Additional Persecution News from China - June 4, 2007 (34 Reports)
[Tianshui City, Gansu Province] Practitioner Cao Dong is Being Held at Tianshui Prison
[Heilongjiang Province] Practitioners Zhao Hongwu and Yuan Chongxian Held at Hulan Prison
[Shanhaiguan City, Hebei Province] Police Persecute Practitioner Liu Xiuying
[Weifang City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Qiu Zhaohua Held at the Wangcun Women's Forced Labor Camp
[Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province] Practitioners Fan Zhenguo and Liu Zhichen Left Home to Avoid Persecution
[Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Shao Shoulian Held at the Luotai Resort Brainwashing Center
[Heilongjiang Province] Persecution at the Heilongjiang Provincial Women's Prison
[Baishan City, Jilin Province] National Security Division Officer Monitor Several Practitioners
[Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Supplemental Information Regarding Practitioner Qiu Tieyan
[Mudanjiang City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Ms. Liu Kun Held at the Heilongjiang Province Women's Prison
[Changchun City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Ms. Gu Guiyan from Lanjia District Was Arrested on May 12, 2007, When She was Working on Her Farm
[Changchun City, Jilin Province] Several Practitioners from Nong'an County Arrested
[Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Supplemental Information Regarding the Persecution of Practitioner Sha Mingquan
[Changchun City, Jilin Province] Supplemental Information Regarding the Arrest of Practitioner Wu Limei
[Beijing] Police Arrest Practitioner He Yuying
[Shanghai] Practitioner Huang Hua Arrested
[Liaocheng City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Zhang Shuping Missing
[Shouguang City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Li Hui'e Lives Away from Home to Avoid Persecution
[Yiyuan County, Shandong Province] Practitioners Li Hualian and Zhang Xiangling Arrested in 2005
[Longkou City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Wang Caiqin Persecuted
[Liaocheng City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Zhang Qiaotian Arrested
[Shandong Province] Four Practitioners Arrested
[Baoding City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Luo Liansheng Arrested
[Baoding City, Hebei Province] Practitioners Living in the Cotton Spinning Factory Residential Area Were Harassed Door to Door
[Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Li Shuyan Arrested Again
[Xinmi City, Henan Province] Practitioner Xie Xiaoguang Held at Xinmi City Prison
[Linhai City, Zhejiang Province] Practitioner Wang Lili Arrested
[Chengde City, Hebei Province] Practitioners Li Weifeng and Chen Xiaofeng Arrested
[Hutubi City, Xinjiang Autonomous Region] Practitioner Ge Lijun Arrested
[Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Practitioners Zhou Yiqun and Tu Qiyao Arrested
[Tongliao City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region] Police Arrested Practitioner Baosiqin Gaowa
[Miyi City, Sichuan Province] Police Arrested Practitioner Wang Jian
[Huaihua City, Hunan Province] Supplemental Information Regarding the Arrest of Practitioner Ms. Xie Yufang and Others
[Shihezi City, Xinjiang Autonomous Region] Three Practitioners Persecuted
1. [Tianshui City, Gansu Province] Practitioner Cao Dong is Being Held at Tianshui Prison
Practitioner Mr. Cao Dong was recently detained at Tianshui Prison in Gansu Province (also called Gansu Province No. 3 Prison). Information released from the prison revealed that Mr. Cao was locked up alone in a "small cell." Someone was specially assigned to monitor him. Mr. Cao was forbidden to talk with anyone, and his family's visits were prohibited.
According to an insider, more than 30 practitioners are presently being held at the prison. The guards torture the practitioners by all kinds of methods, such as imprisoning them separately, locking them up with four or five criminal inmates, ordering the inmates to monitor practitioners, beating and verbally abusing practitioners, and depriving them of sleep.
2. [Heilongjiang Province] Practitioners Zhao Hongwu and Yuan Chongxian Held at Hulan Prison
Practitioners Mr. Zhao Hongwu and Mr. Yuan Chongxian, held in Hulan Prison's No.15 Division, did not go to listen to a brainwashing speech on March 25, 2007. Therefore, guard Lu Mingdong beat them and almost strangled them. The two practitioners were injured. Mr. Zhao could not speak for a week.
Mr. Zhao went on a hunger strike on April 14, 2007, in order to get his visitation rights.
