Additional Persecution News from China - April 18, 2010 (24 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 21 cities or counties in 12 provinces. In this report, 11 Falun Dafa practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 41 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Guo Yan and Mr. Wei Hongwei Arrested
On the evening of April 16, 2010, practitioners Ms. Guo Yan and Mr. Wei Hongwei from Fushun City were arrested in Beijing by police officers from the Chaoyang District Police Station and Kangping District Police Bureau.
2. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Li Yuzhen Arrested
After 2 o'clock on the afternoon of April 15, 2010, Ms. Li, in her 60s, was talking with people about quitting the CCP near the Dongdaqiao and Dongantun in Kuangcheng District when someone reported her to police. She was arrested.
3. [Dalian, Liaoning Province] Four Practitioners Detained
On April 10, 2010, Ms. Wang Chunping, Ms. Guo Hongyan, Ms. Wang and Ms. Qu were arrested by policemen from the Pulandian City's Bolan Police Station. Their homes were ransacked. They are detained in the Dalian Drug Rehabilitation Center at Jinnan Street.
Law Enforcement Division of the Pulandian City Police Bureau: 86-411-83112623
Wang Dezhu, executive head at the police bureau: 86-133-04112399, 86-411-83136838
Zhong Guanghua, official of Pulandian City 610 Office: 86-130-79860009, 86-411--83130610
4. [Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Yang Liang Arrested
On the evening of April 14, 2010, Ms. Yang Liang, 31, from Jinzhou City was arrested at her rental residence in Shanghai City by officials and police officers from the Meilong Town Neighborhood Watch Committee and Police Station in the Minhang District of Shanghai.
Police Bureau: 86-21-54397110
Local district police branch: 86-21-34074800
5. [Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Cao Yuying Arrested and Tortured
Around November 7, 2009, Ms. Cao Yuying was arrested when applying for an official real estate property certificate in Jinzhou City. She is detained at the Huludao Detention Center. She was tortured. Therefore she is extremely weak. Additionally, she suffers from diabetes, heart disease, and has multiple ulcerations all over her body.
Wei Guozhong, warden of Huludao Detention Center: 86-429-3171908, 86-429-3155685, 86-13464380008
Zhang Lisheng, deputy warden: 86-429-3902698, 86-429-3171900-818, 86-130-19980118
6. [Bangbu City, Anhui Province] Mr. Liang Xuehai Arrested
On April 18, 2010, Mr. Liang Xuehai from Bangbu City, Anhui Province was talked into going to his work place, where local police arrested him.
7. [Qiqihar City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Nie Chunfang Arrested
On April 13, 2010, Ms. Nie Chunfang, in his late 50s, resident of Fulaerjigangxi, was arrested and her home was ransacked. The police confiscated Falun Gong books, cash, printer and other personal belongings. Her husband Mr. Li was forced to flee and became homeless.
8. [Wendeng City, Shandong Province] Ms. Hong Huanqin Arrested Again
On the night of April 14, 2010, policemen from Songcun Town of Wendeng City broke into Ms. Hong Huanqin's home and arrested her.
In 2009, she was sentenced to forced labor by the Wendeng City National Security Team and suffered a mental collapse due to being tortured. Within less than one year she was arrested again.
9. [Zhuozhou City, Hebei Province] Mr. Gao De Arrested in April 2010
10. [Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province] Two Practitioners Arrested
On the morning of April 16, 2010, Ms. Jian Ying and Ms. Gui Hua from Qiji Village, Xin'an Town, Zhengding County were arrested at home by local authorities and their homes were ransacked.
11. [Laiyang City, Shandong Province] Ms. Liu Zhimei Arrested Again
Around 6:30 a.m. on April 16, 2010, policemen from Laiyang City's Bolinzhuang Town Police Station broke into practitioner Ms. Gao Chunhong's home in Nanzangjiatong Village of Bolinzhuang. They claimed that they were looking for temporary residents. They confiscated her television, a video player, cash, bank book, cell phone, motorcycle, bicycle, Falun Gong books and discs. They arrested Ms. Gao Chunhong, Ms. Liu Zhimei and three practitioners that were taking care of Ms. Liu.
