Additional Persecution News from China - September 15, 2010 (36 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 27 cities or counties in 11 provinces. As per this report, 18 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 29 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Chenzhou City, Hunan Province] Ms. Zou Zhefeng and Ms. Li Xiaoying Missing for Many Years
Ms. Zou Zhefeng is a practitioner in Bingni Village, Tuanjie Town, Zixing City, Chenzhou City. Ms. Zou was arrested in 1999 on her way to Beijing after July 20. Her whereabouts are since unknown. She was about 25 years old then.
Ms. Li Xiaoying, about 40 years old, is a practitioner in Chengping Town, Anren County. She was arrested in 2001 on her way home from Beijing to appeal. She went missing during the police-escorted return trip to Anren County.
2. [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Mr. Wei Xiyou Missing
Mr. Wei Xiyou, currently in his 50s, is a practitioner in Lulong County, Qinhuangdao City. He was employed at the Lulong County Party Administration Office when the persecution began on July 20, 1999. He was fired and put in the county's detention center for exposing the persecution. Mr. Wei was later transferred to the Liutianzhuang Mental Hospital. He left the hospital several days later in the absence of family. His whereabouts remain unknown.
3. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Gong Xuanqin and Ms. Wang Cuiyue Missing
Ms. Gong Xuanqin and her daughter, Ms. Wang Cuiyue, practitioners from Pulandian in Dalian City, were sent to Dalian Forced Labor Camp. Ms. Wang Cuiyue, about 20 years old then, became mentally disordered due to the brutal beating. She was put in a mental hospital in late November 2000.
Brutal beatings led to Ms. Gong Xueqin's mental disorders. She was taken to a mental hospital three times but never admitted. Ms. Gong went missing several days before the 2001 Chinese New Year. Nearly 10 years have passed, but the whereabouts of this mother and daughter are unknown.
4. [Pingdu City, Shandong Province] Kindergarten Teacher Ms. Jiang Shuping Arrested Once Again
Ms. Jiang Shuping is a practitioner in Daijiazhuang Village in Yunshan Town and had a kindergarten. A group of people went to the kindergarten about 10 days ago, arrested Ms. Jiang, and took away all the furniture from the kindergarten.
5. [Dingzhou City, Hebei Province] Domestic Security Division Agents Unsuccessfully Attempted to Arrest Ms. He Yonglian
About nine agents from Dingzhou City Domestic Security Division, along with Kaiyuan Town officials led by Zhang Yongwang, went to Ms. He Yonglian's home on the morning of September 10, 2010. They searched her home and attempted to arrest her. She escaped.
Li Jianbao, Dingzhou City 610 Office: 86-312-2560256, 86-13833022963
Zhang Yongwang, Kaiyuan Town Government: 86-13833087001
6. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Shijiazhuang Labor Camp Officials Refuse to Release Ms. Yang Ruixia and Ms. Zhang Jing
Ms. Yang Ruixia and Ms. Zhang Jing have been held in Division 3 in the Shijiazhuang Forced Labor Camp. Gross abuse and mistreatment caused them to have acute heart ailments as of January 2010. Camp officials refuse to release them.
7. [Qichun County, Hubei Province] Mr. Han Shanhe Arrested and Sent to a Brainwashing Center
Qichun County Domestic Security Division agent Zhang Xianyou and four others went to Mr. Han Shanhe's home on the morning on September 13, 2010. They ransacked it, beat Mr. Han, arrested him, and took him to the Wuhan Brainwashing Center.
Mr. Han is now 43 years old. He was detained after going to Beijing to appeal in 1999. He was kept in the Zoumaling Police Station in 2000 because of his truth-clarification activity. Even though the door to the room was tightly locked, he was able to escape and once again went to Beijing to appeal. Unfortunately, he was captured and held for six years.
8. [Sanhe City, Hebei Province] Ms. Liu Fengying Arrested and Sent to a Brainwashing Center
Xu Huaijin, Party secretary of Zhugedian Village in Yanjiao Town, Sanhe City,; village official Jia Tiexiang; and others arrested Ms. Liu Fengying and took her to the Langfang Brainwashing Center. They arrested Ms. Dong Guirong and Ms. Shen Yongzhi on September 9, 2010.
Xu Huaijin, Zhugedian Village Party secretary: 86-13832674395
Jia Tiexiang, village official: 86-13231684981
9. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Shi Guifen Sent to the Luotaishanzhuang Brainwashing Center in Fushun City
Ms. Shi Guifen was sent to Masanjia Forced Labor Camp on September 16, 2008, for a two-year term. Officials refused to release her when her family wanted to pick her up on September 9, 2010. Instead, Kuiying Police Station officials in Dalian City took Ms. Shi to the Luotaishanzhuang Brainwashing Center in Fushun City.
