Name: Hu Meizhi (胡美枝)
Gender: Female
Age: Unknown
Address: Unknown
Occupation: Teacher at the Paizhouwan Central School in Jiayu County of Hubei Province
Date of Most Recent Arrest: September 9, 2009
Most recent place of detention: Tangxunhu brainwashing center in Wuhan City (武汉汤逊湖洗脑班)
City: Wuhan
Province: Hubei
Persecution Suffered: Beating, Detention

Key Persecutors: Che Zhe (school principal of the Paizhouwan center school as well as the Liantian secondary school) and Yin Zuozhong (vice principal)

( Ms. Hu Meizhi, a schoolteacher at the Paizhouwan Central School in Jiayu County, Hubei Province, was arrested on September 9, 2009. The school leaders led the local police to arrest her.

Chen Zhe (school principal of the Paizhouwan Central School as well as the Lantian Secondary School) and Yin Zuozhong (vice principal) read the newsletter "Words from the Heart in Jiayu County" and discovered that their bad deeds were exposed there. In order to take revenge on Falun Gong practitioners, Chen Zhe and Yin Zuozhong requested personnel from the County 610 office to arrest teacher Ms. Hu Meizhi and send her to a brainwashing center.

During the summer break, Xia Yu (employee from the Jiayu County 610 office), Chen Keping, Sun Zongwen, Huang Binhong (Jiayu County policemen) led a group of people and surrounded Ms. Hu's house. They wanted to send her to a forced labor camp but she did not open the door. They surrounded her house for a whole day but were unsuccessful in their attempt.

When the school reopened at 2:00 p.m. on September 9, 2009, principal Chen Zhe and vice-principal Yin Zuozhong led four to five policemen to the school office to arrest Ms. Hu Meizhi. They handcuffed her so tightly that the handcuffs cut into her flesh. Ms. Hu did not cooperate, and the police forcefully dragged her towards the lift. Ms. Hu shouted, "The CCP arrests good people. Heaven will disintegrate the CCP. Renounce your CCP membership to ensure your safety. Falun Gong is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good."

The police grabbed Ms. Hu by her neck and dragged her to the lift where they beat her. At that time she was unable to talk after the beating. Some teachers exclaimed, "This is so frightening! She did not do anything wrong, how can they they treat her this way? The CCP is persecuting good people again on their 60th anniversary."

Currently, Hu Meizhi is being detained at the Tangxunhu brainwashing center in Wuhan City. The school also sent Yin Deyan, wife of principal Zhao Wei from the Lianhe School to the Tangxunhu brainwashing center to monitor Ms. Hu.

Contact numbers of persons who participated in the persecution:

Long Jixue, Paizhouwan police station chief: 86-13117166598 (Cell)
Chen Zhe, School principal of the Lantian secondary school as well as the Paizhouwan Central School: 86-13907247855 (Cell)
Yin Zuozhong, Vice-principal of the Lantian secondary school: 86-13872186165 (Cell), Email:

September 18, 2009