Additional Persecution News from China - September 8, 2010 (13 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 11 cities or counties in 9 provinces. As per this report, 9 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 16 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Xiangtan County, Hunan Province] Mr. Zhao Wenke Arrested
Officer Liu Xuguang and several others from the Shebu Township Police Station in Xiangtan County forcibly arrested Mr. Zhao Wenke from his home. They took him to the Qilipu Detention Center the morning of August 25, 2010.
Mr. Zhao Wenke's practitioner, father Mr. Zhao Jianyao, has been persecuted twice.
2. [Mudanjiang City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Yu Zhonghai Persecuted in Ward No. 6 in Mudanjiang Prison
3. [Cangzhou City, Hebei Province] Addition Information Regarding the Arrests of Practitioners
Officials from the Nanpi County police station ransacked practitioners' homes and arrested a number of them on August 23 and 24, 2010; one of them was Ms. Xu Wenlan from Beizhuang Village, Luguan Township. Ms. Zhou Junling was arrested from her workplace the morning of August 22. Another group of policemen ransacked her home at the same time. She is currently held in the Nanpi County Detention Center.
Mr. Hou Liandong from Luguanlu Village, Nanpi County, Cangzhou City, was arrested the afternoon of August 24 and so far hasn't been released.
4. [Chongqing] Additional Information Regarding the Arrest of Ms. Zuo Hui
Ms. Zuo Hui from Wenxingwan in the Zuobei District was arrested on August 4, 2010. The police broke into her home under the guise of checking residency cards and then beat and arrested her. They confiscated many of her personal belongings, including a computer, a printer, two cell phones, and quite a few Falun Gong books and materials.
5. [Jilin City, Jilin Province] Ms. Zhang Fengmei Arrested
Two agents from the Huangqitun Police Station arrested 62-year-old Ms. Zhang Fengmei. It happened as she was clarifying the truth and distributing Falun Gong materials the morning of August 25, 2010. The police subsequently ransacked her home, took photographs of her rooms, and confiscated Falun Gong materials and discs. Ms. Zhang was then taken to the Jilin City Detention Center and has yet to be released. Her relatives went to the detention center twice, but detention center officials didn't allow them to visit her.
6. [Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province] Retired Teacher Ms. Wu Zhiming Arrested
Ms. Wu Zhiming, a retired teacher from the Jiangpu High School in the Pukou District, was abused by her husband, Zhang Angkang. One time he fractured her hand, simply because she wanted to practice Falun Gong. Her husband also reported her to the police. Ms. Wu was arrested from home in late August 2010. Her whereabouts are unknown.
Pukou District 610 Office: 86-25-58282114
Jiangpu High School: 86-25-58115402, 86-25-52005816
Zhang Ankang, Ms. Wu Zhiming's husband: 86-25-58884698 (Home), 86-13913920138 (Cell)
7. [Chongqing] Ms. Chen Shufang Arrested
Ms. Chen Shufang, a retired doctor from The First Hospital in the Jiangbei District, was arrested for clarifying the truth in the Daxing District on August 29, 2010. She is currently in the Fusheng Detention Center.
Ms. Chen, in her 60s, was detained in a brainwashing center for over four months after she appealed in Beijing in 2000. Prior to the 2008 Olympic Games she was arrested and taken to the Wangxiangtai Brainwashing Center in the Yubei District and persecuted there for more than one month. She was sentenced to one year of imprisonment on August 2008. Officials from her workplace and from the police dispatched people to follow her constantly and keep her under surveillance.
8. [Benxi City, Liaoning Province] Additional Information Regarding the Persecution of Four Practitioners
Four practitioners from Benxi City were recently arrested for telling others about Falun Gong. Ms. Zhang Guixiang, Ms. Miao Fengmei, and Ms. Miao Fenglan were first taken to the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp, but camp officials refused to accept them. They were transferred to the Benxi City Detention Center.
Mr. Zhang Junxian was arrested and taken to the Benxi City Forced Labor Management Center and sentenced to two years of forced labor.
9. [Fengcheng City, Liaoning Province] A Number of Practitioners Including Mr. Jiao Lin Arrested
Mr. Jiao Lin, Mr. Liang Yuncheng, Mr. Qu Shanlin, Ms. Wu Juan, and Ms. Sun Zhongqin from Fengcheng City were arrested by officials from the Baiqi Police Station around 10 p.m. on September 5, 2010. They are in the Fengcheng City Detention Center.
10. [Laixi, Shandong Province] Ms. Wang Cuifang Currently Held in the No. 3 Detention Center in Qingdao City
11. [Guangzhou, Guangdong Province] Ms. Yang Ailing Held More Than Ten Months in the Guangzhou Armed Police Hospital
12. [Hebei Province] Additional Information Regarding the Persecution of Practitioners in Zanhuang County
Mr. Liu Zengliang, a teacher at the Yudi Primary School in the Longmenxue District, has had her wages cut since 2001, amounting to hundreds of thousand yuan so far.
Ms. Guo Zumei, practitioner in her 40s from Nanguan Village who was arrested on December 28, 2009, is still in the Hebei Province Women's Forced Labor Camp.
Yang Haijun, deputy head and accountant at the Yudi Primary School who reduced Mr. Liu's wages: 86-13833187361
13. [Zhengzhou City, Henan Province] Mr. Yang Jinhan's Relative Harassed
At the end of August, Xing Jianjun from the Fengherili Community in the west of Zhengzhou City and officials from the Tongbailu Police Station and the Tongbailu Street Committee harassed Mr. Yang's relative at his place of employment, demanding to speak with Mr. Yang Jinhan who had already quit the company. Officials pressured Mr. Yang's relative to order Mr. Yang to write the Three Statements.
Xing Jianjun had already reported Mr. Yang to the police in 2007. He was arrested and sentenced to one year of imprisonment. He was released a year later when one of his relatives posted a guarantee.
September 7, 2010