(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, 3 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 28 were illegally arrested.
Ms. Wang Chunhong is being held in the Caozhuangzi No. 1 Detention Center.
Ms. Qiu Xiuqing, 77, from Chengzhuangzi Village, Shangcang Town, Ji County, was arrested by officers from the Shangcang Police Station on July 1, 2017 for distributing Falun Gong materials in a farmers market. She has been held in the Ji County Detention Center for over a month.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Qiu:Wang Chaoping (王超平), head of Ji County 610 Office: +86-22-29182610, +86-18902130777Chang Yuzhu (常玉柱), Ji County Political and Legal Affairs Committee: +86-22-29142198Ji County Detention Center: +86-22-82862351 ext. 3089, +86-22-8282865968
Ms. Zhang Ling and Ms. Yang Xiangfang were arrested in mid to late June 2017 for talking to people about Falun Gong.
Mr. Lu Yaming was recently arrested.
Ms. Yuan Zhenchun, her husband Mr. Li Shuxue, and Ms. Tang Yongqin, from Yuantaizi Village, Liucheng Town, were arrested at home on July 18 and 19, 2017 by officers from the Chaoyang County Domestic Security Division and the Liucheng Police Station. The officers ransacked their homes without showing any documents. Each of the three practitioners was fined 500 yuan and detained for five days.
Participants in the persecution of the three practitioners:Chi Xiaoguang (迟晓光), chief of police department: +86-421-2913326Li Changjun (李长军), deputy chief: +86-421-2921736, +86-421-2651111, +86-15804961111Liang Shiwu (梁十武), head of Domestic Security Division: +86-13704912992Yan Shuguang (晏树广), director of Liucheng Town Police Station: +86-15146018660
Ms. He Shufang was arrested at the Daqing Train Station by officers from the Railway Police Station when she was purchasing a ticket on August 1, 2017. The officers body searched her and confiscated the two cell phones she had in her bag. The officers ransacked her home and confiscated a computer, a printer, photos of the founder of Falun Gong, and all of her Falun Gong books. Ms. He was taken to the Railway Police Station.
Ms. Chao Dongmei and her friends were traveling with a tour group on July 24, 2017. She was arrested when everyone's IDs were checked during the trip. She was taken to the Langfang City Detention Center by officers from the Development Zone Police Department.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Chao:Development Zone Police Department: +86-316-5896367Zhang Weichao (张卫超), political head: +86-316-5896376
Practitioners Zhang Xiaojian and Wu Xinti, from Xijianhua Village, Wan'an Town, Li County, were reported for talking to people about Falun Gong on the morning of July 30, 2017. They were arrested and taken to the Gaoyang Detention Center by officers from the Gaoyang County Police Station and the Jinzhuang Township Police Station.
Participants in the persecution of the two practitioners:Gaoyang County 610 Office: +86-312-6699077Sun Zongqi (孙宗淇), secretary of the Gaoyang County Political and Legal Affairs Committee: +86-312-6699956, +86-13933202858Li Zhaoyang (李朝阳), deputy secretary: +86-312-6699796, +86-13932272277
Mr. Sun Zhigang and his wife were arrested at home on the afternoon of August 1, 2017, and taken to the Mafang Village Brainwashing Center in Kangzhuang Town. The wife returned home the following day. Mr. Sun remains in the brainwashing center.
Ms. Li Shujuan from Yubei District was arrested by officials from the Yubei District Comprehensive Management Office on the morning of August 1, 2017. She was taken to the Shuangyuyuan Brainwashing Center.
Ms. Cheng Wei and another practitioner from Tiexi District were arrested by officers from the Taoguan Police Station on the afternoon of August 1, 2017. Ms. Cheng's home was ransacked. Her whereabouts are unknown. The other practitioner was taken to the Anshan City No. 3 Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of the two practitioners:Li Peng (李鹏), director of Taoguan Police Station: +86-412-8212157, +86-13704200883Cao Fuping (曹福平), political head: +86-412-8674861, +86-13904126966Mu Jinshan (穆锦山), deputy director: +86-13941202227, +86-15698905905
Mr. Liu Huarong was arrested in November 2015 for suing former Chinese Communist Party head Jiang Zemin. He was recently sentenced to a three-and-a-half-year prison term by the Heping District Court.
Ms. Li Yuhua and Ms. Wang Hong were arrested on August 1, 2017 at Ms. Li's home by Yan Changyi, an officer from the Hu County Police Department, and other people.
Ms. Zhu Fengying and Ms. Geng Zuoying were arrested on the morning of July 31, 2017. Ms. Geng returned home at around 1:00 a.m. on August 1. Ms. Zhu remains in custody.
Ms. Du Yuhong and Ms. Liu Xiaoya were recently arrested at the Suizhong Train Station.
Ms. Lu Gui'e was arrested by officers from the Badaohe Town Police Station of Qinglong County on August 1, 2017. She is being held in the Qinglong County Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Lu:Wang Siyuan (王思远), director of Badaohe Town Police Station: +86-13833599288Huang Xueguang (黄学广), deputy director: +86-13933690398Li Dong (李东), political head: +86-13731768301
Ms. Li Qian, in her forties, and Ms. Zhu Yulan, 74, were arrested on the afternoon of June 16, 2017, for carrying an audio player for playing Falun Gong exercise music. Both practitioners were handcuffed and taken to the Qinfeng Police Station.
They were taken to the county hospital for physical examinations the following day, then taken to the Chuxiong Detention Center. The detention center refused to admit Ms. Zhu due to her high blood pressure. Ms. Zhu was taken home by her daughter after being extorted of 10,000 yuan in bail by the Lufeng Police Station. Ms. Li's father was told that he will see his daughter in the courtroom in four months.
Ms. Jin Zhimei, in her forties, was arrested on July 19, 2017. She is being held in the Chuxiong Prefecture Detention Center.
Ms. Peng Yuxiang, in her fifties, from Dianzi Village, Hutian Town, Zhangdian District, was reported for talking to people about Falun Gong on her way to Huantai County for a delivery on July 5, 2017. She was arrested by officers from the Huantai Police Station and the Hutian Police Station. She is being held in a detention center.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Peng:Hao Tao (郝涛), director of Hutian Police Station: +86-533-2060036, +86-13805330738Wang Xiaowen (王效文), political head: +86-13953316676Sun Tingjun (孙廷君), deputy director: +86-13001518222
Mr. Zang Keren, 74, from Mayang County, was arrested at home by officers led by Tian Zhiyong, head of the Mayang County Domestic Security Division, on the evening of June 22, 2017. The officers confiscated Falun Gong books, printed materials, and a video player. Mr. Zang was taken to the police department, and placed in criminal detention the following day. He was released the next day because his blood pressure was 200/120.
Ms. Huang Lina, 57, was arrested and taken to the Lijiang Police Station on the morning of July 21, 2017, for carrying Falun Gong materials and the publication Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party in her bag. She was interrogated in the police station. She was released after the police forced her husband to turn in a Falun Gong book. She was threatened and told not to go anywhere.