Additional Persecution News From China-August 17, 2009 (30 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 21 cities or counties in 13 provinces. In this report, 31 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 19 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Chongqing] Mr. Liu Shurong in Critical Condition Due to Gross Abuse under the Persecution at the Chongqing Prison
2. [Fujian Province] Mr. Wang Shunping Still Incarcerated
Mr. Wang Shunping is still held at the Longyan City Detention Center in Fujian Province. Recently, local Domestic Security Division officers demanded his wife to ask him to write guarantee statements.
3. [Jiuquan City, Gansu Province] Four Falun Gong Practitioners Sentenced to Prison
Suzhou District Court in Jiuquan City held a secret trial on February 6, 2007 and sentenced four practitioners to prison. Ms. Xie Hongying was given a ten-year sentence, and the other three were each given a nine-year sentence.
4. [Liangshan County, Shandong Province] Additional Information regarding the Arrest of Numerous Practitioners
Eighteen practitioners did the group exercises at Wang Youfu's home in Dushan Village, Liangshan County at 9:00 p.m. on August 12, 2009. Between 50 and 60 police officers from Liangshan County arrived in police cars with lights off. They surrounded Wang's home, climbed over the wall and jumped into Wang's courtyard. They arrested the practitioners and extorted between 1,000 "yuan" and 3,000 yuan from each.
The following are currently held at the Liangshan County Detention Center: Mr. Wang Youfu, who is in his 70s; 45-year-old Ms. Liu Xiaofeng; 63-year-old Ms. Zheng; 40-year-old Ms. Hu; 51-year-old Ms. Liu Jiyue; 47-year-old Ms. Li Junqi; 57-year-old Ms. Chen Guizhi; 47-year-old Ms. Zhang; 45-year-old Ms. Huang Mingyun; 48-year-old Ms. Pao; 50-year-old Ms. Ma; 60-year-old Ms. Xiao Erqi, and another practitioner whose name is unknown.
Liangshan County Political and Judiciary Committee: 86-537-7321330
"610 Office": 86-537-7360610, 86-537-7360896
Liu Chuanxiu: 86-537-7328497, 86-13563707868
5. [Zhuanghe City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Zhang Chunhe and Ms. Zhang Li Taken to the Luotaishan Brainwashing Center
Officers from the Xingda Police Station in Zhuanghe City arrested Mr. Zhang Chunhe, and Ms. Zhang Li to the police station in the morning of August 13, 2009. This is not the first time they have harassed and arrested these practitioners. They soon sent the two practitioners to the Luotaishan Brainwashing Center in Fushun City, Liaoning Province.
Xingda Police Station head office: 86-411-89813617
Political head: 86-411-89813496
6. [Dangshan County, Anhui Province] Ms. Liu Yufeng in Critical Condition Due to Gross Abuse under the Persecution
Mr. Li Chaodong and his wife were arrested on July 9, 2009 and have been held in police custody up until now. Ms. Liu Yufeng is near death from torture and was taken to the county hospital for emergency treatment.
Phone numbers of officials responsible for persecution:
Shao Zhufeng: 86-13955765258, 86-557-8022033 ext. 3258
Duan Liwei: 86-13965367566, 86-557-8022033 ext. 3313
7. [Daxinganling City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Gao Shuying Arrested
Ms. Gao Shuying from Tahe County, Daxinganling City was arrested at 2:00 a.m. on August 14, 2009. She is now held at the Tanan Detention Center.
8. [Yanzhou City, Shandong Province] Mr. Liu Ming Held at the Yanzhou City Detention Center for More Than 130 Days
The police arrested Mr. Liu Ming and his wife Zhang Maoyun at 5:30 p.m. on April 8, 2009 and took computers and other personal belongings. This is Liu Ming's fourth arrest.
Liu Ming has been held at the Yanzhou City Detention Center for more than 130 days. Zhang Maoyun returned home on May 13, 2009 but the family is doing everything possible to stop her from appealing for Falun Gong.
9. [Jimo City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhang Xiuxin and Ms. Sun Guohong Arrested
Someone reported Ms. Zhang Xiuxin and Ms. Sun Guohong from Jimo City to the police while they explained Falun Gong to people. Officers from Mashan Town Police Station arrested them. They are now held at Jimo City Custody Center and are holding a persecution protest hunger strike. Officials intended to send the two practitioners to the Dashan Detention Center in Qingdao City, but the detention center officials refused to accept them.
Zhao Shaoxian: 610 Office head, 86-532-88526786, 86-532-88596927, 86-13806397867
Tang Xinjin: 610 Office deputy head, 86-532-88552031, 86-532-88521679, 86-13583216999
10. [Chongzhou City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Zhang Jun and Mr. Hu Yuzhen Arrested
Officers From Yangma Police Station arrested Mr. Zhang Jun and Mr. Hu Yuzhen the evening of August 15, 2009, Yangma Police Station: 86-28-82252110.
