Several Practitioners Arrested in Xi'an
(Minghui.org) Several practitioners were recently arrested in Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province. Some of them are being held at the Xi'an Brainwashing Center, but the whereabouts of others remain unknown.
Ms. He Yuzhen, 72, was arrested at her home in the early hours of June 6, 2014. Five other practitioners were also arrested at her home, as officers were continually monitoring the place.
Ms. He Caizhen and five other practitioners from Huangyan Village were arrested at around 10 a.m. on June 6, 2014.
Ms. Wang Jinyun, Mr. Li Zhao, Ms. Wang Dongqin, Ms. Han Yu and an unnamed practitioner were arrested at Ms. Wang Jinyun’s home at around 10 a.m. on June 6, 2014.
Ms. Xiaohui and Ms. Xiaoyan, sisters, from Lu County were reported to the authorities on June 9, 2014, when they were seen talking to people about the persecution of Falun Gong. Ms. Xiaohui was arrested and her home was ransacked. Ms. Xiaoyan managed to escape.
Mr. Li Xiaoqi was arrested on May 14, 2014, after being reported to the authorities for watching a Shen Yun Performing Arts DVD at home. He is being held at the Zhangba Village Police Station in the Yanta District of Xi'an.
Ms. Chen Jucui has not returned home since May 14, 2014, the day she went out to talk to people about the persecution of Falun Gong. Her family has searched for her, but to no avail. She did not take her cell phone with her. Her whereabouts are unknown.
Ms. Wang Juanxiu was arrested by officers from the Taoyuanlu Police Station around April 26, 2014. Her whereabouts are unknown.
Ms. Li Yanfang was arrested at her employer's home, where she worked as a nanny. Officers from the Sixth Division of Xi'an Police Department and the Weiyang Police Department arrested her at around 10 p.m. on April 26, 2014. Sanqiao police from the Weiyang District ransacked her home and confiscated 3 laptops, 10 printers, 50 boxes of printing paper, approximately 10,000 DVDs, about 30,000 yuan and other personal items.
Mr. Wang Dong was arrested by officers from the Lianhu Police Department on April 24, 2014. He is being held at the Ankang Hospital. His daughter hired a lawyer for him. According to Chinese regulations, Mr. Wang should be allowed to meet with his daughter and the lawyer within 48 hours after they signed the contract. However, attempts at visitation have been denied.
Ms. Jin Ying was arrested and taken to the Criminal Investigation Division of the Lianhu Police Department on April 24, 2014. Ms. Kou Qiaoyun, Ms. Wang and others were also arrested. Their whereabouts are unknown.