Additional Persecution News from China - January 27, 2010 (28 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, 26 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 20 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Hunan Province] Mr. Liu Erli Arrested
Mr. Liu Erli, a retiree from the Lengshuijiang City Iron & Steel Factory, was illegally arrested on the evening of January 25, 2010, while handing out Falun Gong flyers.
2. [Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province] Mr. Zhao Jianzhong, Ms. Chang Zheng and Her Mother Arrested
Ms. Chang Zheng and Mr. Zhao Jianzhong from Xuguan Town, Gaoxin District, Suzhou City were arrested by officers from the Huangqiao Police Station in the Huqiu District on January 24, 2010, when the practitioners were speasing with people about Falun Gong. The police also ransacked their homes and arrested Ms. Chang Zheng's mother at the home on January 25, 2010.
Huangqiao Police Station: 86-512-65462091
Head of Huangqiao Police Station: 86-13913599666
3. [Yilan County, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Yan Jiguo Persecuted
Mr. Yan Jiguo suffered a mental collapse due to torture at the Ewenke Flag Detention Center in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
4. [Inner Mongolia] Four Practitioners Put on Trial
Mr. Yan Jiguo, Ms. Song Yuhong, Ms. Gao Liping and Mr. Zhang Haiming were tried on January 26, 2010.
5. [Qufu City, Shandong Province] Mr. Zhao Genfa Secretly Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
Qufu Court officials covertly sentenced Mr. Zhao Genfa to five years in prison on January 18, 2010. Mr. Zhao is planning to appeal.
Kong Lingyu, Qufu City Political and Judiciary Committee secretary: 86-537-4498615, 86-537-4498589, 86-537-4498815, 86-13605374456
Ren Shanmin, Qufu City Police Department Anti-Cult Division head, formerly called the 610 Office: 86-537-4430082, 86-13805473302
6. [Jixi City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Wang Fengxia Arrested
Officers from the Jixi City Police Department Hengshan Branch Domestic Security Division ransacked Ms. Wang Fengxia's home at 8:00 p.m. on January 24, 2010, and arrested her and her non-practitioner husband. They were released at 11:00 p.m.
7. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Cui Xiuxin and Mr. Chen Shenglong Sentenced to Prison
Ms. Cui Xiuxin from Dalian City was sentenced to three years in prison and is now at the Dabei Prison in Shenyang City.
Mr. Chen Shenglong, from Zhangzidao Town, Changhai County, was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison. He is still being held at the Dachengshan Detention Center in Changhai County.
8. [Daan City, Jilin Province] Mr. Wang Huan and Others Sentenced to a Forced Labor Camp
Ma Li and other officers from the Anguang Police Department arrested Mr. Wang Huan from Anguang Town, Daan City at work on December 2, 2009. They took his mobile phone and held him at a detention center for one week. He was transferred to the Heizuizi Forced Labor Camp in Changchun City on December 9, 2009, to be held for two years.
Mr. Gu Xuean and Ms. Cheng Junying were sentenced to a labor camp, but serve their sentences outside a camp facility.
9. [Yongnian County, Hebei Province] Additional Information Regarding the Arrest of Ms. Chen Yuzhen
Ms. Chen Yuzhen was arrested in the street on the afternoon of January 2, 2010, while speaking with a police officer about Falun Gong. She is now detained at the Yongnian County Detention Center.
Zhen Haidong, Yongnian County Domestic Security Division head: 86-13513206665, 86-310-5132098
Wang Jinkui, Yonghehui Town Police Station head: 86-13803299976
10. [Anshan City, Liaoning Province] Tiedong Court Plans to Try Five Practitioners
Tiedong District Court in Anshan City was planning to try Ms. Wang Chunlan, Ms. Zhang Ying, and Ms. Kang Hongxia from Anshan City, and two of their family members, including Wang Chunlan's husband Mr. Zhang Jinjun.
11. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Mr. Zhao Liming Sent to a Labor Camp for the Third Time
Around twenty officials from Shouguang Domestic Security Division, including Wang Zengjin, broke into the home of 46-year-old Mr. Zhao Liming in Shouguang City, Weifang. It happened early in the morning on October 23, 2009. Guards Wang Fenglai and others savagely beat him at the Beiluo Police Station in the Gucheng District. They also deprived him of sleep. He lost consciousness three times during the six-day torture session. He had to be sent to the hospital emergency room. The doctor refused to sign a document to avoid liability. The guards took him to the Shouguang Detention Center while he was still unconscious. Mr. Zhao went on a hunger strike, and guards Zhang Xide and others force-fed him.
