(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 8 cities or counties in 8 provinces. According to this report, 9 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 3 were illegally arrested.

1. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Guo Longquan Sentenced to Prison
2. [Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Yang Yuhui Sentenced to Prison
3. [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Mr. Ma Aihua on Hunger Strike
4. [Zhaoyuan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Wang Shupei Officially Arrested
5. [Bozhou City, Anhui Province] Ms. Shen Liling Arrested
6. [Maoming City, Guangdong Province] Three Practitioners Detained
7. [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Ms. Li Lifen's Whereabouts Unknown
8. [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Mr. Li Peigao's Home Ransacked
9. [Leshan City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Rao Fengming and Ms. Tang Qunxiang Arrested

1. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Guo Longquan Sentenced to Prison

Mr. Guo Longquan, from Dongjiawopeng Village, Xiguan Town in the Shuangcheng District, was arrested at his home by director Li Dabin and others from the Tuanjie Township Police Station, on October 9, 2017. His home was ransacked.

Mr. Guo was taken to the Zhanqian Police Station, where he was interrogated and beaten. He was given a medical examination, and was diagnosed with tuberculosis. The detention center refused to accept him.

Director Li took Mr. Guo to the Harbin Chest Hospital for more examinations. The police colluded with the hospital and claimed that Mr. Guo's tuberculosis was calcified. Mr. Guo was then taken to the Harbin Detention Center.

The police sent Mr. Guo's case to the Procuratorate and the court. He was sentenced to ten months in prison and fined 5,000 yuan. Mr. Guo returned home on August 8, 2018.

2. [Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Yang Yuhui Sentenced to Prison

Mr. Yang Yuhui was sentenced to a seven-year prison term by the Taihe District Court on August 21, 2018. He has since appealed.

3. [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Mr. Ma Aihua on Hunger Strike

Mr. Ma Aihua was arrested by Zhujiangdao Police Station officers on July 4, 2018, for talking to people about Falun Gong. He was taken to the Qinhuangdao City No. 2 Detention Center.

Mr. Ma was placed under criminal detention, and transferred to the No. 1 Detention Center on July 18. He was then taken to the Qinhuangdao Police Hospital, where he went on hunger strike.

4. [Zhaoyuan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Wang Shupei Officially Arrested

Ms. Wang Shupei was arrested by Zhaoyuan City Domestic Security Division officers on August 17, 2018. Her home was ransacked. She was taken to the Yantai Detention Center.

Ms. Wang's family was informed by the Domestic Security Division on September 20, that Ms. Wang has been officially arrested.

5. [Bozhou City, Anhui Province] Ms. Shen Liling Arrested

Ms. Shen Liling, in her 70s, from the Qiaocheng District, was arrested at her home by Tangling Police Station officers on the afternoon of September 21, 2018. The police cut open the steel door outside of her home with a chainsaw.

6. [Maoming City, Guangdong Province] Three Practitioners Detained

Ms. Lin Lizhen, her son Mr. Wu Zhaoqi, and her sister Ms. Lin Yanmei were taken to the Maoming City No. 1 Detention Center.

Mr. Wu was on hunger strike for seven days. His feet were shackled on the sixth day. He was transferred from the No. 10 Ward to the south 17 Ward. He refused to do the forced labor work, wear a prison uniform, and answer roll call. As punishment, he was made to stand until 3:00 a.m

Participants in the persecution of the three practitioners:Lu Shanghui (陆尚辉), head, Domestic Security Division: +86-13902511787Chen Changxing (陈昌兴), head, 610 Office: +86-13580098668Wu Xiaojun (伍小军), director, Maoming City No. 1 Detention Center: +86-668-2728309Li Shuyi (李树毅): +86-668-2728303

7. [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Ms. Li Lifen's Whereabouts Unknown

Ms. Li Lifen's whereabouts have been unknown since June 19, 2018.

8. [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Mr. Li Peigao's Home Ransacked

Mr. Li Peigao, 81, has been arrested and sentenced several times. He was last arrested for handing a copy of The Ultimate Goal of Communism to a plainclothes officer on September 15, 2018. His home was ransacked.

9. [Leshan City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Rao Fengming and Ms. Tang Qunxiang Arrested

Ms. Rao Fengming and Ms. Tang Qunxiang, from Suji Town in the Shizhong District, were arrested by Suji Town Police Station officers for talking to people about Falun Gong on September 21, 2018.