11. [Zhaoyuan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Ge Cuiqing Arrested
Ms. Ge Cuiqing is around 50 years old, from Xigouzi Village, Biguo Town, Zhaoyuan City. Someone reported her to the police at 9:00 a.m. on August 17, 2009 as she exposed the Communist Party's crimes in Tengjia Village. Jin Guangyao and two other 610 Office agents arrested her and broke into her home. They stayed for 30 minutes, ransacked the home and took Falun Gong books and materials. Her current whereabouts are unknown.
Jin Guangyao: 610 Office agent; 86-13863886388, 86-535-8258610
12. [Huangchuan County, Henan Province] Mr. Zhu Liliang Arrested
Officers from Huangchuan County Police Department Domestic Security Division arrested Mr. Zhu Liliang at 10:00 a.m. on August 16, 2009. His current whereabouts are unknown.
13. [Chongqing] Mr. Liu Taiping Persecuted
A group of officials from Anju Town Police Station and Party Committee ransacked Mr. Liu Taiping's home in Anju Town, Tongliang County, Chongqing on August 8, 2009. They took Falun Gong books and VCDs and have not returned them.
14. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Li Dexiang Arrested
Communist Internet agents in Fushun City monitored Mr. Li Dexiang from Xinbin County as he spoke with people about Falun Gong online at a web cafe. Fushun City police arrested him in Xinbin County on August 14, 2009 and ransacked his home. They handcuffed and shackled him. He is now held at the Xinbin County Detention Center.
15. [Datong City, Shanxi Province] Ms. Liu Ruiying Arrested at Noon on August 15, 2009
16. [Shandong Province] Mr. Ji Guangyao Arrested
Mr. Ji Guangyao, employed at the Gudong Oil Extraction Factory at the Shengli Petroleum Field went to the Hekou District to distribute Falun Gong VCDs and materials on July 26, 2009. Hekou District Police Station agents arrested him. They ransacked his home one week later and took computers and other personal belongings. This is the third time Ji Guangyao has been persecuted.
17. [Guantao County, Hebei Province] Ms. Su Mei's Non-Falun Gong Practitioner Husband Arrested
Officers from the Wangqiao Police Station in Guantao County ransacked Ms. Su Mei's home the morning of August 13, 2009 and took Falun Gong books. Su Mei was not at home. The persecutors arrested her non-practitioner husband.
18. [Pingdu City, Shandong Province] Police Arrest Practitioners and Extort Money
Someone reported 66-year-old Ms. Wang Xiurong from Pingdu City to the police as she explained Falun Gong to people on September 28, 2008. Officers from Baifu Town Police Station arrested her. She was released as soon as her family paid the police extortion demand of 7,000 yuan. They did not issue any receipt.
The police also arrested Ms. Hou Meixian from Pingdu City when she and her family were taking a bus to their hometown one day in June 2003. The police intercepted them and told Pingdu City 610 Office to detain Hou Meixian at a brainwashing center for 20 plus days and extorted 1,000 yuan.
19. [Jiaonan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Xue Xiuling and Ms. Wang Zhengmei Held for 15 Days
Someone reported Ms. Xue Xiuling and Ms. Wang Zhengmei from Jiaonan City to the 610 Office when they were exposing the Party's lies about Falun Gong in public on August 14, 2009. They have been held for 15 days and have been transferred to the Jiaonan City Custody Center.
20. [Liuan City, Anhui Province] Mr. Li Tianjing Held at the Shou County Detention Center
The police arrested Mr. Li Tianjing in Hefei City on July 18, 2009. He is now held at the Shou County Detention Center in Liuan City and is very weak from savage torture and force-feeding. Mr. Li cannot walk without assistance.
21. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Persecution of Ms. Zheng Meie
Huang and other officers from Hanting District Domestic Security Division arrested Ms. Zheng Meie in front of her workplace, the Hanting District Film Company in Weifang City early morning on July 2, 2009. They took her keys, purse and mobile phone. Officers Yu Jianzheng and Huang used her keys to open the door to her home and ransacked it when no one was home. They took Falun Gong books and private possessions worth about 10,000 yuan. They sent Zheng Meie to the Weifang Detention Center and extorted 30,000 yuan from her family. She was released five days later.
Yan Fengshan: Hanting District Domestic Security Division head, 86-13953668177; 86-536-7268908
Yu Jianzheng: officer, 86-15853615366
22. [Jiangsu Province] Ms. Xie Yanmin Held at a Brainwashing Center
Ms. Xie Yanmin, employed at the 14th Research Institute of the China Electronics Technology Group Corporation in Nanjing went to Beijing in early August 2009 on a business trip. The police arrested her because their search found Falun Gong materials in her computer. She is now held at a brainwashing center inside the 14th Research Institute.
