(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 16 cities or counties in 11 provinces. In this report, 17 Falun Dafa practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 10 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Qingyang City, Gansu Province] Mr. Li Zhaoyang and Ms. Li Caiyun Sentenced to Eight Years of Prison
On November 12, 2009, Heshui County Court in Qingyang City sentenced Mr. Li Zhaoyang and Ms. Li Caiyun to eight years in prison. The officials have taken them to Tianshui Prison.
On February 20, 2009, Mr. Li Zhaoyang and Ms. Li Caiyun were reported to the police while they were distributing truth-clarifying materials about the persecution of Falun Gong in Dianzi Village, Heshui County, Qingyang City. The superintendent of Dianzi Police Station, Heshui County, and a group of police officers arrested the practitioners and later took them to Heshui County Detention Center. Police also ransacked their homes and confiscated their Dafa books, printers, materials, bank deposit books, and other property.
Wang Yongzhen, chief of Heshui County Police Bureau: 86-934-5522321
Liu Peilin and Yang Junyu, deputy chief of Heshui County Police Station: 86-934--5524156, 86-934-5524338
Heshui County Court, Gansu Province: 86-934－5532620
President of Heshui County Court: 86-934-5521821
2. [Jiangyou City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Wei Bing Sentenced to a Ten-Year Prison Term and His Father Detained
Mr. Wei Bing from Jiangyou City, Mianyang Area, was sentenced to ten years of prison. He has been held in Deyang Prison for seven years.
On September 4, 2009, officials from Jiangyou City's State Security Bureau arrested Mr. Wei Bing's father, 59-year-old Mr. Wei Chaohai, and took him to the local detention center. He is still being detained.
3. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Fu Guifang Sentenced to One Year of Forced Labor
At 8:00 a.m. on September 22, 2009, officers from the Lanjia Police Station and officials from Kuancheng District Domestic Security Division arrested Ms. Fu Guifang from Lanjia Town, Kuancheng District, Changchun City, while she was at home. They ransacked her home and confiscated her Dafa books and truth-clarifying materials. They took her directly to Weizigou Forced Labor Camp in Xinglongshan Town. She was sentenced to one year of forced labor and is now being detained in Heizuizi Women's Forced Labor Camp in Changchun City.
4. [Mudanjiang City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Ding Junhua and Three Other Practitioners Arrested and Detained
In November 2009, police officers arrested Ms. Ding Junhua, Ms. Lan Zuojun, Ms. Zou Jixiu, and Mr. Ouyang, all of whom worked on the 854 Farm, Mudanjiang City Bureau of Reclamation in Heilongjiang Province. They are now being detained in the 852 Police Bureau, Mudanjiang City.
5. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Zhang Xiufang Sentenced to One Year of Forced Labor
Ms. Zhang Xiufang from Shenbeixinqu, Shenyang City, was sentenced to one year of forced labor. She is now in Masanjia Forced Labor Camp.
6. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Li Wenhua Arrested
On the afternoon of November 20, 2009, police officers arrested Ms. Li Wenhua from Dafang, Dalian City, while she was at Jinnan Road. She is now being detained in Dalian Drug-Relief Reformatory.
7. [Tianjin City] Ms. Ma Cunsheng Arrested and Detained
On October 21, 2009, police officers arrested Ms. Ma Cunsheng from Tanggu Development Zone, Tianjin City, while she was explaining the facts about Falun Gong to people. She is now in Tianjin City No. 1 Detention Center in the Xiqing District, Tianjin City. Her family members went to the detention center several times but were not allowed to see her.
8. [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Ms. Ma Li Arrested
On the morning of September 22, 2009, Ms. Ma Li from Qinhuangdao City was reported to the police while she was telling people the facts about Falun Gong at a job fair held by the Qinhuangdao City Labor Bureau. Officers from the Construction Street Police Station and officials from the local Domestic Security Division arrested her and took her to Qinhuangdao City No. 2 Detention Center. She was released 15 days later.
9. [Jiujiang County, Jiangxi Province] Ms. Tian Haiying Arrested
On the afternoon of November 20, 2009, plainclothes police from Jiujiang County arrested Ms. Tian Haiying from Jiujiang County while she was at the front door of her home. She is now detained in the Patrol Department of the Police Bureau, Jiujiang County.
