Additional Persecution News from China - April 6, 2008 (72 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 53 cities or counties in 21 provinces. In this report 27 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detentions and at least 99 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Hebei Province] The Persecution of Practitioners at Shijiazhuang Women's Prison
Ms. Chen Xiangrong, Ms. Li Yueran and Ms. Zhang Li, who are being illegally held at the No. 11 Ward in Shijiazhuang Women's Prison, were subjected to severe torture. Ms. Chen has been on a hunger strike for two months to protest the persecution.
2. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Mr. He Jinzhong Illegally Arrested
Mr. He Jinzhong was illegally arrested at a residential area near his home on the morning of April 15, 2008, and his home was then ransacked. The police confiscated mp3 and mp4 players, two computers, satellite television equipment, books and VCDs. Mr. He is currently being held at Nanzhou Detention Center.
Mr. He, 48, was a senior business executive at Yuexiu Office, Guangdong Branch, Ping An Insurance Group Company of China. He received many awards from the company. He was illegally detained in 2002 and was released only after his family had been extorted out of more than 10 thousand yuan.
3. [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Ms. Ji Mei and Ms. Zhang Yu Illegally Arrested
Ms. Ji Mei was arrested on April 13, 2008, by officers from the Chengguan Police Sub-department, Lanzhou City Police Department. Her home was ransacked and computers and printers were confiscated.
Ms. Zhang Yu, who is in her forties, was arrested while clarifying the truth. She is being held at the Yuzhong Prison, Lanzhou City.
4. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Mr. Liang Xi'an, Ms. Luo Lijuan and Several Other Practitioners Illegally Arrested
Mr. Liang Xi'an, Ms. Luo Lijuan and several other practitioners in Guangzhou City have been arrested and their homes ransacked.
Ms. Zhao Ping and Ms. Wang Ying from Tianhe District were arrested on April 15, 2008, and held at the Tianhe Detention Center. Two sisters with the surname of Gao, as well as Mr. An Zi and Ms. Liu Huifeng in Guangzhou City were arrested.
5. [Jiaonan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhao Bingmei, Ms. Hu Guihua and Ms. Feng Xiuchun Illegally Arrested
Mr. Zhao Bingmei, Ms. Hu Guihua and Ms. Feng Xiuchun were arrested by officers from the Jiaonan City Police Department on April 7, 2008. They were escorted to Qingdao City Forced Labor Camp on April 13, 2008. Ms. Wu Guihua's husband was illegally sentenced to seven years of forced labor in 2002.
6. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Guo Fenglan and Ms. Zheng Chunzhen Arrested
Ms. Guo Fenglan and Ms. Zheng Chunzhen were arrested on April 3, 2008, and are being held at the Wuhan City No. 1 Detention Center.
7. [Zhucheng City, Shandong Province] Mr. Wang Pingsheng and Four Other Practitioners Were Arrested
During the evening of April 16, 2008, officers from the Zhucheng City Police Department forced their way into Mr. Wang Pingsheng's home at Xinhua Village, Mizhou Neighborhood. The police arrested Mr. Wang Pingsheng, Mr. Liu Beihong, Ms. Yu Ruiyan, Mr. Liu Yanzhuo and Ms. Li Fengying. The five practitioners were then taken to the Zhucheng City Detention Center.
8. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Hou Guihua Arrested
Ms. Hou Guihua, about 30 years old, is from Huaiyin District, Jinan City. She was reported while distributing truth-clarification materials on April 3, 2008, and was subsequently arrested. She is being held at the Shandong No. 1 Women's Forced Labor Camp.
9. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Ms. He Yunfang and Ms. Zhou Jinghua Arrested
Ms. He Yunfang was arrested by the National Security Division at noon on April 14, 2008, and her home was ransacked. Her whereabouts are currently unknown. Another practitioner, Ms. Zhou Jinghua, was arrested by officers from the Xiyuan Police Station on the morning of April 15, 2008.
10. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Mr. Mei Yanchang Illegally Detained at Mancheng Prison
Mr. Mei Yanchang from Liuguanying Village, Dawagndian Township, Xushui County, Baoding City, 37, was dismissed by his work unit for safeguarding the Fa.
