(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 10 cities or counties in 6 provinces. In this report, 4 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 17 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Tianjin City] Ms. Chen Yuanhua, Ms. Yang Jinhua and Mr. Xing Zhenhua Arrested at a Market in the Developing District on February 20, 2010
Tang Lijun, Chief of the Qiaobei Town Police Station:
Qiaobei Town Police Station: 86-22-69188175
Ninghe County Police Department: 86-22-69591252
2. [Qinglong County, Hebei Province] Mr. Liu Dehai Beaten and Arrested
Mr. Liu Dehai, 58 years old, lives in Shuiquangou Village, Qinglong Town, Qinglong County. On February 20, 2010, he was beaten by Liu Xu, the Party Secretary of Suzhangzi Village, and was then taken to the Qinglong County Detention Center after he was spotted hanging up Falun Gong posters.
Liu Xu: 86-13933529038
3. [Jiangmen City, Guangdong Province] Recent Information about Mr. Chen Wenjie and Mr. Li Jinghui Who Have Been Detained in Prison for Years
Mr. Chen Wenjie was a Section Chief of the Jiangmen Statistical Bureau. He was arrested in May 2001 because he practiced Falun Gong. In July 2003, he was sentenced to 10 years in prison and has been detained in the Yangjiang Prison. He was deprived of his post and his wife divorced him because of the persecution.
Mr. Li Jinghui was sentenced to six years in prison and was also sent to the Yangjiang Prison. Mr. Chen Wenjie and Mr. Li Jinghui went on a hunger strike to protest the persecution against them. They were brutally tortured because of the strike. Recently Mr. Chen Wenjie has been transferred to the Shaoguan Prison.
4. [Leishan County, Guizhou Province] Ms. Li Wenhua and Mr. Yang Shijin Arrested by the Xijiang Police Station
At 10:30 pm on February 16, 2010, Ms. Ji Wenhua and Mr. Yang Shijin were arrested by officers from the Xijiang Police Station. Currently they are being detained in the Leishan Detention Center.
Xijiang Police Station: 86-855-3348110
5. [Chongqing City] Ms. Wang Zhengfen Persecuted in the Qijiang Detention Center
Ms. Wang Zhengfen, 68 years old, is a retired worker at the Datong First Mine of the Songzao Coal and Electric Company in Qijiang County, Chongqing City. In 2000, she was forcibly sent to the brainwashing class which was held in a technical school by the Songzao Coal and Electric Company. In 2001, officers from the Datong Police Station stormed into her home and ransacked it, taking away Falun Dafa books. Ms. Wang was then sentenced to two years in prison. On February 18, 2010, Ms. Wang was taken to the Shihao Town Police Station and then transferred to the Qijiang Detention Center that night because she distributed Falun Gong materials. She has not been released as of now.
6. [Zunhua City, Hebei Province] Ms. Cheng Yanshuang and Ms. Ma Cuiyan Arrested on February 17, 2010
7. [Chenzhou City, Hunan Province] Ms. Luo Juan Arrested in Kunming City, Yunnan Province
At 1 am on February 17, 2010, officers from the Lianhua Police Station in Wujian District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, went to a hotel, claiming to be "verifying identification cards," and arrested Ms. Luo Juan who went to visit Kunming. At that time, the police brutally searched her body and forcibly collected a blood sample from her. She was not allowed to use bathroom or sleep. Now her whereabouts are unknown.
8. [Yantai City, Shandong Province] Mr. Teng Weiguo and Ms. Zheng Junying Arrested by the Local Police
On the morning of February 22, 2010, Mr. Teng Weiguo and Ms. Zheng Junying from Zhifu District, Yantai City, were arrested while they were distributing Falun Gong materials at the local Tashan Park.
9. [Tianjin City] Ms. Zhang Runmei Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
10. [Tianjin City] On February 22, 2010, Ms. Liu Baozhen Was Arrested by Officers from the Xigu Police Station in Hongqiao District and Her Home Ransacked
11. [Dongguan, Guangdong Province] Ms. Tang Wenyan Arrested in Yantian District
On October 25, 2009, Ms. Tang Wenyan was arrested by officers from the Yantian District Police Station and sent to the Dongguan First Detention Center while she was distributing Falun Gong materials in Yantian District.
12. [Huaihua City, Hunan Province] Ms. Yang Xiuying Arrested
On January 17, 2010, Ms. Yang Xiuying and Ms. Guo Qingping were arrested by the local government while they were talking to people about Falun Gong in Luojiu Town, Zhijiang County, Huaihua City. That night Ms. Yang Xiuying was escorted back by the police from the Hecheng District 610 Office. The police rushed into her home and took away Dafa books and materials.
13. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Zhu Huimin Currently Detained in the Chenjiaji Brainwashing Center
On October 21, 2008, Ms. Zhu Huimin was arrested in her office. Later on she was detained in a forced labor camp for one year.
On February 10, 2010, Ms. Zhu Huimin was arrested and sent to the Chenjiaji Brainwashing Center in Jiangan District, Wuhan City.