10. [Laishui County, Shandong Province] Mr. Li Dezhi Arrested
On the evening of November 20, 2009, about seven officers from Yongyang Town Police Station broke into the home of Mr. Li Dezhi from Dongleizi Village, Yongyang Town, Laishui County, and arrested her.
Pang Jinliang, a thug: 86-13933211665
Niu Zhigang, superintendent of Yongyang Police Station: 86-13603227702, 86-312-4532657
Xu Hongwei, police officer: 86-13582088518
11. [Zhumadian City, Henan Province] Ms. Fu Hongying and Two Other Practitioners Arrested and Detained
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on July 14, 2009, Zhang Junling, commander of Zhumadian City's Domestic Security Division, and several police officers broke into Ms. Fu Hongying's home and arrested her, Ms. Liang Xueping, and Ms. Zhang Chaoying, all from Zhumadian City. The practitioners are still being held in Zhumadian City Detention Center.
Zhumadian City Detention Center: 86-396-2206566
Zhang Junling, commander of Zhumadian City's Domestic Security Division: 86-13507666988
12. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Additional Persecution News about Mr. Chen Yongtao and His Wife
On April 15, 2008, the inmates in Sihui Prison beat violently Mr. Chen Yongtao, who had been arrested when 610 Office personnel made a large-scale arrest of Falun Gong practitioners. Mr. Chen Yongtao's wife, Ms. Zou Danyu, and another practitioner, Ms. Wang Ying, were imprisoned in Guangdong Province Women's Prison. They were not allowed family visits.
13. [Xupu County, Hunan Province] Mr. Zhang Bingxing Arrested and Detained in Brainwashing Center
Mr. Zhang Bingxing, 69, is retired from the Xupu County Electrolytic Manganese Factory. At approximately 8:30 a.m. on November 18, 2009, Luo Chongzhong, the CCP Secretary of the factory, and Liu Congjia, an employee of the factory, conspired with Xupu County Police Bureau officers to arrest Mr. Zhang when he went to Xupu County with his wife, who is also a practitioner. Mr. Zhang is now being detained in Huaihua City Brainwashing Center.
14. [Yinchuan City, Ningxia Province] Ms. Gu Jingjie Secretly Sentenced to a Five-Year Prison Term
On November 20, 2009, Ms. Gu Jingjie from Yinchuan City was secretly sentenced to a five-year prison term. She is now being detained in Yinchuan Women's Prison.
Ms. Gu is a retired English teacher from the Yinchuan No. 6 Middle School, Jinfeng District, Yinchuan City. In October 2007, she was sentenced to one and a half years of forced labor.
On or about July 20, 2009, personnel from the Ningxia 610 Office, local policemen, officers from her community, and idle people they hired followed Ms. Gu and ransacked her home.
15. [Lingwu City, Ningxia Province] Ms. Dai Yuzhen Sentenced to One and a Half Years of Forced Labor
In November 2009, Ms. Dai Yuzhen from Lingwu City was sentenced to one and a half years of forced labor. She is now in Ningxi Province Women's Forced Labor.
Early in 2004, she was sentenced to three years of prison and taken to Ningxia Province Women's Prison. After three years, on September 26, 2007, officials from the 610 Office ransacked her possessions and took her directly to the brainwashing center.
16. [Ya'an City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Li Chaofeng Arrested
At 1:00 p.m. on November 18, 2009, Zhou Chaogui, the CCP Secretary of Qingfeng Village, conspired with the township government officials to arrest Ms. Li Chaofeng from Qingfeng Village, Fengming Township, Ya'an City. They ransacked her home.
17. [Pengzhou City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Li Yongxian Arrested
Ms. Li Yongxian lives in Xibei Village, Longfeng Town, Pengzhou City. At approximately 10:00 a.m. on November 20, 2009, Liu Guanghua, an official from local 610 Office, saw Ms. Li and reported her to the Political and Judiciary Committee when she was buying groceries in the downtown market. They arrested her and took her to the Pengzhou City Detention Center.
November 21, 2009