(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes persecution incidents that took place in 34 cities or counties in 14 provinces. In this report 23 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 97 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [An'guo City, Hebei Province] Mr. Cui Xiaoping Tortured
Mr. Cui Xiaoping, 50, lived in Lihe Village, Dawunv Township, An'guo City. On July 2, 2008, five officers from An'guo City Public Safety Bureau arrested him, and three days later sent him to the Baoding Forced Labor Camp. Mr. Cui became mentally traumatized due to the torture. The officers confiscated his book Zhuan Falun, a truth clarification pamphlet, and a photo of Teacher.
2. [Yushu City, Jilin Province] Ms. Wang Xufang Illegally Tried
At 2:00 p.m. on July 23, 2008, the Yushu City Court illegally tried practitioners from Shuangcheng City, Heilongjiang Provice, including Ms. Wang Xufang, Ms. Fan Xiuzhen, Ms. Gao Yanxia, and Ms. Lu Guirong. According to a witness, Ms. Wang became so thin that she had to be monitored by doctors. No verdict was issued after the trial. The second trial is pending in two weeks.
3. [Shanghai City] Many Practitioners Arrested
When the Olympic Torch arrived in Shanghai, many Falun Gong practitioners were arrested and many were detained at the Hongkou Detention Center, including Ms. Sun Qi, 73; Ms. Wang Quandi, 64; Ms. Liu Jialing, 64; Ms. Tang Lingdi, 63; Ms. Liu Huaiying, 54; Ms. Li Caifeng, 62; Ms. Li Huaiying, 50; and Ms. Bin Zhifen, 60.
4. [Chiping County, Shandong Province] Ms. Liu Guiling Arrested
At 6:00 a.m. on July 17, 2008, officers from the Guangping Township Police Station arrested Ms. Liu Guiying from Wujiasuo Village, Guangping Township, Chiping County. She was locked inside the Chiping County Detention Center. Prior to the arrest, on July 15, 2008, the police had gone to Ms. Liu's house and confiscated her Dafa books and ID.
At 11:00 a.m. on July 24, 2008, officers from the Guangping Township Police Station went to Mr. Liu Shangrong and Ms. Sun Changai's house in Wujiacun Village. But the couple were not home at the time. Not giving up, the police jumped across the fence, broke into the house and performed an illegal search.
Zhang Yuexing, director of the Guangping Township Police Station: 86-13906359711, 86-635-4250495
Ma Ruijin, Chiping County 610 Office: 86-635-4262672 (O), 86-635-4262156 (H), 86-13361471170 (C)
5. [Donggang City, Liaoning Province] Two Practitioners Locked in Donggang Detention Center and Tortured
Ms. Wang Hongjuan and Ms. Wang E were locked in Donggang Detention Center. They were also tortured.
6. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Qin Hanmei Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Qin Hanmei was arrested at her home at midnight on July 15, 2008.
7. [Jiutai City, Jilin Province] Mr. Fan Guosheng Arrested Again
Mr. Fan Guosheng is a teacher at the 7th Middle School in Bonihe Town, Jiutai City. Officers from Bonihe Town Police Station arrested him while he was making truth materials. They confiscated his household properties. Mr. Fan was sent to the Jiutai City Detention Center on July 17, 2008.
8. [Yongji County, Jilin Province] Ms. Cao Jingyun Arrested
On July 13, 2008, officers from the Yilaxi Police Station performed an illegal search at Ms. Cao Jingyun's house in Yilaxi Town, Yongji County. The police arrested him on July 22, 2008. His whereabouts are currently unknown.
9. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Police Set Up Roadblock to Arrest Practitioners
Officers from Fushun City Public Safety Bureau in Xinbin County set up road block on Nanzamu Highway to block Falun Gong practitioners from getting through. On July 3, 2008, Ms. Wang Ting, 20, from Qingyuan County was arrested and sent to Qingyuan County Public Safety Bureau. On July 5, 2008, police in Xinbin County arrested Ms. Wang Shubin.
