Additional Persecution News from China - May 21, 2009 (37 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 30 cities or counties in 12 provinces. In this report, 33 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 35 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Shouguang City, Shandong Province] Ms. Li Meifen Reported to Police for Exposing the Persecution
Ms. Li Meifen was reported for clarifying the truth on a bus on the morning of May 16, 2009 and subsequently arrested by police officers of Shouguang City
2. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Mr. Zhao Yancheng Arrested
Mr. Zhao Yancheng lives in Qiaoxi Village, Qiaoguan Town in Changle County, Weifang City. On May 18, 2009, he was arrested. He may be detained in the Changle County Detention Center.
Liu Xiaowei, Director of Changle County Police Department: 86-13806369696 (Cell), 86-536-6296001 (Office), 86-536-8783896 (Home)
Guo Xingjun, Director of Changle County 610 Office: 86-13805363818 (Cell), 86-536-6296003 (Office), 86-536-6299603 (Home)
3. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Ms. Lu Zongqin Arrested
At around 9 p.m. on May 12, 2009, Ms. Lu Zongqin was arrested by police officers from the Beiyuan Police Station. His home was searched and CDs and Dafa books were seized. Presently, she is being detained in the Weifang City Detention Center. Her family has been prohibited from seeing her.
Wang Shuguo, Weifang City Detention Center: 86-536-8911161 (Home), 86-13806363390
Wang Guozhi, in charge of persecution of Falun Gong: 86-536-5308656 (Home), 86-13869630898 (Cell)
Sui Ruwei, Director of Weifang City 610 Office: 86-536-8783031 (Home), 86-13806495398 (Cell)
4. [Hengyang City, Hunan Province] Ms. He Detained in Hengnan County Detention Center
On May 18, 2009, Ms. He was arrested by police officers from the Chashi Town Police Station while she was distributing Shen Yun information in Chashi Town, Hengnan County, Hengyang City. She was tortured in the police station until she was bruised all over. Presently, she is detained in the Hengnan County Detention Center.
Zhou Junwei, Director of Chashi Town Police Station: 86-13907478158
Hu Xiaojun, political; head of Chashi Town Police Station: 86-13762423637
5. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Ma Yujuan Taken to Jinan City Women's Prison
6. [Quangan City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Jiang Heping Has Been Missing Since May 8, 2009
7. [Henan Province] Ms. Han Xiuying and Ms. Han Guihua Taken to Zhoukou City Detention Center
Ms. Han Xiuying, her sister Ms. Han Guihua, and Ms. Han Guihua's husband Mr. Cheng Qingfu have been retired many years. At around 10 p.m. on May 16, 2009, the three elderly practitioners were reported to police when they were putting up adhesive posters exposing the persecution of Falun Gong. They were arrested by police on patrol and taken to the office of the State Security Division in Shanan District. At around 1 a.m. on May 17, 2009, a group of police officers searched Ms. Han Xiuying's daughter's home (Ms. Han lives with her daughter). Afterwards, they searched Mr. Cheng's home.
The three practitioners were taken to the Zhoukou City Detention Center, where Mr. Cheng was not admitted due to his poor health. After he returned home, his daughter and son-in-law were suspended from work so that they would monitor him at home.
Presently, practitioners detained in the Zhoukou City Detention Center include Ms. Xu Meirong, Ms. Han Guihua, Ms. Han Xiuying, Ms. Wang Tianyu, Mr. He Jinliang, Mr. Cheng Jinjing, and Ms. Feng Zijun. Ms. Wang Aizhi, and Ms. Li Yanhui are detained in the Xiangcheng City Detention Center.
8. [Sichuan Province] Mr. Li Hui from Jingang Coal Mine Arrested on May 15, 2009 and Detained in Xuanhan Detention Center of Dazhou City
9. [Huaiyang County, Henan Province] Ms. Qian Meizhen Arrested; Her Home Searched
At 3 a.m. on May 18, 1009, Ms. Qian Meizhen was arrested by police officers from the State Security Division of Huaiyang County. Her computer and printer were seized.
10. [Chuxiong City, Yunnan Province] Ms. Tu Siru Brought to Chuxiong City Court Last Week
Yin Qinghong, presiding judge of first criminal court of Chuxiong City: 86-878-3386712
11. [Fuzhou City, Fujian Province] Supplementary Information on Arrest of Ms. Wei Jinying and Ms. Yu Jing
On the night of May 15, 2009, Ms. Wei Jinying and Ms. Yu Jing were arrested by police officers from the Gudong Police Station while they were putting up posters to expose the persecution of Falun Gong. At midnight, their homes were searched.
Ms. Yu's children are all abroad. Her elderly mother, in her nineties, has been left at home unattended.