After 5 p.m. that day, the three practitioners who were taking care of Ms. Liu Zhimei were released. Ms. Gao Chunhong was transferred to the local detention center. Ms. Liu Zhimei's whereabouts are unknown.
12. [Linzhou City, Henan Province] Mr. Li Zhengdao Arrested
On April 2, 2010, Mr. Li Zhengdao's was arrested by officials from Zhengzhou City. At the same time, two more practitioners were arrested.
13. [Yinchuan City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region] Mr. Wang Xiangchen Arrested
On the afternoon of April 16, 2010, Mr. Wang Xiangchen, a practitioner from Yinchuan City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, was reported because he was talking about Falun Gong to three pupils. Wang Shiyuan and several other policemen from the Xixia District Police Bureau arrested him.
Approximately at 10:00 p.m. on the same day, police ransacked Mr. Wang Xiangchen's home and confiscated his computer, hard drive and 1,000 yuan.
14. [Langfang City, Hebei Province] Mr. Yang Jinbao and His Wife Ms. Wang Liping Taken to Brainwashing Center
In April 2010, Mr. Yang Jinbao and his wife Ms. Wang Liping were taken to a brainwashing center.
15. [Taihe County, Anhui Province] Thirteen Practitioners Arrested
On April 11, Ms. Jiang Hui, Ms. Ming Huilan, Ms. Yuan Yixia and ten other practitioners from Balijiang, Santa Town, Taihe County, Anhui Province were arrested by police when studying the Falun Gong teachings at Ms. Jiang Hui's home. Police confiscated a computer, a printer and Ms. Jiang Hui's father's personal properties in his store.
Superintendent of Santa Town Police Station: 86-138-65880631 (cell)
16. [Tongling City, Anhui Province] Mr. Guan Hongyou Arrested
Mr. Guan Hongyou, in his forties, a practitioner from Tongling City, Anhui Province, was detained in the Nanhu Forced Labor Camp in Anhui Province from 2007 to 2009. He was released and returned home in May 2009. He was monitored by the local 610 Office. They often came to his home to harass him. Mr. Guan Hongyou left to work in another city to escape the harassment.
At the end of March 2010, Tongling City's 610 Office arrested Guan at his work place. They took him to the Tongling City Detention Center.
17. [Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Wang Juan Arrested and Tortured
Ms. Wang Juan, 47, a practitioner who was employed in the Xi'an Aircraft Industry (Group) Company Limited was persecuted because she refused to renounce Falun Dafa. Her family also suffered a lot. Ms. Wang has an elderly mother and a young child that need care. Ms. Wang Juan's husband divorced her due to the pressure by police.
In December 2001, Ms. Wang Juan was arrested in the Yanliang District Detention Center, beaten and tortured with a method called the "Big Hang Up."
In May 2010, police from the Yanliang District Police Bureau arrested Ms. Wang Juan, Ms. Tan Dan and Ms. Huang Genjing and took them to a brainwashing center.
In December 2003, Ms. Wang Juan was sentenced to two-years of forced labor. Her health deteriorated and she was released.
In June 2005, Ms. Wang Juan was arrested and taken to a brainwashing center, where she was detained for three months.
In September 2007, Ms. Wang Juan was arrested and taken to a brainwashing center, where she was detained for three months.
On March 18, police arrested Ms. Wang Juan at her work place. She was tortured for more than twenty days. She was handcuffed with iron chains. She was deprived of sleep. Later she was taken to a brainwashing center.
