(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 22 cities or counties in 11 provinces. In this report, 18 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 26 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Suining City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Yi Qiongying and Three Other Practitioners Arrested
Ms. Yi Qiongying, Ms. Wang Qiongfang, Ms. Lu Xiuqiong, and Ms. Long Qingzhen went to the Renlong District in Pengxi County to hand out leaflets about Falun Gong and speak with people about the persecution on September 1, 2010. They were reported and arrested. Their current whereabouts are unknown.
2. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Mr. Wang Changzheng and Mr. Huang Zhiyong Sent to Shayang Prison
Mr. Wang Changzheng from the Dongxihu District was sentenced to four and a half years in prison in May 2010. Mr. Huang Zhiyong was sentenced to three and a half years in prison. They filed an appeal against the decision handed down by the Dongxihu District Court, but they were sent to the Wuhan City Shayang Prison secretly without being granted a second trial.
3. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Elementary Teacher Mr. Wu Ming Arrested
Mr. Wu Ming, in his 30s, is a teacher at the Sanxing District Elementary School in Jintang County. Around August 20, 2010, he was arrested by local police as he spoke with his colleagues and students about Falun Gong. He is being held in Xinjin Brainwashing Center.
4. [Fuzhou City, Fujian Province] Mr. Wang Yongjin Arrested
Mr. Wang Yongjin was arrested and his home ransacked on August 31, 2010.
5. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Yu Zaorong Arrested and Released
Ms. Yu Zaorong was spotted by Wan Weilin and Chai Shubin, heads of the district 610 Office, while speaking with people about Falun Gong in the Caidiancheng District at around 9:00 a.m. on August 9, 2010. Wan Weilin grabbed Ms. Yu's back collar and held her arms behind her back. Wan took her handbag and hit her with it. Chai Shubin kicked her. They took her to the district police department. Ms. Yu was released two hours later.
6. [Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province] Several Practitioners Including Ms. Zheng Shuqiong Sentenced
Several practitioners were sentenced by the Zhongshan City Court during the second half of 2009 and the first half of 2010. Ms. Zheng Shuqiong was sentenced to four years in prison. Ms. Huang Xiuyun was sentenced to four years, to be served outside of prison. Ms. Yang Jinyan was sentenced to three and a half years in prison. Ms. He Peizhen was sentenced to three years and three months in prison. Mr. Huang Liande was sentenced to three years, to be served outside of prison. Ms. Yuan Yalian was sentenced to two years in prison. Mr. Huang Shaoxu and Mr. Chen Ru were also sentenced.
7. [Shanghai] Ms. Xing Bing to be Tried in Pudong New District Court
Ms. Xing Bing from Chengdu was arrested by officers from the Domestic Security Division of Pudong New District while she was working at the Shanghai Lienpai Company on April 23, 2010. The stated reason for the arrest was that Ms. Xing had several Shen Yun DVDs with her. Ms. Xing will be tried in the Pudong New District Court on September 6, 2010.
8. [Songyuan City, Jilin Province] Mr. Lu Zhenhua Arrested, Current Whereabouts Unknown
Mr. Lu Zhenhua of Badahu Village, Wulantuga Town, Qianguo County, Songyuan City, was arrested at home by several police officers including Yang Xiaofei from Wulantuga Town Police Station at around 8:00 a.m. on August 30, 2010. His current whereabouts are unknown.
9. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Additional Information Regarding Ms. Zhang Shuying's Arrest
Ms. Zhang Shuying was arrested by plainclothes police officers for speaking with people about Falun Gong in the Nanyang District on the afternoon of May 25. Her home was ransacked on May 27. She was taken to the Fushun City Nangou Detention Center on September 1. Ms. Zhang was later tried and sentenced to a five-year prison term.