10. [Linqing City, Shandong Province] Ms. Hong Lianhua Arrested and Tortured
It has been over ten days since Ms. Hong Lianhua was arrested. She was locked and tortured in a detention center.
11. [Guan County, Shandong Province] Two Practitioners Arrested
On July 19, 2008, Mr. Zhou Xuelong's house was searched and his property was confiscated. Ms. He Xiujuan's mother in Yanerzhuang and a young male practitioner from Cuiliubazhai were arrested. The two practitioners were imprisoned and tortured in Liaocheng.
12. [Langfang City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhang Shuhong Arrested
At noon on July 24, 2008, Ms. Zhang Shuhong was arrested at his home.
13. [Zibo City, Shandong Province] Mr. Yang Dezhong, Ms. Shang Guiqin, and Their Daughters Arrested
On July 21, 2007, in Linzi District, Zibo City, a 60-year old Mr. Yang Dezhong, his wife, Ms. Shang Guiqin, and their daughters, Ms. Yang Yang and Ms. Yang Tong, were arrested. They were locked in a detention center for ten months. They were secretly sentenced some time in May 2008. Mr. Yang and Ms. Shang were sentenced to five years while their daughters were sentenced to four years. Currently, the women are detained at the Shandong Women Prison. However, Mr. Yang's whereabouts are unknown.
On July 25, 2007, Mr. Zhang Ming was arrested. In May 2008 he was sentenced to a five-year term.
14. [Zibo City, Shandong Province] Mr. Mo Chaojian Still Imprisoned
Dr. Mo Chaojian, originally from Guangxi Province, worked in Zibo, Shandong. In November 2007, he was arrested then locked up and tortured in the Fujia Detention Center in Zibo.
15. [Xinqin City, Shandong Province] Seven Practitioners Arrested and Locked Up
Since July 2008, the 610 Office in Xintai City and the Domestic Security Brigade has arrested seven practitioners using the pretense of Olympic Security. Those practitioners are:
Mr. Mi Chengjie, 40, is a teacher. Mr. Mi was once arrested by the Fan Weihong from the Wennan Town 610 Office and Liu Jun from a Public Safety Bureau in 2002. He was locked in the Xintai City Detention Center for a month. On November 28, he was arrested and tortured in the Wangcun Brainwashing Center in Zibo City. He was also fined several thousand yuan, and sent to Aoyin Township to teach until he was arrested again in July 2008.
Ms. Gao Hong, around 35 years old, previously worked in the China Bank in Xintai City. In 2002, she was forced to leave home and give up her job due to the persecution. She returned home and started a kindergarten class in 2007.
Ms. Wang Chen was in her fortiess and a teacher at the Shenjiazhuang Middle School when she was arrested. There were four other teachers whose names are unknown who were also arrested.
Some time ago, Mr. Zhu Shumin, who was in his fortiess and a doctor in the Xintai City People's Hospital, was arrested at his work by officers from the Qingyun Police Station. The officers took him home and searched his house. The officers detained him for a day, even with no evidence found.
Ma Yan, captain of the Domestic Security Brigade of the Xintai City Public Safety Bureau: 86-538-7103062 (O), 86-538-7103259 (H), 86-13605381212 (C)
Zhang Li, deputy secretary of the Xintai City Political and Legal Commission and Director of the 610 Office: 86-538-7237654 (O), 86-538-7078288 (H), 86-13583876288 (C)
16. [Hebei Province] Practitioners From Shijiazhuang City Persecuted
Since July 4, 2008, many practitioners have been arrested and detained in the Shijiazhuang Detention Center. Police from the Chang'an Public Safety Bureau arrested a practitioner who worked in a petroleum refinery. Officers from the Hedong Police Station arrested Mr. Huang Wei and his wife, but they were later sent home. Officers from the Changfeng Police Station arrested Mr. She Manliang, Ms. Liu Yanhong, Ms. Li Huixin (sentenced to forced labor camp), and Mr. Liu Qunming (sent home). Officers from the Xinhua Public Safety Bureau arrested Ms. Zhou Xuehua from Xisanzhuang, and Mr. Liu Yongfa and his wife, who worked in an airplane manufacturing site. Officers from the Shengbei Police Station arrested Ms. Wang Chaoying.
17. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Ms. Yan Min Arrested
On the morning of July 24, 2008, officers from the Xiong County 610 Office arrested Ms. Yan Min from Shuangtang Village. She is currently detained at the Shuangtang Police Station.
Li Chengchun, head of the 610 Office: 86-312-5561616, 86-13703123556, 86-13315222838, 86-312-5812358 (H)
Cui Qihua, deputy director of the Public Safety Bureau: 86-312-5819608, 86-13931698008, 86-312-5865553 (H)
Su Shiliang, head of the Domestic Security Brigade: 86-13831284666
18. [Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province] Ms. Hua Chen Sentenced For a Year
On May 16, 2008, Ms. Hua Chen was sentenced to a year and sent to the Hebei Province Women's Forced Labor Camp.
19. [Chicheng County, Hebei Province] Mr. Wang Zhi Arrested
On the evening of July 22, 2008, officers arrested Mr. Wang Zhi, who was from Xida Village, Chicheng County. According to one source, Mr. Wang was locked in the county detention center. Later the police and a dozen people from Chengguan Town went to Mr. Wang's house to search it. The police arrested Mr. Wang's wife and illegally interrogated her.
20. [Yangquan City, Shanxi Province] Two Practitioners Arrested
At 6:00 p.m. on July 23, 2008, officers from the Nanshan Police Station arrested Ms. Gao Lifang and Ms. Ouyang Hongmei. They were locked inside the 610 Office.
21. [Xianning, Hubei Province] Three Female Practitioners Arrested
At noon on July 24, 2008, officers from the Heshengqiao Police Station arrested Ms. Lo Ying, Ms. Ni Lihua, and Ms. Yang (first name unknown).
Heshengqiao Police Station: 86-715-8872180, 86-13807248652
22. [Guizhou Province] A Female Practitioner Arrested
On July 23, 2008, officers arrested a female practitioner at the Guiyang City Bus Station.
23. [Zengcheng, Guangdong Province] Mr. Zhang Chunhe Arrested
On the morning of July 23, 2008, officers from the Zengcheng 610 Office and the Xiyuan Police Station arrested Mr. Zhang Chunhe and sent him to the Chatou Brainwashing Center in Guangzhou City. The Center refused to take him because he had a tumor. On July 24, Mr. Zhang was sent back to Zengcheng. He was locked inside the Xiyuan Police Station and interrogated.
Wang Jianlai, deputy head of the 610 Office: 86-20-82723610 (O), 86-20-82622833 (H), 86-13923372833 (C)
Mai (first name unknown), director of the Xiyuan Police Station: 86-13902330136
Zhong Baochao, head of the 610 Office: 86-20-32851610 (O), 86-20-82638678 (H), 86-13809283208 (C)
24. [Yangyuan County, Hebei Province] Seven Practitioners Arrested
On July 21, 2008, officers from the Yangyuan County Domestic Security Brigade arrested seven practitioners from Sanmafang Township and Huashaoying Town. The practitioners were taken directly to the Zhangjiakou Brainwashing Center.
Four practitioners from Sanmafang Township were arrested: Mr. Liu Bao (in his forties), Mr. Miao Zhuzhen (in his fifties), Ms. Ma Renlian (in her fifties), and Ms. Wang Shixiang (in her forties).
Three practitioners from Huashaoying Town were arrested: Ms. Zhang Fengzhi (in her sixties), Ms. Li Gailing (57), and Ms. Li (in her sixties).
Zhang Xingwen, secretary of Huashaoying Town: 86-313-7307424 (O), 86-313-7516448 (H), 86-13703135235 (C)
Pei Chunyu, captain of the Yangyuan County Domestic Security Brigade: 86-313-7381365 (O), 86-313-7513500 (H), 86-13933999669 (C)
25. [Duolun County, Inner Mongolia] Mr. Wang Jinxiang Arrested
Mr. Wang Jinxiang from Duolun County went to Beijing in 2001 to teach at a middle school. Police in Beijing arrested him some time ago and confiscated his computer. Police from Duolun County, Inner Mongolia, took him home and locked him up at the Duolun County Detention Center.
