Additional Persecution News from China - March 29, 2009 (17 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 16 cities or counties in 12 provinces. In this report, 15 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 13 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Fengcheng City, Liaoning Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Ms. Luo Yun Illegally Detained
On the morning of March 28, 2009, while "explaining the facts" about Falun Dafa, Ms. Luo Yun was reported to government officials, arrested by officers from the Simenzhi Township Police Station, and taken to Fengcheng City for detainment.
Head of Simengzi Township Police Station Liu Chenggang: 86-13941502308, 86-415-8128074
2. [Qiqihar City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Wang Harassed by Minhanglu Police Station Officials
On the morning of March 27, 2009, officer Yang Cai of the Qiqihar City Minhanglu Police Station and approximately eight police officers broke into Ms. Wang's home to harass her. They also confiscated Teacher's portraits and Dafa books.
3. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Wang Xiulan Sentenced to Seven Years Imprisonment
In April 2008, Ms. Wang Xiulan from the Jinzhou District in Dalian City was arrested by officers from the Dafangsheng Police Station, while explaining the facts in Maoyingzi Village in Dalian Bay. Ms. Wang was sentenced to seven years in prison and is currently on a hunger strike to resist the persecution.
Head of Dafangshen Police Station Yang Yehai: 86-13942062002
Person in charge of Falun Gong persecution Meng Xian: 86-13236925179
Ganjingzi Court: 86-411-86601349
4. [Yantai City, Shandong Province] Ms. Wang Guiwei Arrested
On March 24, 2009, Ms. Wang Guiwei from the Sikou Township in Jiaxi City of Yantai City was arrested by officers from the Sikou Township Police Station in Xiaxi City while she was explaining the facts about Falun Gong. She was illegally detained at the detention center.
Head of the police station Yu Rencong: 86-13562553369
Associate person in charge of the police station Mu Aipeng: 86-13255508887
5. [Mengyin County, Shandong Province] Mr. Wang Shiguo's Home Illegally Ransacked
On March 17, 2009, Mr. Wang Shiguo's home at Nanzhu Court in Mengyin Township of Mengyin County was ransacked. He is being held at the Mengyin County Brainwashing Center, and his wife has returned home.
6. [Hebei Province] Ms. Wang Cuimin Arrested
On March 26, Mr. Wang Cuimin, employed at Yidong Prison in Hebei Province, was arrested by officials from the Yidong Prison and the Domestic Security Brigade in Nanbao Economic Development Zone Police Sub-Bureau.
7. [Huixian City, Hebei Province] Ms. Tian Yun, Ms. Feng Guixiang Arrested
On March 27, 2009, Ms. Tian Yun from Guolei Village in Huixian City and Ms. Feng Guixiang from Xishagang Village in Sipingluo Township were explaining the facts about Falun Dafa in Huixian City, when they were both arrested. They are currently detained in Hui County.
8. [Shiquan City, Shaanxi Province] Mr. Mi Jianxin and Ms. Yuan Zhengxiu Illegally Arrested
On March 22, 2009, Mr. Mi Jianxin and Ms. Yuan Zhengxiu were explaining the facts about Falun Dafa and distributing truth-clarification materials at a bus station. Policemen from Shiquan City followed and arrested them. They are both in the Shiquan County Detention Center.
9. [Ankang City, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Luo Changyun Arrested
Ms. Luo Changyun was arrested by officials from the Ankang City 610 Office prior to the Beijing Olympics and is still being held in the Ankang City Detention Center.
10. [Changsha City, Hunan Province] Ms. Long You Persecuted
On the morning of March 19, Ms. Long You, 57, from Changsha City was arrested by officers from the No.2 Team in the Kaifu District Police Sub-Bureau and Leishi Park Police Station while at a park. She is being held in illegal detention .
No.2 Team in Kaifu District Police Sub-Bureau in Changsha City: 86-731-4533985
11. [Xiangtan City, Hunan Province] Six Practitioners Including Zhang Yaqin Illegally Sentenced
On January 23, 2009, the Yuhu District Court in Xiangtan City conducted an illegal trial for six practitioners, including Ms. Zhang Yaqin. Mr. Xie Wangming was sentenced to seven years and six months, Ms. Yang Shuiying was sentenced to three years and six months, Ms. Zhang Yaqin was sentenced to three years, Mr. Luo Yiming was sentenced to three years and six months (bailed out for medical reasons), Mr. Tan Yanjie was sentenced to three years (bailed out), and Ms. Lu Xiqiong was sentenced to 18 months.
12. [Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Guo Xuezhu Detained
At 11 a.m. on March 24, 2009, Ms. Guo Xuezhu from Huaiji County was arrested at her own store. She is being illegally detained in the Huaiji Detention Center.
Associate Team Leader Chen Pengfei: 86-13602998432
13. [Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Chen Lin Arrested
At 4 p.m. on March 18, 2009, Ms. Chen Lin was handing out truth-clarification materials at the Luban Building in the Futian District of Shenzhen City when she was reported to the police. She was arrested by officials from the Jingtian Police Station in Futian Police Sub-Bureau of Shenzhen City. Ms. Chen is being detained at the Futian Detention Center.
Associate person in charge of Futian Police Station: 86-755-83920330
14. [Jingmen, Hubei Province] Ms. Xu Taichun Arrested
On March 20, 2009, Ms. Xue Taichun, a 70-year-old retiree of the No.1 Company in Jingmen China Construction No.3 Bureau, was arrested when she was explaining the facts. She is currently being detained at the Jingmen Railway Station Hotel.
15. [Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia] Three Practitioners Including Ms. Liu Yanfeng Arrested
On the afternoon of March 26, 2009, Mr. Liu Yanfeng, Mr. Zhang Zhongge, and Mr. Wang Minlin from Saixingtala Village in Wudan Township of Chifeng City were arrested by the Domestic Security Brigade and police officers while at home.
16. [Wulumuqi City, Xinjiang Province] Persecution Situation of Mr. Tan Bo Being
Mr. Tan Bo, 39 years old, is a resident of Suizhou City in Hubei Province. In 2007, his company moved, so he relocated to Yanchu County in Xinjiang Province to keep his job. On February 16, 2008, as he was distributing truth-clarification DVDs, government officials followed him. That evening, officials from the Domestic Security Brigade in Yanchu County Police Station went to his residence where they found truth-clarification materials and DVDs, then arrested and took him to the Yanchu County Criminal Offense Detention Center.
On January 19, 2009, the Xinjiang Yanchu County court sentenced Mr. Tang to four years of imprisonment for the crime of "overthrowing the regime." On March 17, 2009, Mr. Tan was taken to the No. 5 Prison in Urumqi City. At this time, his whereabouts is unknown.
17. [Xining City, Qinghai Province] Three Practitioners Including Ms. Mei Arrested Again
On the evening of February 27, 2009, Ms. Mei from Xining City, a practitioner in her late forties, was putting up truth-clarification materials with her daughter when she was reported to local city law enforcement and subsequently was arrested. Currently, Ms. Mei is being detained at the Xining City Detention Center.
On March 23, Ms. Kang Jinying, who is in her fifties, and another practitioner were followed by police officers, then arrested.