Wulong County Court Sentences Four Falun Gong Practitioners
(Minghui.org) Wulong County Court in Chongqing City sentenced four Falun Gong practitioners on May 18, after holding illegal trials for them in October 2014.
Ms. Xiong Hongwei was sentenced to sevens years in prison, Ms. Feng Zhilan, around 60 years of age, was sentenced to three years in prison. Police took them away after sentencing but it is not known where they are being detained.
Ms. Liu Wuhua, in her 60s, was sentenced to two years and six months in prison, with a five year suspension. Mr. Liu Banghe, 59, was sentenced to two years in prison. Her sentence was suspended for four and a half years. They were released and ordered to keep their communication channels open so that the local Domestic Security Division and police could monitor them.
The four practitioners were arrested in the first half of 2014. Ms. Xiong and Ms. Feng were released on bail in July and August. Ms. Liu and Mr. Liu are being held in Wulong Detention Center.
Mr. Liu Banghe became illness free through practicing Falun Gong, and saved tens of millions of yuan in medical costs. However he has been arrested multiple times for telling people about the benefits of Falun Gong. He was sent to a forced labor camp on July 18, 2012 and detained there for a year.
Parties involved in persecuting these practitioners:Duan Lihua (段理华), president of Wulong County Court: +81-23-77823001 (Office),+86-13508317166 (Cell)Cheng Jinyi (程晋意), chief prosecutor of Wulong County Procuratorate: 86-13908313046 (Cell)Zhang Xiaoning (张小宁), Party secretary of Wulong County political and legal affaircommittee: +86-23-77728711 (Office), +86-13908267818 (Cell)Chen Yaowu (陈耀武), director of Wulong County Police Department: +86-13908372138 (Cell)