(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 14 cities or counties in 10 provinces. According to this report, at least 12 Falun Gong practitioners were either sent to a detention center or imprisoned, 1 practitioner was subjected to mistreatment during imprisonment, and 5 were illegally arrested and will likely be tried.
Ms. Li Xiuru was scheduled to be tried in the Dongcheng District Court on the morning on February 26, 2018.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Li:Li Zeting, court clerk: +86-18600858138Bai Chong, judge: +86-1084190716Gao Shunxi, police officer: +86-15321219611Tong Jie, prosecutor: +86-18911018787
Ms. Wang Lihua’s home was ransacked by officers from Taihe Police Department and Nuerhe Police Station, as well as personnel from the Nufang Community Center, on September 29, 2017. Ms. Wang and her husband were taken to the Nuerhe Police Station that night. Her husband was released early the next morning. Ms. Wang was transferred to the Jinzhou Women’s Detention Center.
Ms. Wang was recently given a one-year prison term by the Taihe District Court. She is held in the Jinzhou City Women's Detention Center.
Ms. Wang Guirong, 63, and another practitioner with the last name Han were arrested by officers from the Jingbalu Police Station in the Jinshui District on the afternoon of February 5, 2018, for telling people about and distributing information about Falun Gong. They are being held in a detention center.
Participants in the persecution of the two practitioners:Jingbalu Police Station: +86-371-55802297
Ms. Yang Huiyun and Ms. Liang Yanying from Yitong County were arrested by officers from the Xijie Police Station in Yitong Town on the morning of February 4, 2018, for handing out New Year's paintings with Falun Gong content. They are being held in the local detention center.
Participants in the persecution of the two practitioners:Xijie Police Station: +86-434-4222301
Ms. Zhang Hao from Qian County was arrested by Qian County Police Department officers for distributing Falun Gong materials. She was detained for 15 days. She was then taken to the Qindu Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Zhang:Wang Yanfei, Qian County Domestic Security Division: +86-13772603053, +86-2935528256
Mr. Gao Jian and Mr. He Zhirong from the Kaiping District were arrested on April 7, 2017, for telling people about Falun Gong in Jing'an Town, Changli County, Qinhuangdao City. Both were sentenced to prison in the Changli County Court in February 2018. Mr. Gao was sentenced to prison for three years and four months, and Mr. He for three years.
Ms. Duan Jianhua was arrested by officers from the Fuping County 610 Office and the Domestic Security Division on May 12, 2017. She has been held in the Baoding Detention Center. She was sentenced to one year in prison and fined 2,000 yuan in the Fuping County Court on February 5, 2018.
Ms. Liu Yanfeng and Ms. Gong Yuegui were arrested on February 3, 2018. They were being held in the Huanggang City Detention Center.
Ms. Liu Shoulun, 70, from Qiancao Town in the Jiangyang District was arrested on February 5, 2018, for distributing Falun Gong materials. She has not yet returned home.
Ms. Liu Yunfang, 70, was arrested and taken to prison on January 24, 2018.
Ms. Tang Ping and Ms. Shi Xianglan were arrested by Longkou Development Zone Police Station officers on the morning of February 6, 2018. They were held in the Zhangjiagou Detention Center for five days.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Tang and Ms. Shi:Domestic Security Division: 86-535-8788821, +86-535-8788746Yu Jiguang, head: +86-535-8788721, +86-18660067447Cao Chengxu, head, Longkou 610 Office: +86-13905450937, +86-535-8517257Zhangjiagou Detention Center: +86-535-8788786 +86-535-8788767
Mr. Zhu Zhanshan was arrested on February 10, 2018.
Ms. Liang Qun was arrested by officers from the Hubin Police Station on September 7, 2017, for telling people about Falun Gong over the phone. She was held in the Duanzhou Detention Center. She was given a three-year prison term in January 2018.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Liang:Zhang Tianxing, Duanzhou District 610 Office: +86-13602983883, +86-758-2358383Xue Guoxin, Duanzhou District State Security Division: +86-13509989989, +86-758-2731235-3235Wen Weidong, Duanzhou District Court: +86-13509984695, +86-758-2763188Yang Xinhua, Duanzhou District Procuratorate: +86-13922621662, +86-758-2763166
Ms. Li Xiaoping was arrested on February 5, 2018.
Ms. Liu Jianxia has been held in a small cell in Henan Province Women's Prison for 100 days. She is very weak and suffers from a swollen face and chest tightness.
Ms. Lu Yan was arrested by officers from the domestic security division of the Lubei Police Department Branch on January 16, 2016. She was tried on November 1 that year. One of the pieces of evidence that was presented in court was a blank piece of paper. Ms. Lu was sentenced to 3 years in prison.
Ms. Lu appealed by herself. The term was later reduced to two and a half years.