A month later practitioner Mr. Zhao was taken to the Wangcun Forced Labor Camp, his third time. He was first held there between 2001 and 2003. The guards savagely beat and tortured him to near-death. Officials sent him to the No. 83 Hospital and to the Zhoucun No. 148 Hospital, followed by lock-up in a strictly-controlled cell for three months. The brutal torture left him permanently handicapped. He was force-fed again at the Wangcun Forced Labor Camp between 2005 and 2007. Guards ordered inmates to torture him. His weight dropped from 187 lbs. to less than 110 lbs., and he became emaciated. The officials thought he would die for certain and ordered his family to take him home. [After being free for a while], he was taken to the Wangcun Forced Labor Camp before he could fully recover. He has difficulty speaking and cannot take care of himself.
12. [Beijing] Mr. Wang Hui was Transferred from the Changping Detention Center to the Daxing Forced Labor Camp
13. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Mr. Wang Weifa Was Taken to Jinan Prison
Mr. Wang Weifa was illegally sentenced to nine years in prison. After 15 months of detention at the Weifang Detention Center, officials took him to the Jinan Prison on December 21, 2009.
Officials from the Kuiwen District Domestic Security Division in Weifang City arrested Mr. Wang Weifa on September 24, 2008. They also ransacked his home and took all his valuables. Weicheng District Court officials sentenced Mr. Wang to nine years in prison during two separate trials, on July 31, 2009 and October 19, 2009. The officials also ordered the defense lawyer not to defend him or they would suspend his license.
14. [Tianjin] Shuangkou Forced Labor Camp Officials Deny Three Daughters' Right to Visit Father
Officers from the Ji County Domestic Security Division and the police station arrested Mr. Hao Yin, a Ji County native, on the evening of October 26, 2009. His three daughters found out his whereabouts after much difficulty. He is at the Shuangkou Forced Labor Camp in Tianjin. The young women went to the labor camp four times but were not allowed to see their father after having traveled 100 miles each time.
Wu Mingxing, Division 3 head at Shuangkou Labor Camp: 86-22-868355
15. [Meizhou City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Li Limei and Ms. Guo Yun Arrested
Patrolling police from Jiangnan Street, Meijiang District arrested Ms. Li Limei and Ms. Guo Yun at 9:00 p.m. on January 18, 2010, as they posted Falun Gong information. Ms. Li Limei is being held at the Qinhuang Detention Center, while Ms. Guo Yun, a nurse at the Meizhou Chinese Medicine Hospital, went home after the police extorted 3,000 yuan from her. The police also told Ms. Guo to be prepared to report to the police department at their orders in the future. The police ransacked both practitioners' homes.
He Gengwen, Meizhou City 610 Office deputy head: 86-753-2158539 (Home), 86-753-2277289 (Office), 86-1382382100 (Cell)
Guo Guoying, Meizhou City 610 Office deputy head: 86-753-2268221, 86-753-2277281, 86-13823809868
Deng Chenghua, Meijiang District 610 Office deputy head: 86-753-2214935, 86-13823899218
16. [Xiangtan City, Hunan Province] Ms. Zhu Jing Taken to Changsha Women's Prison
Ms. Zhu Jing from Xiangtan City, Hunan Province was taken to the Changsha Women's Prison. Mr. Luo Xiangjiang is being held at the Xiangtan City Detention Center.
17. [Suining City, Sichuan Province] Seven Practitioners Arrested
Seven practitioners from Shehong County, Suining City, including He Jichun, Ms. Luo Huilan, and Mr. Wang Deyi, went to the Chengnan market at 3:00 p.m. on January 22, 2010, to clarify the truth to people about Falun Gong. Chengnan Police Station agents arrested and sent them to the county detention center.