Local 610 Office: 86-29-86862902
Zhang Xingmin, deputy director of Yanliang District: 86-29-86876082
Gao Wei, chief of Yanliang District Police Bureau, Xi'an City: 86-29-86208398
Shenglilu Police Station, Yanliang District Police Bureau: 86-29-86202361
18. [Wenling City, Zhejiang Province] Several Practitioners Sentenced to Prison Terms
Since 2010, many practitioners in Wenling City, Zhejiang Province were sentenced to prison terms. Ms. Lin Guilian was sentenced to a six year term, Ms. Jiang Huimin five years, Ms. Xu Jinli four and a half years, Ms. Zhao Cuijuan three years and Ms. Xu Jinxia three years with four years temporary suspension.
19. [Xiangfan City, Hubei Province] Mr. Cheng Xiaobao and Ms. Wang Zhengju Arrested
On April 11, 2010, Ms. Cheng Xiaobao, a practitioner who was employed in Xiangfan Railway Water and Electricity Depot and Ms. Wang Zhengju, a practitioner who was employed in Xiangfan Bus Co., Ltd., were reported to police by a security guard because they were distributing information about Falun Gong in the residential community of Xiangfan Paints Plant. Police from Hekou Police Station arrested them.
20. [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Ms. Zhu Enhua, Ms. Yang Gongxiu and Several Other Practitioners Arrested
On the morning of April 12, 2010, Ms. Zhu Enhua, 33, was arrested in the Xiyuan Subdistrict Office, Kunming City. Her whereabouts is unknown.
Around 3:00 p.m. the same day, officials from Xishan District Domestic Security Division, Kunming City arrested Ms. Yang Gongxiu, Ms. Wu Qifen and Ms. Wang Sulan and ransacked their homes. Ms. Wang Sulan was released the same day pending trial, while the other practitioners are still detained.
21. [Wuchang City, Hubei Province] Mr. Wang Sheng Arrested
At around 7:00 a.m. on April 16, 2010, police from the Wuchang City Police Bureau and Zhongnanlu Police Station arrested Mr. Wang Sheng, a practitioner who owns a store on Minzhu Road. They also ransacked his home. Mr. Wang Sheng's whereabouts is unknown.
22. [Wuchang City, Hubei Province] Ms. Xiong Guilan Arrested
On April 13, 2010, police arrested Ms. Xiong Guilan, an elderly practitioner who lived at Yanzhi Road, Huarong District, Wuchang City, Hubei Province when she was distributing flyers detailing information about Falun Gong in Huarong District. Her whereabouts is unknown.
23. [Huaying City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Li Zhenghai Arrested and Detained
Mr. Li Zhenghai is a practitioner from Group 9, Dapolao Village, Lushi Town, Huaying City, Sichuan Province. On February 27, 2010, police from the Dadun Police Station, Xintang Town, Zengcheng City, Guangdong Province arrested Mr. Li Zhenghai when he was talking to people about Falun Gong in Dadun Village. They took him to the Zengcheng City Detention Center. He is still detained.
70-year-old Mr. Li Zhenghai has been arrested and detained several times. His home was also ransacked several times. He was detained in the Guang'an Detention Center, Sichuan Province for two years. He was beaten because he insisted on doing the Falun Gong exercises. His teeth were broken and he no longer could hear well. He was released in August 2009.
Li Dakuan, superintendent of Zengcheng Detention Center: 86-20-82752158, 86-20- 82152158
Dadun Police Station: 86-20-82781999
Wang Jianlai, local 610 Office: 86-20-82723610, 86-139-23372833
Lai Bosheng, deputy section chief of the 610 Office and State Security Bureau : 86-139-22381886
24. [Huadian City, Jilin Province] Ms. Bai Jingzhi Arrested
Police from Erdaodianzi and the Huadian City Domestic Security Division arrested Ms. Bai Jingzhi, a practitioner from Huadian City because she was distributing flyers about Falun Gong.
Yang Baolin, Huadian City 610 Office: 86-137-04348883, 86-432-66278191
Domestic Security Division, Huadian City Police Bureau: 86-432-66227191
Superintendent, Huadian City Detention Center: 86-432-66256000，86-432-66252052
Date: April 17, 2010