(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 29 cities or counties in 12 provinces. According to this report, 19 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 36 were illegally arrested.

1. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Mr. Dong Wenzhong Taken to Brainwashing Center
2. [Chaoyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Liu Yujuan Sentenced to a Seven-Year Prison Term
3. [Shanghai] Mr. Xu Jianjin and His Wife Ms. Qiao Fen Arrested
4. [Ziyang City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Ren Yuehui Arrested
5. [Yangjiang City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Li Huixian Detained
6. [Jixi City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Song Baolan and Ms. Yang Lijun Arrested
7. [Chongqing] Ms. Zhao Jiayu Arrested
8. [Huanren Manchu Autonomous County, Liaoning Province] Ms. Li Xinhua and Ms. Zhang Guijun Sentenced to Prison
9. [Xianning City, Hubei Province] Mr. Xiang Debin Detained
10. [Yueyang City, Hunan Province] Ms. Chen Biqiu Arrested
11. [Mudanjiang City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Zhou Zhonggui Arrested
12. [Xinzhou City, Shanxi Province] Three Practitioners Sentenced to Prison
13. [Shanghai] Mr. Yang Jianhua Detained
14. [Beijing] Mr. Cao Zhicheng Arrested
15. [Huangshi City, Hubei Province] Mr. Zhang Xuming Detained
16. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Liu Bangcheng and Mr. Gao Yonghui Arrested
17. [Xinyang City, Henan Province] Ms. Wang Rui Arrested
18. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Three Practitioners Arrested
19. [Yinchuan City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region] Mr. Luan Ning Arrested
20. [Changsha City, Hunan Province] Seven Practitioners in Prison
21. [Liangfang City, Hebei Province] Four Practitioners Arrested
22. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Tang Jinxiu Arrested
23. [Yingkou City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Li Xue and Ms. Ma Suyuan Arrested
24. [Xingtai City, Hebei Province] Three Practitioners Detained
25. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Liu Jing Arrested
26. [Tianjin] Mr. Liu Guirong Detained
27. [Tianjin] Ms. Yu Shuzhen Arrested
28. [Changde City, Hunan Province] Ms. Jiang Mingshi Detained
29. [Tieling City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Zhang De Detained
30. [Hulunbuir City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region] Seven Practitioners Detained
31. [Weihai City, Shandong Province] Mr. Li Shan Arrested
32. [Chengde City, Hebei Province] Mr. Chu Zhenqi's Pension Suspended

1. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Mr. Dong Wenzhong Taken to Brainwashing Center

Mr. Dong Wenzhong from the Baiyun District was arrested at his home by Zhang Guangming and others from the Baiyun Comprehensive Management Office on March 27, 2017. This happened after Mr. Dong had attempted to get his wife released from custody.

Mr. Dong was taken to the Guangzhou City Brainwashing Center. He is still being held there for refusing to implicate other practitioners.

Participants in the persecution of Mr. Dong:Brainwashing Center of the Tangang Drug Rehabilitation Center: +86-20-86442948, +86-20-86442946Qiu Taobiao (邱陶标), political commissar: +86-20-86255042, +86-20-38807006, +86-13503037640Zeng Bin (曾彬), director: +86-20-86255702, +86-20-61159138, +86-13710724770Jiang Weiqiang (江伟强), deputy director: +86-20-86967998, +86-13802900385

2. [Chaoyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Liu Yujuan Sentenced to a Seven-Year Prison Term

Ms. Liu Yujuan from Chaoyang County was arrested at home by officers from the Boluochi Police Station on September 28, 2016. Her home was ransacked.

Ms. Liu was sentenced to a seven-year prison term.