3. [Shanhaiguan City, Hebei Province] Police Persecute Practitioner Liu Xiuying
Shanhaiguan City Police Department chief Zhao Ran ordered a dozen officers from the Daonan Police Station to ransack practitioner Ms. Liu Xiuying's home at 6:00 p.m. on April 14, 2007. Police officers threatened Ms. Liu's family that they would have Ms. Liu's son fired. They confiscated an MP3 player, a tape recorder, three copies of Zhuan Falun, and a set of Falun Dafa lecture tapes.
Phone numbers for relevant personnel:
Zhao Ran, Shanhaiguan City Police Department chief: 86-13383359777 (Cell), 86-335-5052196, 86-335-3060933
Liu Guansheng, Shanhaiguan City Police Department, 610 Office head: 86-335-5062814, 86-335-3088933, 86-335-5057838 (Home), 86-13930385885 (Cell)
Ding Guolai, Shanhaiguang District former 610 Office chief: 86-335-5037277 (Office), 86-335-5053296 (Home)
Guan Xiyou, Shanhaiguang District 610 Office head: 86-335-5051072, 86-335-5050267 (Home), 86-13903345303 (Cell)
Lunan Police Station, Shanhaiguang: 86-335-5179943
4. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Qiu Zhaohua Held at the Wangcun Women's Forced Labor Camp
Personnel from the Weifang City Railway Station arrested practitioner Ms. Qiu Zhaohua from Cangnan Street in Weifang City on the night of April 18, 2007. Ms. Qiu has been sentenced to one and a half years of forced labor.
5. [Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province] Practitioners Fan Zhenguo and Liu Zhichen Left Home to Avoid Persecution
Someone reported practitioners Mr. Fan Zhenguo and Mr. Liu Zhichen from the Sanjiazi Township of Lingyuan City on the night of February 17, 2006, when the two practitioners were posting Falun Gong truth-clarification banners in Sihedang Town. Personnel from the town police department arrested them, but they were released that night.
Sihedang Police Station political head Fan Zhenshan and deputy chief Guo Lijun colluded with Sanjiazi Township Police Station political head Chen Guojun. A total of seven policemen went to the two practitioners' homes in an attempt to arrest them, but failed. The two practitioners chose to leave home to avoid arrest.
Li Wenjie, chief of Sihedang Town Police Department, Lingyuan City: 86-13942116048 (Cell)
Guo Lijun, deputy chief: 86-13384216210 (Cell)
Wang Xishan, Sanjiazi Township Police Station, Lingyuan City: 86-421-6360159 (Home), 86-13942126348 (Cell)
Chen Guojun, political head: 86-421-6901666 (Home), 86-13842153959 (Cell)
6. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Shao Shoulian Held at the Luotai Resort Brainwashing Center
Three officers from the Nankouqian Town Government arrested practitioner Ms. Shao Shoulian, 65, from Haiyang Village, Nankouqian Town, Qingyuan County, Fushun City at 5:30 a.m. on May 31, 2007. They took her to the city's Luotai Resort Brainwashing Center.
7. [Heilongjiang Province] Persecution at the Heilongjiang Provincial Women's Prison
Personnel from the Heilongjiang Province Women's Prison have locked up two practitioners per small cell for about seven months. Practitioners have been deprived of their visitation rights.
8. [Baishan City, Jilin Province] National Security Division Officers Monitor Several Practitioners
Personnel from the Jiangyuan District Police Department and from the National Security Division in Baijiang City monitored and followed practitioners. Four officers from the National Security Division ransacked practitioner Ms. Wu Guiying's home on May 12, 2007. They confiscated some Dafa books and materials. Police officers are monitoring several practitioners' homes.
Jiang Tianjun, Jiangyuan District Police Department chief: 86-439-3728899, 86-439-3814001, 86-439-3728666 (Office)
Jiangyuan District National Security Division chief: 86-439-3814032 (Office), 86-13894739969 (Cell)
Jiangyuan District National Security Division political head's office: 86-439-3814055
Jiangyuan District 610 Office: 86-439-3726610
9. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Supplemental Information Regarding Practitioner Qiu Tieyan
Plainclothes policemen arrested practitioner Ms. Qiu Tieyan from the Shihutai Area of the Shenbei New District, Shenyang City, on May 12, 2007.
