(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 16 cities or counties in 11 provinces，where at least 25 practitioners were recently persecuted for their belief.
Ms. Liu Xiumin and Ms. Guo Yuexia from Qian’an City were arrested by officers from the Kouzhuang Police Station on July 30, 2019, for talking to people about Falun Gong. Their whereabouts are unknown.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Liu and Ms. Guo:Tang Xueping (唐学平), director, Kouzhuang Township Police Station: +86-315-7630027Qian’an City Detention Center: +86-315-7637444
Ms. Wang Xilan was sentenced to prison on July 11, 2019. She was taken to the Jinan Women's Prison.
Ms. Cong Ruimin from the Longnan area was arrested at the Sartu Train Station checkpoint on August 1, 2019, when she was found to have a copy of Zhuan Falun. Her home was ransacked. She was taken to the Sartu Police Station.
Mr. Li Qiang was arrested by officers from the Chengguan Police Station on July 30, 2019. He is being held in the Lingyuan City Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of Mr. Li:Zhao Wu (赵武), director, Chengguan Police Station: +86-13591857718Yu Bo (于波), political head: +86-15842106963Wang Yuwen (王裕文), deputy director: +86-13704916161Li Bingbing (李兵兵): +86-18342122233Liu Shuhua (刘树华), director, Lingyuan City Detention Center: +86-13942107881Sun Wenhe (孙文贺), deputy director: +86-13842112609Meng Qingjie (孟庆杰): +86-15114258171
Ms. Wang Chun’e from the Huabei Oilfield was arrested near the Jizhong Police Department on the evening of July 11, 2019. She was taken to the Renqiu City General Hospital for a physical exam.
Ms. Wang was then taken to the Baoding Detention Center for seven days, before being transferred to the Hejian City Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Wang:Ma Yongjun (马永军), Daodong Police Station: +86-317-2724415, +86-13582679360, +86-317-2770724Xiao Wei (肖炜): +86-13582679533, +86-317-2770725Wei Haiyan (魏海燕), head, Domestic Security Division: +86-317-3337546, +86-317-2262441, +86-18333008858
Mr. Liu Liankun from the Beichen District was arrested by officers from the Beichen Police Department and Dazhangzhuang Police Station on July 29, 2019. The officers confiscated a computer, printer, and other personal belongings.
Mr. Liu was taken to the Beichen Detention Center.
Ms. Chen Pingzhen from Pingshi Town was arrested by officer Zhu Huiqun, from the Pingshi Mining Bureau 610 Office, and officers from the Meihua Town Police Station on July 24, 2019. Her home was ransacked, and Falun Dafa books were confiscated. Ms. Chen’s whereabouts are unknown.
Ms. Tang Jifang from the Chenghua District was arrested at another practitioner’s home on August 2, 2019, when they were studying the Falun Dafa teachings together.
Ms. Xiao Qiumin and Ms. Zhang Shufang were arrested on the morning of July 13, 2019, when they were distributing information about Falun Gong. Their homes were ransacked. Both practitioners are being held in the Heze Detention Center.
Ms. Zhang Guizhi from Boluochi Town in Chaoyang County was arrested by the railway police on July 19, 2019, for distributing informational materials about Falun Gong.
Ms. Gai Ran and her mother-in-law Mei Ying from the Fertilizer Plant Residential Community were arrested on the evening of August 2, 2019.
Ms. Ai Xiaojiao, Ms. Tian Taojiao, Ms. Liang Xiangjiao, and Ms. Zheng were arrested by officers from the Qinduankou Police Station on July 30, 2019. Their homes were ransacked, and photos of the founder of Falun Gong and Falun Dafa books confiscated.
The four practitioners are being held in the Dongxihu No. 1 Detention Center for 15 days.
Ms. Zhang Shuhe was recently arrested by plainclothes officers from Wangjing Town. Her home was ransacked. She was officially placed under arrest after being held in the Hengshui City Detention Center for eight days.
A lawyer hired by Ms. Zhang Shuhe’s daughter went to the Hengshui Detention Center to meet with Ms. Zhang on July 30, 2019.
Participant in the persecution of Ms. Zhang:Hengshui City Legal Team, who participated in the interrogations: +86-318-2966247
Mr. Shen Hongqi was arrested by officers from the Qishan County 610 Office, the Fengming Police Station, and the Maiheying Police Station on July 22, 2019. He was tortured by being restrained in an iron chair for four days and nights.
Mr. Shen has been placed in criminal detention, and is being held in the Qishan Detention Center.
Mr. Li Kuoyuan, Mr. Li Zhengzheng, Ms. Hu Junyu, and Ms. Deng Duohui from Hongqiao Town were arrested at home by officers from the Pingjiang County 610 Office, the Criminal Investigation Law Enforcement Division, the Hongqiao Town Police Station, and the Shiniuzhai Police Station on the morning of July 30, 2019. They were taken to the Pingjiang Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of the four practitioners:Xu Jiaofan (徐教凡), secretary of the Pingjiang County Political and Legal Affairs Committee: +86-730-6223835, +86-13807409690Fang Yuanmo (方缘模), head, Pingjiang County 610 Office: +86-18973001228, +86-13077191789Zhan Xiru (湛喜如), deputy head, County Committee 610 Office: +86-18711202111
Mr. Yu Chunsheng was arrested by officers from the Beizhan Police Station on June 19, 2019. He is being held in the Shenyang Railway Public Security Division Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of Mr. Yu:Li He (李鹤), director, Beizhan Police Station: +86-24-62042188Liu Feng (刘峰), political commissar: +86-24-62042278Director, Shenyang Railway Public Security Division Detention Center: +86-24-62077948