Participants in the persecution of Ms. Liu:Ji Shoujun (吉首军), criminal tribunal president: +86-421-8999541,+86-13904214862, +86-15642286575Liu Yuli (刘玉丽), deputy tribunal president: +86-421-8999542, +86-15642286569Liu Fengqin (刘凤芹), deputy tribunal president: +86-421-8999543, +86-15642286577Wang Yanan (汪亚楠), court clerk: +86-421-8999546, +86-15642286580

3. [Shanghai] Mr. Xu Jianjin and His Wife Ms. Qiao Fen Arrested

Mr. Xu Jianjin and his wife Ms. Qiao Fen from Ningde City, Fujian Province, were arrested in Shanghai in June 2017.

Mr. Xu, former head of the Jiaocheng District Discipline Inspection Commission in Ningde City, was given a three-and-a-half-year prison term for practicing Falun Gong.

4. [Ziyang City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Ren Yuehui Arrested

Ms. Ren Yuehui from the Yanjiang District was arrested by officers from the Yanjiang Domestic Security Division on the afternoon of August 29, 2017. Her whereabouts are unknown.

5. [Yangjiang City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Li Huixian Detained

Ms. Li Huixian, in her 70s, was arrested by agents from the Yangjiang City 610 Office and officers from the local police department on August 9, 2017. Her home was ransacked.

She was held in the Pinggang Detention Center for 15 days.

6. [Jixi City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Song Baolan and Ms. Yang Lijun Arrested

Ms. Song Baolan and Ms. Yang Lijun were arrested on the morning of August 30, 2017, for talking to people about Falun Gong at Guangming Village, Liumao Township in the Hengshan District.

Participants in the persecution of Ms. Song and Ms. Yang:Xin Chengguo (新成国), head, Domestic Security Division: +86-13796421000, +86-467-2464655Xiao Feiyu (肖飞宇): +86-13394678833Wang Shenxian (王沈先), director, Liumao Police Station: +86-467-8145110, +86-13359952111Zhang Ruishan (张瑞山), deputy director: +86-13846033065

7. [Chongqing] Ms. Zhao Jiayu Arrested

Ms. Zhao Jiayu, 64, from Jingkou Town in the Shapingba District, was arrested in early August 2017. Her whereabouts are unknown.

8. [Huanren Manchu Autonomous County, Liaoning Province] Ms. Li Xinhua and Ms. Zhang Guijun Sentenced to Prison

Ms. Li Xinhua and Ms. Zhang Guijun were arrested on the street by Wang Chenggang, head of the Huanren County Domestic Security Division, and Wang Qi on August 30, 2017.

They were directly taken to the county court, where Ms. Li was sentenced to a two-and-a-half-year prison term, and Ms. Zheng was sentenced to a three-year prison term.

Ms. Zhang was granted medical parole for failing the physical exam. Ms. Li was taken to Benxi City.

Participant in the persecution of Ms. Li and Ms. Zhang:Wang Chenggang (王成刚), head, Huanren County Domestic Security Division: +86-18340401117

9. [Xianning City, Hubei Province] Mr. Xiang Debin Detained

Mr. Xiang Debin from the Xian'an District was transferred from the Banqiao Brainwashing Center of Hubei Province Legal Education Center to the Xian'an District Detention Center by agents from the 610 Office on August 29, 2017.

10. [Yueyang City, Hunan Province] Ms. Chen Biqiu Arrested

Ms. Chen Biqiu was recently arrested. Her whereabouts are unknown.

11. [Mudanjiang City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Zhou Zhonggui Arrested

Mr. Zhou Zhonggui was arrested by plainclothes officers on August 28, 2017. His home was ransacked. His whereabouts are unknown.

12. [Xinzhou City, Shanxi Province] Three Practitioners Sentenced to Prison

The Fanshi County Court, in collaboration with the Xinzhou City Domestic Security Division and the Fanshi County Domestic Security Division, sentenced Ms. Wang Meiyun to a three-year prison term on July 20, 2017. Mr. Liang Tiancai and Ms. Yang Junjun were each sentenced to three-year-and-six-month prison terms.

Ms. Wang was taken to the Maojialing Prison in Taiyuan City in early August. Mr. Liang and Ms. Yang were taken to the Qi County Prison.