Ms. Wei is in her seventies. Her husband's hands were shaking from the fright of having his home suddenly ransacked by police.
12. [Taishan City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Huang Jinying and Ms. Su Chunjin Detained in Taishan Detention Center
Ms. Huang Jinying, 59, and Ms. Su Chunjin, 62, live at the Haiyan Huaqiao Farm. They are sisters-in-law.
On the afternoon of May 16, 2009, they were reported to police when they were in Xingchuan Town, Taishan City. Later, they were arrested by police officers from the Xingchuan Town Police Station. Presently, they are detained in the Taishan City Detention Center.
13. [Dazhu County, Sichuan Province] Three Practitioners Persecuted
On November 4, 2008, Ms. Zhang Qinglan (in her sixties), Ms. You Kaibi, and Ms. Li Zurong went to Sangu Township to distribute Falun Gong flyers. They were arrested by police officers from the Wangjia Police Station. In the police station, Ms. You was brutally beaten. Then, they were transferred to the State Security Division of Dazhu County.
Ms. Zhang was detained and interrogated for six months until she was finally released on May 6, 2009.
14. [Zibo City, Shandong Province] Ms. Chen Guang and Ms. Wang Qingfang Arrested
Ms. Chen Guang and Ms. Wang Qingfang live in Zhangdian District of Zibo City. They were recently arrested. On May 12, 2009, some plainclothes police pretended to be employees of a moving company and tricked Ms. Chen into opening her door, and proceeded to arrest her. Their detention location is unknown.
15. [Bo'ai County, Henan Province] Persecution Ms. Li Guirong Has Suffered
Ms. Li Guirong, 55, is a retired worker of the Qinghua Grain Station of the Bo'ai County Grain Bureau. On October 12, 2007, she was arrested by a police officer from the local 610 Office. She was rejected by two detention centers due to her health, so she was finally released. The police turned in her records to the local Procuratorate and court, plotting to sentence her. After learning the news, she was forced to leave home. During this period, the police kept on calling her home and her relatives' homes to search for her. Recently, it has been learned that her workplace cooperated with the police and deducted her retirement pension, which is only several hundred yuan each month. Her husband and son both lost their jobs. Her retirement pension is the only source of income for her family.
Human resources office of Bo'ai County Grain Bureau: 86-391-8691968,86-391-8610037
Li Yinghao, Director of the local 610 Office: 86-13603448786
Sun Lujun, Deputy Director: 86-13949673873
16. [Zouping County, Shandong Province] Ms. Dong Naizhen Sentenced to Three Years of Forced Labor
Ms. Dong Naizhen, around 45 years old, is a worker at the cotton mill under the Hongcheng Company in Zouping County. On the afternoon of April 3, 2009, she was arrested by police officers from the Daixi Police Station for distributing Falun Gong flyers. On April 27, 2009, she was sentenced to three years of forced labor and taken to the Wangcun Forced Labor Camp.
About six years ago, she was detained in the Wangcun Forced Labor Camp for three years. This is the second time she has been sentenced to forced labor.
Cheng Kun, chief of the Zouping County 610 Office: 86-13805431765
Liu Jiping: 86-13905431777 (Cell), 86-543-4360300 (Office), 86-543-4261867 (Home)
17. [Shanghai] Ms. Liang Yunying Sentenced to Two Years of Forced Labor
Ms. Liang Yunying, in her fifties, lives in Baoshan District, Shanghai. At the beginning of June 2008, she and several other practitioners from Shanghai took a tour of Yangzhou City. In a park in Yangzhou City, they were deceived by a plainclothes officer, who requested Dafa materials from them. All the practitioners were arrested. Some practitioners were released one after another, but Ms. Liang has been detained for a long time. She was taken to the Qingpu Brainwashing Center. Recently she was sentenced to two years of forced labor by the Baoshan District 610 Office.
18. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Ms. Li Suhua Arrested
Ms. Li Suhua, in her sixties, lives in Fengrun District, Tangshan City. On the afternoon of May 15, 2009, she was arrested by police officers from the Linyin Road Police Station while she was clarifying the truth about Falun Gong in a market. On the same afternoon, her home was searched. Presently, she is detained in the Fengrun District Detention Center.
Linyin Road Police Station: 86-315-3134111
19. [Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province] Persecution Ms. Feng Yanli Has Suffered
On the afternoon of May 14, 2009, police officers from the Dongsheng Police Station arrested four practitioners: Ms. Feng Yanli, Ms. Yan Xiulian, Ms. Liu Yongli, and Mr. Wan Minghai. Ms. Yan Xiulian has returned home safely. Ms. Feng Yanli, Ms. Liu Yongli, and Mr. Wan Minghai are detained in the Shisanli Detention Center.
