(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 13 cities or counties in 7 provinces, where at least 32 practitioners were recently persecuted for their belief.
Mr. Qian Gentai and his wife Ms. Zhang Xingji, of Korean ethnicity, from the Erdao District, were arrested at home by Erdao police and officers from Heshun Street Police Station in late August 2019.
The couple have no relatives in Changchun City. In the cold winter, no one has deposited money or sent in clothes for them. Police do not allow those who are not the couple's family to visit them.
Participants in the persecution of the couple:Song Jindong (宋今东), chief, Erdao District Police Department: +86-431-84860860, +86-15904400289Yin Yanming (尹彦明), deputy chief: +86-431-84944312, +86-13904303326Cui (崔), deputy director, Heshun Street Police Station: +86-15754360509, +86-17643111410Liu Yingbai (刘英柏), secretary of the Erdao District Political and Legal Affairs Committee: +86-431-84648204
Ms. Yang Sufang and Ms. Liu Dezhen were arrested by SWAT police at Chuanzhong Market on November 28, 2019.
Ms. Liu Sufang has been missing since November 29.
Director Wang, from Meijiang Police Station, led thirteen officers, and broke into elderly Ms. Zhang Zimin’s home and ransacked it on the morning of November 25, 2019. They confiscated Falun Dafa books, photos of the founder of Falun Gong, printed materials, a cell phone, MP3, DVDs, and paper bills with Falun Gong information printed on them.
Ms. Lin Yanmei’s family, from the Dianbai District, received a phone call from her lawyer on the afternoon of November 28, 2019. The Maonan District Court sent a notification to the lawyer that the court would, on the morning of December 2, relay Maoming City Intermediate Court’s decision to uphold the original verdicts on Ms. Lin Yanmei, her elder sister Ms. Lin Lizhen, and Mr. Wu Chaoqi (Ms. Lin Lizhen’s son) in the satellite courtroom in No. 1 Detention Center of Maoming.
Officers from Zunhua City Domestic Security Division arrested over 30 practitioners in July 2019. Twelve of the arrested practitioners were placed in criminal detention. Zunhua Court will hold a hearing on the 12 practitioners on December 17, 2019.
The 12 practitioners are: Ms. Sheng Jinling, Ms. Ma Kuo, Ms. Wang Ruiling, Ms. Lin Xiuling, Ms. Zhang Qin, Ms. Gao Jingru, Ms. Guo Shuhuan, Ms. Lu Cuihua, Mr. Wang Kun, Mr. Wang Jian, Mr. Zhang Yuming, and Ms. Tian Shuxue.
Participants in the persecution of these practitioners:Guo Chengliang (郭程亮), vice chief procurator, Zunhua City Procuratorate: +86-13831587767, +86-315-6625199Pei Zhaoyi (裴兆义), deputy president, Zunhua City Court: +86-13582877066, +86-315-6687866Miao Ruidong (苗瑞东), director, No. 2 Criminal Tribunal in charge of the upcoming trial: +86-13931526996, +86-315-6687862
Ms. Li Chunhui was reported to police on the afternoon of November 30, 2019, for talking to people about Falun Gong. She was arrested by officers from Yuhualu Police Station. Her home was ransacked.
Ms. Zhang Yumei was arrested by officers from Shengliqiao Police Station on November 29, 2019, for distributing Falun Gong materials. She is being held in an unknown location.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Zhang:Shengliqiao Police Station: +86-310-5529842Chen Jizhong (陈继忠), director: +86-310-5529840, +86-13931066799
Mr. Wu Yuanchou, 82, was tried by Wuchang District Court on November 19, 2019. He was sentenced to a three-year prison term and fined 3,000 yuan on November 26.
Mr. Wu’s home was repeatedly ransacked by the police as a result of him talking to people about Falun Gong during 2017 and 2018. His Falun Dafa books were confiscated. He had been living under surveillance.
Ms. Wu Longzhen from Fenlu Township, Huangmei County, Hubei Province, went to visit her daughter in Qilihu Neighborhood, Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province, on November 11, 2019. Upon arriving at her daughter’s home, she ran into officers from Qilihu Police Station, who were ransacking the place. The officers confiscated a computer, printer, over 2,000 yuan in cash, and over 100 paper bills with Falun Gong information printed on them.
Ms. Wu's daughter was not home at the time, so the police arrested her instead. Ms. Wu is being held in an unknown location.
Participant in the persecution of Ms. Wu:Wei (魏), political head, Qilihu Police Station: +86-13970230777
Mr. Shang Gaochao and his wife Ms. Quan Xiaoyan were reported to the police on November 4, 2019, for talking to people about Falun Gong at their own clothing store. They were later arrested by officers from Liquan County Police Department, and are being held in Liquan Detention Center.
Participant in the persecution of the couple:Wang Tao (王涛), Domestic Security Division: +86-13700202000
Ms. Jia Shuying and Ms. Li Shuqing from the Jinlin District were arrested on November 11, 2019, for distributing Falun Gong informational calendars. Their homes were ransacked.
Mr. Zhou Dianwen from Dalianhe Town was arrested in November 2019, for talking to people about Falun Gong.
Participants in the persecution of Mr. Zhou:Si Dongbo (司东波), chief, Yilan County Police Department: +86-451-57235201, +86-18903605806Sun Wei (孙伟), deputy chief: +86-451-57235206, +86-138451498988, +86-13796675555Qi Bao’an (齐宝安), deputy chief: +86-13936659828Li Zichen (李子臣), deputy chief: +86-18945011888
Mr. Bai Shizhong and Mr. Xu Jiying from Keshan Farm were being held in Qiqihar City Detention Center. They were taken to Fengtun Prison (also known as Qiqihar Prison) on November 26, 2019.