10. [Xinxiang City, Henan Province] Ms. Ye Huiming Arrested
Several people went to Ms. Ye Huiming's home after 11 p.m. on August 25, including Xinxiang City Police Department official Fan Jianfeng, Muye Police Department official Qian Lin, Danyang Police Station official Cao Guozheng, and others. They ransacked the home and took more than 300 yuan, three bank cards, 5 USB drives, two cell phones, one satellite dish, one computer hard drive, one keyboard, DVDs, bank deposit certificate, and truth-clarification materials. They took Ms. Ye to Xinxiang City Detention Center and extorted 500 yuan from her.
Fan Jianfeng, Xinxiang City Police Department: 86-373-3539152, 86-13781967777
Qian Lin, Muye Police Department: 86-13569827812
11. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Zhang Shixian Arrested
Police officials arrested 76-year-old Chenghua District practitioner Ms. Zhang Shixian at a farmers' market on September 6 and took her to the Xinjin Brainwashing Center. Ms. Zhang eventually developed many illness symptoms, but the brainwashing center officials refuse to release her.
12. [Leling City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhou Shuying and Ms. Wang Shuping Arrested and Detained
Two Leling City practitioners, Ms. Zhou Shuying from Boqiliu Village in Kong Town and Ms. Wang Shuping from Gaotun Village in Huaou Town, were arrested in September 2010. They are now in the Leling Detention Center.
13. [Tianjin] Practitioners Ms. Wang Xiuwen, Ms. Li Chunjuan, and Ms. Gao Chunping at the Ninghe Detention County Center in Tianjin
14. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Ms. Wu Changqin Arrested
Ms. Wu Changqin from Zhongmenzhuanger Village, Hancheng Town, the Fengrun District in Tangshan City, was arrested on the morning of September 14, 2010.
Wang Donghui, Hancheng Town Police Station head: 86-315-2534727, 86-13832986009
Wang Aihua, Deputy Police Station head: 86-13832953817
15. [Huarong County, Hunan Province] Mr. Zhong Xiping Arrested and Harassed
Mr. Zhong Xiping was reported to police when he was in Xinhe Town. Police officials arrested him and put him in the First Detention Center in Yueyang City. He was released a month later and returned home. Ning Xinyun and other police agents arrested him again, this time at home at about 7 a.m. on September 3. They took him to the Huarong County Police Department, then to the Baimalong Forced Labor Camp in Zhuzhou City, attempting to make him serve a one-year term. Camp officials refused to accept him due to poor health. He returned home.
16. [Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Li Shulian Arrested and Funds Extorted from Her
Yangzhangzi Town Police Station agent Zhao Chunming and other officials went to Bainiuqun Village on September 7. They forced Ms. Li Shulian into a police van and took her to the police station, where they attempted to extort 5,000 yuan from her. Her family paid 2,000 yuan. Ms. Li was released six hours later.
17. [Suning County, Hebei Province] Mr. Wang Zhancheng and Mr. Zhang Bing Arrested
Mr. Wang Zhancheng, 34 years old, is a practitioner from Nei Village, Shangcun Town, Suning County. Shangcun Police Station head Li Guangran and other agents went to Mr. Wang's home on the evening of August 25, 2010. They confiscated one computer, three CDs, and three books. Another police station agent, Sun Zhanying, and other agents arrested Mr. Wang on August 30 and took him to the Xiaoning County Police Department. After being chained to a chair and interrogated for 24 hours, Mr. Wang was taken to the Suning County Detention Center and remained there till September 10. Shangcun Police Station officials demanded 20,000 yuan from his family during Mr. Wang's detention. His family tried hard but could only pay 5,000 yuan. When Mr. Wang was released, police station officials extorted another 500 yuan from his family.
Zhang Bing is a 36-year old practitioner who owns a store in Shisu Town, Suning County. Agents from the Shisu Police Station went to Zhang Bing's place on the evening of August 25 to ransack the home. They confiscated two computers, one printer, 40-50 CDs, and dozens of books. Zhang Bing is still in the Suning Detention Center.
Zhao Zongyao, 610 Office head: 86-13091153039
Jin Guohong, head of Domestic Security Division of the police department: 86-15132759999
18. [Lingyuan, Liaoning Province] Several Practitioners from Foyedong Township Arrested
Mr. Yu and his wife and Ms. Liu Yuzhi from Foyedong Township were arrested on September 8 and 11, 2010, respectively, by township police station officers. The practitioners are currently in the Lingyuan City Detention Center.