Police officers broke into the practitioners' homes and confiscated their property. They even took the battery charger of an electric bicycle and some of the children's movies.
20. [Huadian City, Jilin Province] Mr. Zheng Zhaoliang Arrested at Home on May 20, 2009
Zhou Jian, Director of the Huadian City 610 Office: 86-432-6220610 (Office), 86-13804448659 (Cell), 86-432-6226288
Yang Baolin, Deputy Director of Huadian City 610 Office: 86-13704348883 (Cell), 86-432-6278191 (Home)
21. [Kuancheng County, Hebei Province] Mr. Wang Baozhong Arrested
Mr. Wang Baozhong, Ms. Wang Shuping, and Mr. Wang Jingfa live in Xiakanzi Village, Kuancheng Town, Kuancheng County. On April 24, 2009, they and two other fellow practitioners were arrested by police officers from the State Security Division of Kuancheng County. Their homes were searched. Mr. Wang Jingfa and the two practitioners were released one day later.
Ms. Wang Shuping was released 15 days later. Mr. Wang Baozhong is still detained in the Kuancheng County Detention Center.
Zhang Wei, Chief of the State Security Division of Kuancheng County: 86-314-6633507, 86-13903247389
Zhang Yusen, Deputy Chief of the State Security Division of Kuancheng County: 86-314-6863937, 86-13932425620
22. [Beijing] Mistreatment Ms. Zhao Yan Has Suffered in Huhhot Forced Labor Camp
In January 2009, Ms. Zhao Yan from Dongcheng District was reported to police for clarifying the truth about Falun Gong. Afterwards, she was arrested by the police. Within days, she was sentenced to two years of forced labor. She was then covertly taken to the Huhhot City Forced Labor Camp. There she refused to do forced labor and consequently suffered both mental and physical abuse.
23. [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Ms. Qi Liping Arrested
Ms. Qi Liping lives in First Village of Peige Town, Changli County, Qinhuangdao City. At midnight on May 13, 2009, she was arrested at home by police officers from the Xinji Police Station, and her Dafa books were seized. Presently, she is detained in the Changli County Detention Center.
24. [Yutian County, Hebei Province] Nine Practitioners, Including Ms. Wang Suli, Arrested
At around 4 p.m. on May 19, 2009, eight police officers from Woluogu Town Police Station broke into Ms. Wang Suli's home. At that time, nine practitioners, including Ms. Wang Suli, Ms. Kou Zhirui, Ms. Zhang Huanying, Ms. Li Xiufen, Ms. Liang Jinzhi, and Ms. Meng Chunling, were studying the Fa together. They were all arrested. They are now detained in the Yutian County Detention Center.
25. [Changle County, Shandong Province] Mr. Zhao Yancheng Arrested
Mr. Zhao Yancheng, in his seventies, lives in Qiaoguan Town, Changle County. On the afternoon of May 18, 2009, the director of the Qiaoguan Town Police Station and the 610 Office of the State Security Division broke into his home and took him to the local detention center.
Mr. Zhao has been repeatedly arrested and harassed for being a Falun Gong practitioner. The police have extorted money from his wife and destroyed his house. His son has developed a mental impairment due to the trauma.
Wang Li, director of the Qiaoguan Town Police Station: 86-13906360173
26. [Changle County, Shandong Province] Mr. Mao Wenzeng Arrested
On the afternoon of May 14, 2009, police officers from the Yaogou Town Police Station, Changle County Police Department, and State Security Division rushed to Xiajiazhuang Village of Yaogou Town and arrested Mr. Mao Wenzeng at home. He was taken to the Changle County Police Department. The police then ransacked his home.
In October 2007, he was sentenced to forced labor for the second time and released in September 2008. His wife, practitioner Ms. Zhao Fenghua, had been persecuted to death in 2002.
Chang Quanbin, chief of State Security Division of Changle County: 86-15905369389, 86-536-6299204
Guo Xingjun, director of the local 610 Office: 86-13805363818, 86-536-6299603
27. [Mengyin County, Shandong Province] Mr. Cui Hongde Sentenced to Forced Labor
Mr. Cui Hongde lives in Mengyin Town, Mengyin County. On March 17, 2009, he was arrested. Later, he was sentenced to one year of forced labor and detained in the Second Forced Labor Camp of Shandong Province.
28. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhang Yuying Sentenced to Seven Years of Imprisonment on April 17, 2009
29. [Puyang City, Henan Province] Supplementary Information on Arrest of Ms. Jiang Zhaofang and Ms. Ju Lili
On the night of May 17, 2009, Ms. Jiang Zhaofang and Ms. Ju Lili were arrested by police officers from the Zhongyuan Oil Field Police Department. They were detained in the Nanlishang Detention Center in Puyang City.
