(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 19 cities or counties in 12 provinces. According to this report, 12 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 13 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Guiyang City, Guizhou Province] Ms. Tang Jianhua Sentenced
2. [Huzhou City, Zhejiang Province] Ms. Jiang Yan Sentenced
3. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Chen Hui Arrested
4. [Gaizhou City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Han Li Arrested
5. [Tianjin] Mr. Yang Hong and His Wife Ms. Jiang Yahui Arrested
6. [Tianjin] Ms. Song Yunling Arrested7. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Elderly Ms. Li Guirong Arrested
8. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Li Yongmei Detained
9. [Xiantao City, Hubei Province] Ms. Wang Dongmei Detained
10. [Meishan City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Wan Wu Officially Placed Under Arrest
11. [Tianjin] Ms. Zhao Jie Held in the Wushuidao Detention Center
12. [Tianjin] Ms. Zheng Qinglan Detained in the Hedong Detention Center
13. [Bin County, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Wang Xuemei Detained for 17 Days
14. [Shouguang City, Shandong Province] Ms. Li Hong and Ms. Sang Ping Arrested
15. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Guo Wenshuai Endures Inhuman Torture in Prison
16. [Jiuquan City, Gansu Province] Ms. Xu Liying Officially Placed Under Arrest
17. [Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province] Five Falun Gong Practitioners Arrested
18. [Taicang City, Jiangsu Province] Four Falun Gong Practitioners Sentenced
19. [Beijing] Mr. Ye Cuiping Faces Prosecution
20. [Anshan City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Xing Dan Sentenced21. [Huarong County, Hunan Province] Ms. Yan Chongxi Tortured in Hunan Women's Prison
22. [Huludao City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Zheng Shuyun's Appeal Rejected
23. [Chongqing] Mr. Liu Daoquan on Hunger Strike in Prison
Yunya District Court, Guiyang City recently sentenced Ms. Tang Jianhua to three years in prison. Her family was not notified of the hearing. Ms. Tang was taken back to the Baihuashan Detention Center.
Ms. Jiang Yan from Huzhou City was tried on January 16, 2015. She was sentenced to three years and three months in prison.
Ms. Jiang was reported to the police by two middle school students after she told them about Falun Gong and handed out Falun Gong informational materials in the Dujia District, Huzhou City. Tang Binbing and other officers from the Dujia District Police Station arrested her.
Ms. Chen Hui from Wuhan City was arrested on February 18, 2015 for distributing materials about Falun Gong. She was taken to the local police station. The police forced her to answer questions and took notes; collected fingerprints, blood, and urine samples from her; and took photos of her. That was the last she was heard from.
Ms. Han Li from Gaizhou City was arrested by officers from the Xicheng Police Department, Gaizhou City for telling people about Falun Gong on the morning of February 27, 2015. She was taken to the police department for interrogation. The police ransacked her home that afternoon. She was taken to the Yingkou City Detention Center. The officers also threatened her relatives, saying she might receive a prison term of seven to eight years.
Mr. Yang Hong and his wife Ms. Jiang Yahui from Tianjin were reported to the police. They were held at the Huayuan Police Station for several days. Xie Wenlong, deputy director of the police station, led other officers to their home and ransacked the place. Their family received the detention notice from the police station on the evening of March 1, 2015. The couple were taken to the Nankai District Detention Center in Tianjin.
Ms. Song Yunling from Tianjin was arrested at home by officers from the Zhongshanmen Police Station and the Hedong Police Department on March 2, 2015. Her home was ransacked. Plainclothes officers are now staked out near her home.
Ms. Li Guirong, 73, was recently arrested.
Ms. Li Yongmei from the Shenhe District, Shenyang City was arrested at home on the morning of July 16, 2014 by officers from the Heping District Domestic Security Division and Heping Police Station. Her home was ransacked. She was officially placed under arrest on August 21, 2014. Family members were not allowed to visit her.
Ms. Wang Dongmei is being held in Shiyan City.
Mr. Wan Wu was officially placed under arrest on February 26, 2015.
Ms. Zhao Jie from the Hexi District, Tianjin was arrested by officers from the Donghai Road Police Station and the Domestic Security Division on the morning of March 2, 2015. She is being held in the Wushuidao Detention Center.
