Additional Persecution News from China - August 14, 2010 (37 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 23 cities or counties in 11 provinces. In this report, 18 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 44 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Ms. Yang Xihua and Ms. Zhang Yuping Arrested
At 7:00 a.m. on August 13, 2010, Qu Lianyuan, director of Xiaocun Township Police Station, Dingxing County, Baoding City, along with the Dingxing County Domestic Security Division, arrested Ms. Yang Xihua and Ms. Zhang Yuping, who live in Shixiang, Dingxing County.
2. [Jilin City, Jilin Province] Ms. Ni Yanping Arrested and Taken to Brainwashing Center on August 12, 2010
3. [Jilin Province] Mr. Sui Yaquan and Ms. Ge Xiuying et al Arrested at 6:00 a.m. on August 11, 2010
4. [Jilin Province] Ms. Gao Zuohong Arrested at Home
Ms. Gao Zuohong was arrested at 8:00 p.m. on August 12, 2010, by three officers from the Jiuzhan Police Station who barged into her home. They were led by Pan Guoli of the Jiuzhan 610 Office, Jilin Economic Development Zone.
Pan Guoli, 610 Office: 86-138089244965 (Cell)
5. [Qingyuan County, Liaoning Province] Ms. Huang Jiuling and Ms. Liu Guili Arrested
On August 11, 2010, Ms. Huang Jiuling and Ms. Liu Guili from Hongtoushan, Qingyuan County, were reported when they clarified the truth in Cangshan Township. They were arrested by officers from the Cangshan Township Police Station and taken to the Nangou Detention Center, Fushun City, Liaoning Province, where they will be held for 15 days.
Hongtoushan Town Police Station: 86-413-3264410 (Office)
Hongtoushan Mine Police Station: 86-413-3265110 (Office)
Fushun City Political and Judiciary Committee, 610 Office: 86-413-6688867 (Office)
6. [Liaoning Province] Ms. Song Yaping Tortured in Shenyang City Women's Prison
Ms. Song Yaping's family recently went to the Shenyang City Women's Prison to visit and saw that Ms. Song had been hit on her head. She had protested the persecution in prison. She is very weak and has a very large tumor in her abdomen. She is in critical condition.
Ms. Liu Fengmei from Jinzhou City was tortured in the Shenyang City Women's Prison and locked in a small cell (1).
Li Sen, Shenyang City Women's Prison: 86-24-89296666 (Office)
CCP political director: 86-24-89296677 (Office)
7. [Panjin City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Zhang Quan Held after Term Expired in Jinzhou City Prison
Even after his term expired, Mr. Zhang Quan from Panjin City is still being held at the Jinzhou City Prison. Because he did not give up his faith, he was not released.
8. [Qiqiha'er City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Li Jinghua Arrested
Mr. Li Jinghua, Ms. Wang Jinghui, and Ms. Zhao Guojun were arrested by officers from the Domestic Security Division and the Qiqiha'er City and the Domestic Security Division in Kedong County at noon on July 2, 2010. They were taken to the Kedong County Police Department and interrogated for one day and a night. On the afternoon of July 3, 2010, Mr. Li and Ms. Wang were taken to Qiqiha'er City in a Qiqiha'er City First Prison vehicle. Their whereabouts are unknown.
Ms. Zhao Guojun was held at the Kedong County Detention Center and was released on July 28.
When Mr. Li and Ms. Wang were arrested, officers also took away computers, color printers, and all Dafa books and truth-clarifying materials that were in their homes.
9. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] More Information about Ms. Yao Chongxiu and Ms. Liu Lixin
Ms. Yao Chongxiu and Ms. Liu Lixin from Xinbin County were reported for talking to people about Falun Gong in Wangqingmen Town. The two were arrested by officers from the local police station on August 1, 2010. They have been released.
10. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Yin Libin's Three-Year Term Will Expire
Mr. Yin Libin's three-year term will expire on August 14, 2010. Guards threatened to take him to a brainwashing center instead of releasing him.
11. [Shanghai City] Ms. Sun Yuanqin Arrested
Ms. Sun Yuanqin from Pudong, Shanghai, was arrested by local 610 Office agents on August 8, 2010. Two days before she was arrested, she noticed that someone was following her.
