Chinese Communist Party Officials in Wanquan County, Hebei Province Aggressively Persecute Falun Dafa Practitioners
(Clearwisdom.net) Government officials in Wanquan County, Hebei Province have implicated Falun Gong practitioners in the name of "Olympic security." Each town, township and village is monitoring practitioners within their area. Officials have also broken into the homes of practitioners and individuals who had read Falun Dafa books before the persecution began in 1999. The government officials forced them to sign their names, took their fingerprints and confiscated their identification cards. These agents threatened to hold a brainwashing session for those practitioners who didn't cooperate with them.
Between June and mid-July 2008, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) officials in Wanquan County arrested 19 practitioners and a non-practitioner. Among them, nine practitioners are held at Shisanli Detention Center in Zhangjiakou City. One practitioner is held at Baozili Detention Center in Zhangjiakou City and one is held at Xuanhua Detention Center. Six are detained at Wanquan County Detention Center. One was forced to leave home and became homeless. The police officers confiscated personal items and Falun Dafa books from practitioners' homes.
On June 6, ten people, including the government officials from Wanquan County, Beixintun Township, the Chinese Communist Party secretary, police officer An Wengui from Beixintun Township local police station, Damaping Village Head Lan Cheng, as well as Miaoergou Village Head Tian Guibin, broke into the home of a relative of Xuanhua practitioner Ms. Li Xinlan. They took Ms. Li to the Wanquan County Police Department and later sent her to Baizili Detention Center in Zhangjiakou City. She was persecuted there for over twenty days, until she became very ill. Officers also attempted to arrest Damaping Village practitioner Ms. He Yutao, who managed to escape. The police officers confiscated one TV, one receiver and three satellite dishes from the homes of Ms. Li Xinlan and Ms. He Yutao.
At around 8:30 p.m. on June 13, over a dozen people, including the Wanquan County Police Department Political Commissioner Li Mingyuan, National Security Team officers Rong Bin and Jiang Aiguo, Wanquan Town local police station Chief Li Yongheng, and Wanquan Town Southwest Village Council members Li Shiping and Li Quanyou, arrested practitioner Ms. Wen Guiyun. They took away the computer used by Ms. Wen's nephew for his studies. A color TV, VCD and Falun Dafa books were also taken. Ms. Wen's husband has a heart problem and she has tended to him for many years. The police officers weren't concerned about the wellbeing of the elderly gentleman at all, and they continued to ransack the home.
At 10:00 p.m. on June 13, the police broke into practitioner Ms. Yang Suxiang's home. They confiscated a color TV, VCD, CD burner and hundreds of CDs from her home. They took two practitioners to the county police department on the same night. The next day, they took them to Shisanli Detention Center in Zhangjiakou City, where they have been detained since.
At around 9:30 p.m. on June 14, police officers Jiang Aiguo and Rong Bin from the National Security Team in Wanquan County, Hebei Province as well as agent Xu Xianting from Guoleizhuang Police Station and some village council members arrested Guoleizhuang Town practitioners Ms. Bai Yuntao, Ms. Wang Xiaoxian, Ms. Zhang Yinli and Ms. Liu Ruilin. The police officers ransacked their homes. On the afternoon of June 15, they took the four practitioners to Shisanli Detention Center and have detained them there since.
On the evening of June 15, police officers from Xuanpingbao Police Station in Wanquan County and Shuiquanbao Village CCP officials took practitioner Ms. Hang Shiping into custody. They confiscated one copy of Zhuan Falun. They also searched a non-practitioner's home because there were some Falun Dafa materials there. The police took two people to the Shisanli Detention Center in Zhangjiakou City. Ms. Hang Shiping was detained for fifteen days. The non-practitioner was detained for six days.
At 3:00 p.m. on June 20, police agents from the National Security Team in Wanquan County and Anjiabao Police Station broke into the home of practitioners Mr. Yang Yiqiang and Ms. Guo Xiurong. They took two computers, one CD burner, one printer, one TV and one VCD.
Practitioner Ms. Yang Aiping and older practitioner Ms. Sun Meilan were arrested at the same time.
At around 4:00 p.m. on June 20, a dozen people from the National Security Team in Wanquan County, Anjiabao Township and the Tianmaozhuang Village Council broke into practitioner Ms. Peng Yanqin's home. They confiscated all Falun Dafa books and took Ms. Ren Fenge and Ms. Peng Yanqin to the Wanquan County Detention Center. Ms. Sun Meilan and Ms. Peng Yanqin were released after 15 days. The other four practitioners who were arrested are still detained at the Wanquan County Detention Center.
At 8:00 p.m. on June 20, police officers from the National Security Team in Wanquan County took Kongjiazhuang No. 4 Primary School teacher Ms. Yang Aiyun into custody. Her home was ransacked. On June 21, the administration of No. 4 Primary School had Ms. Yang Aiyun released. At noon on June 25, a group of police officers from the National Security Team went to her school to arrest her again. They took her to the Xuanhua County Detention Center in Zhangjiakou City.
At around 9:30 p.m. on June 23, police officer Yang Aiguo led the National Security Team to arrest Kongjiazhuang Town practitioner Ms. Guo Tao. They took her computer and a portrait of Falun Dafa's founder from her home. They sent her to Shisanli Detention Center, where she is still detained.
At around 10:00 a.m. on July 4, more than a dozen people including the police agents from the National Security Team in Wanquan County, the chief of Gaomiaobao Township Police Station, and Bingmin Village CCP officials Guo Yiping and Guo Baoyuan broke into practitioner Mr. Guo Tai 's home. They pretended to be checking his identification card when Mr. Guo Tai was farming outside in the field and deceived him into returning home. They ransacked his home and confiscated a copy machine. His home was left in a complete mess. Mr. Guo Tai is in detention at the Wanquan County Detention Center.
On the morning of July 6, practitioner Mr. Zhao Guilin and several other practitioners went to the county police department to request the release of practitioner Ms. Peng Yanqin. They were arrested after they returned home. Their whereabouts are unknown.
On the morning of July 9, Jin Hong, chief of Shanfangbao Township Police Station in Wanquan County, along with Liangzhuang Village CCP officials broke into Shanfangbao Township older practitioner Mr. Wang Pu 's home. They ransacked the home and took Mr. Wang to the County Detention Center. Mr. Wang Pu is unmarried. He has had an uncommon disease from a very young age. In the past, his disease was kept under control by the use of medicine and morphine, but he became very weak. After practicing Falun Dafa, he regained good health. He was able to stop using the medicine and overcame an addiction to morphine. However, now the CCP will not release such an elderly man.
Information on those responsible:
Li Min, Wanquan County Party secretary: 86-313-2192828 (Home), 86-13903132188 (Cell), 86-313-8979999 (Xiaolingtong Mobile)
Wang Congzhuo, head of Wanquan County: 86-313-4233899 (Office), 86-313-5908698 (Home), 86-13323236606 (Cell)
Li Fenglou, chief of Wanquan County Police Department: 86-313-4227608 (Office), 86-13903139700 (Cell),
Li Mingyuan, political commissioner of Wanquan County Police Department: 86-313-4220065 (Tel), 13931311886 (Cell)
Jiang Aiguo, head of National Security Team: 86-313-4221688 (Home), 86-313-868-2823 (Office), 86-13603136126 (Cell), 86-13191914078 (Cell)