Ms. Wang Xiaohua from Chenzhangzi, Foyedong Township, was arrested while sleeping at home, around 11:00 p.m. on August 20, 2010. Liu Jingkui and others made the arrest and took Ms. Wang to the Lingyuan City Detention Center. They confiscated 2,600 yuan in cash, Falun Gong literature, CDs, and other items from her. She is now in the detention center.
Ms. Gao Guixia from Caojiagou, Foyedong Township, was arrested on July 1, 2010, and taken to the Lingyuan City Detention Center. She was later transferred to Masanjia Forced Labor Camp where she felt sick and was released on medical parole.
Ms. Shi Cui'E from Foyedong Township was arrested and taken to the township police station on July 2, 2010. She was released only after her family paid the police 3,000 yuan.
Ms. Chai Yuchun from Foyedong Township was arrested at home on August 16, 2010, and taken to the Lingyuan City Detention Center. She has returned home.
At 9 p.m. on August 26, Foyedong Township Police Station head Liu Jingkui and a group of officers broke into Ms. Liu Yuhuan's home, arrested her and her husband, and took the couple to the Lingyuan City Detention Center. The police confiscated a photo with Master's image, a Falun emblem, and Falun Gong literature. Ms. Liu has returned home.
19. [Baoji, Shaanxi Province] Circumstances of Several Practitioners
Baoji City 610 Office agents and local police arrested Ms. Wang Yurong on September 10, 2009. Ms. Wang died as a result of abuse and mistreatment on September 22, 2009, less than two weeks following her arrest.
Mr. Lu Haijun from Fengxiang was found to suffer from cancer during his detention. He was released and recovered, but went missing and has not yet been located.
20. [Dandong, Liaoning Province] Ms. Guo Yulan Arrested on September 12, 2010
21. [Fengcheng, Liaoning Province] Ms. Fu Yingquan Arrested
Ms. Fu Yingquan from Liangzihe, Shalizhai Township, was arrested when visiting her relatives on the morning of September 8, 2010, in Diaowo Village, Baiqi Township. Participating in the arrest were Cao Dejun and other officers from the Baiqi Township Police Station. Ms. Fu is currently in the Fengcheng Detention Center. Cao Dejun and others ransacked Ms. Fu's home on the morning of September 14.
Cao Dejun, Baiqi Township Police Station: 86-133-32173509
Zhang Yuhai, Baiqi Township Police Station: 86-138-42504399
22. [Peng'an County, Sichuan Province] Ms. Zhang Lifang Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
Ms. Zhang Lifang from Peng'an County was arrested at Longjiaoshan Temple on the morning of April 1, 2010, as she spoke with people about Falun Gong and the persecution. She was taken to the State Security Division. Division head Chen Zhuo seized Ms. Zhang's 1,950 yuan cash, a cell phone, a watch, keys, a notebook, and her purse. Ms. Zhang was then held in the Peng'an Detention Center and transferred to the Yingshan Detention Center in early August. Some of her teeth were knocked loose from beatings at the detention center. Peng'an Court officials handed Ms. Zhang a five-year prison term on August 24, 2010, and sent her to be held in Ziyang on September 9.
23. [Liaoning Province] Ms. Jiang Xiaohui Held in a Brainwashing Facility
Former Liaohe Oil Field Management Department head Yan Zhihai and others arrested Ms. Jiang Xiaohui around August 20, 2010, at the Liaohe Oil Field Yulong Company. They took Ms. Jiang to the Fushun Brainwashing Center. She has returned home, but her cell phone is being monitored.
24. [Laishui County, Hebei Province] Practitioners from Loucun Township Held in a Brainwashing Facility
Loucun Township Police Station officers Wang Jinshi and others went to Huguozhuang Village on the afternoon of September 9, 2010. They were unsuccessful in arresting Mr. Sun Zhishan, Ms. Li Yuhua, Ms. Yang Zhanqiu, and Ms. Liu Yuelian in their homes. Finally, the police arrested Mr. Zhao Xiliang and took him to a brainwashing facility. The police also arrested and took several practitioners from Nanzhuang, Yanling Village, and Anyang to the brainwashing facility.
25. [Beijing] Ms. Wen Yan Still in the Haidian District Detention Center
Ms. Wen Yan from Zhejiang Province was arrested on March 11, 2008, in the Haidian District and sentenced to three years in prison. She is still in the Haidian District Detention Center. Ms. Wen has appealed; a second trial is about to be held.
