(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 7 cities or counties in 6 provinces. According to this report, 1 Falun Gong practitioner was subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 8 were illegally arrested.
1. [Beijing] Ms. Zou Xiong Arrested
2. [Qingdao City, Shandong Province] Mr. Xu Haiqing and Ms. Liu Yuqin Detained
3. [Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province] Mr. Li Yizhe Sentenced to Prison
4. [Xiaogan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Chu Lin and Ms. Chen Ling Detained5. [Liupanshui City, Guizhou Province] Ms. Deng Guixian Detained
6. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Zhang Zhengang Arrested
7. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Wu Lijun Detained
Ms. Zou Xiong was arrested by officers from the Xiadu Police Station on June 30, 2018.
Mr. Xu Haiqing, 78, was arrested on a bus by a plainclothes officer on April 25, 2018, for talking to people about the persecution of Falun Gong. Officers from the Changshanlu Police Station ransacked his home and confiscated his Falun Gong materials.
Mr. Xu was taken to a detention center, but was not accepted because he had high blood pressure. He was then taken to a brainwashing center in Hu Island, where he was held for four days. He was under surveillance after he returned home.
Ms. Liu Yuqin was arrested by officers from the Luoyanglu Police Station on the evening of June 7, 2018. The officers deceived her into opening her door. They ransacked her home and confiscated Falun Gong books and materials.
Ms. Liu was detained for two weeks, and was released on June 22.
Mr. Li Yizhe, associate professor at Nanguang College of Communication at the University of China, was sentenced to 21 months in prison by the Jiangning District Court.
Ms. Chu Lin and Ms. Chen Ling were arrested by officers from the Xiaosanli Police Station on June 29, 2018, when they were talking to people about the persecution of Falun Gong. They were detained for ten days in the Xiaogan City Detention Center.
Ms. Deng Guixian, 69, was arrested by Tong Hui, head of the Zhongshan District Domestic Security Division, and other officers for talking to people about the persecution of Falun Gong.
Ms. Deng is being held in the Liupanshui City No. 1 Detention Center. She was previously sentenced twice and imprisoned for a total of 12 years.
Mr. Zhang Zhengang was arrested at the Sandongqiao Police Station on the afternoon of July 1, 2018, when he was asking for information about Mr. Su Xiaohua, who was arrested on June 28. The police confiscated his house key.
Half a dozen officers ransacked Mr. Zhang's home later that day and confiscated many personal belongings. Mr. Zhang was later released.
Ms. Wu Lijun was arrested at the Harbin Station on June 30, 2018, when she was leaving for Hulin City. The officers confiscated the Falun Gong book and cell phone that she was carrying. They then ransacked her home and confiscated her Falun Gong books and other personal belongings.
Ms. Wu is being held at an unidentified location.