Additional Persecution News from China – April 14, 2012 (29 Reports)
(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 24 cities or counties in 12 provinces. In this report, 5 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 45 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Mr. Zhang Guozhi Arrested
On April 4, 2012, police from the Jingyue Street Police Station arrested Mr. Zhang Guozhi and severely beat him. Mr. Zhang has been detained for 15 days in the Weizigou Detention Center. The police said that they planned to sentence him to one and a half years of forced labor.
Changchun Jingyue Street Police Station: +86-431-84520177，+86-431-84517110
2. [Qinglong County, Hebei Province] Ms. Wang Yuhua Arrested
On April 11, 2012, several police officers from the Qingdao City, Haibin Dongshan Police Station broke into a repair factory in Dongshan area and arrested Ms. Wang Yuhua. Later, her home was ransacked. She is being detained in the Second Detention Center.
3. [Leshan City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Feng Julun Arrested
On April 9, 2012, officials from the Gaodunzi Residential Committee in Tongjiang Town, Leshan City, came to Mr. Feng Julun's home to harass him. They came again the next morning and arrested him.
4. [Shuangcheng City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Wang Qiangshan and Mr. Zhang Lijun Arrested
On the afternoon of April 10, 2012, Mr. Wang Qiangshan and Mr. Zhang Lijun and another practitioner's family member went to Songyuan City to buy satellite dishes. On their way back, police from the Fuyu City Domestic Security Division including officer Luo Hongjian, arrested them. They are being detained in the Songyuan City Detention Center.
5. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Du Yufen Arrested in February 2012
Ms. Du Yufen was arrested in February 2012. Her whereabouts are unknown.
6. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Ma Deru Arrested
Ms. Ma Deru was arrested on the afternoon of April 13, 2012.
7. [Yushan County, Jiangxi Province] Ms. Zhu Huilan Arrested
On the morning of March 22, 2012, police officers Yuan Bing and Ding Shulin and several other police officers forcibly brought Ms. Zhu Huilan's father to her home and ransacked the place. They confiscated a computer, a cell phone and Falun Gong materials, and then arrested her. She is being detained in the Yushan County Detention Center.
Yuan Bing, chief of the Yushan County Domestic Security Division: +86-13803590196
Ding Shulin, police officer: +86-13707937716
8. [Xiong County, Hebei Province] Ms. Liu Ruifang and Ms. Zhang Lanfen Arrested
On the morning of April 13, 2012, Ms. Liu Ruifang and Ms. Zhang Lanfen from Jiazhuang Village were arrested at the market by the police from the Xiong County Domestic Security Division. By 11:00 a.m., Ms. Zhang was released. Ms. Liu is still under detention.
9. [Pingjiang County, Hunan Province] Ms. Jiang Xinghua Arrested
On April 13, 2012, Ms. Jiang Xinghua from Wukou Town was reported to the authorities when she was clarifying the truth to people in another village. The police from the Wukou Town Police Station arrested her. Her whereabouts are unknown.
Ding Chuangmo, director of the Wukou Town Police Station: 86-13874008286
10. [Huainan City, Anhui Province] More Information on the Arrests of Ms. Zhang Yanmei and Other Practitioners
On the morning of March 16, 2012, police from the Huainan Datong District Police Department, the Luohe Town Police Department and the Jiulonggang Police Station arrested Ms. Li Wenlan, Ms. Wang Zongying, Ms. Zhang Yanmei and Mr. Wu Jiayue. On March 19, 2012, Ms. Wang Xiangyun from Tianjia'an District was arrested. Ms. Li Wenlan and Ms. Wang Zongying were released on the same day of their arrests but all other practitioners are being detained in the Huainan City Detention Center.
Jin Huaili, chief of the Datong District Domestic Security Division: +86-13905540810
Liu Hongjin, director of the Luohe Town Police Station: +86-15955468388
The Luohe Town Police Station: +86-554-3611109
The Huainan City Detention Center:+ 86-554-6415343
11. [Feixi County, Anhui Province] Ms. Gao Kunrong Detained in a Prison in Inner Mongolia
In 2011, Ms. Gao Kunrong from Feixi County, Anhui Province was arrested when she was posting Falun Gong materials in Beijing. Later, she was sentenced to two years in prison. She is being detained in a prison in Inner Mongolia.
12. [Qidong County, Hunan Province] Ms. Peng Xixiu Arrested
On April 13, 2012, Ms. Peng Xixiu from Chengguan Town, Qidong County was arrested. She is being detained in the Qidong County Detention Center.
13. [Fangchenggang City, Guangxi Province] Mr. Pan Xing Arrested
Mr. Pan Xing was an employee of the Fangchenggang City Land Tax Bureau. Since 1999, he has been arrested several times and has been sent to a brainwashing center and forced labor camp. He was recently arrested but his whereabouts are unknown.
14. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Mr. Wu Chuanzhong Arrested
On the morning of April 9, 2012, Mr. Wu Chuanzhong from Yangjiabu Village was arrested by two plain-clothes police officers. His whereabouts are unknown.
15. [Laixi City, Shandong Province] Practitioners Mr. Xu Wenrao, Mr. Li Lin and Mr. Wang Xiyu Arrested
On the evening of April 11, 2012, when Mr. Xu Wenrao and Mr. Li Lin were posting Falun Gong materials, the police from the Rentao Police Station in Pingdu City arrested them and confiscated their van and items in their van, including three cell phones, goods and cooking equipment worth more than 2,000 yuan. The police also beat them up.
At around 10 a.m. the next day, police also arrested Mr. Wang Xiyu and detained him at the Rentao Police Station. He was also brutally beaten.
16. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Mei Lamei Detained in Brainwashing Center
On the afternoon of April 6, 2012, when Ms. Mei Lamei from Jiang'an District, Wuhai City, was clarifying the truth and distributing Shen Yun DVDs to people in the Haikou Huaqiao area, several plain-clothes police officers arrested her. She was then sent to the Chenjiaji Brainwashing Center in Jiang'an District.
17. [Xinxiang City, Henan Province] Ms. Tang Xiaoxia Arrested
On April 13, 2012, the police from the Huayuan Police Station arrested Ms. Tang Xiaoxia. Later, she was transferred to the Xinxiang City Police Department for detention.
18. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Ms. Zhang Chunxian and Four Other Practitioners Arrested
On the morning of April 13, 2012, police from the Baoding City Domestic Security Division, the Tang County Domestic Security Division and the local police station arrested Ms. Zhang Chuxian. They also confiscated Falun Gong books, Minghui Weekly magazines and a computer from her home. At around the same time, Mr. Zhang Shijie and four other practitioners from Xijianyang Village, Wangjing Town were arrested.
Qi Xinhui, chief of the Tang County Domestic Security Division: +86-13603322535
19. [Weichang County, Hebei Province] Ms. Wu Baoxia and Ms. He Guifen Arrested
Ms. Wu Baoxia and Ms. He Guifen were reported to the authorities when they were clarifying the truth to people. The local police arrested them and detained them in a detention center.
20. [Yishui County, Shandong Province] Mr. Zhang Jingyong Arrested
Mr. Zhang Jingyong is a chef from Pufa Bank in Yishui County. On April 6, 2012, when he was at the local police department for the procedure of going abroad, officers from the Yuandong Police Station arrested him. He is currently detained in the Yishou County Detention Center.
Wang Zhaohua, director of the Yuandong Police Station: +86-13791516855, +86-539-2205225
Zhao Xindong, instructor of the the Yuandong Police Station: +86-13864962417, +86-539-2205733
21. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Retired Teacher Ms. Zhu Yufang Arrested
Ms. Zhu Yufang, a retired teacher from Yuquan Town, Acheng District, Harbin City, was arrested on the evening of April 12, 2012. She is being detained in the Acheng Second Detention Center.
22. [Guiyang City, Guizhou Province] Several Practitioners from Baiyun District Arrested
On the evening of April 12, 2012, officers from the Baiyun District Police Department and local police stations arrested Mr. Wang Tianyun, Mr. Yang Chenggang, Mr. Xie Zhongyun, Mr. Guo Wen, Mr. Chen Yonggao, Ms. He Dezhen and Mr. Zhao Guibao. They also ransacked their homes.
23. [Beijing] Ms. Li Xiufen Sentenced to Forced Labor
On the morning of March 9, 2012, officers from the Tiandu Police Station arrested Ms. Li Xiufen from Yingkou City, Liaoning Province, in Beijing Ershilipu area. She was sent to the Shunyi Detention Center and was detained there for a month. On April 11, 2012, she was sent to the Beijing Huairou Education Institute.
24. [Ganzhou City, Jiangxi Province] Ms. Liang Kunyan Arrested
On the morning of April 10, 2012, when Ms. Liang Kunyan was distributing information about Falun Dafa and the persecution, agents from the local Domestic Security Division along with the local police arrested her and detained her in the Ganjiang City Detention Center. Then they went to Ms. Liang's home and ransacked it. They confiscated a laptop, a laser printer, two inkjet printers, two paper cutters, a lot of paper, and Falun Gong books and materials, worth more than 10,000 yuan.
25. [Pingdu City, Shandong Province] Mr. Wang Xiyu and Two Other Practitioners Arrested
On the evening of April 11, 2012, officers from the Pingdu City 610 Office arrested Mr. Wang Xiyu and two other practitioners.
They also ransacked the home of Mr. Li Shihai, another practitioner.
26. [Xiuning County, Anhui Province] Mr. Huang Yongsun Arrested
Mr. Huang Yongsun, about 48, is a practitioner from Xiuning County. On March 20, 2012, while she was distributing truth-clarification DVDs at her workplace, she was reported and arrested. She is being detained in the Huangshan City Detention Center.
27. [Dunhuang City, Gansu Province] Ms. Lu Guiqin Arrested
On April 16, 2012, agents from the Dunhuang City Domestic Security Division, including police officer Ji Yongli, went to Ms. Lu Guiqin's home in Sujiabao Village, Mogao Town and arrested her and her husband, Mr. Yang Qing. They also confiscated a computer, a printer, and Falun Gong books and materials. Mr. Yang was released later but Ms. Lu is still being detained in the Dunhuang City Detention Center.
28. [Wuhai City, Hubei Province] Ms. Liu Zhenli Arrested Again
Ms. Liu Zhenli, in her 30's, is an employee of the Wuhai Dongxihu Cotton Textile Factory. On the morning of April 13, 2012, officers from the Dongxihu Xigou Police Station, including director Han Bin, deputy director Dai (given name unknown) and police officer Gu Zhibing arrested Ms. Liu at her home in the residential area of the Dongxihu Cotton Textile Factory.
29. [Jiaohe City, Jilin Province] Mr. Liu Zhaofu Sentenced to Five Years
Mr. Liu Zhaofu had been on the police's wanted list since March 18, 2008 and left home to live in exile since then. On September 22, 2011, he was arrested and had been detained in the Jiaohe Detention Center for six and a half months.
On February 23, 2012, the police took Mr. Liu to the Jiaohe City Court and questioned him for ten minutes. On April 10, 2012, he was sentenced to five years in prison.