Latest News from China - March 22, 2004
- [Mulan Town, Sichuan Province] Local Police Arrest Good People
- [Fuzhou City, Jiangxi Province] Practitioner Chen Yongzhen Arrested
- [Laishui County, Hebei Province] The "610 Office" and Police in Laishui County Persecute Falun Dafa Practitioners
- [Handan City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Wang Yan Arrested
- [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Han Yan from Jinzhou District Detained
- [Chongren County, Jiangxi Province] List of Falun Dafa Practitioners Detained in a Brainwashing Class
- [Suining City, Sichuan Province] Hengshan Practitioners Arrested
- [Yunnan Province] Facts of the Persecution in Yunnan Province
- [Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Li Yuehua Tortured at Masanjia Forced Labor Camp
- [Yanshan County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Wu Shuying Arrested During the "Two Conferences"
1. [Mulan Town, Sichuan Province] Local Police Arrest Good People
On the morning of March 3, 2004, Xiao Guofeng and Jiang Pengfei, from Police Substation No. 2 in Mulan Town, went to practitioners' homes to interfere with their normal lives. When the two policemen left one of the houses, they happened to see practitioner Ji Fengqin (who they sought to catch) passing by, and arrested her. The director of the police substation, Yang Hailin, later organized an illegal search of Ms. Ji Fengqin's home. Ji was taken to a detention center.
2. [Fuzhou City, Jiangxi Province] Practitioner Chen Yongzhen Arrested
Chen Yongzhen, a Falun Dafa practitioner from Fuzhou City, was arrested while photocopying Teacher's lectures at a store on the afternoon of January 7, 2004. Chen was later sentenced to three years of forced labor.
3. [Laishui County, Hebei Province] The "610 Office" and Police in Laishui County Persecute Falun Dafa Practitioners
On February 29 and March 1, the "610 Office,"(1) and the local police searched practitioners' homes without reason. Many practitioners, including Zhang Xiuqi, were arrested. The police also confiscated a photocopier, a refrigerator, and some appliances without justification. Zhang Xiuqi's whereabouts are still unknown.
4. [Handan City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Wang Yan Arrested
Practitioner Wang Yan from Handan City was arrested by the "610 Office" on February 19, 2004. She persisted in her practice, and is still being detained at a brainwashing class in Handan City. She has initiated a hunger strike to protest her illegal detention. The "610 Office" also tried to extort several thousand Yuan from her family members, who are so far refusing to pay the bribe.
Handan practitioners Su Guorong and Zhang Hua'e are being detained at Handan Detention Center No. 2. Practitioner Han Meng is being detained at Handan Detention Center No.1.
Cao Zhixia, director of the "610 Office," 86-310-7413519 (work),
86-310-3158028 (home), 86-13803101111 (cell);
Zhao Hongjian, assistant director of the "610 Office," 86-0310-7413517 (cell);
5. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Han Yan from Jinzhou District Detained
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Han Yan lives in Jinzhou District of Dalian City. At the end of February, personnel from the Yongzheng Police Substation unjustly arrested her. The police searched her home and took her computer and some truth-clarifying materials. Currently, Han Yan is being detained at the Sanli Prison in Jinzhou District.
6. [Chongren County, Jiangxi Province] List of Falun Dafa Practitioners Detained in a Brainwashing Class
The following practitioners are being detained at the brainwashing class in Chongren County: Chen Xiangzhu (82 years old), Chen Baolan, Chen Meiying, Wang Haiying, Mr. Liang, Deng Xiaoying, Ma Meiying, Chen Dongying, Huang Xiaomei, and Huang Longzhu.
7. [Suining City, Sichuan Province] Hengshan Practitioners Arrested
Personnel from the Hengshan Police Substation and Suining National Security Brigade arrested Zhang Ping'an, a practitioner from Village Five of Hengshan Town, at Shangjie, Hengshan Town. He was taken to the National Security Brigade and persecuted there.
Staff from the Hengshan Police Substation abducted Wang Yirong, a practitioner from Village Three, Hengshan Town, from his home on the morning of March 4, 2004. On the way to the police substation, Wang Yirong was continually beaten. After 6:00 p.m. the police went to Village Six and tried to arrest practitioner Mo Chengxun. At the scene, Mo's neighbors and many local people resisted to the unlawful detention. As a result, the attempt to arrest him failed.
Relevant phone numbers:
Hengshan Police Substation, 86-825-2881042;
Hengshan Town Government, 86-825-2881029;
Zhang Zhenhong, 86-13982510072;
8. [Yunnan Province] Facts of the Persecution in Yunnan Province
On March 12, 2004 practitioner Liu Yunhong, a disabled person whose parents are both deceased, was arrested by policemen Liu Jianxiong and Feng Ying while he was distributing truth-clarifying materials. His home was searched as well. The phone number of the policemen is 86-871-7190305.
Practitioner Kuang Ying is being detained at the Dabanqiao Female Forced Labor Camp in Yunnan Province for not giving up her beliefs in Falun Dafa. Although the term initially imposed on her has been completed, she has still not been released. The phone number of Dabanqiao Female Forced Labor Camp is 86-871-7337584.
9. [Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Li Yuehua Tortured at Masanjia Forced Labor Camp
On May 17, 2002 Falun Dafa practitioner Li Yuehua was abducted from her home and taken to the Jinzhou Brainwashing Class. She was then sentenced to forced labor because she refused to give up her belief in Falun Dafa. Presently she is still being subjected to torture at the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp in Liaoning Province.
10. [Yanshan County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Wu Shuying Arrested During the "Two Conferences"
At around 5:30 p.m. on March 1, 2003 four policemen, including Wang Xian, Jia Hongseng, Chen Zhongchang, and Li Zheng broke into practitioner Wu Shuying's home to arrest him carrying a warrant. Wu Shuying explained the truth about Falun Gong to them, but they said, "What you said is right, but this is business." With that, they proceeded to turn the house upside down and took Dafa books, VCDs, a tape recorder, tapes, three envelopes, a dozen stamps, and a pad of stationary. This was the third time that they had searched his home. Wu tried his best to stop them, but was eventually taken to the Public Security Bureau. When the search was conducted, two friends happened to be visiting. They were also arrested for no apparent reason.
Relevant phone numbers:
Director's office of the Public Security Bureau in Yanshan County, 86-317-6225356;
General office of the Public Security Bureau in Yanshan County, 86-317-6221029;
The Politics & Security Section of Yanshan County, 86-317-6225554;
The Detention Center of the Public Security Bureau in Yanshan County, 86-317-6221342;
(1)"610 Office" is an agency specifically created to persecute Falun Gong with absolute power over each level of administration in the Party and all other political and judiciary systems.