Latest News from China - May 18, 2004
- [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Detained in Fushun Forced Labor Camp on Hunger Strike
- [Suining City, Sichuan Province] Lawless People Abduct Falun Dafa Practitioners
- [Beijing] Practitioner Yang Xiaodong Detained
- [Panjin City, Liaoning Province] Two Falun Dafa Practitioners Arrested
- [Zhenping County, Henan Province] Police Harass Falun Dafa Practitioners
- [Jiangyuan County, Jilin Province] Tang Jun Arrested
- [Xinjiang] Two Falun Dafa Practitioners Abducted
- [Xianhe District Community, Shandong Province] Practitioner Chen Shuzhen Detained
[Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Detained in Fushun Forced Labor Camp on Hunger Strike
It has been reported that Fushun Forced Labor Camp has transferred some practitioners to different teams in order to reduce practitioners' power as a whole body. Some practitioners are on hunger strike, protesting against the illegal detention and torture and asking for unconditional release. As of May 16, as far as we know, Li Hengliang has been on hunger strike for 10 days and Li Guangwen has been on hunger strike for four days. Li Guangwen is suffering from violent forced-feedings. Details need to be further investigated. We hope that those who know the facts will provide us with more information.
Relevant phone numbers (may not be the most updated numbers):
Xu Fulie, president of the forced labor camp, 86-413-4639182 (work), 86-413-7573678 (home), 86-13941348148 (cell)
Liu Zhigang, political instructor of the labor camp (he is very vicious and has many times instructed criminal detainees to beat up Falun Dafa practitioners), 86-413 4632055 (work), 86-413 2434055 (home), 86-13050193222 (cell)
Zhang Wei, former director of Team No.9 (personally tortured Falun Dafa practitioners with electric batons and other torture instruments), 86-413 2632505 (home), 86-13942316111 (cell)
Ren Fuming, former team head of the Male's Team, 86-413-2618029 (home), 86-13804234258 (cell)
Team No.9, which specializes in persecuting Falun Gong, 86-413-4658964
Wu Aidong, director of Team No.9, 86-413-2866388 (home), 86-13504133388 (cell)
Wang Liguo, assistant head of Team No.9, 86-413-2818055 (home), 86-13941377711 (cell)
[Suining City, Sichuan Province] Lawless People Abduct Falun Dafa Practitioners
Mo Chengyuan and Zhang Anping, two Falun Dafa practitioners from Hengshan Town of Suining City, were abducted by officers from the Hengshan Town Police Substation. Currently, Zhang Anping has been illegally sentenced to two years in prison while Mo Chengyuan is being detained in Lingquanshi Detention Center.
Zhang Weimin, Party Secretary of Da'anju District, Hengshan Town, Suining
Lu Qi, Party Secretary of Hengshan town, 86-825--2881029
Hengshan Town Police Substation, 86-825--2881042
Chen Liang, director of the police substation
Tang Changhua, policeman
[Beijing] Practitioner Yang Xiaodong Detained
Ms. Yang Xiaodong, a Falun Dafa practitioner from Beijing, was abducted by over a dozen policemen on the morning of April 24. The police searched her home and her parents' home as well. Another practitioner named Qu Baoliang who lives at Balizhuang of Chaoyang District was arrested almost at the same time.
[Panjin City, Liaoning Province] Two Falun Dafa Practitioners Are Arrested
Practitioner Cheng Peixin, an employee of Drilling Company No.2 of Liaohe Oil Field, and Mou Xiaowei, an employee of Company No.2 of Huanxiling Engineering Technology Department, were forcibly taken from work to Luotaishan Brainwashing Center in Fushun City. The Security Section of Company No.2 and Huancai Security Section are involved.
[Zhenping County, Henan Province] Police Harass Falun Dafa Practitioners
On the evening of April 24, 2004, policemen from the "610 Office" of Zhenping County went to Falun Dafa practitioners' homes, checking whether these practitioners were at home, even though some practitioners were already sleeping.
Ms. Wang Zongfan, a practitioner in her seventies from Nanyang City, was abducted about two weeks ago and is being held in a detention center.
[Jiangyuan County, Jilin Province] Tang Jun Arrested
Tang Jun, a Falun Dafa practitioner from Wangou Town of Jiangyuan County, was arrested while reading a Dafa book at home on May 13, 2004. Yu Yongsheng, director of the Politics & Security Section, and Wang Weidong, a policeman from the same Section, were responsible for the arrest.