They also arrested another female practitioner surnamed Guan. The two practitioners are being held at the Zaohua Detention Center.
10. [Mudanjiang City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Ms. Liu Kun Held at the Heilongjiang Province Women's Prison
Practitioner Ms. Liu Kun from Mudanjiang City is being held at the Heilongjiang Province Women's Prison. Two criminal inmates monitor her and try to force her to write the so-called three statements. The guards use various methods to torture her.
11. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Ms. Gu Guiyan from Lanjia District Was Arrested on May 12, 2007, When She was Working on Her Farm
12. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Several Practitioners from Nong'an County Arrested
Several practitioners from Helong Town, Nong'an County were arrested on the night of May 27, 2007. They are: Mr. Wei Cheng, Mr. Fu Cheng, Ms. Xu Yafen, Mr. Li Yaying, Ms. Li Rui, Mr. Zhao Ping, and Mr. Wang Shoushan.
13. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Supplemental Information Regarding the Persecution of Practitioner Sha Mingquan
Personnel from the Zhongshan District Hutan Police Station in Dalian City arrested practitioner Mr. Sha Mingquan and took him to the Ganjingzi Detention Center. They transferred him to the Fushun City Guan'ai Brainwashing Center on May 31, 2007.
Hutan Police Station: 86-411-82863274
Jin Zhaohui, chief: 86-13942643039 (Cell)
14. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Supplemental Information Regarding the Arrest of Practitioner Wu Limei
Officers from the Changchun City Police Department's Internet Surveillance Department arrested practitioner Ms. Wu Limei, an art teacher in the city's No.1 Automobile Company's Experimental Primary School. They had monitored Ms. Wu since March 2007 and kept track of the time each day that Ms. Wu accessed certain Internet websites. Several practitioners have been arrested because they were monitored on the Internet.
Ms. Wu was held for 15 days. She has been released.
15. [Beijing] Police Arrest Practitioner He Yuying
Officers from the Huilongguan Police Station arrested practitioner Ms. He Yuying, 66, from the Huilongguan Residential Community in the Changping District on the night of June 1, 2007. The arrest took place when she was clarifying the facts about Falun Gong in the community. Officers Wang from the National Security Division and Wu from the Huilongguan Police Station led a dozen policemen. They also ransacked Ms. He's home.
Ms. He's family went to the police station the next morning and requested her release, but their request was rejected. Ms. He was transferred to the Changping District Police Department that day. Her whereabouts are unknown.
16. [Shanghai] Practitioner Huang Hua Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Huang Hua from the Changning District in Shanghai was arrested in early May 2007. She is being held at the Minhang Detention Center.
17. [Liaocheng City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Zhang Shuping Missing
Practitioner Ms. Zhang Shuping, 53, is an employee of the Liaocheng City Oil Pump Factory. She lives in the factory's residential community but went missing on April 27, 2007, when she went shopping. Her whereabouts are unknown.
She had previously been sentenced to two years of imprisonment on May 31, 2002, for clarifying the facts about Falun Gong.
18. [Shouguang City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Li Hui'e Lives Away from Home to Avoid Persecution
Officers from the Shouguang City Police Department and from the Hou Town Police Department arrested practitioner Ms. Li Hui'e from Xichai Village, Wutai Township on the morning of May 31, 2007. It has been heard that Ms. Li has escaped and has chosen to stay away from home to avoid further persecution.
19. [Yiyuan County, Shandong Province] Practitioners Li Hualian and Zhang Xiangling Arrested in 2005
Personnel from the Dazhangzhuang Town Police Station in Yiyuan County went to Liujiapangyu Village to arrest practitioners Ms. Li Hualian, Ms. Zhang Xiangling, and Ms. Sun Zhimei and her husband in August 2005. Ms. Li and Ms. Zhang were sentenced to two years of imprisonment, to be served at the Wangcun Forced Labor Camp. Ms. Sun and her husband were released after being fined 4,000 yuan.
Practitioner Ms. Liu Nianju from Qijiayu Village in Laiwu City was also arrested. Her family paid a lot of money to eventually have her released.
