(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 15 cities or counties in 6 provinces. According to this report, 6 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 18 were illegally arrested.
Mr. Li Chongfeng from the Liaohe Oilfield was arrested and taken to the Shenyang City No. 1 Prison in early 2017. He was tortured for refusing to be transformed. He was once brutally beaten by drug criminals.
He was sentenced to eight years in prison in June 2016 for making Falun Gong truth-clarification phone calls.
Ms. Yu Chunxiang was arrested and taken to a detention center on April 24, 2018. She was transferred to the Yaojia Detention Center on May 8, 2018.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Yu:Yaojia Detention Center: +86-411-86870728, +86-411-86870718Xigang Domestic Security Division: +86-411-88052447Xigang Police Department: +86-411-3633345, +86-411-82474720, +86-411-88056114Zhanbei Police Station: +86-431-83631014
Mr. Gu Zhenfu was arrested by officers from the Beita Police Station on the evening of May 25, 2018.
Participant in the persecution of Ms. Gu:Liu Yong (刘勇), director, Beita Police Station: +86-2486613968
Ms. Wu Shoufen was arrested on September 2, 2017, and taken to the Dezhou City Detention Center.
Ms. Liu Lanchun was arrested and her home ransacked on May 13, 2018.
Ms. Yan Yunchun was arrested and her home ransacked by officers from the Lanshan District Domestic Security Division and Daling Police Station at noon on May 25, 2018. Ms. Yang was taken to the Linyi Brainwashing Center.
Mr. Lu Qingde was arrested and taken to the Qingzhou City Detention Center in early May 2018.
Ms. Zhang Hongxia, 66, from Wangwenzhuang Town, Xiqing District, was arrested for distributing Falun Gong materials and taken to a detention center on May 19, 2018.
Mr. Li Guo and Mr. Xu Fanxin from Huafeng Town were arrested by officers from the Ningyang County Police Department for distributing Falun Gong materials in the early morning of May 27, 2018. Their homes were ransacked.
Ms. Ma Xiumei was also arrested, and her home was ransacked on the same day.
Participants in the persecution of these practitioners:Ningyang County Police Department: +86-538-5622428Chengguan Police Station: +86-538-5615657Sidian Police Station: +86-538-5431228
Ms. Wang Yufen and Ms. Liu Jinlan, from Dashawo Village, Zhaogu Township, were arrested for distributing Falun Gong materials on the afternoon of May 22, 2018. Both practitioners were taken to the Huixian City Detention Center.
Mr. Zhao Shehui, Ms. Wang Leng, Ms. Yang Suqin, close to 80-years-old, and Ms. Hong Lian were arrested by officers from the Dongying Township Police Station for talking to people about Falun Gong in Xihua County around May 24, 2018. Mr. Zhao’s home was ransacked.
Mr. Zhao is detained at the Xihua County Detention Center, while the others were taken to the Zhoukou Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of the four practitioners:Yang (杨), Dongying Township Police Station: +86-18538633581Kou (寇): +86-18538633052
Ms. Cao Taozhi was reported by Li Rensheng, head of the Comprehensive Management Office in the Yangjitang Residential Community, for talking to people about Falun Gong on the morning of May 22, 2018. She was arrested and taken to the Gulou Police Station. She was then transferred to the Macheng City No. 1 Detention Center.
Ms. Tang Yunxia, Ms. Zhong Fangqiong, and Ms. Xiong Zhiying were tried at the Chenghua District Court on June 6, 2018.
They were arrested by officers, from the Taoxilu Police Station, Chenghua District, in October 2016. and taken to the Chengdu Detention Center. Their cases were turned over to the Chenghua District Court in August 2017.
Participants in the persecution of this practitioners:Wan Xinglong (万兴隆), president, Chenghua District Court: +86-2884139013Chenghua Procuratorate: +86-2883266036, +86-2883257401Huang Tongzhi (黄通治), acting inspector: +86-2883264162Taoxilu Police Station: +86-2883247480
Ms. Yan Chunxiang was sentenced to seven months in prison for practicing Falun Gong.
Ms. Yan was arrested in November 2017 for distributing calendars containing information about the persecution of Falun Gong. She appeared in Gaizhou City Court on May 18, 2018. It was learned that she had no legal representation at her trial.
She was sentenced to seven months in prison, but was informed that she would be released on June 17, 2018.
Ms. Wei Xiujuan is facing trial for refusing to renounce Falun Gong.
Ms. Wei, a lecturer at the Teacher's College of Beihua University, was last arrested on April 27, 2018, and a formal arrest warrant was issued in late May.
Her latest arrest stemmed from her arrest on August 1, 2014. She was released on medical parole shortly after her 2014 arrest, and then arrested again on November 23, 2016. She developed some heart problems and was again released on medical parole.
The police never loosened their grip on Ms. Wei and arrested her again in April 2018. She now awaits a trial for her faith.
Ms. Shao Xiuyan faces indictment for refusing to renounce Falun Gong.
Ms. Shao was arrested on March 7, 2018 and had her home ransacked two hours later. Her case was forwarded to the Kuancheng District Procuratorate on May 9, and she is now awaiting indictment.