While distributing the truth-clarification materials in 2001, Mr. Mei Yanchang and his wife were arrested and taken to the police station by people who did not know the truth about the persecution of Falun Gong. They were detained at a detention center where they were persecuted. In June 2003, the Xushui County Police Department, the Procuratorate and the local court sentenced Mr. Mei Yanchang to seven years of imprisonment. His wife was sentenced to three years in prison. She has since been released and is now back home.
11. [Baoji City, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Cai Xiufang Arrested
Police from the Weibing Police Department arrested Ms. Cai Xiufang at her home on April 14, 2008.
12. [Fuyang City, Anhui Province] Ms. Sun Wenlan Arrested
Ms. Sun Wenlan and four other practitioners were arrested at their homes on April 8, 2008.
13. [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Ms. Li Xiulan Illegally Detained at the City Police Department
Ms. Li Xiulan, Ms. Jin Junmei and her sister-in-law in Lanzhou City were arrested from Ms. Jin's home and were detained at the Lanzhou City Police Department.
14. [Datong City, Shanxi Province] Ms. Lu Caixia and Ms. Zhou Yanhong Arrested
Ms. Lu Caixia lives in the Datong Mining District. She was arrested by officers from the No. 7 Mining Police Department while clarifying the truth near the Yanya Mining Train Station on the afternoon of April 15, 2008. The evildoers then ransacked her house and confiscated some Falun Dafa books, Dafa materials and printers. Ms. Lu is currently being held at the Mining District Detention Center.
Ms. Zhou Yanhong lives in the Datong Mining District, Datong City. She was arrested while clarifying the truth near the Yongdingzhuang bus station, Datong Mining District. She is now being held at the Miing District Detention Center.
15. [Linzhou City, Henan Province] Ms. Han Cunxiu Arrested
On the afternoon of March 27, 2008, Ms. Han Cunxiu from Guilin Township, Linzhou City was reported by the Party Secretary of Guojiagang Village, Hejian Township while clarifying the truth there. She was then arrested and her home ransacked. The evildoers took away three computers, one printer and some truth-clarification materials. Ms. Han Cunxiu is still being illegally detained.
16. [Zhuzhou City, Hunan Province] Ms. Zhang Hejun in Zhuzhou City Arrested
Ms. Zhang Hejun in Zhuzhou City left her home and became homeless in order to avoid being illegally arrested in April 2007. During the evening of April 11, 2008, she was tailed and then arrested by officers from Zhuzhou City while working as a nanny in Hengyang City.
17. [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Ms. Mo Rong and Two Other Practitioners Arrested
Ms. Mo Rong was arrested on April 14, 2008, when she went to Chenggong to distribute truth-clarification fliers. Ms. Ye Bihua was also arrested at the same time. The two practitioners are being held at Chenggong Detention Center.
Ms. Yu Yuhui from Houxin Street, Kunming City, Yunnan Province was arrested by police from the Jinbi Police Station and her home was ransacked at around 11:00 p.m. on April 15, 2008.
18. [Huangshi City, Hubei Province] Ms. Li Zheng and Ms. Wu Chunxia Persecuted
Ms. Li Zheng of Huangshi City was taken to the Jianghan District Brainwashing Center, Wuhan City after her release from the forced labor camp.
Ms. Wu Chunxia was illegally sentenced to three years in prison in 2003 by the Huangshigang District Court. She was then sent to the Hubei Women's Prison for further persecution.
19. [Qiubei County, Yunnan Province] Mr. Zhou Defu and Several Other Practitioners Arrested
At around 5:00 p.m. on April 9, Mr. Zhou Defu and Mr. Yang Yingrong in Qiubei County went to the countryside to clarify the truth and distribute the "Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party." They were reported and then arrested by police from the Qiubei County Police Station. The evildoers ransacked the homes of another three practitioners and confiscated three computers. The whereabouts of Mr. Zhou Defu and Mr. Yang Yingrong are still unknown.
