(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 17 cities or counties in 8 provinces. According to this report, 14 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 11 were illegally arrested.
Ms. Cao Zhiping from Fengtai District was arrested in early November 2017 for distributing Falun Gong materials. She is held in the Fengtai Detention Center.
Participant in the persecution of Ms. Cao:Fengtai District Detention Center: +86-10-83680063
Ms. Zhao Guixiang from Yanqing District went to the Yanqing Police Station to demand the return of her ID card, which was withheld on December 5, 2017. She was arrested, and then taken to a detention center.
Ms. Zhang Ping was arrested on July 1, 2012. She was then sentenced to four years in prison. She was held in the Changchun Women's Prison, where she was severely mistreated. Her illness worsened after she got out of the prison. Officers from the Tai'an Police Department, Xi'an District, often went to her home to harass and threaten her. Her condition deteriorated rapidly. She passed away in November 2017.
Ms. Yin Baoli from Hongmei Town was arrested at home by Ma Bensheng, deputy director, and other officers from the Hongmei Town Police Station on November 30, 2017. She was taken to the Hongtai Villa Brainwashing Center. She was transferred to a detention center on December 3. She was detained for five days. She returned home on December 8.
Mr. Zhang Qingxiang, Mr. Li Wenkai, and Mr. Yu Aihua from Fu'an Village, Huancheng Township, were arrested by Li Xiao and other officers from the Yushu City Domestic Security Division on the morning of December 8, 2017. The three practitioners were taken to the Yushu Detention Center.
Ms. Yang Jinping was arrested by officers from the Zhengding County 610 Office on the morning of December 10, 2017 for talking to people about Falun Gong and distributing Falun Gong materials.
Ms. Zhang Huasan from the Binhai Development Zone was arrested on December 9, 2017. She was handcuffed and dragged into a police car. She was held in the Yangzi Police Station.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Zhang:Tan Dianhua (谭佃华), chief, Binhai Police Department: +86-15905362323, +86-536-5308602, +86-536-5308601Wang Guozhi (王国智), deputy chief: +86-13869630898, +86-536-5330986Li Xianjun (李宪军), head, Domestic Security Division: +86-13863612339, +86-536-5308608
Mr. Liu Dagong was held in the Beigou Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of Mr. Liu:Zhao Ziyong (赵子勇), deputy secretary of the Penglai City Political and Legal Affairs Committee: +86-13583530266, +86-535-5646289, +86-535-5639933Sun Yong (孙勇), Penglai City 610 Office: +86-535-5917333, +86-535-3350610, +86-13853583589Liu Yuming (刘玉明), head, Domestic Security Division: +86-535-5606050
Ms. Yuan Ling was arrested at home by officers from the Xiguan Police Station on January 6, 2017. The officers confiscated her computer and cell phone. She was held in the Xuzhou Detention Center. She was secretly tried by the Quanshan District Court. She was sentenced to six years in prison.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Yuan:Shen Ying (申颖), judge, Quanshan District Court: +86-51683637987Quanshan District County: +86-51683637779Su Yang (苏阳), director, Xiguan Police Station: +86-51667880499He Wen (贺文), officer: +86-51667880501
Mr. Tang Dexiang, an associate professor at Lianyungang Normal College, was arrested by officers from the Lianyungang 610 Office on September 15, 2015. He was held in the Nancheng Detention Center. He was released on bail on October 22, 2015. He was indicted in November 2015. He was sentenced to three years in prison. He was transferred to the Hongzehu Prison after being held in the Nancheng Detention Center for nearly one year.
Ms. Yao Aiying was arrested by officers from the Zigulu Police Station, Donghu District, Nanchang City, at noon on December 4, 2017. She is held in the Fuzhou City Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Yao:Zhou Qingchun (周庆春), chief, Nancheng County Police Department: +86-794-7253292Ding Helin (丁鹤林), political commissar: +86-13907943148Wu Weiwen (吴伟文), deputy chief: +86-13907040725, +86-794-7257526Li Bo (李波), deputy chief: +86-13707044819
Mr. Xu Yongqing was arrested in Shanghai by the Yangzhou police on November 29, 2017. He is held in the Yangmiao Town Detention Center, Yangzhou City, Jiangsu Province.
Participants in the persecution of Mr. Xu:Hanjiang District Police Department, Yangzhou City: +86-514-80685117, +86-514-80685118, +86-514-80685119Jiang (蒋), Domestic Security officer: +86-13665279866, +86-514-87053329Mao Zhixin (茅志新), officer, Tianshanlu Police Station: +86-13901983568
Ms. Huang Jin'e from Makou Town was reported for talking to people about Falun Gong on the morning of December 10, 2017. She was arrested by officers from the Ma'an Police Station. She was taken to the Hanchuan City No. 2 Detention Center for 10 days of detention.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Huang:Ma'an Police Station: +86-712-8561110Wang Mengjun (王梦军), director: +86-13807292639
Mr. Li Guoping from Yingcheng City was arrested by Yu Hui and other officers from the Hanchuan City Domestic Security Division in December 2017. He was taken to the Hubei Province Legal Education Center (Brainwashing Center). The center refused to accept him due to a high blood pressure reading of over 220. He was brought back home.
Mr. Zhong Changkui has been held for over a year. He will be tried by the Hongshan District Court on December 13, 2017.
Ms. Li Yuhua was arrested at home and taken to the Yaojia Detention Center on March 11, 2017. Her family was told at the end of November that she was secretly sentenced to four years in prison and fined 5,000 yuan. She was taken to the Liaoning Women's Prison.
Ms. Zhang Guangyuan, Mr. Gao Hongbo, Mr. Zhang Weihua, and Ms. Wang Xiaoli were taken to the Dabei Prison on December 5, 2017. They have asked their families to appeal for them after the sentences took effect. Their families filed appeals at the Anshan City Intermediate Court on December 7 to dispute the criminal verdicts.
Before the Lishan District Court's sentences took effect, the four practitioners also appealed to the intermediate court. Deng Yuwei, a judge at the intermediate court, upheld the original verdicts without a hearing.
Participants in the persecution of the four practitioners:Deng Yuwei (邓育维), judge, Anshan City Intermediate Court: +86-15694128715Ren Lichun (任俐春), leader: +86-15694128888, +86-412-5509008Zeng Fanying (曾凡英): +86-15694128996, +86-412-5509096
Ms. Li Ping from Jiagedaqi District, Daxing'anling Prefecture, was arrested by officers from the Xiangfang Domestic Security Division and the Jianzhu Police Station on October 18, 2017. The officers confiscated her gold necklace, notebook computer, and some cash.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Li:Bi Baowen (毕宝文), director, Heilongjiang Province Public Security Bureau: +86-451-82696114Yang Bo (杨波), deputy division head, Domestic Security Division: +86-15945183001
Ms. Qin Aimin and Ms. Yuan Hong from Nangang District were arrested by officers from the Youzheng Police Station on November 19, 2017 for talking to people about Falun Gong. They were detained for 15 days.
Participants in the persecution of the two practitioners:Sun Kexin (孙可欣), officer, Youzheng Police Station: +86-18604603386Xiang Guiming (相贵明), director: +86-18145186103Wang Xiaomin (汪晓民), deputy director: +86-13199507890Pang Jiaqun (庞家群), deputy director: +86-13845007595Wang Shenggen (王胜根): +86-15945160098