13. [Shanghai] Mr. Yang Jianhua Detained

Mr. Yang Jianhua from the Pudong New Area was arrested by officers from the Changning District Police Department on August 30, 2017. He is being held in the Changning Detention Center.

Participants in the persecution of Mr. Yang:Wang Shunhao (王顺皓), Beixinjing Police Station: +86-2123030407, +86-15601991095, +86-2123030410Changning District Police Department: +86-2162906290, +86-2123039000Domestic Security Division: +86-2123039381, +86-2123039382, +86-2123039443Director of the Changning District Detention Center: +86-2123030801, +86-2123030809

14. [Beijing] Mr. Cao Zhicheng Arrested

Mr. Cao Zhicheng was arrested in Shijiazhuang City on August 15, 2017. His whereabouts are unknown.

15. [Huangshi City, Hubei Province] Mr. Zhang Xuming Detained

Mr. Zhang Xuming was arrested by officers from the Tieshan Police Department on August 3, 2017. He is being held in the Huangshi City No. 1 Detention Center.

Participants in the persecution of Mr. Zhang:Hu Tao (胡涛), chief, Tieshan District Police Department: +86-13507236830Chen Jie (陈杰), deputy chief: +86-15072018158Cheng Gang (程刚), officer: +86-13797789009

16. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Liu Bangcheng and Mr. Gao Yonghui Arrested

Mr. Liu Bangcheng and Mr. Gao Yonghui were arrested by officers from the Xiyujie Police Station while mailing letters in a post office on August 21, 2017.

Mr. Gao is being held in the Chengdu City Detention Center. Mr. Liu's whereabouts are unknown.

17. [Xinyang City, Henan Province] Ms. Wang Rui Arrested

Ms. Wang Rui from Huaibin County was arrested and taken to a local hostel that is being used as a brainwashing center.

Participants in the persecution of Ms. Wang:Li Xinhua (李新华), deputy secretary of the Huaibin County Political and Legal Affairs Committee: +86-13603976999Li Feng (李峰), head, 610 Office: +86-13839772669Wu Jian (吴健), head, Huaibin County Domestic Security Division: +86-13608476163Wang Yawei (王亚伟), domestic security officer: +86-15188259296

18. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Three Practitioners Arrested

Ms. Wang Cuiyan, Ms. Hou Minjie, and Ms. Miao from Wuji County were arrested by officers from the Zhangduangu Town Police Department on the afternoon of August 29, 2017. The officers confiscated photos of the founder of Falun Gong, cell phones and computers.

Ms. Wang and Ms. Hou were taken to the Chengbei Detention Center. Ms. Miao was released.

Participant in the persecution of the three practitioners:Jia Shuanbo (贾栓波), chief, Zhangduangu Town Police Department: +86-13903391159

19. [Yinchuan City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region] Mr. Luan Ning Arrested

Mr. Luan Ning was arrested at work on August 27, 2017. His home was ransacked.

20. [Changsha City, Hunan Province] Seven Practitioners in Prison

Ms. Tang Qingying, Ms. Tang Kaiju, Ms. Xiao Guiying, Ms. Yin Qiuyang, Ms. Li Baoxing, Ms. Jin Fuwan and Ms. Deng Yue'e are being held in the Changsha Women's Prison.

21. [Liangfang City, Hebei Province] Four Practitioners Arrested

Mr. Meng Xiange, Ms. Liu Yingjie, Ms. Xing Fengxiang and Ms. He Yan were arrested by Li Zhongjie, head of the Wen'an County Domestic Security Division, other security officers, and officers from the Xinkailu Police Station on August 30, 2017. They were taken to the Wen'an County Police Department.

The four practitioners were released that evening, but are being prosecuted by the Wen'an County Procuratorate.