20. [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Ms. Zhang Guilan Arrested
Ms. Zhang Guilan in Lanzhou, Gansu Province was a retired employee of the Academy of Sciences. She was arrested while distributing truth-clarification materials in a residential area on Gaolan Road. She is now being held at a "Legal Education Center."
21. [Yongshan County, Yunnan Province] Ms. Li Kunping Arrested
Ms. Li Kunping, in her thirties, was arrested by the National Security Division of the Yongshan County Police Department in late 2007. On April 11, 2008, she was sentenced to 8-15 years of imprisonment.
Yongshan County People's Court: 86-870-4125166
Yongshan County Police Department: 86-870-4125021
National Security Division: 86-870-4125020
22. [Hanchuan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Shu Yunlan Arrested
Ms. Shu Yunlan in Hanchuan City worked as a laborer at Qiandao Lake, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province. She was tailed and arrested by the local police while distributing truth-clarification materials. Her computer was confiscated. Her whereabouts are still unknown.
23. [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Ms. Wang Lianzhi Was Forced to Leave Her Home
Ms. Wang Lianzhi, 71, is from Kunming. She went out to clarify the truth and distribute the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party in late 2007. She was arrested by the police and her home was ransacked. After Ms. Wang was released, she was still tailed and under surveillance. On April 13, 2008, three officers went to arrest Ms. Wang. She had no choice but to leave her home to avoid being illegally arrested.
24. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Mr. Huang Zhaojin Taken to a Brainwashing Center
Mr. Huang Zhaojin, 67, was forcibly taken to the Erdaopeng Brainwashing Center by the Jainghan District 610 Office.
25. [Pengshan County, Sichuan Province] Ms. He Tong Detained at Nanmusi Women's Forced Labor Camp
Ms. He Tong of Sichuan Province was taken to the Nanmusi Women's Forced Labor Camp in Zizhong City by Fu Yan, head of the National Security Division, on April 9, 2008.
Fu Yan, head of the Pengshan National Security Division: 86-833-7796611
26. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Some Additional Information on Ms. Wang Yuqing
Around March 20, 2008, Ms. Wang Yuqing was transferred from the Haizhu District Detention Center to the Zhatou Women's Forced Labor Camp for further detention and persecution.
27. [Huaihua City, Hunan Province] Ms. Liao Yuanmei and Her Husband Arrested
On the morning of April 17, 2008, a work unit under the Railway Ministry forcibly took Ms. Liao Yuanmei and her husband from the South Station of Huaihua Railway and ransacked their home. The excuse for this round of persecution was "preparation" for the Olympic Games.
28. [Mianyang City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Qu Rongshu, Mr. Liang Guanqin, Ms. Zhou Xiaohua and Several Other Practitioners Arrested
A Falun Dafa materials processing site in Mianyang City was destroyed in early December 2007. Ms. Qu Rongshu, Mr. Liang Guanqin and Ms. Zhou Xiaohua were arrested. Ms. Qu and Mr. Liang were detained at the Santai County Detention Center. Ms. Zhou Zitong was detained at the County Detention Center where there were two other practitioners from other parts of the country who were also being detained.
Ms. Zhang Yan was arrested in early December 2007, while going to Deyang City, Sichuan Province to visit Mr. Zhang Chunbao, her imprisoned elder brother, who is also a practitioner.
Ms. Yan Xiaolin, Ms. Mu Ling and Ms. Liu Fang, from Southwest University of Science and Technology in Mianyang City, were transferred from a brainwashing center to a detention center.
29. [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Jiang Fengqin Persecuted
Ms. Jiang Fengqin from the ethane plant in Daqing City was arrested on March 4, 2008, and was detained at the Daqing No. 1 Detention Center. Recently her case was submitted to the Longfeng Procuratorate, which planned to put Ms. Jiang Fengqin on trial. Ms. Zhao Yumei, who was arrested on the same day as Ms. Jiang Fengqin, was sentenced to forced labor.
30. [Qingdao City, Shandong Province] Chengyang District Has Been Using the Beijing Olympics to Accelerate Its Persecution of Practitioners
Since April 2008, agents from the Chengyang District 610 Office have used the upcoming Olympics as an excuse to harass the local practitioners and their families.