20. [Longkou City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Wang Caiqin Persecuted
Practitioner Ms. Wang Caiqin is from Quma Village, Xiadingjia Town, Longkou City, and works at the Longkou City Nanshan Company. As she was leaving work after her shift on the afternoon of June 1, 2007, the guard at the company gate searched her handbag and found five pages of Falun Gong truth-clarifying materials. The guard sent her to the Nanshan Police Station. Police officers ransacked her home. They took Ms. Wang's husband to the Nanshan Security Department and released him at midnight. However, officials from his workplace, the Nanshan Electrolysis Aluminum Factory, fired him.
Ms. Wang is being held at the city detention center, and family visits have been prohibited.
21. [Liaocheng City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Zhang Qiaotian Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Zhang Qiaotian from Donggu Village, Guan County, Liaocheng City, was arrested at 11:00 a.m. on May 15, 2007.
22. [Shandong Province] Four Practitioners Arrested
On the night of May 28, 2007, several practitioners were studying Falun Gong books at practitioner Ms. Lang Huiqun's home near the Eastern Weifang City Railway Station, where the former Fangzi District Cheliuzhuang Town Government was located. Several officers from the Baotong Police Station broke into Ms. Lang's home, photographed the practitioners, and arrested them. The arrested practitioners were: Ms. Lang, Ms. Song, Ms. Xu, and Ms. Sun. Their whereabouts are unknown.
23. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Luo Liansheng Arrested
Officers from the Jiannan Police Station arrested practitioner Mr. Luo Liansheng and ransacked his home in the Xiaojidian District of Baoding City on May 11, 2007. Following his release, the police often harassed him. Mr. Luo therefore chose to live away from home.
24. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Practitioners Living in the Cotton Spinning Factory Residential Area Were Harassed Door to Door
25. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Li Shuyan Arrested Again
Officials from the Leting County Police Department in Tangshan City had several policemen break into the home of practitioner Ms. Li Shuyan, 61. They took her to the county detention center. Ms. Li's family went to visit her, but the guards forbade the visit.
Officers from the county Political and Judiciary Committee 610 Office and from the police department often harassed Ms. Li because she practices Falun Gong. They ransacked her home, fined her, and held her in brainwashing centers or detention centers. Ms. Li was held at the county detention center for a year in 2000.
The county police officials ordered several officers from the Zhongbao Township Police Station to break into Ms. Li's home and ransack it in May 2006. The officers arrested her and took her to the Procuratorate Office. Ms. Li was again sent to the Procuratorate Office in May 2007.
Zhongbao Township Police Station, Leting County: 86-315-4021412; Wang Yonggang, chief
Leting County Police Department: 86-315-4611866
Liu Weizhong, Leting County Police Department Political Security Section chief: 86-315-4618411
Wang Jizhong, Leting County Party Committee 610 Office head: 86-315-4616610
26. [Xinmi City, Henan Province] Practitioner Xie Xiaoguang Held at Xinmi City Prison
Practitioner Mr. Xie Xiaoguang, 50, is Zhumadian City Light Industrial Bureau's Financial Section deputy chief. He was arrested and sentenced to ten years of imprisonment in Xinmi City Prison in 2002 because he distributed Falun Gong truth-clarifying materials.
Guards in the prison have aggravated his persecution since April 2007. They monitor him around the clock and forbid him from practicing Falun Gong. They even deprive him of sleep. Guards ordered criminal inmates to push him to the floor whenever he does the exercises.
Xinmi Prison: 86-371-66982315 ext. No.13 Division
Xinmi Prison Zhengzhou Branch: 86-371-69812642
27. [Linhai City, Zhejiang Province] Practitioner Wang Lili Arrested
Officers from the Linhai City Police Department followed and then arrested several practitioners. The officers divided into three groups and arrested practitioner Ms. Wang Lili and her husband at 9:30 p.m. on May 21, 2007. They also ransacked Ms. Wang's home and confiscated some truth-clarifying materials and Dafa books.
Police broke into Mr. Wang Duanshan's home and arrested him. They also confiscated two printers and a computer.
Police broke into practitioner Ms. Wu Suyu's home when the whole family was studying the Fa. They then arrested Ms. Wu Suyu, Ms. Wu Sumei, Mr. Wu Feiyang, and their elderly mother. The mother was released the next day.
Practitioner Ms. Li Heqing was arrested at 12:00 a.m. on May 21, 2007.