Zhu Rihe, head of the local Public Safety Bureau: 86-15047183333
Li Shusen, deputy head of the local Public Safety Bureau: 86-13604793034
26. [Dingxing, Hebei Province] Four Practitioners Arrested
On July 8-9, 2008, practitioners Mr. Li Dianpo, Ms. Xiao Huizhen, Mr. Li Baogang, and Mr. Li Baojie were arrested. Their computers, mp3 players, Dafa books, CD burners, and an unknown amount of cash were confiscated.
At 7:00 a.m. on July 18, 2008, officers from the Domestic Security Brigade in Dingxing and the 610 Office in Gucheng went to Ms. Xu Guilan's home in Nandian, Yantai, and confiscated her household belongings.
On June 27, 2008, Mr. Liu Yanzeng (in his fifties) from Zhao Village, Yangcun Township, was arrested.
27. [Qinhuangdao, Hebei Province] Ms. Ma Rencui Arrested
Ms. Ma Rencui lived in Haigang District, Qinhuangdao. At 10:00 a.m. on July 23, 2008, Ms. Ma was arrested when she distributed truth clarification materials in the Basanli Community.
28. [Zhuozhou City, Hebei Province] Mr. Li Zhanfeng and Ms. Li Jing Arrested
On the evening of July 14, 2008, the police in Zhuozhou arrested Mr. Li Zhanfeng and Ms. Li Jing. Mr. Li was locked in the Zhuozhou City Detention Center while Ms. Fang was locked in another detention center in Zhuozhou. She was two months pregnant.
29. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Ms. Chen Qingzhi Arrested
Ms. Chen Qingzhi, who is retired, lived in Tang County, Baoding City. On the morning of July 18, 2008, over twenty officers from the Tang County 610 Office, the Chengguan Police Station, and the Tang County Domestic Security Brigade broke into her home and took her to the Tang County Detention Center. Her Dafa book was confiscated.
30. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Two Practitioners Arrested and Locked in a Detention Center
On July 21, 2008, Ms. Chai Shuzhen and Ms. Gao Fengzhi were arrested. They are currently locked in the Qianxi County Detention Center.
Gao Zengcai, director of the 610 Office: 86-315-5610805 (O), 86-315-5627332 (H), 86-13933410163 (C)
31. [Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region] Several Practitioners Arrested in June
In June 2008, as the Olympic Torch passed Ningxia, officers from Zhongwei City, Ningxia, broke into a practitioner's home in Dongyuan Township. The police arrested over thirty practitioners including Mr. Wang Xuehai, who was studying the teachings of Falun Gong. The police beat and scolded the practitioners.
Director's office of the Chengqu Public Safety Bureau in Zhongwei City: 86-955-7037266
32. [Tanghai County, Hebei Province] Two Practitioners Illegally Tried
Ms. Li Fengzhen and Ms. Xu Na were tried in court at 9:30 a.m. on July 23, 2008.
33. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Sprayed with Irritant and Arrested
A female practitioner in her fifties from Whuan City was clarifying the truth of the persecution of Falun Gong at the Jiang'an Economic Development Area when a local police officer sprayed an mace-like irritant in her face. Due to pain in her eyes, she lost her vision. The police then arrested locked her in the Wuhan First Detention Center.
34. [Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province] Ms. Hu Yanxia Still Imprisoned
Ms. Hu Yanxia was arrested on July 8, 2008 and was locked in the Shijiazhuang First Detention Center for two weeks. She was denied all visitors and gifts.
In the morning of June 30, 2008, several officers from the Xili Police Station in Shijiazhuang City broke into Ms. Hu's aunt's home (a practitioner) and searched her house. They then arrested and took her to the Xili Police Station. The next day the police took her to the Shijiazhuang First Detention Center.
The Center however, refused to take Ms. Hu's aunt due to her heart condition which was discovered during a physical exam. Her family had to pay 5000 yuan before they could pick up and take her home. On July 22, 2008, Ms. Hu's aunt was forced to go to the police station and was interrogated.
