Latest News from China - July 23, 2005
1. [Sichuan Province] Ms. Liu Lianying Arrested by the 610 Office
At around 9:30 a.m. on July 20, 2005, Ms. Liu Lianying brought some documents about the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party to clarify the truth to Peng Shaoqi, the Deputy General Manager of the Emei Iron Company and Director of the company's 610 Office. Peng refused to accept the facts and notified the company's 610 Office. As Ms. Liu was about to leave, officers from the company's 610 Office, the Emei 610 Office and the Jiuli Police Station arrested her. The police arrived in three vehicles at Ms. Liu's home to conduct a search. They confiscated a personal computer and a printer among other things.
Key members of the Emei Iron Company affiliated with Sichuan Investment Group in Sichuan Province:
Peng Shaoqi, director of the 610 Office
Lin Quangen, deputy director of the 610 Office
Hao Ying, key member of the 610 Office
Huang Guang, key member of the 610 Office
Dang Weiguo, key member of the 610 Office
2. [Qingdao City, Shandong Province] The Shibei District Court Conducts Trial of Ms. Sun Dongxia
On the morning of July 25, 2005, the Shibei District Court in Qingdao City conducted the trial of Ms. Sun Dongxia. The judge's name is Wang Ge.
3. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] The Xiantao City Police Department Arrests Ms. Fan Junxia, Ms. Zhan Jingmei and Three Other Practitioners
On June 30 and 31, 2005, Ms. Fang Junxia and Ms. Zhan Jingmei from Wuhan City and three other practitioners, from Caidian District in suburban Wuhan, whose names are not known, went to Xiantao City to clarify the truth. The local police arrested them.
4. [Yanbian Prefecture, Jilin Province] Seven Practitioners, including Ms. Dong Xiuyun, Arrested
On June 30, 2005, the local police arrested seven practitioners from Huangnihe Town in Dunhua City, Yanbian Prefecture, Jilin Province during an experience sharing gathering. So far, only two practitioners have been released. Ms. Qu Lilei managed to escape with righteous thoughts in mind and has been forced to wander about homeless to avoid recapture and further persecution. No detailed information is available about Ms. Dong Xiuyun, Ms. Ding Guifen, Ms. Yang Diping or Ms. Xue.
5. [Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia] Mr. Zhao Ming and Two Other Practitioners Arrested
At noon on July 22, 2005, Mr. Zhao Ming, Mr. Liu Liang and another practitioner from Chifeng City were at practitioner Ding's home. The police suddenly broke in and arrested practitioner Ding, Mr. Zhao and Mr. Liu. The other practitioner managed to escape. The officers confiscated a laptop computer. The police also confiscated cellular phones and a notepad with telephone numbers.
Relevant telephone numbers:
Zhu Fengwen, of the Chifeng City 610 Office: 86-13847969418 (cell)
Chen Xiaoding: 86-13848569192 (cell)
Yang Chunheng, deputy chief of the Chifeng City Police Department, director of the 610 Office: 86-13904766288 (cell), 86-476-8339595 (office), 86-476-8351634 (home)
Bu Ren, of the Hongshan District State Security Division in Chifeng City: 86-13904760775 (cell)
6. [Shulan City, Jilin Province] The Shulan 610 Office Takes Mr. Yang Junfeng to a Brainwashing Center
At around 9:00 a.m. on July 20, 2005, Lu Haijun, the director of the Shulan City 610 Office in Jilin Province, led officers to the city's water company affiliated with the Shulan Construction Bureau and arrested Mr. Yang Junfeng. Mr. Yang was taken to the Kouqian Postal Bureau Lodge in Yongji County, Jilin Province, where the Jilin Province 610 Office holds brainwashing sessions.
7. [Zaozhuang, Shandong Province] Ms. Yang Mingli Arrested
Ms. Yang Mingli from Zaozhuang in Shandong Province was arrested in early July 2005. She remains in custody.
8. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Jin Yandong Arrested in Secret Twice
The police secretly arrested Mr. Jin Tingdong when he was on his way to work. On June 16, 2005, he was unconditionally released. On July 2, 2005, he was again arrested on his way to work. When his family went to his work unit for information, not a single person there knew about his being arrested.