12. [Shandong Province] Pingdu City 610 Officers Plan to Arrest Ms. Zhan Zhongxiang
Dai Yugang from the Pingdu City 610 Office led officers to the downstairs of Ms. Zhan Zhongxiang's home at 11:40 a.m. on August 10, 2010. She had gone out to buy lunch and noticed the police when she came home. She was riding her bike and kept going down the street. Officer Dai told the police officers who had been waiting there a long time to stop her. Reportedly, two police vehicles and one van with the siren going and loaded with officers pursued after her. She was able to escape.
Zhao Hongwu, chief of the Falun Gong affairs department, Pingdu City: 86-532-87363187 (Office), 86-532-87339058 (Office), 86-13105170998 (Cell)
Dai Yugang, chief of the 610 Office: 86-532-87309201 (Office)
Wang Xinyu, deputy chief of the 610 Office: 86-13708973862 (Cell), 86-532-87007791 (Office)
13. [Pingdu City, Shandong Province] More Information about Ms. Ma Qin's Arrest
Ms. Ma Qin was arrested and her home was ransacked at 6:30 p.m. on August 9, 2010, by officers from the Pingdu City 610 Office; the Taishan Road Police Station; Ms. Ma Qin's employer, Liu Bingxi, principal of the Development Zone Experimental School; and Yu Shaode, deputy principle. Her personal property was taken away, including, a computer, a DVD burner, a printer, DVD discs, Falun Gong books, and cash totaling 4000 yuan. The total value of her losses was over 20,000 yuan. The police also confiscated a desktop computer that had recently been bought for her child.
Liu Bingxi, principal of Development Zone Experimental School: 86-532-88380706, 86-13793259728
Yu Deshao, deputy principal: 86-15154296357 (Cell)
Dai Yugang, chief of the 610 Office: 86-532-87309201 (Office)
Wang Xinyu, deputy chief of the 610 Office: 86-13708973862 (Office), 86-532-87007791 (Office)
14. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] More Information about Ms. Yan Xinpu's Arrest
On the afternoon of August 13, 2010, Ms. Yan Xinpu from Mancheng County, Baoding City, was reported for clarifying the facts. She was arrested by Liu Guanshuan from the Domestic Security Division and taken to the Baoding City Domestic Security Subdivision, where she was held. Later, police officers ransacked her home and took away items including a computer and a printer. That night, she was interrogated by police officers from the Domestic Security Division, Mancheng County, and the Baoding County Domestic Security Subdivision.
15. [Boye County, Hebei Province] Ms. Di Linya Released from Hebei Province Women's Forced Labor Camp on August 13, 2010
16. [Jinyun County, Zhejiang Province] Ms. Mei Yuping Sentenced to Prison
Ms. Mei Yuping was secretly sentenced to four and a half years in prison in Jinyun County on July 24, 2010. Her husband was unaware of the sentence until he received notice of the verdict on July 26, 2010.
Chief of the Procuratorate, Jinyun County: 86-578-3236601 (Office)
Deputy chief of the Procuratorate: 86-578-3236603 (Office), 86-578-3236606 (Office)
Security Maintenance Office (610 Office): 86-578-3312059 (Office)
17. [Yi County, Hebei Province] Ms. Yao Xiuzhi Sentenced to Forced Labor
Ms. Yao Xiuzhi, 63, from Beihebei Village, Tanghu Town, Yi County, was arrested by officers from the Domestic Security Division, Yi County, and the Tanghu Town Police Station. Her home was ransacked. A container in their yard storing wheat and corn was pushed over. Thousands of pounds of wheat and corn were spilled all over the yard. On June 13, 2010, she was taken to the Shijiazhuang City Women's Forced Labor Camp and sentenced to one year of forced labor.
Tanghu Town Police Station, Yi County: 86-312-8820215 (Office)
Tian Guojun, chief of Domestic Security Division in Yi County: 86-13832205568 (Cell)
18. [Yi County, Hebei Province] Ms. Chen Fengzhen Arrested and Detained, Funds Extorted from Her Family
Ms. Chen Fengzhen from Xishanbei Village, Yi County, was arrested by officers from the Yi County Domestic Security Division, Xishan North Airport Police Station, on June 17, 2010. She is detained at the Yi County Detention Center. Eight thousand yuan was extorted from her family. She was released on July 2, 2010, after 15 days of detention.