Ms. Jiang Zhaofang, in her forties, has been detained in a brainwashing session many times by Han Qing, a member of the Zhongyuan Oil Field 610 Office. She was also detained in a mental hospital many times as well. As a result, she could not take care of herself and became extremely thin. In October 2008, her thigh wound, which she sustained while she was detained in a forced labor camp, became infected and started to excrete pus. Under such conditions, after being detained for more than one month, she was still sentenced to one and half years of forced labor, which is to be executed outside of the labor camp.
Ms. Ju Lili, in her forties, is a staff member of the Zhongyuan Oil Field Television College. She has been repeatedly detained in the detention center, brainwashing center, and mental hospital. She was sentenced to two years of forced labor and three years of forced labor twice. She was also forced to get divorced.
30. [Changtu County, Liaoning Province] Ms. Wen Jiuling Sentenced to Forced Labor and Ms. Xu Yufeng Taken to Brainwashing Center
On April 17, 2009, three Falun Gong practitioners from Lianghe Village, Liangzhongqiao Town, Changtu County were arrested by police officers from the Liangzhongqiao Town Police Station. Among them, Ms. Yang Shukun and Ms. Wen Jiuling were taken to the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp. Ms. Wen was sentenced to one and half years of forced labor. Ms. Yang was rejected by the forced labor camp due to her health problems. She returned home on April 30, 2009.
Ms. Xu Yufeng returned home from the Changtu County Detention Center on April 2, 2009. On May 12, 2009, she was taken to the Saerhu District Brainwashing Center. The police extorted 3,500 yuan from her family.
31. [Hongjiang City, Hunan Province] Ms. She Donglian and Ms. Zhu Yu'an Arrested
On May 14, 2009, Ms. She Donglian and Ms. Zhu Yu'an were reported to police for clarifying the truth about Falun Gong and distributing a DVD of a Shen Yun performance. They were arrested by the "110 police" from the Anjiang Town Police Station. Presently, they are detained in the Baihunao Detention Center in Anjiang Town, Hongjiang City, Hunan Province.
32. [Laizhou City, Shandong Province] Ms. Sun Yuping Arrested
On the afternoon of May 16, 2009, Liu Jingbing and more than ten police officers from the Laizhou City 610 Office and State Security Division arrested Ms. Sun Yuping. She was detained in the Dianzi Brainwashing Center.
33. [Tianjin City] Ms. Yu Hongying Arrested and Harassed
Ms. Yu Hongying lived in Maquan Village, Zhaolianzhuang Township, Dagang District, Tianjin City. She was reported to police by a villager for practicing Falun Gong. On May 14, 2009, she was arrested by two police officers from the Zhongtang Town Police Station. Her computer, printer, Dafa books and materials were seized. After Ms. Yu was released, the police repeatedly called at her home to harass her. She had to leave home to avoid further persecution.
34. [Xiaoyi City, Shanxi Province] Ms. Jiang Baolian and Ms. Du Haizhen Arrested
On May 18, 2009, Ms. Jiang Baolian and Ms. Du Haizhen were arrested at home by police officers from the State Security Division of Xiaoyi City. They were detained in the Xiaoyi City Detention Center.
35. [Linqu County, Shandong Province] Mr. Shi Mingchang Detained in Brainwashing Center after Released From Prison
Mr. Shi Mingchang was supposed to be released from the Zhangqiu Forced Labor Camp in May 2009, but the Linqu County 610 Office did not allow him to go home. Instead, they detained him in the CCP' s brainwashing center.
Ma Lianzhi, director of Linqu County 610 Office: 86-13806360696,86-536-3116118 (Office), 86-536-3160866 (Home)
36. [Beihai City, Guangxi Province] Ms. Guo Xiulian Arrested
At 10 a.m. on May 18, 2009, Ms. Guo Xiuliang was arrested and taken to a drug rehabilitation center. Upon arriving, she was pushed into a restroom and locked up there for several hours.
37. [Guan County, Shandong Province] Police Plot to Arrest Ms. Wang Shuhua Twice Without Success
At around 9 a.m. on July 11, 2008, police from Guan County rushed into the residential yard of Liaocheng University to arrest Ms. Wang Shuhua. She made her escape and was forced to become destitute and homeless. The police seized her Dafa books, a portrait of the founder of Falun Dafa, and a CD.
On the afternoon of March 2, 2009, the police suddenly surrounded the building in which Ms. Hua was living and tried to arrest her. She made her escape for a second time.