Additional Persecution News from China - April 2, 2007 (16 Reports)
- [Pulandian City, Liaoning Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Liu Hua and Ruan Shuxin Sent to the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp
- [Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Wang Shoujun and Another Female Practitioner Arrested
- [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Mr. Wu Hongsheng and Mr. Han Xudong Arrested
- [Cangzhou City, Hebei Province] Mother Held in a Prison; her Son in Perilous Condition
- [Suihua City, Heilongjiang Province] Suihua City Forced Labor Camp Personnel Persecute Practitioners
- [Gongzhuling City, Jilin Province] Persecution of Practitioners Liu Chunyan and Wang Yancai
- [Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province] Practitioners Cheng Guanghui and Li Zhimin Transferred into the Benxi City Xianning Forced Labor Camp
- [Huinan County, Jilin Province] Practitioner Xu Guifang Arrested
- [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] A Drug Store Cashier in the Zhongshan District Arrested for Persuading People to Quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)
- [Beijing] Police Arrest Practitioner Ms. Zhou Fengqiao from the Xuanwu District On February 11, 2007 - Her Whereabouts are Unknown
- [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Practitioners Mr. Zhu Tianzhong, Ms. Zhang Ximei and Mr. Zhu Tianfu Arrested
- [Shandong Province] Practitioner Mr. Wang Yong from Xiaotun Village, Yangzhai Township in the Zichuan District Arrested
- [Zhoukou City, Henan Province] Practitioner Guo Yongliang Arrested
- [Baotou City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region] Five Practitioners Held at the Dongsheng Detention Center
- [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Xiong Hanlian Sent to the Yujiatou Brainwashing Class for Further Persecution
- [Hubei Province] Personnel from the 610 Office and from the Wuhan City Police Department No. 1 Division Harassed Practitioner Shi Lei's Family
1. [Pulandian City, Liaoning Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Liu Hua and Ruan Shuxin Sent to the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp
Local police officers arrested 53-year-old Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Liu Hua from the Tiexi District in Pulandian City, Liaoning Province. She has been held at the city's detention center for more than 20 days. It was reported that she was sentenced to one year of forced labor and would be transferred to the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp for further persecution.
Someone reported Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Ruan Shuxin, in her forties, from the Xinglong District. Police arrested her and put her into the city's detention center. It was heard that she was sentenced to three years of forced labor and would be transferred to the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp for further persecution.
2. [Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Wang Shoujun and Another Female Practitioner Arrested
Personnel from the Harbin City Qizheng Police Station arrested practitioner Mr. Wang Shoujun on March 23, 2007. A female practitioner, about 48 years old, was also arrested at Mr. Wang's home at the same time.
3. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Mr. Wu Hongsheng and Mr. Han Xudong Arrested
Personnel from the Changchun City's Rongguang Street Police Station and from the Jilin Province Internet Surveillance Bureau arrested practitioner Mr. Wu Hongsheng and ransacked his home on March 27, 2007. They also arrested practitioner Mr. Han Xudong by monitoring Mr. Wu's cell phone. They put the two into the city's No. 3 Detention Center.
4. [Cangzhou City, Hebei Province] Mother Held in a Prison; her Son in Perilous Condition
Practitioner Ms. Zhang Songfeng from Cangzhou City was sentenced to ten years of imprisonment in 2004 and is presently being held at the Shijiazhuang City Women's Prison. No one has taken care of her son, 13-year-old Li Hui. The father, Ms. Zhang's husband, is working in another city. The son suffers from blood cancer. The desease appeared after he lost his mother's care. Doctors issued a serious diagnoses, indicating that he could die at any time, but the prison authorities do not permit Ms. Zhang to see her son, and also will not release her.
(Country code: 86, area code: 311. Do not dial area code before cell
Zhang Guojun, Hebei Province 610 Office head: 87906310 (Office), 87906898 (Home)
Wang Yongzhi, deputy head: 87908681 (Office), 87906766 (Home), 13931110731 (Cell)
Ji Tingyu, deputy head: 87908895 (Office), 87906889
5. [Suihua City, Heilongjiang Province] Suihua City Forced Labor Camp Personnel Persecute Practitioners
Personnel from the Suihua Forced Labor Camp have persecuted practitioners for a long time. They forced practitioners to work overtime and sing Communist Party songs. They hung up and shocked with electric batons those practitioners who refused to sing. If a practitioner's family member practices Falun Gong, police deny all visits to him on regular family visiting dates. Guard Gao Zhonghai incited criminals to beat practitioners.
6. [Gongzhuling City, Jilin Province] Persecution of Practitioners Liu Chunyan and Wang Yancai
Practitioners Ms. Liu Chunyan and Mr. Wang Yancai, a tricycle driver, are from Gongzhuling City. Police submitted their cases to the city's court recently. The court agents, however, refused to deal with the cases, returning them to the police authorities.
Wang Zhiqing, police department chief: 86-13904340096 (Cell)
Kong Lingzhe, National Security Division staff person: 86-434-6210101, 6286111
Li Hai, city detention center chief: 86-434-6270394, 6230444, 86-13943480000 (Cell)
Wang Xiaohong: 86-15944422366 (Cell)
7. [Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province] Practitioners Cheng Guanghui and Li Zhimin Transferred into the Benxi City Xianning Forced Labor Camp
Collusion between personnel from the Lingyuan City's Dongcheng Police Station and officers from the city police department's National Security Division led to the arrest of practitioners Mr. Cheng Guanghui and Mr. Li Zhimin in October 2006. The practitioners were held at the city's detention center, followed by incarceration at the Chaoyang Forced Labor Camp. They were then transferred to the Benxi City Xianning Forced Labor Camp.