10. [Baishan City, Jilin Province] Ms. Qiu Ling and Mother Ms. Wang Sentenced
Ms. Qiu Ling and her mother, Ms. Wang, in her 60s, were arrested at their home by officers from the Shiren Town Police Station in the Jiangyuan District, Baishan City, in July 2009. Ms. Wang was sentenced to a five-year prison term and Ms. Qiu was sentenced to three years.
11. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Additional Information Regarding the Arrests of Seven Practitioners Including Ms. Sun Tianjing
Ms. Sun Tianjing, Mr. Qu Jianrong, and Mr. Cong Chang were released on September 1, 2010. Mr. Zhao Lerong, Ms. Jiang Ailing, and Ms. Nie Shuang are being held at the Yaojia Detention Center. Ms. Ren Sifei's current whereabouts are unknown.
12. [Beijing] Mr. Wang Weiming Transferred to Daxingtuanhe Detention Center
Mr. Wang Weiming of the Fangshan District was secretly transferred to Daxingtuanhe Detention Center.
13. [Changle County, Shandong Province] Ms. Meng Fanmei Arrested
Ms. Meng Fanmei, who is retired from Changle Power Plant, was arrested by a plainclothes police officer for speaking with people about Falun Gong at around 8:30 a.m. on August 16, 2010. Officers from the Chengguan Police Station ransacked her home that night. They ransacked her home again the next day and confiscated a computer and some cash.
Tao Jiagang, director of the Chengguan Police Station: 86-536-6299703, 86-536-6299499, 86-15905369669 (Cell)
Guo Xingjun, head of Changle County 610 Office: 86-13805363818 (Cell), 86-536-6299603
Zhao Shisheng, officer of Domestic Security Division: 86-13863629388 (Cell), 86-536-6299255
14. [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Ms. Cai Jie Taken to Tangshan City Kaiping Forced Labor Camp
Ms. Cai Jie was deceived by Song Zeming and Chen Yingli, officers from the Funing County Domestic Security Division, when she came to get back the deposit she had paid during her detention on August 25, 2010. Ms. Cai was arrested and taken to the Tangshan City Kaiping Forced Labor Camp.
15. [Renqiu City, Hebei Province] Mr. Wang Qingsong Held in Renqiu City Detention Center
Mr. Wang Qingsong was arrested by officers from the downtown substation of Renqiu City Police Department on the evening of August 25, 2010. He is being held at the Renqiu City Detention Center.
Mr. Wang was dismissed from the army after the persecution began because he practiced Falun Gong.
Kong Fanmao, head of Domestic Security Division of Renqiu City Police Department: 86-15603170001 (Cell), 86-317-2222452
Gao Hongsheng, director of Renqiu City Police Department: 86-317-3337501
16. [Sanhe City, Hebei Province] Ms. Liu Fengying Arrested
Ms. Liu Fengying of Yanjiao Township, Sanhe City, was arrested by the 610 Office of the Yanjiao Town Police Station on August 30, 2010. She was taken to the Langfang Brainwashing Center.
17. [Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province] Ms. Wang Dongxia Arrested, Current Whereabouts Unknown
Ms. Wang Dongxia and another practitioner were arrested on the southbound train on August 30. The police ransacked the other practitioner's home on the afternoon of August 31. Ms. Wang's current whereabouts are unknown.
18. [Anqing City, Anhui Province] Mr. Huang Zhisong Arrested, Current Whereabouts Unknown
Mr. Huang Zhisong was arrested more than a week ago. His family doesn't know his current whereabouts.
Director with the surname of Ju, Anqing City 610 Office: 86-556-5346353
Xiao Jianbin, deputy director of Anqing City 610 Office: 86-13515569511 (Cell)
Head with the surname of Wang, Special Police Division of Anqing City Police Department: 86-13909667676 (Cell)
19. [Zhoukou City, Henan Province] Ms. Li Changying Arrested on August 30
20. [Yushu City, Jilin Province] Several Practitioners Arrested and Harassed
Mr. Zhang Fengjun of Liujia Township, Yushu City, was arrested by local police at around 4:00 a.m. on August 29, 2010. He was taken to the Xiuse Village Brainwashing Center in Huaijia Township.
