Latest News from China - September 2, 2004
- [Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Mr. Li Fengqiao Is Sent to Masanjia Forced Labor Camp
- [Benxi City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Mr. Lv Jingyu Is on Hunger Strike to Protest Illegal Detention
- [Suizhou City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Ge Xinshang Is Arrested
- [Tianjin City] Practitioners Liao Zhiping and Wang Bo Are Arrested for Distributing Dafa Truth Materials
- [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Cui Xiuxin Is Arrested
- [Guizhou Province] Police at Yang'ai Farm Brutally Torture Dafa Practitioners
- [Gui Yang City, Guizhou Province] Dafa Practitioner Ms. Hu Mingqin Forcibly Taken to Lannigou Brainwashing Center
- [Fushang Town of Weicheng District, Shandong Province] Practitioner Mr. Gao Benhua Is Forcibly Taken Away
- [Yi County, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioner Yan Laishen Is Arrested
- [Rongcheng City, Shandong Province] Dafa Practitioners Ms. Wang Lianzhi and Ms. Yan Jifen Are Detained
1. [Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner, Mr. Li Fengqiao Is Sent to Masanjia Forced Labor Camp
On August 8, 2004, Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Li Fengqiao from Qiaoxi Area of Taihe District, in Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province, was arrested and sentenced to three years' forced labor. He was then sent to Masanjia Forced Labor Camp. According to a family member, Mr. Li has been on hunger strike for more than twenty days, and his life is in danger.
2. [Benxi City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Mr. Lv Jingyu Is on Hunger Strike to Protest Illegal Detention
Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Lv Jingyu is a physical education instructor at Benxi City Metallurgy College in Liaoning Province. He is being detained at Wafangdian Prison in Liaoning Province. He has been on a hunger strike for over ten days to protest his illegal detention.
3. [Suizhou City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Ge Xinshang Is Arrested
Falun Gong practitioner, Mr. Ge Xinshang, 53, is a retiree from the Suizhou City Textile Factory in Hubei Province. While on his way home at about 7:30 p.m. on August 25, 2004, Mr. Ge was arrested by a group of policemen from Zengdu District, Xicheng Police Station. The police officers suspect him of participating in the making of banners saying, "Falun Dafa is a righteous way," "Fa rectifies the human world," "Human hearts will return to righteousness," and others, several years ago. The next day, police officers Liu Guoqing, Li Jingbo, and others again attempted to search his home for Falun Dafa books and truth clarification materials. Ge's wife, also a practitioner, refused to cooperate, and filed a complaint about the police's breaking and entering her home. Ge's wife solemnly condemned their unlawful behavior. The attempt by the police was in vain.
On August 27, Ge's wife went to the national security unit of the Public Security Bureau to ask about Mr. Ge. She was told that he was sentenced to three years and sent to Shayang Forced Labor Camp.
The police officer responsible is Li Jingbo. Cellular phone: 86-13085259868.
4. [Tianjin City] Practitioners Liao Zhiping and Wang Bo Are Arrested for Distributing Dafa Truth Materials
In July 2004, Falun Gong practitioner, Ms. Liao Zhiping was arrested while she was distributing Dafa truth-clarifying materials, and was sentenced to two years of forced labor. Ms. Liao is a ranking military division officer. Her arrest shocked the Tianjin City police department. What they found hard to understand was the firm adherence to the practice by a high-ranking official after more than five years of suppression of Falun Gong. The police said, "Your Teacher is so great!" Ms. Liao is still being detained in a detention center.
Mr. Wang Bo, a sophomore student at Tianjin University of Technology, was arrested while he was distributing Dafa truth clarifying VCD's.
In Tianjin City, the Banqiao Women's Forced Labor Camp set up a so-called "Intense Assault Unit." According to the news from inside, a dozen Falun Gong practitioners were detained in this "Intense Assault Unit." They were forbidden to use the restrooms. Only a bedpan was put in the room, which has a picture of Teacher Li Hongzhi on the bottom of it.
5. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Cui Xiuxin Is Arrested
Dafa practitioner Ms. Cui Xiuxin, is in her 40s, and is an oculist at Dalian City Chemical Industrial AG Hospital. She is a good doctor, with great work ethics, and she treats her patients with warm kindness. She is recognized as an expert in her field at the hospital and is considered a good person among the patients.
