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Persecution Facts in Shabei Neighborhood, Chuanhui District, Zhoukou City, Henan Province

June 16, 2007 |  

(Clearwisdom.net) Note: The following is a shortened version of a longer and more detailed article that appeared on the minghui.ca website (Chinese version of Clearwisdom.net).

Previously Unreported Incidences of Persecution

Ms. Shen YanLing Sentenced to Three Years of Forced Labor

Practitioner Ms. Shen Yanling was arrested due to her firm belief in Falun Dafa, and was detained 47 days in the Xihua Detention Center. Her family was extorted of more than 9,000 yuan, and she is in Zhengzhou City Labor Camp serving a three year term.

Ms. Li Suling Tortured and Detained More Than Two Years

Practitioner Ms. Li Suling, in her 40s, was a welding worker in Zhoukou City Packaging Machinery Factory. On July 13, 2000, she was arrested by State Security Agents, and was under the custody of the Division office. She went on a hunger strike for nine days before regaining her freedom on August 10, 2000.

In the early morning of October 9, 2000, State Security Agent Wang Guosheng (male) arrested her, interrogating her for four days while torturing her with sleep deprivation. She was not allowed to eat or drink. She was tied up with ropes (1) twice per night, for a total of six times, and she was in so much pain that she almost fainted.

In January 2001, Ms. Li Suling was sentenced to three years of forced labor. Due to her physical condition, she was rejected by the camp, but she was still detained at the State Security Division until she was so weak that they were fearful of being responsible for her life. She was then released after being in custody for two years and four months.

Mr. Cheng Jingfu Beaten More Than Twenty Times in Detention Center

Practitioner Mr. Cheng Jingfu's home was twice ransacked, and he was arrested in November 1999. The police handcuffed him to a tree or inside the office for two days, and then detained him in the detention center where he was brutally beaten more than twenty times. Procuratorial officials extorted 6,000 yuan from him, and detention center officials extorted another 5,500 yuan.

Mr. Gao Biming Mistreated Repeatedly

Practitioner Mr. Gao Biming is a small business owner. He went to Beijing in 1999 to appeal for the right to practice Falun Gong. Agent Li Yuzheng (male) extorted 6,000 yuan from him. In March 2003, he was robbed of another 2,000 yuan due to signing his name on an appeal letter during the two Congress time period.

In December 2003, police ransacked his home, detained him in a detention center, and extorted another 1,000 yuan from him. Agent Li Yuzheng extorted another 8,000 yuan after he was released.

Summary of Persecution Facts on Other Practitioners

Ms. Li Yanhui, home ransacked twice, arrested, detained, sent to forced labor in Zhengzhou City Women's Labor Camp.
Ms. Wang Yan, went to appeal on July 20, 1999, arrested, detained, and sent to forced labor with a three year term.
Ms. Yang Yu, home ransacked twice, arrested, detained, extorted of 7,000 yuan.
Ms. Gu Hong, went to Beijing to appeal in October 1999, sent to forced labor for two years, and extorted 2,500 yuan.
Ms. Song Jie, went to Beijing to appeal in October 1999, was arrested and extorted of 7,500 yuan.
Ms. Song Xia, arrested twice, home ransacked four times, and extorted of 50,000 yuan.
Ms. Wang Yulan, home ransacked, arrested, detained, and extorted of 6.400 yuan.
Mr. Liu Maoxiu, arrested by Agent Huang Jinqi in 2000, detained, and extorted of 5,000 yuan.
Mr. Zhou Xiajie, extorted of 20,000 yuan.
Mr. Sun Yantao, Agent Li Yuzheng and Huang Jinqi (male) extorted 10,000 yuan.
Ms. Sun Ying, home ransacked twice, arrested in October 1999, and extorted of 1,000 yuan.
Ms. Meng Mei, arrested in 2002, home ransacked, detained, and sent to forced labor.
Mr. Han Lin, arrested in 2002, home ransacked, detained.
Mr. Wang Hua, arrested by Agent Li Yuzheng and Huang Jinqi, under police custody, extorted 10,000 yuan, home ransacked twice.
Ms. Ren Junying, home ransacked twice, arrested, extorted of 30,000 yuan.
Ms. Li Sufen, arrested in July 2000, Agent Li Yuzheng extorted 5,000 yuan.
Ms. Li Lianying, home ransacked in December 2000. Agent Huang Jinqi extorted 5,000 yuan.
Mr. Zhang Bingli, home ransacked in December 2000. Agent Wang Yong (male) extorted 7,000 yuan.
Ms. Jiang Hailan, home ransacked in December 2000. Agent Wang Yong (male) extorted 5,000 yuan.
Mr. Jiang Li, home ransacked twice. Agent Li Yuzheng and others extorted 9,000 to 10,000 yuan.
Ms. Shao Hong, home ransacked twice, detained, and extorted of 9,000 to 10,000 yuan.
Ms. Su E, home ransacked, arrested, detained, sent to three years of forced labor.
Mr. Yang (first name unknown, non-practitioner), agents could not find his nephew, who is a practitioner, and then detained him ten days by Huang Jinqi and Shabei Neighborhood Administration.
Ms. Shi Xia. arrested by Li Yuzheng, detained, on a hunger strike for twelve days, and extorted of 2,500 yuan.
Mr. Liang Guo'en, arrested and detained 15 days in February 2000, and extorted of 750 yuan.
Mr. Liang Mingli, arrested and detained twice in Huaiyang County Detention Center, and extorted of 2,000 yuan.
Ms. Li Ximei, home ransacked in 2002, arrested, detained, and extorted of 1,500 yuan.
Ms. Yang Guifang, extorted of 5,000 yuan by agents Li Yuzheng, Huang Jinqi, and Liu Yingdong (male).
Ms. Chen Darong, home ransacked three times, arrested and detained once, and extorted of more than 1,000 yuan.

(1) "Tying the rope," a type of brutal torture, refers to putting a thin nylon rope around the back of a person's neck, and then wrapping it around both shoulders down to each arm loop by loop, and then over each hand. The rope is tightened to its limit, cutting into the flesh. Both arms are forced behind the back and raised to the extreme, and then both thumbs are tied with a rope and locked to the rope that goes around the back of the neck. The person tortured in this way is then kicked to kneel down on the floor. The rope is released about one hour later, and then the person is tied up like this again a second time, then a third time. See photo illustration on http://www.clearwisdom.net/emh/articles/2004/9/18/52553.html, see pencil illustration http://www.clearwisdom.net/emh/articles/2004/10/5/53164.html