr. Lai's home and took all of his Falun Dafa books, Master's photo, and truth clarifying materials. They also took Mr. Lai's son-in-law's driver's license even though he is a non-practitioner. It was later requested back by his family members.
Mr. Lai has been forced to leave home for a long period of time, and he has been nearly arrested many times. His home was ransacked many times, his family is constantly harassed.
21. [Beijing City] Ms. Li Kaizhu Detained
On April 28, 2007, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Li Kaizhu (in her sixties) from Guanzhuang Area, Chaoyang District, was arrested and her home was ransacked by State Security Agents from the Chaoyang District Police Department. She is now detained in the Chaoyang District Detention Center. Her husband, who needs her care, is left at home alone.
Chaoyang District Detention Center: 86-10-65760427, 86-10-65475604
State Security Division of Chaoyang District Police Department: 86-10-8595-3550
Chaoyang District 610 Office: 86-10-6589-2288, ext. 320 or 322
Chaoyang District Police Department Head Xiao Xingguo (male): 86-10-65094217
22. [Qidong County, Hunan Province] Ms. Gui Fenxiu Arrested
At around 11:00 p.m. on April 17, 2007, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Gui Xiufen from Shitingzi Town, Qidong County, Hengyang City, Hunan Province was arrested by officers from the town police station.
23. [Kangping County, Liaoning Province] Mr. Sun Lianjiang and Mr. Jing Guo'an Arrested
On May 1, 2007, Falun Dafa practitioners Mr. Sun Lianjiang and Mr. Jing Guo'an (both from Kangping County) were arrested by police officers from the Development Zone Station while hanging banners.
24. [Ziyang City, Sichuan Province] Additional Persecution Facts on Ms. Dong Yuying
On February 15, 2007, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Dong Yuying from Ziyang City was arrested by police officers from Shanhai City. She was picked up several days later by police officers from the Ziyang City Department and detained in the Ziyang City Detention Center. Her family went to the Ziyang City 610 Office and State Security Division to request her release many times. They promised to release her one month later, but instead she was taken to the Yingjie Town Brainwashing Class.
25. [ Zhengzhou City, Henan Province] Ms. Bai Ying Sentenced with a Prison Term
On August 17, 2006, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Bai Ying was arrested, and she has been detained in the Zhengzhou City Fourth Detention Center ever since. She was sentenced to four years in prison before New Year's Day of 2007. She wants to appeal, and her family supports her action.
26. [Hebe Province] Persecution Facts about Mr. Pang Yongsheng
In October 2003, Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Pang Yongsheng (an employee of the Nanbao Branch of the Hebei Province Salt Bureau) was arrested when passing out truth-clarifying materials. Police officers Xiao Guilin (male, from the Jidong Prison) and Yang Ce (male, from the Nanbao Development Zone Department) led a group of officers to ransack his home. His employer supported the police and had him detained for two weeks at his work place, while his wife, Ye Hongxia, was detained for one week by her employer (the Jidong Prison Hospital).
In February 2004, Mr. Pang Yongsheng found his employer to try to clarify the truth to him with compassion. His administrators refused to listen to him and called police officer Yang Ce, etc. They forcibly took him to a brainwashing class located in the Tangshan City Textile School and locked him up there for three months. Mr. Pang was mentally and physically tortured, including being deprived of sleep, forced to stand for a whole day, being brutally beaten, etc. He became very thin and was dismissed from his position as head of the Financial Office. On April 26, 2007, his boss tried to threaten him because he persuaded others to quit the CCP.
Nanbao Branch of Hebei Province Salt Bureau, Head Bi Zhanfeng (male):
CCP Secretary Dong Dexin (male): 86-13603256376 (Cell)
Deputy Head Liu Jintao: 86-13832918788 (Cell)
Officers in charge of Persecution Falun Gong, Feng Yucai (male): 86-13831580538 (Cell)
27. [Shenze County, Hebei Province] Over Ten Practitioners Arrested
On April 29, 2007, more than ten Falun Dafa practitioners, including Mr. Ma Tongxin, had their homes ransacked and were arrested.
(1) Small cell - The detainee is locked up in a very small cell individually. The guards handcuff practitioners behind their backs in a fixed position, in which the practitioners can neither move nor lie down. The small cell is very damp and no sunshine comes in. Detainees have to urinate and defecate in the cell. Only half of a regular meal is served to detainees locked up in a small cell during the daytime. During the night, rats run about. The stench in the small cell is so bad that it is difficult to breathe.
May 2, 2007