Additional Persecution News from China - August 24, 2009 (21 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 17 cities or counties in 10 provinces. In this report, 14 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 15 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Jieyang City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Wu Yueyin on Persecution Protest Hunger Strike
Jieyang City practitioners Ms. Wu Yueyin and Ms. Chen Wenzhu were arrested during the evening of August 17, 2009, and taken to the Dongsheng Police Station because they had been explaining the truth about Falun Gong in the city. They were sent to the Dongshan Detention Center. It is said that Ms. Wu Yueyin is on a persecution protest hunger strike.
Dongshan District 610 Office: 86-663-8201610
Zhang Ziguang: 86-663-8200660 (Office), 86-663-8215429 (Home), 86-13322750399 (Cell)
Jieyang City Dongshan District Police Department head, Wei Jielin: 86-663-8226388, 86-663-8229709, 86-13902766709
2. [Shulan City, Jilin Province] Older Practitioners Mr. Yang Guoshu and Mr. Gao Changsuo Grossly Abused and Mistreated in the Yinmahe Forced Labor Camp in Jiutai, Jilin Province
Shulan City 610 Office agents seized 60-year-old Mr. Yang Guoshu and took him to the Yinmahe Forced Labor Camp. Within a month in that facility, his blood pressure increased to over 200 mm Hg, but camp officials still refused to release him.
63-year-old Mr. Gao Changsuo has been forced to sit on bench for a long time. He was coerced into writing a guarantee statement, to give up Falun Gong practice. He has suffered tremendous physical trauma.
3. [Hu County, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Wang Hua Arrested
Ms. Wang Hua from Hu County, employed at the Huian Chemical Factory, was reported by a co-worker on August 17, 2009, while she spoke to her colleagues about Falun Gong. Huian Police Department officials captured her and took her to the Lajiatan Detention Center in Hu County.
Public Security Division chief: 86-29-84913246
Deputy Chief: 86-29-84913182
4. [Datong City, Shanxi Province] Ms. Li Shu and Ms. Jiang Ping Illegally Detained
Officials from the Xianjingyu Police Station in the Wanbolin District in Taiyuan captured Datong residents Ms. Li Shu and Ms. Jiang Ping in August 2009. They are currently held at the Taiyuan Detention Center.
5. [Dongfeng County, Jilin Province] Practitioner Ms. Sun Yuhong and Her Husband Arrested
Agents from the Hengdaohe Town Police Station in Dongfeng County arrested Ms. Sun Yuhong from the Jiu Group in Liangshan Village, Hengdaohe Town. It happened on August 17 in the afternoon as she visited her sister. Police broke into her home later on, ransacked it, and nabbed her husband, Mr. Wang Mengjing, but released him same afternoon. Ms. Sun was sent to the Dongfeng County Detention Center on August 18, 2009.
6. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Qiu Qinghua Arrested
Ms. Qiu Qinghua from Liaozhong County, Shenyang City, was reported on August 23, 2009. Five agents took her to the police department and later ransacked her home. Her computer and printer were confiscated. She was transferred that same day to the local detention center where she is currently on a persecution protest hunger strike.
7. [Wendeng City, Shandong Province] Ms. Shi Maiying Arrested and Mistreated
On August 16, 2009, Ms. Shi Maiying from Gaojia Village, Houjia Town, Wendeng City, was reported while she was clarifying the truth. Wendeng City Domestic Security Division and 610 Office agents arrested her on August 17, 2009. She is being detained in the Wendeng City Detention Center.
Houjia Town Police Station: 86-631-8727014
Wendeng City Police Department 610 Office: 86-631-8983935
8. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Additional Persecution Information Regarding Arrest of 60-year-old Ms. Gao Fujun
Zhonghua Road Police Station agents in the Ganjingzi District of Dalian City arrested Ms. Gao Fujun on July 24, 2009. It has been confirmed that she is being detained and tortured in Cell 8-7 at the Dalian City Detention Center.
Zhonghua Road Police Station: 86-411-86508299
9. [Chongqing] Ms. Liu Hefang Arrested and Persecuted at a Brainwashing Center
National Security Division agents from the Shapingba District, Chongqing, arrived in several police vehicles and arrested nine practitioners. The practitioners were employed at the Chongqing Jialing Factory. It happened at 8:30 a.m. on August 18, 2009. The agents ransacked the practitioners' homes and confiscated many Dafa books and materials. Six of the practitioners were released at 1:00 a.m. Xiao Li (50 years old, from Jiangjin City) was sent back to the factory. Ms. Liu Hefang and Ms. Yang Hongying were sent to a brainwashing center.
10. [Dengzhou City, Henan Province] Ms. Du Zhiheng Tried at the Dengzhou City Court on August 19
11. [Beijing] Ms. Pan Lingjun Arrested
Ms. Pan Lingjun from the Shunyi District in Beijing is 60 years old. Shunyi Guangming Police Station agents arrested her while she was telling people about Falun Gong at the beginning of August 2009. She is currently held at the Shunyi Nihe Detention Center.
12. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Ms. Song Baoyun's Home Ransacked
At 9:00 a.m. on July 30, 2009, Huaixiang Residential District committee agents in the Weicheng District of Weifang City and several officers from the Beiguan Police Statio ransacked the home of Ms. Song Baoyun but left empty-handed.
13. [Dongying City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhang Xiurong Arrested
Ms. Zhang Xiurong from Houtun Village in Dawang Town, Guangrao County, Dongying City, was reported on August 2, 2009, in the morning while talking to people about Falun Gong at the Shouguang City furniture market. Hualong Town Police Station agents in Shouguang City took her into custody. Dawang Town Police Station agents from Guangrao County ransacked her home and confiscated her Dafa books and 300 copies of the Minghui Weekly.
Ms. Zhang has since been transferred to the Shouguang City Detention Center for over half a month. Hualong Town Police Station officials from Shouguang City are attempting to extort 50,000 yuan from her family.
Dawang Town Police Station in Guangrao County: 86-546-6881038
14. [Guangan City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Peng Shiqiong's Abuse and Mistreatment by Nanmusi Women's Forced Labor Camp Officials
Ms. Peng Shiqiong from Huaying City is in her 50s. At the end of June 2008, Guangan police officials arrested her and immediately sent her to two years of forced labor at the Nanmusi Women's Forced Labor Camp. She now shows signs of high blood pressure.
Guangan City 610 Office head Xiong Changyong: 86-826-2334610
Section Chief Su Bihua: 86-826-2203669
Huanjiong City 610 Office head Zhu Xiaofang: 86-826-4830570
15. [Fuxin City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Gao Lianzhen and Ms. Gao Guiying Held in the Xindi Detention Center
Zhang Jingming from the Qinghemen Police Station in Fuxin City arrested Ms. Gao Lianzhen and Ms. Gao Guiying on August 22, 2009. Detention center officials refused her admittance on August 23, 2009. She was released. Ms. Gao Lianzhen was held in the Xindi Detention Center.
Qinghemen Police Station of Buxing City: 86-418-2782561
16. [Taian City, Shandong Province] Mr. Lu Fatang Arrested
Taian resident Mr. Lu Fatang was arrested while distributing truth materials on August 17, 2009. His house was ransacked. He is currently in the Shengzhuang Detention Center.
17. [Shiyan City, Hubei Province] Mr. Li Wengai and Others Arrested and Persecuted at a Brainwashing Center
Shiyan City has reopened a brainwashing center. Mr. Li Wengai, an outstanding technician from the Dongfeng Vehicle Company design institute, was arrested and taken to a brainwashing center by city 610 Office agents and those from the Zhangwang District Police Department in Shiyan City. According to reliable sources, several practitioners were arrested and taken to the brainwashing center.
18. [Xichang City, Sichuan Province] The Persecution of Mr. Cheng Xiju
Xichang City Domestic Security Division agents arrested Mr. Cheng Xiju during the 2000 New Year's holidays as he posted truth clarification stickers out of doors. He was sent to a forced labor camp for one year.
In 2005, officer Wu Yan from the Beicheng Police Station broke into Mr. Cheng Xiju's home and ransacked it, confiscating Dafa books and a picture with Master's image.
Wu Yan went to Mr. Chen's house again in 2008 to harass him and confiscated a copy of Zhuan Falun that Mr. Cheng was reading.
19. [Shiyan City, Hubei Province] The Persecution of Several Practitioners
Zhangwan District Police Department agents arrested Shiyan City resident Ms. Chen Lianqin, the wife of Mr. Li Yungkai, on August 20. Now Ms. Chen is detained and persecuted at the Zhangwan District Police Department.
Ms. Zhu Zhiyuan is almost 70 years old. She is being detained and persecuted at the Security Division Hotel at the Dongfeng Vehicle Company.
20. [Xianning City, Hubei Province] Ms. Li Yong Detained and Shocked by Electric Batons
Ms. Li Yong from the Xianan District of Xianning City was arrested and taken to the police station by three local security officers on August 17, 2009, in Henggou Town, Xianning City. She is being held in the Xianning Detention Center and has been shocked with electric batons.
21. [Gongzhuling City, Jilin Province] Mr. Zheng Fengxiang Mistreated at Gongzhuling Prison
Mr. Zheng Fengxiang, 47, is from the No. 2 Team in Qiangfeng Village, Jiangnan Township, in the Fengman District of Jilin City. Changjiang Road Police Station deputy head Wang Qin from Jiangnan Town, Jilin City, and others deceived Mr. Zheng into going to the police station on July 2, 2007. They arrested him and took him to the Jilin City Police Dog Training Site. Di Shigang from the Jilin City Police Department and several other officers tortured Mr. Zheng by force-feeding him with horseradish concentrate and hanging him up. They took him to the Jilin Detention Center around July 28, 2007, where he was confined from July 28, 2007, until April 2009.
Jilin City Court agents sentenced Mr. Zheng to four years in prison. He is currently detained and suffers from torment in the Jilin Province Gongzhuling Prison.