(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 17 cities or counties in 9 provinces. According to this report, 20 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 10 were illegally arrested.
Ms. Zhang Haixia and her husband, Mr. Wen Yingzhou, were arrested at home on June 18, 2014. The second hearing of their trial was held by Xiangfang District Court on October 10, 2014. Ms. Zhang was sentenced to a six-year prison term, while Mr. Wen was sentenced to four years.
Ms. Zhang was injected with unknown drugs while she was held in the No.2 Detention Center, resulting in her developing mental disorders. However, she was still taken to Heilongjiang Women's Prison, where she is incarcerated in the No.10 Ward. She was also tortured by inmates who are assigned to monitor practitioners.
Ms. Gao Junying was arrested on November 14, 2018. She continues to be detained, although her detention was for no more than 15 days.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Gao:Hunchun Lockup Center: +86-433-7513215, +86-433-7502722Hunchun Detention Center: +86-433-7530897, +86-433-7534534, +86-433-7534434Hunchun No. 3 Police Station: +86-433-7512046Sun Shifu (孙世福), chief, Hunchun City Police Department: +86-433-7524910, +86-433-7513762, +86-433-7714001
Mr. Shi Yunjia was arrested on October 12, 2018. He is being held in solitary confinement in the Changchun City No.2 Detention Center. He is in critical condition and often vomits blood as a result of being tortured.
Song Zhenghe, a deputy head of the Sujiatun District Domestic Security Division, and officers from Huxi Police Station broke into Ms. Shan Qinshu's home in Chenxiang Town on the morning of December 8, 2018. They ransacked the residence and confiscated her Falun Gong books.
Ms. Shan was taken to the police station.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Shan:Huxi Police Station: +86-2489820110, +86-2489820706Zhang Zhongyu (张忠余), director: +86-2431488701, +86-13609836668Nan Xiaodong (南晓东), deputy director: +86-15502615980Song Zhenghe (宋正和), deputy head, Domestic Security Division: +86-2431489950, +86-2431489950, +86-13940019795Shenyang City No. 2 Detention Center: +86-2423719050
Ms. Zhang Guifen was arrested on March 13, 2018. Officers confiscated her Falun Gong books, a notebook, and computer.
Ms. Zhang was recently sentenced to a two-year prison term by Tongzhou District Court. She has since filed an appeal.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Zhang:Jiang Weijie (蒋为杰), judge, No. 1 Criminal Tribunal, Tongzhou District Court: +86-18610700677Xiong Zhiqiang (熊志强), prosecutor, No. 1 Prosecution Office, Tongzhou District Procuratorate: +86-18601917963Niubaotun Police Station: +86-10-69581330
Mr. Zou Xiong was recently sentenced to a three-and-a-half-year prison term and fined 4,000 yuan.
Mr. Deng Liangqun, 54, from the Dagang District, Binhai New Area, was arrested by plainclothes officers from the Shengli Police Station on December 7, 2018, for distributing Falun Gong informational materials.
Ms. Ma Shufen from the Beichen District was arrested on December 4, 2018, and her home ransacked. She was taken to the Beichen Detention Center.
Officers from the Chengguan Town Police Station in the Wuqing District broke into Ms. Su Fengzhi's home and arrested her on the afternoon of December 6, 2018. They ransacked the residence and confiscated her Falun Gong books and cell phones.
Ms. Liu Rehan from the Hebei District was arrested on December 3, 2018, and taken to the Hebei Detention Center.
Ms. Li Guozhen from the Shahezhai area was arrested by officers from the Shimenzhai Police Station on December 9, 2018. Her Falun Gong books were confiscated.
Ms. Wang Chuanying and Ms. Ren Xiuying were arrested by officers from the Chengzipo Police Station on March 25, 2018. The third hearing of their trial at Gangcheng District Court was held on the morning of December 11.
Participant in the persecution of Ms. Wang and Ms. Ren:Du (杜), president, Criminal Tribunal, Gangcheng District Court: +86-634-6880395
Ms. Dong Juan from the Lingcheng District was arrested on October 21, 2017, while talking to people about Falun Gong in the Zhaohu Town Farmers' Market. She was taken to Dezhou Detention Center and released on bail a month later. She was also forced to pay 20,000 yuan.
Ms. Dong's case was turned over to the Procuratorate in October 2018. She was tried by the Qihe County Court on December 7.
Mr. Li Luxiang was taken to the Fufeng County Detention Center.
Mr. Ma Daoming, Ms. Meng Xiaojing and four other elderly practitioners were arrested at Mr. Ma's home on June 28, 2018, when they were studying Falun Gong teachings together. Ms. Meng was taken to a detention center, while the other practitioners were released later that evening.
Ms. Meng was released a month later, but she was arrested again on the evening of October 28. She was taken to a detention center and tried by the Qingjiangpu District Court on November 27.
Participant in the persecution of Ms. Meng:Court Enforcement 110: +86-18005238986, +86-517-83589110
Mr. Tan Huidong, 75, was arrested by officers from the Li County Police Department in 2013. He was sentenced to a three-and-a-half-year prison term by the county court but was later released on medical parole for health reasons.
In 2016, Judge Liu Aimin took Mr. Tan to the Changde City Hospital for a physical exam. Mr. Tan was taken to Wangling Prison in You County straight after. He was put in solitary confinement and has developed several illnesses due to the persecution.
Mr. Tan's original prison term ended this year, but it was extended because he refused to give up his belief.
Ms. Guo Yafen, Ms. Zeng Huaying, and Ms. Zeng Haiping are to be tried by Mei County Court on the morning of December 13, 2018.
Participants in the persecution of the three practitioners:Zhang Luming (张禄明), prosecutor, Mei County Procuratorate: +86-753-2589691Zhang Qiaoling (张巧玲), judge, Mei County Court: +86-753-2589713
Ms. Zhao Haiqin and Mr. Huang Baiming were arrested by officers from the Lianping County Domestic Security Division on November 28, 2018. They were taken to the Lianping Detention Center.
Ms. Yang Ying was arrested at her home by officers from the Passenger Transport Station's Police Station in the Tianhe District in January 2017. She was tried on December 12, 2017, and has been held in a detention center for nearly two years.
Ms. Cai Liuyan was arrested by officers from the Liuzhou City Domestic Security Division and Jila Police Station on December 1, 2018, for distributing Falun Gong informational materials. She was held in criminal detention for five days and has since returned home.
Ms. Duan Xueqin from Daban Town, Bairin Right Banner, was arrested by the Bairin Right Banner police on December 6, 2018, for distributing desktop calendars containing information about Falun Gong. The police ransacked her home and confiscated a computer, Falun Gong books, photos of the founder of Falun Gong, and Falun Gong calendars.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Duan:Bao Gang (包钢), chief, Bairin Right Banner Police Department: +86-18804760999Head, Domestic Security Division: +86-13947647266