This is the tenth arrest of 52-year-old practitioner Mr. Cheng since 1999. His youngest daughter was sentenced to two years of forced labor to be served at the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp in 1999 when she was only 17 years old. She was sentenced to another seven years of imprisonment in 2003 and is presently being held at the Shenyang City Women's Prison. Mr. Cheng's wife and second daughter have both been persecuted at the forced labor camp. His son is a university undergraduate student.
Mr. Li Yongsheng, in his thirties, has been sentenced to three years of imprisonment to be served at the Dabei Prison in Liaoning Province. When his father heard of his arrest, the father became bedridden and passed away shortly after. His mother leads a difficult life at home.
8. [Huinan County, Jilin Province] Practitioner Xu Guifang Arrested
A villager reported practitioner Ms. Xu Guifang when she went to Dayishan Township, Huinan County to distribute the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party and Dafa truth clarification materials on August 16, 2006. Thus she chose to leave her home to avoid being persecuted. She went to work in another city with her non-practitioner husband, but Jinchuan Township Police Station head Yang Huanqin arrested her at a woodcraft factory in Tonghua City on March 22, 2007.
Yang Huanqin, Jinchuang Township Police Station chief: 86-435-8862059 (Home),
86-435-8862014 (Office), 86-13944571322 (Cell)
Zhao Lianyong, Political and Judiciary Committee chief: 86-435-8222640, 86-435-8242540, 86-13943344111 (Cell)
Someone reported that a cashier of the Zhongshan District Yichuntang Drug Store had persuaded people to quit the CCP and its affiliates on March 24, 2007. Later, the cashier was followed for two weeks and eventually arrested.
10. [Beijing] Police Arrest Practitioner Ms. Zhou Fengqiao from the Xuanwu District On February 11, 2007 - Her Whereabouts are Unknown
11. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Practitioners Mr. Zhu Tianzhong, Ms. Zhang Ximei and Mr. Zhu Tianfu Arrested
Practitioner Mr. Zhu Tianfu, who was just released from the Weibei Prison, practitioner Mr. Zhu Tianzhong, and practitioner Ms. Zhang Ximei from Mucun Town in the Fangzi District were arrested on March 28, 2007. Their homes were ransacked and some Dafa books were confiscated. Mr. Zhu Tianfu was released that same day, but they sent Mr. Zhu Tianzhong and Ms. Zhang Ximei into the city's detention center for criminal detention.
Fangzi District Political and Judiciary Committee office: 86-536-7606658
Zhu Yanlin, 610 Office head: 86-536-7608610, 7603063 (Office), 86-13906461196 (Cell)
Ding Wenke, deputy head: 86-536-7608013
12. [Shandong Province] Practitioner Mr. Wang Yong from Xiaotun Village, Yangzhai Township in the Zichuan District Arrested
13. [Zhoukou City, Henan Province] Practitioner Guo Yongliang Arrested
Mr. Guo Yongliang was arrested on March 26, 2007, when he was distributing truth clarification materials at the Zhoukou City Experimental Elementary School in Henan Province.
14. [Baotou City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region] Five Practitioners Held at the Dongsheng Detention Center
Five practitioners were held at the Dongsheng Detention Center in late December 2006. One of them was Mr. Ma Wenfu, a practitioner from Xiheyingzi Village, Wei County, Hebei Province. Practitioners have suffered all kinds of tortures, and some practitioners held a persecution protest hunger strike.
15. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Xiong Hanlian Sent to the Yujiatou Brainwashing Class for Further Persecution
Practitioner Ms. Xiong Hanlian was sentenced to one year of forced labor for clarifying the truth of Falun Gong and held at the Wuhan City Hewan Woman's Drug Abuse Rehabilitation Center and Forced Labor Camp.
Ms. Xiong's forced labor term had expired on March 23, 2007, but camp guards colluded with personnel from the Wuchang District 610 Office and sent Ms. Xiong directly to the Yujiatou Brainwashing Class for further persecution. Ms. Xiong's husband was prohibited from visiting Ms. Xiong only because he shouted, "Falun Dafa is good" when Ms. Xiong was sent into the brainwashing class.
According to an internal 610 Office document, all practitioners, whether reformed or not, would be sent to a brainwashing class.16. [Hubei Province] Personnel from the 610 Office and from the Wuhan City Police Department No. 1 Division Harassed Practitioner Shi Lei's Family
Practitioner Mr. Shi Lei from Wuhan City was transferred from the Duanqinkou Prison to the Fanjiatai Prison in Shayang on February 7, 2007. 610 Office personnel designated the first day of each month to be family visiting day, so Mr. Shi's family members didn't get an opportunity to visit him in February. They requested a visit right before the Chinese New Year, but were still refused.
District 610 Office personnel instigated the head and Party secretary from Mr. Shi's precinct office on March 22, 2007, getting him to deceive Mr. Shi's family into admitting that their request for a visit on February 14, 2007 was making trouble. They also questioned the family about whether they knew if any family members of other practitioners had gone to the prison.
Two officers from the Wuhan City Police Department's No. 1 Section pretended to be personnel from the 610 Office and went to Mr. Shi's home again on March 31, 2007. They again deceived the family into admitting that they should not attempt to meet with Mr. Shi on February 14, 2007.
It is known that every family member of those practitioners who are being held at the Fanjiatai Prison has been threatened, deceived and harassed.