(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 20 cities or counties in 9 provinces. According to this report, 14 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 18 were illegally arrested.
Mr. Li Yuhai was arrested in his hometown in Henan Province in early September 2016 by local police. His whereabouts are unknown.
He had returned to live in his hometown after he was released from a 14-year imprisonment.
Mr. Li was a teacher at the Technology School of 404 Factory, Gansu Mining District, in Jiayuguan City. He was arrested for broadcasting a factual Falun Gong program in Gansu and sentenced to 14 years in September 2002. China's media is the mouthpiece of a vast state-run propaganda machine, and it has played a lead role in the defaming and persecuting Falun Gong. On August 17, 2002, Gansu Cable TV subscribers saw a program that exposed the deception of such propaganda against Falun Gong.
Mr. Li was tortured when he was imprisoned at the Jiuquan City Prison. He was beaten till he was unconscious and in a coma four times by guards. His central nervous system was damaged, and he lost self-control from time to time after he was injected with unknown drugs.
Mr. Liu Juntang, 75, Ms. Lu Bofeng (wife), 71, and Ms. Liu Yue (daughter) were arrested on August 27, 2015, for suing former Communist Party leader Jiang Zemin. Mr. Liu was sentenced to seven years in August 2106 by Jiaohe City Court and imprisoned in Jilin City Prison. Ms. Lu and Ms. Liu were sentenced and imprisoned in Changchun Women's Prison.
Mr. Yao Fumin was arrested at his shop on August 12, 2015, by officers from Guanzhang Police Station, Neixiang County. He was tried in June 2016 by Neixiang County Court and sentenced to five years on August 19, 2016. He is imprisoned.
Ms. Yin Xiuzhi was arrested on December 4, 2015, by officers from Jianping County Domestic Security Division and Hongshan Police Station for suing former party leader Jiang Zemin. She was sentenced to seven years and a 20,000 yuan fine on April 20, 2016, by Jianping County Court. She was held in Chaoyang City Detention Center. Her appeal was denied by Chaoyang City Middle Court on August 2, 2016.
Ms. Zhang Mengjie and Ms. Li Wenshuang were arrested on September 26, 2016.
Mr. Zeng Liuming was arrested on the evening of September 24, 2016, by officers from Zijin County Domestic Security Division. Police ransacked his home and confiscated his Falun Gong books and materials, as well as a computer, printer, and other things.
Ms. Ying Zhenlan, 60, was arrested on September 24, 2016.
Ms. Li Shuzhen of Dehui City was arrested on September 22, 2016. She has been held in Changchun City No. 4 Detention Center.
Ms. Lu Yuqiu was arrested on September 23, 2016, by officers from Beijie Police Station. Mr. Zhang Fulin, Mr. Zhang's wife, Ms. Sun Guiying, and Mr. Li Yulin were arrested the same day by officers from Chengguan Town Police Station.
Ms. Wu Aifang and three other practitioners were arrested by officers from Yuhuatai Police Station on September 22, 2016, when they were hanging a Falun Gong banner. They are held at Nanjing City Detention Center.
Ms. Yang Quanmei of Xihu Village, Manzhuang Town was arrested at home on September 21, 2016, by officers from Longquan Police Station. She was sent for 15 days' detention at Shengzhuang Town Detention Center, Taishan District.
Party involved in persecuting Ms. Yang:Longquan Police Station: +86-538-8937110
Ms. Wang Xiulian, a teacher at Shengli Oil Field Power Plant Kindergarten, was arrested in July 2016 by officers from the Domestic Security Division. She is held in the Mental Hospital of Shengli Hospital.
Mr. Shen Hailong was sentenced to 18 years for broadcasting facts about Falun Gong to counter the state-run propaganda against it. He was imprisoned at Nanguanling Prison in Dalian City. Guards put him under strict control and did not allow family visitation.
Party involved in persecuting Mr. Shen:Second Ward, Nanguanling Prison: +86-411-3908577, +86-411-3908576
Ms. Chen Yanyu (age 46) of Dongzhou District was arrested on September 15, 2016, when she was telling people about the persecution of Falun Gong.
Ms. Cai Wei of Wanghua District was held at Nangou Detention Center.
Ms. Li Runhua was arrested at home on September 18, 2016, by officers from the Domestic Security Division.
Ms. Fu Xunxia of Huangweizi Village, Xiangtang Management Area was arrested by plainclothes officers on June 28, 2016. Her house was ransacked. She is held at Anshan City No. 1 Detention Center.
Ms. Cao Guilan and Ms. Su Qingling are held at Yinchuan City Detention Center. Mr. Wang Shihe (Ms. Cao's husband) and Mr. Jiang Tao are held in Yongning County Detention Center.
Ms. Cai Guanying was arrested on the morning of September 24, 2016, by officers from Huicheng District Domestic Security Division and Wangjiang Police Station. The officers ransacked her home. She is held at Meihu Detention Center.
Parties involved in persecuting Ms. Cai:Chen Yuhao (陈宇浩), director, Huicheng District Police Department: +86-752-2249399Meihu Detention Center: +86-752-2274950Yunshan Police Station: +86-752-2829030
Ms. Deng Shie of Heyuang City and Ms. Liu from Huizhou City were arrested on September 24, 2016, by officers from Yuancheng District Police Department, Yuancheng District Police Station, and Yuancheng District Domestic Security Division. The officers ransacked their homes.
Parties involved in persecuting Ms. Deng and Ms. Liu:Chen Shiguang (陈世光), deputy director, police department: +86-13829388889, +86-762-3344661Chen Donglai (陈东来), deputy director: +86-13502318780, +86-762-3331266Tan Guodong (谭国栋), deputy director: +86-13902630139
A couple in Hechuan District, Mr. Xie Zhizhong (around 50) and Ms. Tan Dafeng, were arrested at home on July 11, 2016, by agents from Hechuan District 610 Office and officers from the Domestic Security Division. Their home was ransacked. They are held at Shibanpo Detention Center.
Parties involved in persecuting Mr. Xia and Ms. Tan:Zhang Kexiao (张克孝), director, Hechuan District Police Department: +86-23-42875158Huang Jing (黄京), Wuzun Brainwashing Center, Hechuan District: +86-18183135897