From 6:00 to 9:00 a.m. on August 30, 2010, the local police also went to the homes of Ms. Wang Yurong, Ms. Xu Xiuhui, and Mr. Zhao Ximing from Wukeshu Township. Those three practitioners were not home at the time.
21. [Hefei City, Anhui Province] Several Practitioners Sent to Brainwashing Center
About a dozen practitioners were sent to the brainwashing center around August 22. Among those were: Ms. Dai, 75; Ms. Fu Ya, in her 50s; and Ms. Xia Yuqun, in her 50s.
Ms. Bai Youhua was taken to the brainwashing center not long ago and was beaten because she refused to write a guarantee statement. She is now in the detention center.
22. [Siping City, Jilin Province] Siping City 610 Office Sent Practitioners to Brainwashing Center
Officers from the Siping City 610 Office and the Domestic Security Division have arrested and detained many practitioners since May. Ms. Zhang Shuxian and Ms. Yin were recently sent to the brainwashing center.
23. [Shouguang City, Shandong Province] Several Practitioners Arrested
Several practitioners were arrested recently. Some are being held at the Ammunition Depot Brainwashing Center, and some are being detained at the detention center, including Ms. Zhen Mingfeng and Ms. Zhang Chunmei.
24. [Meihekou City, Jilin Province] Mr. Fu Jisheng Died as a Result of Persecution
Mr. Fu Jisheng of Heishantou Township had been held in Heizuizi Prison for about three years. His physical condition deteriorated as a result of being tortured. He received medical treatment at Changchun City Hospital. His treatment, which cost more than 10,000 yuan, was ineffective. Mr. Fu died of lung cancer at the age of 53 at 5:00 a.m. on August 28, 2010.
25. [Meihekou City, Jilin Province] Ms. Zhang Chunyan Still Detained
Ms. Zhang Chunyan of Hongmei Township was arrested at her home in April 2009. Her family later found out that she had been sentenced to one year of forced labor in the Changchun Heizuizi Women's Forced Labor Camp. One year later, agents from the 610 Office and police department said that Ms. Zhang had been sentenced to a one-and-a-half-year term, not one year.
26. [Ji'an City, Jilin Province] Ms. Tian Guiying and Two Other Practitioners Sentenced to Forced Labor or Prison
Ms. Tian Guiying, Ms. Tian Guixin, and Ms. Zhan Qingrong were arrested by officers from Huadian Town Police Station on March 7, 2010. They were released after 1,000 yuan was extorted from each of them. They have since been harassed by the police. Ms. Zhan was forced to leave town.
On the morning of May 6, officers including Wang Yufeng from the Huadian Town Police Station arrested Ms. Tian Guiying and Ms. Tian Guixin and took them to Heizuizi Forced Labor Camp. The police later took Ms. Zhan's daughter into custody for a couple of days. They ordered her to tell them Ms. Zhan's current whereabouts and threatened her by saying that she and her brother could lose their jobs and compromise their safety. Ms. Zhan was arrested in Shandong Province on June 2 and recently sentenced to three years of prison.
Liu Zhixi, director of Huadian Town Police Station: 86-13944537676 (Cell)
Xu Qing, head of Ji'an City 610 Office: 86-13844537156 (Cell), 86-435-6210702
Yao Xinmeng, head of Domestic Security Division: 86-13844539588 (Cell), 86-435-6228574, 86-435-6219588
27. [Luoyang City, Henan Province] Ms. Cui Xianmiao Held at City Detention Center
28. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Ms. Rong Xiuzhen Still Detained
Ms. Rong Xiuzhen was arrested by officers from the Jian'an Road Police Station on July 4, 2008. Three trials have been held, and all accusations rejected for insufficient evidence. Nonetheless the police still refuse to release Ms. Rong. The family's several requests to have her released were denied.
September 1, 2010