Liang Yandong, director of Xishan North Airport Police Station, Yi County: 86-13932211968 (Cell)
Xishan North Airport Police Station: 86-312-8830092 (Office)
19. [Yi County, Hebei Province] Ms. Li Yunxiang Released from Shijiazhuang Women's Forced Labor Camp
20. [Huai'an City, Jiangsu Province] Ms. Sun Yingchun Sent to Brainwashing Center at the End of July 2010
21. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Ms. Guo Fengying Arrested
Ms. Guo Fengying, 67, is a resident of Zhengding County, Shijiazhuang City. On August 1, 2010, Ms. Guo distributed Falun Gong materials at the market and was followed by the police. She was arrested and her home was ransacked. On August 5, she was sentenced to 15 months of forced labor and sent to the Luquan City Women's Forced Labor Camp in Hebei Province.
22. [Weihai City, Shandong Province] Weihai City Police Department Arrest Mr. Liu Jianghao
On August 9, 2010, while Mr. Liu Jianghao was clarifying truth at the morning market near his home in the Qijiakuang area of Weihai City, he was arrested by the Weihai City Police Department. His home was ransacked and some of his personal belongings were confiscated. He is being detained at the Weihai City Detention Center.
23. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Ms. Liu Xueqin and Her Husband Arrested
Officers from the Taibaozhuang Township Police Station arrested Ms. Liu Xueqin, who lives in Wangjiatun Village, Xiashan District, Weifang City. Her home was ransacked and they arrested her husband, who is not a Falun Gong practitioner. They also ransacked the home of Ms. Liu's mother.
24. [Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province] Ms. Zhang Daidi Arrested
Ms. Zhang Daidi is 62 years old. At around 9:00 a.m. on August 12, 2010, while she was telling people about Falun Gong near Xinhua Square in Jiujiang City, she was arrested by four security guards.
Ms. Zhang has been persecuted by the Xunyang District Domestic Security Division for many years. In 2006, she was detained for nearly a month and was released only after the police extorted 10,000 yuan from her family. In 2007, she was sentenced to one and a half years of forced labor. In 2009, the police from the Xunyang District Domestic Security Division went to her home to harass her.
Xunyang District Domestic Security Division: 86-792-8222273; Director: Li Ming; Deputy director: Li Jun
25. [Jiujiang County, Jiangxi Province] Yong'an Township Police Station Persecutes Mr. Lu Zhengxiang and Ms. Wang Yuelan
In summer of 2010, when Mr. Lu Zhengxiang was shopping in a supermarket, he ran into Feng Jianping, an officer with the Yong'an Township Police Station. Feng told Mr. Lu to go to the police station with him but Mr. Lu refused. Feng threatened him by saying, "If you don't come, I will go to your home." Feng went to Mr. Lu's home several times to harass him. Mr. Lu and his wife left home to avoid further persecution.
During the summer of 2010, Zhu Zunlou, another Yong'an Township Police Station officer, went to Ms. Wang Yuelan's home several times to harass her. Ms. Wang had sentenced to forced labor a few times and suffered physically and mentally. She had to leave home to avoid persecution. Zhu went to Ms. Wang's home and threatened her elderly parents by telling them, "You go and bring her back, otherwise, we will arrest her the minute we spot her."
Feng Jianping, officer, Yong'an Township Police Station: 86-13879234832
Zhu Zunlou, officer, Yong'an Township Police Station: 86-13767263699
26. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Ms. Xin Guozhi and Eight Other Practitioners Arrested
Nine practitioners from Fuping County, Baoding City, were arrested on August 12, 2010. It is known that Ms. Xin Guozhi, Ms. Zhang Lianfen, and Mr. Liu Gairong were among them. Mr. Liu showed signs of being seriously ill and was taken to the hospital for emergency treatment.
27. [Gaocheng City, Hebei Province] Mr. Lu Genfa Arrested
Mr. Lu Genfa, in his 50s, is an employee of the Gaocheng City Land Management Bureau. On the morning of August 12, 2010, he was arrested by an official from the Gaocheng City 610 Office and an official from his workplace. They confiscated his child's computer. They told his family that they had been monitoring Mr. Lu for a long time and he would be sentenced to forced labor if he did not cooperate.
28. [Yueyang County, Hunan Province] Mr. Chen Pingjun Arrested
Mr. Chen Pingjun, 61, is a resident of Dafeng Village, Raocun Township, Yueyang County. On August 10, 2010, Ge Song, the director of the Raocun Police Station, and two plainclothes police officers arrested Mr. Chen at home. They ransacked his home, and Falun Gong books and a computer were confiscated. Mr. Chen is being detained at the Yueyang County Detention Center.