In April 2000, she went to Beijing in order to clarify the truth and great good of Falun Dafa to the government. She visited the State Department Appeals Office according to her legal rights. As a result, she was illegally imprisoned in the notorious Masanjia Forced Labor Camp in Liaoning Province for one year. Her parents are both over 80 years old and her mother is paralyzed. Her husband, Mr. Wang, is a doctor of internal medicine in a big hospital, and he does not practice Falun Gong.
At about 9:00 a.m. on August 31, 2004, Ms. Cui was on duty in Dalian City Chemical Industrial AG Hospital and about six police officers forcibly abducted her. Those police officers were said to be from an operative unit in the Dalian City Police Department. Her office and her home were searched.
Related Phone Numbers:
Operator of Dalian City Chemical Industrial AG Hospital: 86-411-86892077
Outpatient Department of Dalian City Chemical Industrial AG Hospital: 86-411-86892065
Ms. Cui Xiuxin: 86-411-84202917 (Home)
6. [Guizhou Province] Police at Yang'ai Farm Brutally Torture Dafa Practitioners
Police officers Gan Minghui and Zou Kongxian tied up Dafa practitioner Ms. Xie Guohua and shocked her with electric batons. The police officers claimed that using electric batons was practicing their rights. They stated that it wouldn't be illegal even if they beat Dafa practitioners to death. The police also ordered thugs to severely beat Dafa practitioner Ms. Wu Shunying. They dragged her up and down the staircases by her feet, which resulted in three gashes in the back her head. The police ordered ruffians to beat the Dafa practitioners, Ms. Qu Jing, Ms. Wu Shunying, and Ms. Yang Hongyan many times. Ms. Yang Hongyan has now been tortured to death. They used all kinds of brutal tortures in an attempt to force the practitioners to give up cultivation.
The police from Yang'ai Farm not only tortured Dafa practitioners, but also pressured practitioner's families.
7. [Gui Yang City, Guizhou Province] Dafa Practitioner Ms. Hu Mingqin Forcibly Taken to Lannigou Brainwashing Center
Dafa practitioner, Ms. Hu Mingqin was an employee at the Guiyang Sanitation Material Factory. On August 18, 2004, two officials from the "610 Office" went to her work unit looking for Ms. Hu. They said in front of the factory managers, "Hu Mingqin, factory managers say that you are doing very good job. You worked in two positions, sales and material control. You do not seek personal rewards and never complain. However, on the issue of Falun Gong, you have to change your attitude." Ms. Hu Mingqin firmly refused and continued to practice Falun Gong. On August 24, officials from Guiyang City "610 Office" came to Ms. Hu's work unit and took her to a brainwashing center.
8. [Fushang Town of Weicheng District, Shandong Province] Practitioner Mr. Gao Benhua Is Forcibly Taken Away
Dafa practitioner, Mr. Gao Benhua is from Fushang Town of Weicheng District in Shangdong Province. At about 3:00 p.m. on August 20, 2004, while he was working in his own dental clinic, police officers from Fushang Town government and local police station forcibly took Mr. Gao to a brainwashing section. According to the people at the scene, Mr. Gao was taken away by about eight people.
Phone number of Fushang Town Police Station: 86-536-8119600
9. [Yi County, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioner Yan Laishen Is Arrested
Dafa practitioner Mr. Yan Laishen in Toudaohe Township of Yi County, Liaoning Province, was working to repair motorcycles beside Jingyi Highway on the evening of July 27, 2004. He was illegally arrested by the police from Jingzhou City and sent to the Yi County Detention Center the next day. They immediately sent him to Jingzhou forced labor camp for a three-year term. One month later, the police still had not informed any of his family members, nor allowed anyone to visit him. No one outside knows his situation at the labor camp.
10. [Rongcheng City, Shandong Province] Dafa Practitioners Ms. Wang Lianzhi and Ms. Yan Jifen Are Detained
On June 11, 2004, practitioners Ms. Wang Lianzhi and Ms. Yan Jifen were reported to the police while handing out truth clarification materials. They are now detained in the Rongcheng Detention Center. They are keeping righteous thoughts and rejecting the illegal detention.
Related Phone Numbers:
Rongcheng City "610 Office": 86-631-7567610
Rongcheng City "610 Office" Head: Liu Qiang,86-13806304416 (Cell)
Rongcheng City Police Department Political Security Section: 86-631-7562944
Political Security Section Supervisor in Rongcheng City Police Department: Xing Jianping, 86-13184187665 (Cell), 86-631-7565995 (Home)
Rongcheng City Police Department: 86-631-7563502
Rongcheng City Detention Center: 86-631-7555314
Rongcheng City Temporary Detention Center: 86-631-7555324