Mother and Daughter Arrested--Police Threaten Retaliation If They Hire a Lawyer
(Clearwisdom.net) Ms. Hu Zhenru, from the Luhe District, Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province, was recently sentenced to one year of forced labor. Ms. You Bo, who is Ms. Hu's daughter, was held at a brainwashing center. Ms. Hu's family was trying to safeguard their legal rights by means of the law. Officer Zhou Guoyi threatened Ms. Hu's husband, “We will punish harshly whoever hires a lawyer!”
On July 7, 2011, officer Zhou Guoyi from the Dachang Town Police Sub-Bureau, officer Xiao Ningjian from Nanjing Domestic Security Team, and officers from the Xiejiadian Police Station went to Ms. You Bo's workplace, the Nanjing Chemical Machinery Factory, and attempted to arrest her. Ms. You's father did all he could to stop the arrest, however the police went to Ms. You's workplace again on July 29, 2011 and arrested her at work.
When Ms. You's mother, Ms. Hu Zhenru, who is also a practitioner, went to her daughter's workplace around August 10, 2011, and tried to talk with the factory authorities regarding her daughter's arrest, she was arrested. Ms. Hu was recently sentenced to one year of forced labor. This is the third time she has been sent to a forced labor camp. The first two times she was held at the Judong Women's Forced Labor Camp in Jiangsu Province, where she was brutally tortured and her term was illegally extended.
The police attempted to send Ms. You Bo to a forced labor camp too. Ms. You's father did his best to stop them. Ms. You is currently being held at a brainwashing center.
Ms. Hu wanted to resist the persecution by means of the law, and she had already had a meeting with a lawyer. When she was sent to forced labor the previous time, her family hired a lawyer for her. However, officer Zhou Guoyi and the 610 Office obstructed it with deception. This time, Zhou Guoyi threatened Ms. Hu's husband, “We will administer heavy punishment to whoever hires a lawyer!” Ms. Hu's husband and the lawyer are thus hesitant to seek legal measures.
People and organizations involved in the persecution:
Nanjing Police Department: +86-25-84420114, +86-25-84421982
Domestic Security Division of Nanjing Police Department: +86-25-86015780, +86-25-84420854
Xiejiadian Police Station in Dachang Town: +86-25-57791563
Huang Yaling, head of Nanjing 610 Office and deputy director of Nanjing Police Department: +86-25- 84420178
Xiao Ningjian, chief of Domestic Security Division of Nanjing Police Department: +86-13951647329 (Cell), +86-25-86015780, +86-25-84420854
Chen Yan, officer of Domestic Security Division of Nanjing Police Department: +86-13905161522 (Cell)
Zhou Guoyi, officer of Dachang Town Police Sub-Bureau: +86-13072511201 (Cell)