The above-mentioned practitioners are being held at the Linhai City Detention Center. Their families were forbidden to visit them.
28. [Chengde City, Hebei Province] Practitioners Li Weifeng and Chen Xiaofeng Arrested
Police officers Wang Shumin and others from Longhua County, Chengde City, ransacked practitioner Mr. Dong Ziyun's home on May 24, 2007. When they did not find Mr. Dong, they arrested his wife in his place. Mr. Dong's child, not even 10 years old, was left at home alone. His wife was not released until 9:00 p.m.
The police arrested practitioner Mr. Li Weifeng and ransacked his home on May 25, 2007. They also arrested practitioner Mr. Chen Xiaofeng from his workplace. They took the practitioners to the county detention center.
29. [Hutubi City, Xinjiang Autonomous Region] Practitioner Ge Lijun Arrested
In March 2007, Special agent Wang Mingyu deceived practitioner Mr. Ge Lijun into going to the Wulumuqi City Railway Station, where police officers from Hanasi City arrested him. The police also confiscated 10,000 yuan and an MP3 player from Mr. Ge. Personnel from the Tianshan District National Security Division participated in the arrest. Mr. Ge has been sentenced to two years of forced labor at the Wujiaqu Changji Forced Labor Camp.
Mr. Ge had been previously sentenced to three years of forced labor in 2000. He was again sentenced to two years of forced labor in August 2003. This is the third time he has been sentenced to forced labor.
30. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Practitioners Zhou Yiqun and Tu Qiyao Arrested
Practitioners Ms. Zhou Yiqun and Mr. Tu Qiyao from Chengdu City were sentenced to two and a half years and two years of imprisonment respectively, charged with "divulging national secrets." The Wuhou District Court in Chengdu City handed down the sentences. The practitioners appealed to the city's Intermediate Court. Their family members found out that the court agents upheld the original verdict in a secret hearing in early May.
31. [Tongliao City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region] Police Arrested Practitioner Baosiqin Gaowa
Police officers arrested practitioner Ms. Baosiqin Gaowa, 31, from Tongliao City at her rented home in Paotaishan Lane, Beiji Street, Jilin City, at 4:00 a.m. on June 3, 2007. The police have sent her back to Inner Mongolia.
Ms. Baosiqin was arrested in 2005, but she managed to escape and moved to Jilin City. She used her cellphone and called her family, whose phone was monitored. Her cellphone was located, and the police found her rented home in Jilin City. Officers followed her for four days and then arrested her on June 3, 2007.
32. [Miyi City, Sichuan Province] Police Arrested Practitioner Wang Jian
Policeman Peng Jing from Miyi City and personnel from the Salian Township Government arrested practitioner Mr. Wang Jian from Peng Kaiju's home in Salian Township, Miyi County, on May 10, 2007. Mr. Wang is being held at the county detention center.
Miyi County Detention Center: 86-812-8172367
Wang Yongxiang, 610 Office head: 86-13908145856 (Cell), 86-812-8172501, 86-812-8172580
Tang Guangrong, 610 Office deputy head: 86-812-6952114, 86-812-8172463
Gao Yucheng, 610 Office deputy head: 86-13198607247 (Cell), 86-812-8178784
33. [Huaihua City, Hunan Province] Supplemental Information Regarding the Arrest of Practitioner Ms. Xie Yufang and Others
Practitioners Ms. Xie Yufang and Mr. Tang Qizhe, employees of Pu County Xiangwei Company, were arrested for the second time within a month. Police arrested Ms. Xie when she was on her way to her workplace. They then arrested Mr. Tang at his home. The company officers also secretly arrested practitioner Mr. Li Baosheng, a retiree of the company. The three practitioners are presently being held at the Huaihua City Brainwashing Center.
34. [Shihezi City, Xinjiang Autonomous Region] Three Practitioners Persecuted
Officer Cao Cundong and others from the Shihezi City Police Department National Security Team arrested practitioners Ms. Zhang Guilan, Ms. Yue Xiuqin, and Mr. Yan Yixue from the No. 142 League at 9:00 a.m. on May 14, 2007. The police also ransacked their homes. Ms. Zhang's whereabouts are unknown.
Cao Cundong, National Security Team: 86-993-2913241
Xin'an Police Station: 86-993-5635078
Zhao Zhijiang: 86-993-5635479