Ms. Zheng Qinglan from the Hedogn District, Tianjin is being held in the Hedong Detention Center. The police ransacked her home and took money, three printers, and her child's computer.
Parties involved in persecuting Ms. Zheng:Su Liansheng (苏连生), and Hou Haixiang (侯海祥), officers from the Tangjiakou Police Station, Hedong Police Department officers: +86-15822085110Changzhoudao Police Station in Hedong District: +86-22-24340222
Ms. Wang Xuemei from Changan Township, Bin County was arrested by officers from the Xicheng Police Station in Bin County on February 11, 2015 for telling people about Falun Gong. She was taken to the Harbin No. 2 Detention Center, also known as Yaziquan. She was released on February 27, 2015.
Ms. Li Hong and Ms. Sang Ping were arrested and taken to a detention center on January 17, 2015.
Ms. Guo Wenshuai, in her 40s, from Changchun City, has been held in the Jilin Women's Prison for over four years. She endured inhuman torture there, and has scars and bruises all over her body. She went on a hunger strike to protest the persecution. She was given inter-venous injections at the Women's Prison Hospital.
Ms. Xu Liying from Jiuquan City was arrested at home by Chen Jianhua, head of the Domestic Security Division and officers from the Youtian Police Department on February 6, 2015. Her home was ransacked. Ms. Xu has been officially placed under arrest.
On October 24, 2014, officers from the Jiuquan District Domestic Security Division and Yang, from the Youtian neighborhood community broke into Ms. Xu's home to harass her. Ms. Xu was not at home.
On October 27, 2014, seven or eight officers from the Jiuquan District Political and Legal Affairs Committee and the Domestic Security Division again broke into Ms. Xu's home to harass her.
Five residents from Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province were arrested on February 24, 2015 after being reported to police for talking to people about the persecution of Falun Gong. They are Ms. Jiang Lanying, Ms. Chen Xiaojuan, Ms. Xiong Quanmei, Ms. Mei Yufeng, and Mr. Wang Honghua.
Three of the five practitioners have been incarcerated in the past for their belief. Ms. Jiang was imprisoned for five years and detained at a labor camp for two years. Ms. Chen was jailed for three years and twice given forced labor for a total of five years. Ms. Xiong was also subjected to three years of forced labor.
Taicang City Court in Jiangsu Province sentenced four local Falun Gong practitioners on March 2, 2015. Mr. Xu Wen was given 4 years, and Ms. Tao Yun 3.5 years. Both Ms. Gu Xiujuan and Ms. Wang Fang received three years of probation. All four were arrested last July for making phone calls to inform people about the persecution of Falun Gong.
Ms. Ye Cuiping from Haidian District has been detained for nearly six months. She was arrested for talking to people about Falun Gong on October 11, 2014. Her case has been submitted to the Haidian Procuratorate. Her family hired a lawyer to represent her.
Ms. Xing Dan, a high school teacher in Anshan City, Liaoning Province, was sentenced to five years on February 13, 2015. She immediately filed an appeal and went on a hunger strike to protest the unjust sentencing for her practice of Falun Gong. The guards at Anshan Women's Detention Center force fed her.
Ms. Yan Chongxi from Huarong County, Hunan Province was arrested and sentenced to three years in 2012 for distributing Shen Yun DVDs. Shortly afterward she was taken to Hunan Women's Prison. She was forced to stand in military position from morning until midnight for 26 days straight. The guards sprayed her face with cold water when she dozed off and beat her when she moved slightly. Her legs became swollen after the standing torture.
She was next moved to the prison's brainwashing center. The guards cuffed her hands to the table and tried to force her to write statements renouncing Falun Gong. Her fingers became deformed as a result.
Prior to being imprisoned, she was held at Huarong County Second Detention Center, where she was abused to the point where she developed severe stomach problems and was skin and bones.
Ms. Zheng Shuyun from Huludao City, Liaoning Province was sentenced to three years on December 5 last year, four-and-half months after her arrest for possessing literature on the persecution of Falun Gong. Her appeal was turned down by the higher court on February 13, 2015.
Mr. Liu Daoquan who was illegally sentenced to 8 years in prison in September 2014 was transferred to Yongchuan Prison just before the Chinese New Year. He started a hunger strike on February 27 to protest the prison authorities depriving him of his right to do the Falun Gong exercises. When family recently visited him, they saw that he was emaciated.