31. [Hebei Province] The Provincial Women's Prison Refuses to Allow Ms. Li Xiumei's Family to Visit Her
Ms. Li Xiumei was illegally sentenced to five years in prison and was held at the Hebei Provincial Women's Prison for nearly two months. On April 11, 2008, when her family went to visit her, they were refused by the prison.
32. [Linyi City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhao Xiuying and Mr. Liu Yongjin Arrested
Ms. Zhao Xiuying, nearly 70 years old, from the mountainous area in Linyi City, was reported while clarifying the truth on April 5, 2008, and was then arrested. Currently she is being held at the Linyi City Detention Center.
Mr. Liu Yongjin in Linyi City was arrested by the traffic police under the guise of car inspection on February 6, 2008. After being severely tortured by the police, he was sent to the Linyi City Brainwashing Center and has been held there ever since. Mr. Liu has been on hunger strike to protest the persecution.
33. [Huangzhou City, Hubei Province] Additional Information on the Arrest of Five Practitioners
On the afternoon of April 9, 2008, officers from the Huangzhou City 610 Office and the National Security Bureau arrested Mr. Dai Youyuan, Mr. Yu Jinming, Ms. Lu Quanxi, Ms. Long Xiang and Ms. Wang Xizhen, and ransacked their homes. They are currently being held at the Huanggang City No. 2 Detention Center. Ms. Lu Quanxi and Wan Xizhen were released at 10:00 a.m. the following day.
34. [Guandong City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Yang Lirong Arrested
Ms. Yang Lirong was arrested at her home on the morning of April 15, 2008. Her home was ransacked and the evildoers took away her computer.
35. [Longkou City, Shandong Province] Ms. Wang Meiling Arrested
On April 7, 2008, Ms. Wang Meiling, in her fifties, from Nanbu, Langao Township, Longkou City, was arrested by officers from the Qijia Police Station while clarifying the truth in Qijia Township. She was sentenced to one year of forced labor and is currently being held at the Zhangjiagou Detention Center, Longkou City.
Chi Decun, head of Qijia Police Station 86-13863808080
36. [Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province] Mr. Su Shaohe Arrested
Mr. Su Shahe, 70, from Heping Road, Chikan District, Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province was arrested by officers from the Minzhu Police Station with the help of the neighborhood committee. His house was ransacked.
Quan Rong, head of Minzhu Police Station: 86-13600385028
Minzhu Police Station: 86-759-3339108
Zhongshan Police Station: 86-759-3339126
37. [Wucheng County, Shandong Province] Mr. Fang Dezeng and Several Other Practitioners Arrested and Extorted Out of Large Sums of Money
In mid-March, officers from the Dengzhuang Township Police Station, Wucheng County arrested Mr. Fang Dezeng, his wife Ms. Wu Chunying and Ms. Xue Jinqin. They extorted 5,000 yuan from each of the practitioners. Mr. and Mrs. Fang are still being illegally held.
Dengzhuang Police Station: 86-534-6361417
38. [Beijing City] Mr. Wu Ming Arrested
On March 9, 2008, officers from the Renhe Police Station, Shunyi District, Beijng City unlawfully arrested Mr. Wu Ming, who is around 40 years old. Mr. Wu is currently being held at the Nihe Detention Center, Shunyi District.
In March policemen from Niulanshan Township, Shunyi District arrested Ms. Cai Fengxia, Ms. Zhao Zixia, Ms. Liu Shuchen and Ms. Xiao Lan. Ms. Cai Fengxia and Ms. Liu Shuchen were previously arrested in 2003 and detained at the Beijing Women's Forced Labor Camp for a year.
Renhe Township Police Station, Shunyi District: 86-10-69423472
Niulanshan Township Police Station, Shunyi District: 86-10-69411164
39. [Chibi City, Hubei Province] Ms. Lei Shengping Diagnosed with Cancer as a Result of Severe Persecution
Ms. Lei Shengping in Chibi City, Hubei Province was arrested in Shanghai in June 2007 while clarifying the truth. She was sentenced to three years of forced labor by the Chibi Police Department and then taken to Wuhan Women's Forced Labor Camp. She is still being held at the forced labor camp. Her neck is now showing severe symptoms of lymph cancer. However, when her family went to the forced labor camp to request her release on April 15, 2008, the forced labor camp still refused to let her go.
