Additional Persecution News from China - September 30, 2008 (19 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's report relates persecution incidents that took place in 16 cities or counties in 7 provinces. Twenty Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to brutal mistreatment during detention, and at least 12 practitioners were arrested.
[Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Zuo Gang was Tortured in Longjiang County, The tortures used included: The "Big Hang Up," "Handcuffing in Excruciating Positions," "Iron Chair," and "Pouring Cold Water on the Body."
[Yishui County, Shandong Province] Ms. Xie Zhixia Arrested
On September 24, 2008, Ms. Xie Zhixia from Yishui Township, Yishui County was arrested by policemen from the National Security Group of the Yishui County Police Department, including Song Wei. After that, she was illegally detained in a detention center.
Party Secretary of Yishui Country Political and Legal Committee, Zhang Daosheng: 86-539-2252305, 86-13805499092
Director of Yishui County 610 Office, home phone: 86-539-2260145, 86-13705398125
Team lead of Yishui County National Security Group, Song Wei: 86-539-2233680, 86-13705493366
[Jining City, Shandong Province] Ms. Li Fengyun Arrested
Ms. Li Fengyun is more than 50 years old and graduated from the Second Occupational High School of Jining City. On September 25, 2008 while visiting her parents and clarifying the truth to local people, she was arrested by the police. After that, Li Fengyun's home in Jining City was ransacked.
[Zhengzhou, Henan Province] Mr. Ma Xiaoguang Arrested at Home on September 22, 2008
[Chongren County, Jiangxi Province] Mr. Zan Xuelu, Mr. Wu Jianping, and Ms. Ding Yinxiu Persecuted
Mr. Zan Xuelu is over 40 years old. He was sentenced to three years in a forced labor camp for refusing to renounce Falun Gong. In 2006, he was again illegally sentenced, this time to four years in Nanchang Forced Labor Camp. Currently, he is jailed in the Nanchang Forced Labor Camp and his family is not permitted to visit him.
In October 2007, while distributing materials about the persecution of Falun Gong in Nanchang City, Mr. Wu Jianping was arrested. After that, he was sentenced to four years in a forced labor camp. Currently, he is being persecuted in the Fenyi Forced Labor Camp of Nanchang City.
Ms. Din Yinxiu is 65 years old. In October 2007, she was arrested while distributing truth-clarifying materials. She was sentenced to one year in a forced labor camp. Currently, she is detained at the Jiangxi Province Women's Forced Labor Camp.
[Tianjin City] Ms. Sun Guiping and Qiu Chengfu Illegally Detained
Ms. Sun Guiping lives in Fengtai Township, Ninghe County, Tianjin City. While distributing truth-clarifying materials, she was reported and then arrested. Currently, Sun Guiping is illegally detained at Ninghe County Detention Center.
Mr. Qiu Chengfu from Ninghe County was arrested while he was clarifying the truth. He was released after being detained in the Ninghe County Detention Center.
[Jiangsu Province] Ms. Wang Chunfang and Mr. Xu Wei Illegally Detained
Ms. Wang Chunfang and Ms. Yang Guihua are both about 60 years old. Around September 15, 2008, they were arrested by police from Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu Province. After that, they were detained in the Zhenjiang City Detention Center. Yang Guihua was released after the police extorted 5000 yuan from her family.
Mr. Xu Wei is 32 years old and lives in Jurong City. On September 23, he was arrested. Currently, he is detained in the Zhenjiang City Detention Center.
[Luquan City, Hebei Province] Ms. Han Furong Arrested
Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Han Furong is about 50 years old and lives in Dahe Township, Luquan City. At lunch time on September 1, 2008, she was arrested by police from the Dahe Township Police Station. Currently, she is detained in Luquan City Detention Center.