26. [Shuangliu County, Sichuan Province] Ms. Peng Qiongxia Held in the Xinjin Brainwashing Center
Ms. Peng Qiongxia was arrested at home the morning of September 10, 2010. Participating in the arrest were officers from her neighborhood committee and agents from the Shuangliu County 610 Office. They took her to the Xinjin Brainwashing Center in Chengdu City. Mr. Zhou Fuquan and Mr. Wen Ganglin were previously arrested. Mr. Zhou was taken away from his home on June 16, 2010, but has since returned. Mr. Wen was arrested on September 2, 2010 and is still in the Xinjin Brainwashing Center.
Xinjin Brainwashing Center: 86-13908095350
Li Zhongquan, Shuangliu County 610 Office head: 86-28-85826610, 86-28-85811022, 86-13908206216
Zhang Hao, Shuangliu County 610 Office deputy head: 86-28-85831911, 86-13881919836
27. [Qinglong County, Hebei Province] Ms. Yang Suyun and Ms. Gao Guifang Arrested on September 10, 2010 and Held in the Qinglong County Detention Center
28. [De'an County, Jiangxi Province] Ms. Zhang Dexiu and Ms. Wang Laidi Arrested
Ms. Zhang Dexiu and Ms. Wang Laidi from De'an County were arrested on the afternoon of September 10, 2010, as they distributed informational materials about Falun Gong in a suburb. Officers from the Baota Police Station made the arrest. The police ransacked the two practitioners' homes and seized their Falun Gong literature around 1:00 a.m. the next day. Ms. Zhang and Ms. Wang are in the Baota Police Station.
Li Jiaming, Baota Police Station head: 86-13907921230
Sun Jian, Baota Police Station political head: 86-13576200020
Zeng Jun, De'an County Domestic Security Division head: 86-13807020579
29. [Chibi City, Hubei Province] Mr. Zhong Xiaoming Arrested at the Wuchang Train Station
Mr. Zhong Xiaoming saw his wife off at the Wuchang Train Station at 10:00 a.m. on September 12, 2010. The station police arrested him at the entrance.
30. [Fuyu County, Jilin Province] Ms. Xu Hui, Fuxu High School Teacher, Held in a Brainwashing Facility
Fuyu County Domestic Security Division officer Liu Yunying and 610 Office agent Zhang Shibo captured Ms. Xu Hui from the Dalinzi Town High School by force on the afternoon of September 9, 2010. They held Ms. Xu at the Fuyu No. 5 High School. Ms. Xu's family wanted to visit her on September 11 but was not allowed to.
Ms. Xu was previously arrested at her school on April 24, 2008, and subjected to one and a half years of forced labor term. She was held more than ten days beyond her term. While in the Heizuizi Forced Labor Camp in Changchun City, Ms. Xu was forced to do hard labor for a long time and wear a prisoner's uniform. A guard once shocked her mouth with an electric baton and injured it.
31. [Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Xiao Hailong's Term to Expire on September 22, 2010, But He Has Been Taken to Wanjia Forced Labor Camp
32. [Guanghan, Sichuan Province] Sanshui Town Tried to Arrest Ms. Yang Yonghui on September 11, 2010, But Failed
33. [Zhijiang County, Hunan Province] Ms. Zhang Fanfan Arrested
Ms. Zhang Fanfan from Zhupingpu was arrested in September 2010. Participating in the arrest were Peng Zuyou from the county 610 Office and local police officers. They ransacked Ms. Zhang's home and held her in a detention center. It was her fifth detention.
34. [Pengzhou, Sichuan Province] 610 Office Agents Arrested Ms. Tan Shunmin and Ms. Cai Daofeng at Their Homes
35. [Bo'ai County, Henan Province] 610 Office Agents Force Mr. Wang Tucheng to Pay 3,000 Yuan Extortion
Mr. Wang Tucheng, 60, is from Bo'ai County. Bo'ai County 610 Office agents Li Yinghao and others broke into Mr. Wang's home to search it in May 2001 and held him in the county's Gezhuang Detention Center for seven days. They released Mr. Wang only after his family paid 3,000 yuan in extortion. Local authorities have withheld Mr. Wang's salary since 2007.
Gao Xijun, police officer participating in the arrest: 86-13911932352
36. [Xingning, Guangdong Province] Additional Information Regarding the Arrest of Mr. Huang Zongpeng
We have learned that Mr. Huang Zongming was arrested on the evening of September 5, 2010. His home was ransacked. He is currently in the Xingning Detention Center.