Mr. Jiang Feng was arrested at Pudong Airport in Shanghai on the way to join his wife Mei Xuan, an artist at Shen Yun Performing Arts Company in America.
Husband of Shen Yun Performer Arrested and Taken to Brainwashing Center
Name: Jiang Feng (江峰)
Address: Luyang District, Hefei City, Anhui Province
Occupation: Piano tuner
Date of Most Recent Arrest: February 18, 2010
Most Recent Place of Detention: the Brainwashing Center at the Domestic Security Team of Luyang District Police Precinct in Hefei City (合肥市庐阳区国保大队洗脑班)
Persecution Suffered: Brainwashing, illegal sentencing, imprisonment, home ransacked, interrogation, detention
Mr. Jiang Feng, the husband of Mei Xuan, an erhu player with Shen Yun Performing Arts Company, is detained in a brainwashing center by the Domestic Security Team of Luyang District Police Precinct in Hefei City, Anhui Province. Two officers from Yimin Police Station, where Jiang Feng registered his residency, were assigned to assist the brainwashing.
On February 18, 2010, Mr. Jiang was scheduled to take U.S. Continental flight number CO86 to reunite with his wife. He had checked in his luggage, obtained a boarding pass, and gone through the security check. He should have arrived in Newark Airport on the afternoon of February 18, but his wife found that he had never boarded the plane. He went missing after the security check and before boarding the aircraft in Pudong Airport.
On February 21, 2010, Ms. Mei Xuan told journalists, "In order to interfere with Shen Yun, the Chinese Communist Party has not only arrested my husband but also arrested my mother a month ago, causing my father to be bedridden with grief ever since." She said her husband must have been arrested by the 610 Office.
Mr. Jiang is being detained in a brainwashing center.
Mr. Jiang was arrested for the first time on July 20, 1999, as soon as he arrived at his job. His wife was arrested from home at 4 p.m. the same day. He was sentenced to three years in prison.