Ge Song, the director of the Raocun Police Station 86-13575082217
29. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Wen Gangling Arrested
Ms. Wen Gangling, a practitioner from Shuangliu County, Chengdu City, was arrested by the police from the Shuangliu County Domestic Security Division while she was distributing Falun Gong materials in the downtown area of Shuanliu County at around 11:00 a.m. on August 13, 2010. Her grandmother, who is in her 90s, paralyzed and bedridden, lives with her and is in need of her care. Her two-year-old child was also left at home without care.
30. [Shuyong County, Sichuan Province] Police Arrest Ms. Chen Guizhen at Home
It has been reported that on the morning of August 13, 2010, several police officers from the local 610 office and the Shuyong County Domestic Security Division arrested Ms. Cheng Guizhen in her home. She was taken to a brainwashing center in Gulan County.
31. [Changsha City, Hunan Province] Mr. Yuan Fanghua Sent to Brainwashing Center
Mr. Yuan Fanghua, 60, lives at the Hexi Ligu area in Changsha City. At around 8:00 p.m. on August 3, 2010, the Yuelu Police Department in Changsha City arrested Mr. Yuan at his home and took him to a brainwashing center in the Laodaohe area of Changsha City.
32. [Changzhi City, Shanxi Province] Ms. Hao Junxiang and Four Other Practitioners Arrested
During the second half of May 2010, local police and officers from the local 610 Office arrested Mr. Zhang Jian, in his 40s; Ms. Chen Yanjun, in her 40s; Ms. Hao Junxiang, in her 40s; Ms. Ning Yuhua, in her 60s; and a female practitioner from Hebei Province in her 30s. They also ransacked these practitioners' homes and confiscated computers, printers and Falun Gong materials. Due to the poor health of Ms. Chen Yanjun and Ms. Hao Junxiang, the labor camps refused to accept them and they were released on medical parole. The other three practitioners' whereabouts are unknown.
33. [Anyue County, Sichuan Province] Mr. Tang Chaobing Sent to Brainwashing Center
On August 11, 2010, officials from the Anyue County 610 Office arrested Mr. Tang Chaobing, a practitioner from Gaosheng Township, Yongqing Town, Anyue County, and took him to the brainwashing center in the Er'ehu area of Ziyang City, Sichuan Province. Last year, the 610 Office arrested Mr. Tang Chaobing's wife, and she still has not been released.
34. [Yunmeng County, Hubei Province] Mr. Xiao Xiaoping Arrested
On August 7, 2010, officers from the Yitang Town Police Station and the Yunpeng County Domestic Security Division arrested Mr. Xiao Xiaoping while he was distributing Falun Gong materials in Yitang Town, Yunmeng County. He was taken to the Yunmeng County Detention Center. On August 9, 2010, Zhang Liming, a police officer from the Yunpeng County Domestic Security Division, attempted to ransack Mr. Xiao's home. Mr. Xiao's family refused to let him in, so he had to leave.
Yue Jianglin, deputy Party secretary of Yunmeng County Politics and Law Committee: 86-13807294978; 86-712-4324551
Deng Guobin, director of the Yunpeng County Domestic Security Division: 86-13907294738; 86-712-4221479
Zhang Liming, a police officer with the Yunpeng County Domestic Security Division: 86-13807294186; 86-712-4325626
35. [Chenzhou City, Hunan Province] Ms. Guo Yanping Arrested and Detained in Changsha City
36. [Hubei Province] Ms. Rao Xiulin Arrested
On the afternoon of August 9, 2010, security officers from the Hubei Sanxin Bronze Co. Ltd. and officers from the 610 Office arrested Ms. Rao Xiulin, an employee of the Hubei Sanxin Bronze Co. Ltd.. She was taken to a brainwashing center.
37. [Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province] Ms. He Daozhen Passes Away Due to Persecution
Ms. He Daozhen, 58, was retired from the Jiujiang City Shoe Factory. She was sentenced to forced labor twice. From 2002 to 2005, she was detained in Majialong Forced Labor Camp in Jiujiang City. From 2007 to 2008, she was detained in the Jiangxi Women's Forced Labor Camp. While in the labor camps, she was brutally persecuted. In 2008 when she was released from the labor camp, she was in very weak condition and had pus all over her body. She was unable to recover and passed away on April 24, 2010.
(1) Small cell - The detainee is locked up alone in a very small cell. The guards handcuff the practitioner's hands behind his back in a fixed position so that he can neither move nor lie down. The small cell is very damp and no sunshine comes in. Only half of a regular meal is served during the daytime. During the night rats run about. An open bucket serves as a toilet. The stench in the small cell is so bad that breathing is difficult.
August 13, 2010