18. [Beijing] Ms. Duan Zhoujing Arrested and Taken to the Tiantanghe Women's Forced Labor Camp
Ms. Duan Zhoujing, originally from Kaili City, Guizhou Province, rented a home in the Changping District, Beijing where she worked. She was arrested in October 2009, and her home was ransacked because she handed out Falun Gong materials. She was taken to Division 4 at the Tiantanghe Women's Forced Labor Camp in Daxing District, Beijing.
19. [Guangdong Province] Ms. Yan Jin Still Held at the Guangzhou Brainwashing Facility
610 Office agents arrested Ms. Yan Jin at his workplace, Baxter Medical Equipment Inc. in Guangzhou City on September 24, 2009, without explanation or due process. She is still being held at Guangzhou Legal School, a brainwashing facility.
Guangzhou Legal School: 86-20-86442948
20. [Zaozhuang City, Shandong Province] Ms. Liu Jiying and Ms. Guo Yanxiu's Recent Police Arrest While Distributing Falun Gong Flyers
An Zenggang, Xuecheng 610 Office agent: 86-13906324777
Wang Haitao, Yongfu Road Police Station head in the Xuecheng District: 86-13676327555
21. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Lin Zhiliang Held at Yaojia Detention Center
The police arrested Mr. Lin Zhiliang and his wife Ji Shuying, who are from Lushun, Dalian City, in July 2009. They have been held at Yaojia Detention Center since their arrests.
22. [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Liu Bo and Ms. Bai Lizhu Detained
Officials from the Daqing Domestic Security Division arrested Ms. Bai Lizhu and Mr. Liu Bo on February 8, 2009 and January 20, 2010, respectively. They are now at Daqing Detention Center and a labor camp.
23. [Jiaozuo City, Henan Province] Ms. Liang Xiangfu Sentenced to Three Years in a Forced Labor Camp
Officials from the Jiaozuo City Police Department and the Minzhu Police Station broke into Ms. Liang Xiangfu's home on the evening of January 22, 2010. They took all of her Falun Gong books and materials, and sent Ms. Liang to Jiaozuo City Detention Center, where she was sentenced to three years of forced labor, within three days.
24. [Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Fang Yi Arrested
Ms. Fang Yi was arrested in mid-January 2010, while explaining the persecution of Falun Gong to people in public. She is a teacher at the Zhaoqing Education Institute.
25. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Zhou Hong Arrested
Officials from the Zhongnan Road Police Station under the Wuchang District Branch, Wuhan City Police Department arrested Ms. Zhou Hong at 8:00 p.m. on January 19, 2010.
Zhongnan Road Police Station: 86-27-88085700
26. [Shiquan County, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Wang Guoying, in Her Seventies, Possibly Facing Trial on January 29, 2010
Yang Lun, Shiquan County Police Department head: 86-915-6328642
Li Ping, Shiquan County Politics and Law Committee official: 86-915-6321230
27. [Suining City, Sichuan Province] Additional Information Regarding the Persecution of Ms. Qin Zhengfang
Liu Yong and other officials from the Anju District Domestic Security Division in Suining City arrested Ms. Qin Zhengfang as she approached her home on the morning of May 31, 2009. She has since been held at the Yongxing Detention Center in Suining City. Officials from the Chuanshan District Court located on Heping Road in Suining City illegally tried her on January 12, 2010. She was savagely tortured during her seven-month detention. Her family did not recognize her when she was brought out of the police car. She has been held at the Yongxingshou Detention Center in Suining City up to this day.
28. [Yichun City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Sun Dexiang and Ms. Liu Mingshu Face Trial
Ms. Liu Mingshu, 76, and Ms. Li Xiurui, 67, were arrested by police while distributing Falun Gong materials and interrogated overnight. They were detained for about twenty days. Ms. Liu was released after being extorted of 10,000 yuan.
Sun Dexiang is in her fifties. Six Wuying District Police Department agents, including Zhang Yinle, jumped over the wall into her home and arrested her. They took her computer and salary card, among other things, and tortured and interrogated her overnight.
Wuying District Court tried Sun Dexiang and Liu Mingshu on January 26, 2010.
Meng Qingbin, Wuying District head: 86-458-3812951, 86-13904581112
Zhang Yinle, responsible for the persecution of Sun Dexiang: 86-458-3812544-3627 (Office), 86-458-3802577, 86-13089611626