Additional Persecution News from China – January 19, 2012 (8 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in eight cities or counties and seven provinces. In this report, nine practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least six practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Chengdu City, Shichuan Province] Ms. Cai Linchang and Ms. Wang Qinghua Detained
On January 9, 2012, Ms. Cai Linchang, in her 60's, from Hesheng Town, Wenjiang District, and Ms. Wang Qinghua, in her 50's, from Shou'an Town, Wenjiang District, went to the Xinjin Brainwashing Center to visit detained Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Wang Yi. Ms. Cai and Ms. Wang were reported for speaking the truth about Falun Gong. They were arrested and taken to the Yongsheng Town Detention Center. Mr. Wang Yi was released on January 13.
2. [Tianshui City, Gansu Province] Ms. Wang Jing Arrested
Ms. Wang Jing, a former teacher of Qufu Road Elementary School, was arrested when she went out on the evening of January 16, 2012.
3. [Miyi County, Shichuan Province] Mr. Guo Huibing and Ms. Feng Shifen Detained
Binggu Town Xiaohe Village practitioners Mr. Guo Huibing, in his 70's, and Ms. Feng Shifen were arrested on the evening of January 12, 2012, by a group of officers from the Miyi County Court, Miyi Domestic Security Division and Binggu Town Police Station. Their homes were ransacked and they are being held at the Miyi County Detention Center.
Miyi County Court: +86-812-8172532
Miyi County Detention Center: +86-812-8172367
4. [Qingdao City, Shandong Province] Five Practitioners Sentenced to Prison
Jiaonan City Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Liu Meiqin, Ms. Zhang Shuhua, Ms. Xing Huaiping, Ms. Fu Aixian, and Ms. Zhang Xiuhua were held in the Dashan Detention Center for almost a year. Jiaonan City Court recently tried them without notifying their families. Ms. Zhang Xiuhua was sentenced to seven years in prison, Ms. Liu and Ms. Zhang Shuhua were sentenced to five years, Ms. Xing and Ms. Fu were sentenced to four years. All five practitioners were taken to the Jinan Prison on December 21, 2011.
5. [Fuxin City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Wang Yajuan and Others Detained
On January 17, 2012, Daban Town practitioners Ms. Wang Yajuan and several other practitioners were arrested by officers from the Guohua Police Station. They are being held at the Xindi Detention Center.
6. [Anping County, Hebei Province] Ms. Wang Yuluan and Ms. Wang Fang Sentenced to Prison
Hengshui City Intermediate Court recently sentenced Ms. Wang Yuluan, a disabled practitioner, to seven years in prison. In January 2012, Ms. Wang Yuluan and Ms. Wang Fang were transferred from the Hengshui City Detention Center to the Hebei Province Women's Prison.
7. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Piano Teacher Ms. Xu Ming Sentenced to Prison
Ms. Xu Ming, a piano teacher of the Guangzhou Foreign Language and Art Vocational Institute, was sentenced to three and a half years of prison. She is being held in the Guangzhou Women's Prison.
8. [Aksu City, Xinjiang Province] Ms. Li Yi Sentenced to Four Years in Prison
Ms. Li Yi was reported and arrested for distributing Falun Gong informational materials in July 2011. She was later sentenced to four years in prison by Aksu City Court. She is still being held at the Aksu Detention Center.