Min Yaguang, head of Chibi Police Department: 86-715-5278999, 86-13907245999
Director Yu of Chibi City 610 Office: 86-715-5273076, 86-715-5227666
40. [Beijing City] Ms. Lu Xiuzhen Sentenced to Two and a Half Years of Forced Labor
On March 29, 2008, officers from the Huairou National Security Division arrested Ms. Lu Xiuzhen of Fule Village, Huairou District, and her son, Mr. Liu Xuehong, who does not practice Falun Gong. Her son was released one month later and Ms. Lu Xiuzhen was sentenced to two and a half years of forced labor.
41. [Houma City, Shandong Province] Some Facts about the Persecution of Sixty-six-year-old Ms. Guo
Sixty-six-year-old Ms. Guo, formerly a teacher from Xingdian Village, Houma City, Shanxi Province, was arrested in late December while clarifying the truth. At the forced labor camp she refused to write the so-called repentance statement. In mid April, 2008, she was illegally sentenced to six years in prison.
42. [Lingxian County, Shandong Province] Ms. Jin Xinghua Arrested
Officers from the Lingxian Police Department and the Qiansun Township Police Station arrested Ms. Jin Xinghua, a resident of the township, and ransacked her home on April 9, 2008. The evildoers confiscated Falun Dafa books and VCDs. Ms. Jin is now being held at the Lingxian County Detention Center.
43. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Wang Ying Arrested
Ms. Wang Ying, an employee of the Geochemistry Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Guangzhou Branch, was arrested by officers from the Wushan Police Station on the morning of April 15, 2008.
44. [Gulin County, Sichuan Province] Three Practitioners Arrested
On the evening of April 10, 2008, police from the Gulin County 610 Office and the County Police Department in Lu Zhou City went to Mr. Wang Huai's home and ransacked it. The evildoers confiscated Falun Dafa books and truth-clarification materials and arrested Mr. Wang Huai. Mr. Li Guangguan and Ms. Li Guangqin, who were at Mr. Wang's home at the time, were also arrested. They were first taken to the police station and then to the Gulin Detention Center on the following day.
Head of the 610 Office: 86-830-7102590, 86-830-7100911, 86-13909085633
Zhong Ke, National Security Division: 86-830-7203366, 86-13708288749
Guan Xianjun, head of Jinxing Township Police Station: 86-830-7720496
45. [Beijing City] Practitioner Ms. Liao Zhilan Illegally Sentenced to Two Years of Forced Labor
Ms. Liao Zhilan, in her fifties, lived at the dormitory of the Friendship Hotel in Haidian District. In late January 2008, she was summoned to the office of the National Security Police while she was at work and then arrested. In early March the Dongcheng District Court informed her family that Ms. Liao Zhilan had been sentenced to two years of forced labor.
46. [Qingyang City, Gansu Province] Additional Information about the Persecution of Ms. Li Feng
Ms. Li Feng and Ms. Qi Huirong from Tianhe Market, Qingyang City were arrested at home on the afternoon of April 3, 2008. A dozen or so officers from the Xifeng District Police Department and the Xifeng District Criminal Police Division also ransacked Ms. Li's home and confiscated all the Falun Dafa books. On the following day, Ms. Qi Huirong was released but Ms. Li Feng is still being held at the Qingyang City Detention Center.
On April 7, 2008, Mr. Li Tai in Ningxian County, Gansu Province was arrested by officers from the County National Security Division.
Qingyang City National Security Department: 86-934-8683700
Director's office, Qingyang Police Department: 86-934-8212917
Xifeng Sub-department, Qingyang City Police Department: 86-934-8213352
47. [Yueyang City, Hunan Province] Ms. Dai Qingtao's Home Ransacked
Ms. Dai Qingtao, from Liangxinbao, Junshan District, Yueyang City, accompanied her husband to see a doctor in Shangsha City, Hunan Province on April 8, 2008. Officers from the Liangxinbao Police Station, Junshan City Police Department pried open Ms. Dai's main entrance door while no one was home.
48. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Meng Hui Arrested
Ms. Meng Hui was arrested by police from the Guangzhou Police Department in March 2008.
49. [Chiping County, Shandong Province] Ms. Wang Xiurong Arrested
On the afternoon of April 2008, a group of officers forced their way into Ms. Wang Xiurong's home in Shanshilipu, Chiping County and deceived her family into telling them the address of Ms. Wang's workplace. Then the evildoers rushed there and arrested her. Ms. Wang's whereabouts are still unknown.
50. [Qingzhou City, Shandong Province] Ms. Xing Baoan Arrested
Ms. Xing Baoan from Kangtun Village, Qingzhou City was arrested in March 2008.
51. [Dehui City, Jilin Province] Ms. Han Yuqing Arrested
On the morning of April 13, officers from the Guojia Township Police Station ransacked Ms. Han Yuqing's home and then arrested her. Ms. Han is being held at the Dehui Detention Center.
52. [Tumen City, Jilin Province] Ms. Zhai Chunmei Arrested
Three officers from the Xinhua Frontier Police Station, Tumen City forced their way into Ms. Zhai Chunmei's home at 7:00 p.m. on April 16, 2008. The evildoers took away the portrait of the founder of Falun Dafa, Falun Dafa books, Clearwisdom Weekly as well as other items. On the following day, the police sent Ms. Zhai Chunmei to the Anshan Detention Center in Tumen City.
53. [Beijing City] Ms. Xiao Huo Attacked
Ms. Xiao Huo was attacked and beaten by three people while handing out DVDs with the performances by the Divine Performing Arts Company. This took place at the Beijing No. 2 Foreign Language University. She was then taken to the university's security department.
54. [Changtu County, Liaoning Province] Additional Information about the Persecution of Ms. Yang Xinping and Mr. Xun Guoxue
Policeman Zhao Yonggang arrested Ms. Yang Xinping and Mr. Xun Guoxue on March 7, 2008. The two practitioners were illegally detained at Changtu County Detention Center before they were sentenced to one year of forced labor. Ms. Yang Xinping is now being held at the notorious Masanjia Forced Labor Camp.
Zhao Yonggang, head of the Daxing Township Police Station, Changtu County: 86-159410233355
Daxing Police Station, Changtu County: 86-410-5320110
55. [Huaiping County, Henan Province] Mr. Zhou Junhua Arrested
Mr. Zhou Junhua was arrested at home at about 11:00 a.m. on April 15, 2008.
56. [Jieyang City, Guangdong Province] Police Department Has Continuously Harassed Practitioners in the Name of China Hosting the Olympics
Recently, the Dongxing Police Station, Dongshan District, Jieyang City ordered the security office of that neighborhood to go to practitioners' homes to harass the practitioners and tell them to register their phone numbers. They even went to the workplaces of their family members to harass them.
57. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Mr. Huang Zhaojin Arrested at His Home
Mr. Huang Zhaojin was arrested at his home on March 28, 2008. His whereabouts are now unknown.
58. [Xianyang City, Hubei Province] Ms. Chen Jingwen and Mr. Chen Jianping Arrested
Ms. Chen Jingwen and her husband Mr. Chen Jianping were arrested while clarifying the truth at Tingsi Township, Xianning City on April 12, 2008, and their home was ransacked.
59. [Yanhe County, Guizhou Province] Mr. Liu Tingyang Arrested
Mr. Liu Tingyang was arrested on a bus heading to Yanhe County on April 3, 2008. He is now being detained in a detention center.
60. [Shaanxi Province] Ms. Lu Chunxia Arrested
Ms. Lu Chunxia, who is in her thirties, is from Dakang Village, Dizhaiyuan, Shaanxi Province. She was followed and then arrested. Now she is being held at the Baqiao District Detention Center, Xi'an City.
61. [Zaoyang City, Shandong Province] Mr. Wei Xueming and Several Other Practitioners Arrested
In mid March 2008, the Zhaoyang National Security Division and Police Department arrested several practitioners in their jurisdiction. The arrested practitioners included Mr. Wei Xueming in Wangsheng Township, 65-year-old Mr. Lao Xiong, Mr. Yu Guangde from Zishan Township and Mr. Fang Kun from Zaoyang City. Their homes were also ransacked.