Deputy Chief of Dahe Township Police Station: 86-13832388948
[Jixi City, Heilongjiang Province] In September 2008, Ms. Lu Qingxiang of Chengzihe District, Jixi City Arrested by Police from the 610 Office
[Zhuzhou City, Hunan Province] Persecution that Mr. Wen Jian and His Wife Ms. Liu Xiaoli Suffered
Since 1999, Mr. Wen Jian has been arrested 9 times. He was sentenced to a forced labor camp twice, sent to brainwashing classes twice, and detained in a detention center 3 times. Currently, he is tightly monitored by his company. Ms. Liu Xiaoli was arrested 4 times. She was sentenced to a forced labor camp 3 times and also detained in a detention center. While she was jailed, she was cuffed to a steel bed, steel window, or steel door. She was deprived of sleep and not permitted to use the restroom. She was beaten by electric batons, which left burn wounds all over her body. She started a hunger strike to protest the tortures. However, guards put shackles on her feet and force-fed her with salt water, until her stomach bled. She was choked to the point of losing conscious several times. Currently, she is homeless to avoid arrest.
[Donggang City Liaoning Province] Ms. Zhao Guiqin Arrested
In the afternoon of September 25, 2008, Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Zhao Guiqin of Changshan Township, Donggang City, Liaoning Province was arrested at home. Currently, she is detained in the Donggang City Detention Center.
[Zhuzhou City, Hunan Province] Ms. Zhang Hejun, Ms. Yu Zhenyu, and Mr. Liu Qingliang Persecuted
Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Zhang Hejun, Ms. Yu Zhenyu, and Mr. Liu Qingliang were arrested in April 2008. Their family members have not been permitted to visit them.
[Hulin City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Liu Dequan Illegally Detained
Around 11 p.m. on September 24, policemen from the 850 Farm Police Station of Hulin City arrested Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Liu Dequan. Currently, Liu Dequan is detained at the 850 Farm Police Station.
[Shanghai City] Ms. Shi Ping from Baoshan District Arrested on August 4. Her Whereabouts Are Currently Unknown.
[Beijing City] Mr. Lang Zhongxu Arrested
On May 12, 2008, Mr. Lang Zhongxu whose address was #3, Waiguanxie Street, Chaoyang District, was arrested by police from the Anzhen Police Station. Currently, he is detained in the Chaoyang District Detention Center. His mother, wife and a young son are left at home.
[Jiexi County, Guangdong Province] Ms. Hong Lizhu Arrested
Ms. Hong Lizhu is over 50 years old and lives in Mianhu Township, Jiexi County. For practicing Falun Gong, she was arrested several times, and her home was ransacked. On the evening of September 10, 2008, while placing materials about the persecution of Falun Gong at the old address of the Mianhu Township Police Station, Hong Lizhu was reported and arrested by police from the Mianhu Police Station. Her home was ransacked later. Her audio tapes for practicing the exercises were confiscated. Currently, she is illegally detained at Houshan Detention Center.
Mianhu Police Station of Jiexi County: 86-663-5256109
[Haicheng City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Luo Xiaoming Fired
Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Luo Xiaoming was a policeman for the Haicheng City Police Department. In early July 2008, he clarified the truth to the Chief of the police department, Yang Yuchuan, and encouraged him to resign from the Chinese Communist Party. Luo Xiaoming was arrested right away and fired from the police department. Currently, Luo Xiaoming is still detained in a detention center.
Chief of Haicheng City Police Department, Yang Yuchuan: 86-13304123366
[Binzhou City, Shandong Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Qiao Baoming Sentenced Two Years in a Forced Labor Camp
On September 27, 2008, Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Qiao Baoming was sentenced to two years in the 2nd Forced Labor Camp of Shandong Province by the Binzhou City 610 Office.
Binzhou City 610 Office: 86-543-3301128
[Baoji City, Shaanxi Province] Seven Falun Gong Practitioners Tried in Court
Ms. Song Xiannan, Ms. Wu Fengru, Ms. Zhao Baoqin, Ms. Qin Lijie, Ms. Duan Baojun, Ms. Zhang Qiulin and another practitioners were arrested in April 2008 and have been illegally detained since then. Law Enforcement of Baoji City unlawfully set up a trial for these seven practitioners on September 24.
September 29, 2008