Participants in the persecution of the four practitioners:Wen'an County Police Department: +86-316-5231205Director of the Daliu Police Station: +86-3165390488Wen'an County Detention Center: +86-3165230734Yu Baohua (于宝华), Party secretary: +86-316-5228188, +86-13833666168

22. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Tang Jinxiu Arrested

Ms. Tang Jinxiu from the Qingbaijiang District was arrested by officers from the Fuhong Police Station on the morning of August 30, 2017, for talking to people about Falun Gong in Fuhong Town, Qingbaijiang.

23. [Yingkou City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Li Xue and Ms. Ma Suyuan Arrested

Ms. Li Xue and Ms. Ma Suyuan from Dashiqiao City were arrested by officers from the Dashiqiao City Police Department and the Zhoujia Town Police Station on August 29, 2017, for talking to people about Falun Gong.

24. [Xingtai City, Hebei Province] Three Practitioners Detained

Mr. Guo Shuangyin, Mr. Ding Guihe, and Mr. Liu Hongchang from Ren County were arrested by officers from the Beilou Township Police Station on August 25, 2017, for talking to people about Falun Gong in Jingfu Village, Beilou Township, Longyao County.

The three practitioners are being held in the Longyao Detention Center.

Participants in the persecution of the three practitioners:Zhang Shuansuo (张栓锁), director, Beilou Township Police Station: +86-13393093958Hao Liang (郝亮), political head: +86-18831911299Shi Yanlong (吏岩龙): +86-18632936376Liang Sen (梁森): +86-13932900767Zhang Lipo (张立坡), director, Longyao County Detention Center: +86-13242473356

25. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Liu Jing Arrested

Ms. Liu Jing was arrested on August 23, 2017. Her whereabouts are unknown.

26. [Tianjin] Mr. Liu Guirong Detained

Mr. Liu Guirong from the Beichen District was tricked into going to the police station, where he was arrested, on August 28, 2017. He is being held in the Beichen District Detention Center.

27. [Tianjin] Ms. Yu Shuzhen Arrested

Ms. Yu Shuzhen was arrested by officers from the Taoyuan Police Station in the Hexi District on the afternoon of August 25, 2017, for talking to people about Falun Gong.

28. [Changde City, Hunan Province] Ms. Jiang Mingshi Detained

Ms. Jiang Mingshi was arrested on a train while traveling to visit her son in Changsha on August 23, 2017. She was detained for 15 days.

29. [Tieling City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Zhang De Detained

Mr. Zhang De was arrested by officers from the Taoyuan Police Station on the afternoon of August 28, 2017, for talking to people about Falun Gong in his hometown. He was taken to the Tieling City Detention Center.

30. [Hulunbuir City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region] Seven Practitioners Detained

Ms. Meng Huiling and six other practitioners were arrested at Ms. Wang Baohua's home by plainclothes officers while they studied the Falun Gong teachings on August 24, 2017. The officers confiscated many Falun Gong books and a printer.

The seven practitioners were taken to the Zhalantun Detention Center.

31. [Weihai City, Shandong Province] Mr. Li Shan Arrested

Mr. Li Shan was arrested by personnel from his work place and the Goubei Police Station in the Economic and Technological Development Zone in mid-August 2017.

Participants in the persecution of Mr. Li:Jiang Guowei (姜国伟), director, Huaneng Power Plant: +86-631-5909010Chen Yuguo (陈玉国), Party secretary: +86-631-5909011Zhang Yumin (张玉民): +86-631-5909012Li Xinbin (李新斌), deputy director: +86-631-5909015Goubei Police Station: +86-631-5901530

32. [Chengde City, Hebei Province] Mr. Chu Zhenqi's Pension Suspended

Mr. Chu Zhenqi, 76, from Fengning Manchu Autonomous County, had his pension suspended because he refused to renounce his belief in Falun Gong

His wife Ms. Wang Guozhen, 75, was sentenced to a six-year prison term, and was taken to the Shijiazhuang Women's Prison on April 15, 2016.

Participants in the persecution of the couple:Wang Zhanlong (王占龙): +86-13832459200Duan Tao (段弢): +86-13932423905