Zhang Jinchi, director of the Qiaoxi District Public Safety Bureau: 86-311-87018318 (O), 86-13582811066 (C)
35. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Police Attempted to Arrest a Practitioner's Wife
On the morning of July 7, 2008, several officers from Beidajie Police Station in Shijiazhuang City broke into Mr. Jiao Meishan's home and attempted to arrest his wife. But Mr. Jiao's wife resisted and was bruised in the struggle. More people came to the scene as the ensuing struggle continued for a while. The police eventually felt guilty and withdrew.
Jianbei Police Station: 86-311-86049080
36. [Tianjin City] Two Practitioners Arrested
On the afternoon of July 17, 2008, several officers from Xingfu Police Station in Tianjin broke into Mr. Yan Guilin and Ms. Lu Yulan's home and arrested the couple. The officers took three hours to search their home and confiscated a computer, printer, Dafa books, and truth materials. The couple are currently locked up in the Beichen Detention Center.
37. [Henan Province] Mr. Ma Qiyan Illegally Tried
On July 19, 2008, the Dengzhou Court unlawfully tried Mr. Ma Qiyan.
38. [Guan County, Shandong Province] Three Practitioners Arrested
It has been two weeks since police arrested Ms. Sun Chun'e, Ms. Lv Qinglan, and Ms. Liang Shuju. Their families often requested that the police release them but were told they would have to wait until after the Olympics. Ms. Lv is locked inside the Xin County Detention Center. The whereabouts of the other two practitioners are unknown.
39. [Wangdu County, Hebei Province] Ms. Zhou Yanli Arrested
On the afternoon of July 17, 2008, Ms, Zhou Yanli from Beijia Village, Jiacun Township, Wangdu County, Baoding City, was working in the field when she was arrested by the village secretary and his "gang." Ms. Zhou is locked inside the Wangdu Detention Center.
40. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Mr. Zhu Jianpeng Recently Arrested
Mr. Zhu Jianpeng, who lived at the Yongda Group Co. in Nancun Town, Panyu District, was recently arrested.
41. [Weihai City, Shandong Province] Ms. Guo Xiulan Arrested
On July 19, 2008, Ms. Guo Xiulan, 60, was arrested in Weihai City and taken to the Rushan City Detention Center.
42. [Zhuolu County, Hebei Province] Many Practitioners Arrested
On July 18, 2008, personnel from Goumei Mining deceived employees Mr. Chen Mou, Mr. Liu Wenzhong, He (first name unknown), and Ms. Di Shengrong by taking them to a brainwashing center to torture them.
43. [Tieling County, Liaoning Province] Ms. Lu Xue Arrested
Ms. Lu Xue, 46, lived in Cui Town, Tieling County. In June 2008, the police arrested her at her workplace, a factory in Fushun City. She is now imprisoned at the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp, leaving a daughter at home with no one to care for her. This is the third time she was imprisoned in Masanjia Forced Labor Camp.
44. [Kuancheng County, Hebei Province] Mr. Wang You Arrested
On the evening of July 10, 2008, Mr. Wang You from Huojiadian was arrested at his home.
45. [Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Gao Jialiang Arrested and Ms. Mao Zefen Forced into Homelessness
At 9:00 p.m. on July 22, 2008, Liu Changhe, director of Qianfeng Public Safety Bureau in Jiansanjiang, Heilongjiang, and four other officers broke into Mr. Gao Jialiang's home. The officers confiscated Dafa books and other valuables. Mr. Gao was arrested and Ms. Mao Zefen was forced into homelessness to avoid further persecution.
46. [Zhangqiu City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhan Fengying Arrested and Her Whereabouts Unknown
Ms. Zhao Fengying was arrested on July 22, 2008. Her whereabouts are currently unknown.
47. [Sunwu County, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Jiang Yuezhu Arrested
The police arrested Ms. Jiang Yuezhu on July 21, 2008. She is now imprisoned at the Sunwu County Detention Center.