Additional Persecution News from China - December 18, 2009 (18 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 15 cities or counties in 9 provinces. In this report, 17 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 18 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Shanghai] Ms. Yang Jin'e Illegally Detained
In the Petrochemical Area of Shanghai, Ms. Yang Jin'e was captured by domestic security officials of Jinshan Branch of Shanghai Public Security Bureau on December 11, 2009. Ms. Yang is currently imprisoned and being persecuted at Jinshan Detention Center.
Jinshan District Division of Shanghai Public Security Bureau: 86-21-67240800
Detention Center of Jinshan District: 86-21-67268622.
Xiangzhou Police Station of Shanghai Petrochemical Area: 86-21-57930110.
2. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Mr. Ha Jianhua Arrested
Mr. Ha Jianhua, from Liudong Village, Ershilipu Street, Kuiwen District, Weifang City, was arrested by police at the local police station on December 16, 2009 when he was informing people about the persecution of Falun Gong on the morning of December 16, 2009 at a supermarket. Mr. Ha is now being illegally held in the Weifang Detention Center.
3. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Lin Ping Arrested
On December 16, 2009, practitioner Ms. Lin Ping went to a construction site to distribute informational materials about the persecution, and was reported to the police. At around 10:00 a.m. that same day, police broke into and ransacked Ms. Lin's home. Unfortunately, practitioners Ms. Sun Jingwen, Ms. Gao, Ms. Qu and Ms. Yin were Ms. Lin's home at that time. All of them were arrested. Police later broke into and ransacked Ms. Sun's home, as well her mother's and daughter's homes. Their computers and Falun Gong materials were taken away.
Ms. Lin and the other practitioners noted above are being held at Huaxi Police Station of Dalian City.
4. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Dr. Li Arrested
On December 17, 2009, as early as 8:00 a.m. or some time thereabouts, the police of Xinmin Police Station of Wanghua District, Fushun City, broke into Dr. Li's clinic and forcibly took him away. His computer and other items were confiscated.
5. [Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Li Shuang Arrested in His Office
Mr. Li Shuang was forcibly taken away when he was working in his office at Yachen Company, located at Taipingqiao, Daowai District, Harbin, on February 14, 2009, after 7:00 p.m. The police took away his computer, receipts and car provided by his company.
6. [Tianjin] Ms. Jiang Shuyun Illegally Arrested
Ms. Jiang Shuyun, who is in her fifties, is from Nanmaizhu Village, Fengtai Town, Ninghe County, Tianjin City. When Ms. Jiang was distributing informational materials at a supermarket of Banqiao Town on the morning of December 16, 2009, she was arrested by officers from the local police station. That evening Ms. Jiang was taken to the Ninghe County Detention Center.
Banqiao Town Police Station: 86-22-69469272
7. [Tianjin] Mr. Liu Jinduo from Beiyanqiao Arrested
8. [Zibo City, Shandong Province] Mr. Fang Shiqian Arrested
Mr. Fang Shiqian, from Ezhou Town, Zichuan District, was arrested at 5:00 a.m. on December 15, 2009.
9. [Qian'an City, Hebei Province] Ms. Liang Xiulan and Others Secretly Sentenced
Around December 6, 2009, the court of Qian'an City secretly sentenced practitioners Ms. Liang Xiulan to an eight-year sentence), Ms. Zhang Liqin and Ms. Shao Lianrong to 7.5 years, Mr. Sun Yongsheng, Mr. Yang Zhanmin and Ms. Li Xiuhua to seven years, Mr. Cai Yongwang (a non-practitioner) to three years probation. They were arrested in May 2008 while distributing informational materials.
10. [Luan County, Hebei Province] Ms. Meng Cuimei and Mr. Han Zhonghua Sentenced
Ms. Meng Cuimei, a practitioner of Luan County, was arrested in late February 2008 and brutally tortured. Ms. Meng was later released due to her declining health. On September 9, 2009, Ms. Meng was taken to a detention center and secretly sentenced to five years of imprisonment before October 1.
Another practitioner, Mr. Han Zhonghua, was illegally sentenced to two years, with three years probation.
