(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 16 cities or counties in 11 provinces. According to this report, 14 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 10 were illegally arrested.

1. [Beijing] Ms. Kou Dizeng and Ms. Jian Shuzhen Sentenced to Prison
2. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Four Practitioners Tried
3. [Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Zhao Yanfeng Given a Two-Year Prison Term
4. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Kong Qingchun Taken to Prison
5. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Tian Guiying Detained
6. [Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province] Ms. Geng Yinfeng Detained
7. [Yantai City, Shandong Province] Ms. Xin Hongli Detained
8. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Zhang Xianlan Detained
9. [Suizhong County, Liaoning Province] Mr. Zhai Yongchi Abused in Prison
10. [Xilinhot City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region] Ms. Mi Chao Removed From Teaching Position
11. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Li Guangyan's Home Ransacked
12. [Nanyang City, Henan Province] Mr. Wu Chenguang Arrested
13. [Deyang City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Chen Shanfeng Detained
14. [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Mr. Han Xu Taken to Brainwashing Center
15. [Yinan County, Shandong Province] Mr. Yuan Junzhu Arrested
16. [Guiyang City, Guizhou Province] Three Practitioners Arrested
17. [Liaoyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Cui Hongmei and Mr. Jin Manchang Detained

1. [Beijing] Ms. Kou Dizeng and Ms. Jian Shuzhen Sentenced to Prison

Ms. Kou Dizeng and Ms. Jian Shuzhen were each sentenced to two years in prison by the Haidian Court on August 18, 2017. Both practitioners have appealed.

2. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Four Practitioners Tried

Ms. Chen Huan, Ms. Zhou Hongyan, Ms. Wang Yini, and Ms. Huang Haiying were tried at the Hongshan District No. Court on the morning of August 22, 2017.

3. [Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Zhao Yanfeng Given a Two-Year Prison Term

Ms. Zhao Yanfeng was recently tried and given a two-year prison term. She has appealed to the intermediate court.

Participant in the persecution of Ms. Zhao:Luo Chengxin (骆成新), judge: +86-29-87658229

4. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Kong Qingchun Taken to Prison

Ms. Kong Qingchun, 54, from Ganjingzi District, was taken to the New Inmates Ward, Liaonan Prison on August 17, 2017. Ms. Kong was arrested on June 28, 2016. She was sentenced to four years in prison by the Ganjingzi Court in April 2017. The Dalian City Court turned down her appeal and upheld the original sentence.

5. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Tian Guiying Detained

Ms. Tian Guiying was arrested by officers from the Changchun Automobile Development Zone Police Department in early August 2017. She was detained for five days.

6. [Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province] Ms. Geng Yinfeng Detained

Elderly Ms. Geng Yinfeng is held in the Taizhou City Detention Center.

7. [Yantai City, Shandong Province] Ms. Xin Hongli Detained

Ms. Xin Hongli was arrested at her store on August 21, 2017. The police confiscated a computer, a printer and printed materials. She is held in the Haiyang Detention Center.

8. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Zhang Xianlan Detained

Ms. Zhang Xianlan was arrested and taken to the Shekou Police Station at the end of July 2017, for talking to people about Falun Gong in the Shekou Area, Huangpi District. She was taken to the Wuhan City No. 1 Lockup Center for 15 days of detention. On August 14, officers from the local police station took her to the Wuhan City No. 1 Detention Center for continued custody.

9. [Suizhong County, Liaoning Province] Mr. Zhai Yongchi Abused in Prison

Mr. Zhai Yongchi was transferred from the Suizhong Detention Center to the New Inmates Ward, Jinzhou Prison, on August 17, 2017. His blood pressure reading was over 200. He is now being held in the prison clinic.

Participants in the persecution of Mr. Zhai:Du Junfeng (杜俊峰), president, Huludao Intermediate Court: +86-429-3166501, +86-13904022013, +86-18042902013Cao Baoquan (曹保泉), deputy president: +86-429-3166567, +86-15542917777Jiang Hongwei (姜宏伟), deputy president: +86-429-3166503, +86-13898900519Chi Junkuan (迟俊宽), head, Discipline Inspection Team: +86-429-3166498, +86-13052681928Wang Heng (王亨), judge: +86-429-3166417

10. [Xilinhot City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region] Ms. Mi Chao Removed From Teaching Position

After Ms. Mi Chao returned home on bail, officers from the Xilinhot City Domestic Security Division confiscated her cell phone, computer and printer. They also sent over a confidential document to the Xilingol Vocational College, where Ms. Mi works. The college officials, upon receiving the document, removed her from her teaching post and prevented her from communicating with students.

Participants in the persecution of Ms. Mi:Te Buxin (特布信), Party secretary, Xilingol Vocational College: +86-479-8262852, +86-13604792221Te Ligeng (特力更), president: +86-479- 8260166, +86-13754197676Yang Fuyou (杨副有), deputy president: +86-479-8877054, +86-15164987770Chen Teijun (陈铁军), head, Domestic Security Division: +86-479-8240203, +86-13904799133, +86-15304790899

11. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Li Guangyan's Home Ransacked

Ms. Li Guangyan, 80, from Xinjin County, was followed to her home by police officers when she distributed Falun Gong materials around noon on August 16, 2017. The officers ransacked her dwelling and confiscated Zhuan Falun and printed materials.

12. [Nanyang City, Henan Province] Mr. Wu Chenguang Arrested

Mr. Wu Chenguang, an employee at the Tanghe County Oilfield Base Hospital, was arrested by officers from the Chengjiao Township Police Station on the morning of August 23, 2017.

13. [Deyang City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Chen Shanfeng Detained

Ms. Chen Shanfeng from Majing Town, Shifang City, was arrested by officers from the Yuanshi Town Police Station on August 12, 2017, for talking to people about Falun Gong in Yuanshi Town. The officers confiscated materials, amulets and over 200 yuan in cash. She was taken to the Shifang City Police Department Supervision Center's Detention Center for five days of detention.

14. [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Mr. Han Xu Taken to Brainwashing Center

Mr. Han Xu was followed and arrested on the afternoon of August 19, 2017. He was taken to the Taoshuping Detention Center for 15 days of detention. Afterwards, he was taken to a brainwashing center.

15. [Yinan County, Shandong Province] Mr. Yuan Junzhu Arrested

Mr. Yuan Junzhu was arrested on August 14, 2017, for distributing Falun Gong materials at the Tongjing Town farmers market. The police interrogated her and took blood samples from her. She was released that day.

16. [Guiyang City, Guizhou Province] Three Practitioners Arrested

Ms. Wang Guixiu and two other practitioners were arrested on August 20, 2017, for distributing Falun Gong booklets at the front gate of Huafeng Factory.

17. [Liaoyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Cui Hongmei and Mr. Jin Manchang Detained

Ms. Cui Hongmei from Liuhezi Town, Dengta City, was arrested by officers from the Liuhezi Town Police Station on the morning of August 9, 2017. The officers confiscated Falun Gong books and copies of Minghui Weekly. Ms. Cui was taken to the Liaoyang City Detention Center.

Mr. Jin Manchang from Liuhezi Town was arrested and his home ransacked by officers from the Dengta City Domestic Security Division on the afternoon of August 15, 2017. He was taken to the Dengta City Detention Center.

Participants in the persecution of Ms. Cui and Mr. Jin:Zhang Qicheng (张启成), head, Dengta City Domestic Security Division: +86-13604193459Li Chenglin (李成林): +86-13130717222Shi Qingxin (石庆新), secretary of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee: +86-419-8583009, +86-13841900999