Additional Persecution News from China - September 18, 2010 (25 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 20 cities or counties in ten provinces. In this report, 23 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 20 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Cangxi County, Sichuan Province] Ms. Zhang Zihui Sent to Guangyuan Brainwashing Center
Senior practitioner Zhang Zihui was sent to the Guangyuan Brainwashing Center about ten days ago by officers from the 610 Office, Domestic Security Bureau ,and neighborhood committee.
2. [Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia] Several Practitioners Arrested
Ms. Zhao Guichun, 45, and Ms. Yang Cuiling, in her 60s, both from Yuanbao Mountain District, were reported when they took a bus from Pingzhuang to Jinshan on the afternoon of September 14, 2010. They were illegally arrested and taken to the Chifeng Harqin Banner Detention Center. The police ransacked Ms. Zhao's home and confiscated cash and personal belongings.
Ms. Xu Aihong, from Pingzhuang, wa arrested at the end of August. She is being held at the Yuanbao Mountain District Detention Center.
Other practitioners were harassed by the local 610 Office.
Liu Zhengting, head of Harqin Banner Domestic Security Division: 86-476-3770101, 86-476-3758925, 86-13947669710
3. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Additional Information Regarding the Arrests of Mr. Hu Tinghao and Mr. Kang Xinzhong
Mr. Hu Tinghao, an employee of Huangtai Power Plant, was taken away as he handed out a leaflet about Falun Gong to a plainclothes officer in April. He is being held in the Licheng District Detention Center.
Mr. Kang Xinzhong, an employee of the Chemical Fiber Plant, was seized on a business trip. He is being held at the Licheng District Detention Center. His home was ransacked on April 28. The police confiscated a printer, a computer, a recorder, Dafa books, and other personal belongings.
4. [Pizhou City, Jiangsu Province] Mr. Zhang Wei and His Wife, Ms. Zhao Rongcai, Are Still Detained
Mr. Zhang Wei was picked up and sentenced to four years of prison in 2008. He is still in HongzeHu Prison. His wife, Ms. Zhao Rongcai, was detained in Jurong Women's Forced Labor Camp in Nanjing from 2006 to the summer of 2008.
Ms. Zhao was seized at the market on March 31, 2010. She is being held at the Pizhou Zhanglou Detention Center. Four children are left at home, the youngest one is six years old. Ms. Zhao began a hunger strike in September to protest the persecution. She was force-fed and is very weak now. Two Falun Gong practitioners, Ms. Xu Ning, 33, and Ms. Wang Chengxia, 60, are being held in the same cell with Ms. Zhao.
Xie Jianmei with the Pizhou City Detention Center: 86-13952273635 (Cell)
5. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Li Chunqing Still Detained
Mr. Li Chunqing went to Harbin to visit her relatives and was seized at the railroad station. She is being held at Harbin No. 2 Detention Center.
6. [Yanji City, Jilin Province] Ms. An Honglian Taken into Custody on September 10, 2010
7. [Yanji City, Jilin Province] Mr. Cui Jianri Sent to Brainwashing Center
The Yanji Gongyuan Police Station sent seven officers to follow Mr. Cui Jianri's father to Mr. Cui Jianri's home. They took Mr. Cui away. Mr. Cui is being held in the Yilan Town Brainwashing Center.
Gao Jie, director of Yanbian Prefecture Political and Judiciary committee: 86-433-2513292, 86-433-2510715, 86-433-2510716
Jin Yinghua, director of Yanbian City 610 Office: 86-433-2518661, 86-433-2279166
Ma Shaoyu, deputy director of Yanbian City 610 Office: 86-433-2518644, 86-433-2772007
8. [Tonghua County, Jilin Province] More informartion about Ms. Wei Changlan
Wang Yanlin and Mayer Li of Yinggebu Town, Tonghua County, went to Ms. Wei Changlan's home in Lishu Village on August 25, 2010. Ms. Wei was not home at the time, but the officials harassed her family. Two days later Mayer Li went to Ms. Wei' work unit and ordered her to go to the brainwashing center. Ms. Wei refused to comply.
9. [Shuangcheng City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Sun Zhifen's Whereabouts Unknown
Ms. Sun Zhifen had been detained in Heilongjiang Women's Prison for several years. She developed mental problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other illnesses. The prison agreed to honor her family's request to release her on medical parole once her condition became critical. It's been two years since her release, and she is not yet recovered. Two prison guards from Heilongjiang Women's Prison recently took Ms. Sun away. They said they were going to give her a physical exam. Ms. Sun's current whereabouts are unknown.
10. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Luo Zhongqiao Sentenced to Two Years of Forced Labor
11. [Dandong City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Hu Xiaomei Taken Away
Ms. Hu Xiaomei, practitioner Zhang, and a mother and a son were picked up by officers from Taiping Police Station. The practitioners had been reading Falun Gong books on September 15.
12. [Zhangwu County, Liaoning Province] Fourteen Practitioners Taken Away
Fourteen practitioners including Ms. Wu Xiurong were taken away on September 17, 2010. They are being held at the police department.
13. [Junan County, Liaoning Province] Several Practitioners Harassed and Home Ransacked
The police ransacked Ms. Cui Jianai's home in Duojuguanzhuang Village, Dadian Town, Junan County, at around 8:30 a.m. on September 15. The police confiscated two computers and several CDs. Ms. Cui and her husband had to leave town. They had been detained in a forced labor camp for several years before.
14. [Guan County, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhang Hongmei Released From Forced Labor Camp
Ms. Zhang Hongmei from Yanzhuang Town, Guan County, was seized by plainclothes policemen when she spoke with people about Falun Gong on Donghuan Road, Guancheng Town, on August 31, 2009. Her home was ransacked and she was sent to a forced labor camp later. She was released in July 2010.