11. [Baoji City, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Qiang Huilan Still Imprisoned
Ms. Qiang Huilan from Baoji City is currently being held at the Detention Center of Weibin District, Baoji City. Ms. Qiang is extremely weak due to torture. Her family members brought 1,000 yuan to the detention center, hoping to take her to see a doctor, but Ms. Qiang was not released.
12. [Changzhi City, Shanxi Province] Seventy-Year-Old Ms. Yuan Helian Persecuted
Ms. Yuan Helian, an employee of a cement plant of Beitie Bureau 3, Changzhi City, was arrested by more than twenty officers from Beimachang Police Station at around 3:00 p.m. on December 6, 2009. Xu Xuming, head of the local 610 Office of Changzhi, coordinated the arrest. They broke into Ms. Yuan's home, sprained her arm and confiscated her Dafa books and informational materials.
13. [Renshou County, Sichuan Province] Ms. Xiao Guihua and Ms. Zhang Guifen Arrested
Ms. Xiao Guihua, 59, from Wufu Town, Fujia District, Renshou County, was arrested in her home by officers from the Fujia District Police Station at around 11:00 a.m. on December 16, 2009. The police then arrested Ms. Zhang Guifen, 72. There are no details regarding either of the women's whereabouts.
14. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Li Zhaozhen Arrested
On the morning of December 11, 2009, Ms. Li Zhaozhen, who lived close to Hangkonggong, Chengdu City, was arrested by the officers of Sanwanjiao Police Station while distributing informational materials at Oushang supermarket in Gaoxin District. Ms. Li's home was also ransacked and items confiscated that same day. Ms. Li Zhaozhen is being held in the Detention Center of Chengdu Public Security Bureau.
Ye Xiangyu, director of Sanwanyao Police Station: 86-28-85353678
Gaoxin Branch, Chengdu Police Department: 86-28-85192283
15. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Zhang Xianlan and Many Other Practitioners from Jiang'an District Persecuted
Ms. Zhang Xianlan and another 58-year-old practitioner from Jiang'an District, Wuhan City, were arrested and tortured in the First Detention Center of Wuhan City.
Ms. Wang Shunlian and Ms. Wang Yuhong from Hankou District were tortured in the First Detention Center of Wuhan City due to their spreading informational materials.
Ms. Zhu Cuizhu and others were arrested for spreading informational materials. Ms. Zhu was forced to undergo a brainwashing session in Dongxihu, but was later dismissed.
16. [Changsha City, Hunan Province] Ms. Xiao Chunhua and Two Other Practitioners Arrested
Two practitioners from Changsha City went to Pingtang Town to visit Ms. Xiao Chunhua on December 5, 2009. The three were arrested by officers from Pingtang Police Station.
Xia Fei, director of Forced Labor Education Bureau in Hunan Province: 86-13707319636, 86-15802558998, 86-731-82275148
Huang Yong, director of Pingtang Forced Labor Camp of Hunan Province: 86-13808486385, 86-13187066025, 86-731-88500469
17. [Wuxue City, Hubei Province] Mr. Zhu Yaoting Sentenced to Three and a Half Years
Mr. Zhu Yaoting from Wuxue City of Hubei Province, was sentenced to three and a half years of imprisonment by the Court of Baiyun District, Guangzhou City.
18. [Suizhou City, Hubei Province] Ms. Li Yun Captured by Local Police
On the night of April 8, 2008, Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Li Yun, 27, and Ms. Zhang Ling from Suizhou City, were arrested by Li Jinbo, who led the arrest, and other officers of the police squadron at the Zengdu Branch of Suizhou Public Security Bureau. After being held for one year in a detention center, Ms. Li and Ms. Zhang were transferred to the Women's Prison of Hubei Province in April 2009.
During this period, the prison did not allow Ms. Li's family members to visit her. Not until December 2009, did Ms. Li's family have a chance to see her. They noticed many areas on her body, including her arms, were bruised and bloody from beatings. Ms. Li and Ms. Zhang are now being forced to work in the prison.
First Branch of the Seventh Monitoring District, Women's Prison of Hubei Province: 86-27-68831285, 86-27-68831057
December 17, 2009