(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 15 cities or counties in 9 provinces. According to this report, 18 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 10 were illegally arrested.
Ms. Jin Zhimei's case was filed at the Chuxiong City Procuratorate for prosecution. However, the Procuratorate missed the last day to bring charges against her, which was December 5, 2017, so they transferred her case to the Dayao County Procuratorate.
Ms. Jin's lawyer went to the Chuxiong City Detention Center and met with her on December 22, 2017.
Participant in the persecution of Ms. Jin:Dayao County Procuratorate: +86-878-6222106
Ms. Ma Suyuan's family learned on December 20, 2017, that she had been sentenced to an eighteen-month prison term.
Mr. Li Runfu was arrested by officers from the Changchun City Domestic Security Division and the Qianjin Street Police Station on the morning of March 12, 2017. He was sentenced to three years in prison by the High-Tech Zone Court on December 1.
Ms. Zhang Gongxiu from Jingguo Village, Zhihe Town, was arrested on the evening of December 23, 2017, for distributing Falun Gong materials.
Ms. Zhang was taken to the Guangxianglu Police Station in Zhihe Town, and was detained for ten days.
Four practitioners were sentenced to prison by the Yucheng District Court on August 3, 2016.
Ms. Gan Yulian, 74, was given a three-year prison term with a four-year-and-six-month probation.Mr. Hu Jiaqi, 76, was given a three-year prison term with a four-year probation.Ms. Wang Guangying, 74, and Ms. Huang Xiuhua, 73, were each given a three-year prison term with a three-year probation.
Ms. Zhai Yanan was recently arrested at her son's home in Shanghai. She is being held in the Hefei City Women's Detention Center.
Ms. Cong Guiping and Ms. Zhang Zhaohua were arrested on December 22, 2017.
Mr. Gao Hengbai from Xiaozhen Village, Nancun Town, was reported to the authorities for distributing calendars with Falun Gong content on December 16, 2017. He was arrested by officers from the Landi Town Police Station. His home was ransacked.
Mr. Gao is in criminal detention in the Pingdu City Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of Mr. Gao:Sheng Xianting (生显亭), director, Landi Police Station: +86-13969616887, +86-532-66587608Shi Qiangwen (石强文), Shijia'nanbu Village, Landi Town: +86-18153267366Wang Yujin (王玉进), Pingdu Domestic Security Division: +86-532-66587129, +86-13954299988Sui Fangzhong (隋芳忠), Pingdu Detention Center: +86-532-66587078, +86-13953252222
Ms. Mao Renrong, Ms. Zheng Cuiyu, and Ms. Chen Guiying were arrested on November 20, 2017, for talking to people about Falun Gong in Muzidian Town.
The three practitioners are being held in the Macheng City Detention Center.
Mr. Liu Xiong, Mr. Hu Fengcheng, Mr. Liu Jun, Ms. Yang Dongmei, and Ms. Zhang Jiaqing were tried in the Zongkou Courtroom, Qianjiang City Court, on December 7, 2017.
Mr. Ma Yitao, Ms. Sheng Chunxia, Mr. Li Xueliang, and Ms. Ma Yingjie were arrested by officers from the Bei'an City Police Department on September 10, 2017.
The four practitioners were officially arrested and held separately in the Tongbei Forestry Bureau Police Department's Detention Center and the Suihua City Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of the four practitioners:Niu Chengcai (牛成才), chief, Tongbei Forestry Bureau Police Department: +86-456-6792146Deng Guifa (邓贵发), political commissar: +86-456-6792149Zhang Hongxiang (张洪祥), deputy chief: +86-456-6792073Zong Jinghai (宗景海): +86-456-6792147Yu Wei (于伟), section head, Domestic Security Division: +86-456-6792154Du Hongfu (杜洪福), director, detention center: +86-456-6792143
Ms. Liu Rongping from the Beilin District, Suihua City, Heilongjiang Province, was arrested by officers from the Xianfeng Police Station in Beilin, and the Taiping Police Station in Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province on December 20, 2017.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Liu:Taiping Police Station, Xiangcheng District, Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province: +86-512-81888298, +86-15995801176Xianfeng Police Station, Beilin District, Suihua City: +86-455-8107560Luan Zhongshan (栾中山), chief, Beilin District Police Department: +86-455-8223705, +86-512-8221418
Ms. Hu Yuekun from the Longfeng District was sentenced to a four-year prison term by the Daqing City Intermediate Court in early December 2017. She was taken to the Heilongjiang Women's Prison on December 12.
Ms. Jin Yingjie was arrested at home by police on December 19, 2017. She is being held in the Gu'an County Detention Center.
Ms. Wu Chunhuan was arrested and her home was ransacked on December 24, 2017.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Wu:Shao Haiting (邵海庭), secretary of Qinglong County Political and Legal Affairs Committee: +86-13933528165Si Jianbin (司建宾), chief, police department: +86-335-2682555, +86-13383353333Li Yinqing (李印卿), head, Domestic Security Division: +86-13933584481, +86-335-7862629Lu Zhendong (吕振东), deputy head: +86-13933690365