15. [Xuanhua County, Hebei Province] Mr. Pang Yongzeng Detained
Mr. Pang Yongzeng, 40, lives in Pangjiafang Village, Xuanhua County. Mr. Pang was picked up by officers from the Yanghenan Town Police Station as he was speaking with people about Falun Gong at the temporary army station in Pangjiafang Village on September 12, 2010. He was tortured with electric batons until 3:00 a.m. The next day his mother and relatives demanded that Mr. Pang be released. The director of the police station lied, saying that Mr. Pang was going to be released. Instead Mr. Pang was sent to the Xuanhua Detention Center for ten days of detention. Mr. Pang's father, in his 70s, has the cerebral hemorrhage sequela and has difficulties with mobility. It is the harvest season and Mr. Pang is the only working person in the household.
Yanghenan Town Police Station: 86-313-6082079
16. [Nanchong City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Zhu Renfang Sent to Xishan Brainwashing Center
Ms. Zhu Renfang was taken away on September 13, 2010. She is being held at the Xishan Brainwashing Center.
17. [Miyi County, Sichuan Province] Several Practitioners Harassed
The Miyi 610 Office ordered personnel from the police station, the neighborhood committee, and all levels of governments to go to Falun Gong practitioners' home to harass them. Below is a list of the practitioners that havne been harassed:
Downtown: Ms. Jiang Yilan, Ms. Liao Hua
Panlian Town: Mr. Hu Xingyu, Ms. Jue fafeng, Ms. Zhao Tingmei, Mr. Yang Xingguo, Mr. Xiao You
Salian: Mr. Wang Yuanpin, Ms. Liu Changhui
18. [Hohhot City, Inner Mongolia] Xincheng District 610 Office Attempted to Arrest Ms. Zhang Shuzhen and Ms. Shi Yumei
From September 6 to 8, 2010, officers from the Xincheng District 610 Office and the Yingxin Road Police Station went to the homes of Ms. Zhang Shuzhen and Ms. Shi Yumei all three days and attempted to take them to a brainwashing facility. Nobody was home at the time. The officers went to the home of Ms. Zhang Shuzhen's daughter instead. They harassed Ms. Zhang's daughter. Then they took her to the police station and only let her go at around 12:00 a.m. The police officers are watching near the practitioners' homes 24 hours a day.
Director of Yingxin Road Police Station: 86-471-4662121
Fan Chenying: 86-13087122200 (Cell)
19. [Ya'an City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Yang Zhaoxia Taken Away From Home and Her Current Whereabouts Unknown
Ms. Yang Zhaoxia was taken away from home by officers from Mingshan County Domestic Security Division and Yongxing Police Station on the morning of September 16, 2010. Nobody else was at home at the time. Her current whereabouts is unknown.
20. [Zaoyang City, Hubei Province] Ms. Chen Li Detained
Ms. Chen Li, a teacher from Zaoyang No. 8 Middle School, was reported for handing out leaflets about Falun Gong on September 13, 2010. Ms. Chen is being held at Zaoyang No.2 Detention Center.
Xie Yuanliang, a police officer from Zaoyang 610 Office: 86-710-6227280
Officer Qiu: 86-15971126333 (Cell)
21. [Linyi County, Shandong Province] Several Practitioners Harassed by 610 Office
Linyi 610 Office recently harassed several Falun Gong practitioners at the opening of the Fourth World Solar Energy Conference in Dezhou City. Officers from the Domestic Security Division arrested Ms. Dong Chunhe, an employee of Linyi Oil Refinery, at the end of August. They confiscated her computer and cellphone. The officers seized Mr. Liu Wensheng, an employee of Linyi Unicom Ltd., from home at around 8:00 a.m. on September 4, 2010. Mr. Liu's computer and cellphone were also confiscated. They are being held at the Linyi Detention Center.
Yan Jimin, director of Linyi 610 Office: 86-534-4224518
Linyi 610 Office: 86-534-4366610
22. [Meizhou City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Lin Liying Sent to Forced Labor Camp
Ms. Lin Liying, in her 40s, was taken away by plainclothes police officers when she was posting information about Falun Gong at the Overseas Chinese Town in Mei County on the evening of July 23, 2010. She was tortured after the arrest and her fingers were injured. She was later detained in the Mei County Fuda Detention Center. She was sentenced to one year of forced labor and was transferred to Guangdong Sanshui Women's Forced Labor Camp on August 19.
23. [Xiaogan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Liu Junying and Ms. Wang Zizhen Arrested
Ms. Liu Junying and Ms. Wang Zizhen were reported as they spoke with people about Falun Gong on September 5, 2010. The police took them to a police station and interrogated them individually. Ms. Wang was released the same day and Ms. Liu is still detained.
24. [An'ping County, Hebei Province] Ms. Zhen Suya Sentenced
On July 10, 2010, Ms. Zhen Suya from Zhenzhuang Village, An'ping County, was arrested by a group of police officers led by Sun Yi from An'ping Police Department. Ms. Zhen was tried in An'ping Court at around 10:a.m. on August 3, 2010. Her lawyer only talked about a few minutes before the judge adjourned the trial. Ms. Zhen was secretly sentenced.
25. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Wang Yude and Her Husband Taken to Brainwashing Center
Ms. Wang Yude, in her 60s, from the Kuancheng District and her husband were taken away by the Political and Judiciary committee to a brainwashing center.
Director Zhang, Changchun Brainwashing Center: 86-13596489866 (Cell)
September 17, 2010