Zhang Changai: The 14th Research Institute 610 Office, 86-13851621534, 86-25-83711820
23. [Anren County, Hunan Province] Mr. Peng Anlin Persecuted in Guangzhou City
Plainclothes agents from Chigangke Village, the Haizhu District arrested 35-year-old Mr. Peng Anlin from Hedong Village, Chengping Township, Anren County at 1:00 p.m. on July 30, 2009. It happened while he was handed out Falun Gong pamphlets to passersby in Ke Village, the Haizhu District. They brutally beat him and shattered bones in his left foot. His wife Chen Hongmei was held at the Pazhou Police Station in Haizhu District for three days.
24. [Jiedong County, Guangdong Province] Mr. Xie Huiliang and Wife Gone Into Exile
A group of officers from the Jiedong County 610 Office and from the Yunlu Police Station ransacked Mr. Xie Huiliang's home the evening of July 20, 2009 and arrested his wife Xie Xizhu. They took her to the Jiedong County Custody Center and threatened her. She looks frail and worn out due to persecution.
610 Office had planned to send Xie Xizhu to a labor camp 15 days later, but she did not pass the physical exam. Because someone was willing to pay extortion and repeatedly requested her release, the police finally agreed to release Xie Xizhu and take a break. The next day after her homecoming, officers from Yunlu Police Station broke the door in the morning and barged into her home. They arrested Xie Xizhu and another practitioner who was visiting her. They took both practitioners to the Yunlu Police Station. The other practitioner regained freedom with the power of her righteous thoughts, while Xie Xizhu was taken to the Jieyang City Hospital for an exam. She failed the exam once again and returned home. But 610 Office agents ransacked her home again three days later. Because of endless harassment from the police and persecution that sabotaged her life, Xie Xizhu and her husband Xie Huiliang gave up their home business and went into exile.
Yang Gengguang: Jieyang City 610 Office deputy head, 86-663-8235627, 86-13502603729
Lai Zhonglong:610 Office deputy head, 86-663-8235627, 86-663-8937563
Huang Shaohui: Jiedong County 610 Office National Security Division head, 86-663-3275610, 86-13802329787
25. [Cangzhou City, Hebei Province] Ms. Chen Shumin Taken to a Detention Center
Someone reported Ms. Chen Shumin from Cangzhou City to the police a few days ago as she spoke with people about Falun Gong. The police ransacked her home and took her to a detention center.
26. [Chaoyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Si Xiujuan Arrested
Ms. Si Xiujuan from South Qidaoquanzi Village in the Chaoyang City Development Zone gave a Falun Gong flyer to a plainclothes agent from the local police department. It happened while she was in Wujiawa Village in the afternoon of August 11, 2009. The police ransacked her home. She is now held at the Wujiawa Detention Center.
Li Dongfeng: Chaoyang City Development Zone Police Department head, 86-421-3817887, 86-421-2616161, 86-13304217887
27. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Cui Liguo Arrested
One week ago, Dalian police arrested Mr. Cui Liguo, a temporary taxi driver from out of town. A passenger, a government employee, reported him to the police when Cui Liguo tried to talk to him about Falun Gong.
28. [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Mr. Jiang Chunbin Sentenced to Prison
Chengguan District Court in Lanzhou City sentenced 35-year-old Mr. Jiang Chunbin from Xiejiazui Village, Dingyuan Township, Yuzhong County, Lanzhou City to nine years in prison on December 4, 2003. He is now held at Division 3 of the Lanzhou Prison.
29. [Chongqing] Ms. Wei Jianfu Still Held at Langshan Detention Center
Someone reported Ms. Su Zumin and Ms. Wei Jianfu from Baisha Town, Jiangjin District, Chongqing to the police on July 11, 2009. It happened as they exposed the Communist Party's crimes that official media conceals. They were taken to the Jiangjin Custody Center and to the Langshan Detention Center. Su Zumin returned home on July 27, 2009, but Wei Jianfu is still held at the Langshan Detention Center.
Langshan Detention Center: 86-23-47581372
30. [Qingyang City, Gansu Province] Mr. Li Chaoyang and Ms. Li Caiyun Unconstitutionally Sentenced
Heshui County Court agents in Qingyang City secretly tried Mr. Li Chaoyang and Ms. Li Caiyun on July 16, 2009 without telling their families. The officials claimed they would sentence the practitioners to prison terms between seven and fifteen years.
Someone reported both practitioners to the police on February 20, 2009 while they distributed Falun Gong materials in Dianzi Township, He County. Dianzi Township police officers arrested them. Eight officers from the Heshui County National Security Division headed by Zhou Ning ransacked their homes. The practitioners have been held at the Heshui County Detention Center for about six months.
It is said Heshui County Court agents plan to hold another covert trial and slap Li Chaoyang with an eight-year sentence and Li Caiyun with a seven-and-a-half-year sentence.
Heshui County Court: 86-934-5532620
Head of court: 86-934-5521821
Deputy head of court: 86-934-5521025