[Xinjiang] Two Falun Dafa Practitioners Abducted
Chen Yujiang was arrested in early April while writing a truth-clarifying sign. Sun Li was arrested in early April while delivering truth-clarifying materials. Currently their whereabouts are unknown.
[Xianhe District Community, Shandong Province] Practitioner Chen Shuzhen Detained at Jishu Brainwashing Center
Chen Shuzhen, a driver from the Zhonghe Transportation Team of Xianhe District Community, lost his/her handbag in the bike parking lot. An unnamed ill-intentioned person found the handbag, with Chen's driver's license, cellular phone and a Falun Dafa book in it. In an attempt to get a reward, this person gave the handbag to Dong Li, Party Secretary of the Business Administrative Center of the Community. Wang Rong, director of the Community had a talk with Chen Shuzhen, asking him/her to write the so-called "three statements of guarantee"(1) Chen Shuzhen insisted on his/her belief and did not yield. Consequently, Chen Shuzhen was groundlessly fired from his/her job. However, Chen Shuzhen had to check in every day at his/her work unit, and given only 300 Yuan (2) for living expenses a month. One month later, Su Zhaoxiang, Party Secretary of the Community sent her/him to Dongying where he/she was detained at Jishu Brainwashing Center.
Dong Li, 86-546-8581306 (home)
Su Zhaoxiang, 86-546-8582333 (work), 86-546-8582288 (home)
Li Min, manager of the Community, 86-546-8581798 (work), 86-546-8582618 (home)
Liang Daolian, director and Party Secretary of Zhonghe Transportation Team in the Community, 86-546-8581394, 86-546-8482854 (home)
[Xiameng City, Fujian Province] Practitioner Xu Guoping Arrested
During the May 1 holiday season, Xu Guoping from Xiameng City went to see a senior practitioner who is being detained in forced labor camp. Xu phoned the practitioner's daughter in the U.S. later, asking her to appeal to people outside China for the rescue of her mother. However, the National Security Bureau monitored the phone call and Xu Guoping was illegally arrested on May 3.
[Henan Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Li Yulan Abducted
Ms. Li Yulan, a practitioner from Nanyang City, was unjustly arrested at home on the evening of May 12, 2004.
[Huludao City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Zhao En Detained
Zhao En and his wife Yang Jinxia from Gaoqiao Economic Development District of Huludao City had both been sentenced to forced labor because they refuse to renounce their belief in Falun Dafa. After their release, the local police continued to harass them. Since 2003, they had to leave their home and have become destitute and homeless in order to avoid further harassment and persecution. On the morning of May 13, 2004, Zhao En, who raises animals for others as a living in Xingshan District, was abducted. After he was taken to Gaoqiao Police Substation, he did not cooperate with the police and shouted loudly, "Falun Dafa is great..." In the afternoon on that day, Zhao En was unlawfully sent to Huludao Detention Center.
Relevant phone numbers:
He Chengzhi, director of Gaoqiao Police Substation, 86-429-4112315 (work), 86-429-2127875 (home), 86-13352395518
Li Decai, political instructor of the police substation, 86-429-4112213 (work), 86-429-2160111 (home) 86-13914299388 (cell)
Li Dongming, assistant director, 86-429-4112213(work), 86-429-2165111(home), 86-13942918655(cell)
Gaoqiao Economic Development District of Huludao City:
Zhang Zhixin, Party Secretary, 86-429-4112900, 86-429-4115288 (work), 86-13842960000(Cell)
Zhang Zhichun, governor of the town, 86-429-4112026(work), 86-429-2185998(home), 86-13332396998(cell)
The Administrative Branch Team of Huludao Detention Center:
Xu Chongjie, team head, 86-429-3111025(work), 86-429-2130736(home)
Chen Guohua, political instructor, 86-429-3119918, 86-429-3960806(work), 86-429-3113511(home)
Wei Guozhong, director of the Detention Center, 86-429-3126987(work), 86-429-3119802(home)
Liu Changbiao, political instructor, 86-429-3116955(home)
Zhang Lisheng, assistant director, 86-429-3111026(work), 86-429-2133610(home)
Liu Fusheng, assistant director, 86-429-2155926(home)
Xu Shiying, assistant director, 86-429-3114122(home)
(1) The so-called "three statements of guarantee" declares that the practitioner is remorseful for practicing Falun Gong and guarantees not to practice Falun Gong again, not to go to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong, and never again associate with any Falun Dafa practitioners.
(2) Yuan is the unit of currency in China, where the average monthly salary of an urban worker is 500 Yuan.