The telephone number of Sun and Qu who are in charge of Mr. Jin's case: 86-411-82682107
9. [Fuxin City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Xia Hongxia and Ms. Dong Xiuyuan Arrested
Ms. Xia Hongxia, 49, is from Fuxin City, Liaoning Province. She was arrested on July 5, 2005. Also arrested at the same time was Ms. Dong Xiuyuan. Ms. Xia has been on a hunger strike since July 13.
10. [Beijing] Mr. Wang Anlin, a Retired Physician from the Beijing Normal University Hospital, Arrested
On the afternoon of July 21, 2005, officers from the Xuanwu District Police Department arrested Ms. Wang Anlin, a retired physician from the Beijing Normal University Hospital. Her whereabouts are unknown.
11. [Hebei Province] Several Falun Gong Students from Wei County Arrested
On July 18 and 19, 2005, the Xiheying Town police in Wei County, Hebei Province arrested the following practitioners: Ms. Gao Mingping, Ms. Yu Fengxian and Ms. Yang Fuzhi from Beiliuzhuang; Ms. Sun Xieying from Xihegang; Ms. Deng Yuzhen and Ms. Gong Shuhe from Xiheying Town. The practitioners are being held at the crime response squad in Wei County for torture.
12. [Yingkou City, Liaoning Province] He Wei Arrested
On July 3, 2005, He Wei from Yingkou City was arrested on the street in Laobian District. He Wei, who had already been taken into custody twice, was sent to the Yingkou City Detention Center.
Telephone numbers of individuals responsible for the persecution:
Country code: 86, area code: 417
Wang Yousan, Party secretary of the Yingkou City Political and Judiciary Committee, in charge of the persecution of Falun Gong: 2631666 (office), 86-13304176598 (cell), 2813535 (home)
Zhu Liang, chief of the Yingkou City Police Department: 2637609 (office), 86-13904170138 (cell), 2655401 (home)
Li Dan, chief of the Laobian District Police Department: 3865723 (office), 86-13604971122 (cell)
Huang Xingli, Party secretary of the Laobian District Political and Judiciary Committee: 3865101 (office), 86-13840789825 (cell)
Ma Yong, director of police station: 3865258 (office), 86-13304077097 (cell)
13. [Shuangcheng City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Fan Yusheng from Shuangyue Village in Dancheng Township Arrested
On the evening of May 12, 2005, the Hongqi Police Station in Wuchang City arrested Mr. Fan Yusheng, from Shuangyue Village in Dancheng Township, Shuangcheng City, Heilongjiang Province.
14. [Weihai City, Shandong Province] Ms. Sun Shuhua Released Unconditionally
Ms. Sun Shuhua from Weihai City, Shandong Province was arrested at her home on June 1, 2005. On July 19, she was released unconditionally.
15. [Sanhe City, Hebei Province] The Police Arrest Ms. Gao Shuying
On the morning of July 21, 2005, officers from the Sanhe City Police Department and from the Juyang Town Police Station broke into Ms. Gao Shuying's home. The officers arrested Ms. Gao as well as a child who is only a couple years old. Ms. Gao's father-in-law, who is in his eighties, has been left with no one to take care of him.
16. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Xiong Yuhua and Cheng Mo Sentenced to Prison
Ms. Xiong Yuhua and Cheng Mo from Chengdu City have been held in custody for over a year. On June 16, 2005, the Chenghua District Court in Chengdu City held a trial. Ms. Xiong was sentenced to three and a half years in prison and Cheng Mo to five years in prison. Ms. Deng Subi and several other practitioners were also sentenced that day.
17. [Jiaonan City, Shandong Province] Mr. Li Puchun Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison in 2003; His Wife's Whereabouts Are Unknown
In 2003, Jiaonan police arrested Mr. Li Puchun and his wife Ms. Liu from Tieshan in Jiaonan City, Shandong Province. Mr. Li has since been sentenced to eight years in prison. He is being held in Jinan Prison. His wife Ms. Liu has been missing ever since her arrest and her whereabouts are unknown.
July 22, 2005