62. [Zhongwei City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region] Ms. Yang Yulan Arrested
Ms. Yang Yulan was arrested on April 16, 2008, by police from the City National Security Division and was then sent to the Ningchuan City Brainwashing Center in Yinchuan City.
63. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Wang Guiying Tailed and Arrested
At around 2:00 p.m. on April 15, 2008, officers from the Yongzheng Police Station, Jinzhou District, Dalian City followed Ms. Wang Guiying and arrested her. They took her to the Yongzheng Police Station and ransacked her home. In the evening Ms. Wang was released after becoming ill.
64. [Yanji City, Jilin Province] Ms. Yang Xuehua Arrested
Ms. Yang Xuehua was arrested at about 10:00 a.m. on April 13, 2008, in Yanji City, Jilin Province and her home was ransacked.
65. [Shanghai City] Ms. Liu Canrong Arrested
Ms. Liu Canrong in Hongkou District, Shanghai City was arrested by agents from the 610 Office on the afternoon of April 16, 2008, and her home was ransacked.
66. [Gongzhuling City, Jilin Province] Qinjiatun Township Police Harassed Practitioners
On April 7, 2008, the deputy head of the Qinjiatun Police Station, Gongzhuling City and the head of the village went to practitioners' homes to harass them. They forcibly took the practitioners' fingerprints and photographed them. The practitioners were ordered not to go to Beijing during the Olympics and forbidden from working in other parts of the country.
67. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Xu Deqin Arrested
Ms. Xu Deqin from Jinan City was arrested on April 12, 2008, while handing out truth-clarification materials.
68. [Cangxian County, Hebei Province] Ms. Shen Xiuqin and Ms. Nie Lianzhen Persecuted
Ms. Shen Xiuqin, 68, and Ms. Nie Lianzhen from Xiaowangzhuang Village, Yaoguantun Township, Cangxian County were arrested by officers from the Yaoguantun Township Police Station at 3:00 p.m. on April 10, 2008, while they were distributing truth-clarification materials. Ms. Nie's home was ransacked and she was fined 600 yuan. The two practitioners were released that evening.
69. [Yi'an County, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Zhou Guirong and Ms. Zhou Guiqin Arrested
Ms. Zhou Guirong and her sister Ms. Zhou Guiqin were reported and arrested in Yi'an County, Heilongjiang Province on April 12, 2008. Their home was ransacked and Falun Dafa books and truth-clarification materials were confiscated.
70. [Suibing County, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Zhang Shuyuan Arrested
On the morning of April 8, police from the Suibing County Police Department, Hegang City and a female disciplinary guard went to the Jianshe Police Station. They summoned 45-year-old Ms. Zhang Shuyuan to the station under the guise of having a talk and then arrested her.
71. [Tonghua City, Jilin Province] Ms. Han Fengxia Arrested and Husband Mr. Wang Guiming Died as a Result of Torture
Ms. Han Fengxia in Tonghua City was arrested at a residence in Changchun City on April 15, 2008. Ms. Han's husband Mr. Wang Guiming was arrested on February 13, 2008, by officers from the Tonghua City Police Department. He was severely tortured at the police station and on February 27, 2008, was sent to Chaoyanggou Forced Labor Camp in Changchun City. Two days later Mr. Wang Guiming died as a result of inhuman torture.
72. [Jining City, Shandong Province] Ms. Hao Zuobin and Mr. Li Jianping Arrested
Ms. Hao Zuobin from Zaodiange Residential Area, Jining City was arrested by officers from the Liying Police Station, Rencheng Police Department, Jining City on April 14, 2008, while handing out truth-clarification materials in Liying Township. On the same day Mr. Hao Feng and Mr. Li Jianping went to Liying Police Station to request the release of Ms. Hao, but they were detained and their homes were ransacked. Mr. Li Jianping was released the same day. Ms. Hao Zuobing and Mr. Hao Feng are now being illegally held at the Jining Detention Center.