Latest News from China - December 29, 2004
1. [Xiangtan City, Hunan Province] Xiang Jinmei in Shuangma Township Was Abducted
On the evening of December 10, 2004, a team of policemen broke into Ms. Xiang Jinmei's residence in Shuangma Township, ransacked her home and abducted her to Sanjiaoping Detention Center in Xiangtan City. They found four Dafa banners hung on the No. 2 bridge of Xiangtan City recently. She became a suspect, as she lives quite close to the bridge.
2. [Jilin City, Jilin Province] Police of Shuangji 5704 Plant Abducted Dafa Practitioners
In November 2004, director Li Yunqing and the police of Shuangji 5704 Plant beat and abducted Dafa practitioners Ms. Xu Baixiang and Ms. Li Juan, who were clarifying the truth in a local food market. People there questioned the police as to the reason for the abduction. Afterwards, they were detained in Jilin City No.1 Detention Center.
Related phone numbers:
The director of Shuangji Police Station, Li Yunqing: 86-432-3507701
The director of Lantian Police Station, Tan Yuchen: 86-432-3508069
Police officer of Lantian Police Station, Ge Kai: 6-432-3506610
3. [Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Chen Siguo and Chen Guoxing Were Abducted
Mr. Chen Siguo from Huaiji County went to Beijing to appeal on behalf of Falun Gong in 2000. As a result, he was sentenced to a labor camp for two years and detained in the Sanshui Forced Labor Camp. He and Mr. Chen Guoxing from Guangning County distributed truth clarifying materials in Zhouzi Township of Guangning County on October 20, 2004. Afterwards, they were both abducted by the police.
4. [Chongqing] Cao Xianlu from Daxing Township, Bishan County Was Abducted Again
Ms. Cao Xianlu from Daxing Township, Bishan County was abducted and disabled this July. Two weeks ago, the police from Daxing Township Police Station abducted her again. Meanwhile, they sold all her possessions.
5. [Huihua City, Hunan Province] Yang Shaoju, Teacher of Hecheng District Primary School, Was Blackmailed for a Large Sum of Money
Ms. Yang Shaoju is a primary school teacher in Tuanjie Village, Yingkou Township, Hecheng District, and Huaihua City, Hunan Province. She began to practice Falun Gong in 1997. When posting Dafa flyers beside the road on the night of July 9, 2004, she was reported by Yi Xiangqin, the women's affairs director of Yanjiatuan Village, Shuangxi Township, Hongjiang City (one can get 800 yuan for reporting one Dafa practitioner). Later she was abducted by the police.
Wu Wenbiao, director of Shuangxi Township Police Station, and political instructor Xiang Haiping forced her husband to pay 50,000 yuan cash for her release. Having no other recourse, her family paid 18,000 yuan, and she was detained in the Hongjiang City Detention Center for seventeen days.
After she was released, the head of the Hecheng District 610 Office forced her husband to pay 5000 yuan as a fine and pressured her to write statement to give up Falun Gong. If she was found practicing the exercises or posting flyers, her husband would be dismissed from his job and her child expelled from the university.
In total, Yang Shaoju was extorted out of 23,000 yuan.
Related phone numbers:
Women's affairs director of Yanjiatuan Village, Shuangxi Township, Hongjiang City: Yi Xiangqin: 86-13974513249 (Cell)
Deputy party secretary of Shuangxi Township: Tang Hongtie: 86-13034890991 (Cell)
Director of Shuangxi Township Police Station: Wu Wenbiao: 86-13787402499 (Cell)
Hecheng District 610 Office: 86-745-2711611
6. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Meng Lijun from Zhangqiu City Was Abducted Again
Ms. Meng Lijun, once sentenced to a forced labor camp for three years, was forced to leave home and go from place to place soon after she was released. When distributing truth-clarifying materials several days ago, she was abducted by the police from Guanzhuang Township Police Station, Zhangqiu City, Shandong Province. Her whereabouts are unclear presently.
Related phone numbers:
Guanzhuang Township Police Station: 86-531-3801008
Zhangqiu City Holding Cells: 86-531-3268484
Zhangqiu City Detention Center: 86-531-3268977
Shandong Province Women's Forced Labor Camp: 86-531-8552194, 86-531-8555040
7. [Anhui Province] More Than 40 Dafa Practitioners Were Abducted in Fuyang City
On April 16, 2004, at the direction of Anhui Province State Security Bureau and Anhui Province 610 Office and the cooperation of Fuyang City Political and Judiciary Committee, Fuyang City 610 Office, Fuyang City Police Department, Police sub-departments of Yingquan District, Yingzhou District and Yingdong District and their affiliated police stations, the police abducted more than forty Dafa practitioners including Ms. Li Jijuan, Ms. Liu Junying, Mr. Wu Yufeng, Ms. Wu Qinghua, Ms. Niu Qilan, Ms. Su Meifeng, Ms. Li Sulan, Mr. Wang Chenggong, Ms. Li Zhenxia and others.
8. [Yichun City, Heilongjiang Province] Further Information for the Abduction of Zheng Yuqin and Zheng Chunyan
Ms. Zheng Yuqin and Ms. Zheng Chunyan, who are from Tangwanghe District, Yichun City, Heilongjiang Province were abducted by police officers Ding Ruqiang, Zhang Mingwen and Li Jianmin on November 21, and were detained in Tangwanghe Detention Center. More than ten days later, they were sentenced to a labor camp for two years and one and a half years respectively. Zheng Chunyan wanted to appeal, but the police refused to let her. Zheng Chunyan and Zheng Yuqin wrote "Falun Dafa is good" on the wall of the detention center. In order to retaliate, the police sent them to Haerbin City Drug Rehabilitation Center on December 14.
The Drug Rehabilitation Center refused to accept Zheng Yuqin. Currently she is still detained in Tangwanghe Detention Center illegally. This is her second time to be sentenced to a labor camp. The first time, she was sentenced to two years. Zheng Chunyang is the fourteenth Dafa practitioner who was sentenced to a labor camp illegally in Tangwanghe District.
Related phone number:
Director of the 610 offices of Tangwanghe District Political and Judiciary Committee, Geng Weimin:
86-456-3530971 (Office), 86-456-3533606 (Home), 86-13329383699 (Cell)
Staff of the 610 office of Tangwanghe District Police Department, Shao Liwei:
86-456-3536107 (Office), 86-13846626388 (Cell)
Director of Henan Police Station, Zhang Mingwen: 86-456-3539110 (Office)
Director of Hebei Police Station, Ding Ruqiang: 86-456-3531313 (Office)
9. [Sichuan Province] Zhou Yuhua from Jiajiang City Was Abducted
Ms. Zhou Yuhua, 43, is from Jiajiang City, Sichuan Province, and she was abducted by the police when distributing truth-clarifying materials on the train from Chengdu to Kunming on November 8, 2004.
10. [Siping City, Jilin Province] Police Abducted an Elderly Dafa Practitioner
The police abducted Ms. Shi, an elderly practitioner in Siping City Jilin Province, when she was distributing truth-clarifying CDs in the Shunda community, where she lives, on December 24, 2004.
11. [Dongguang County, Hebei Province] Zhao Wanrong Has Been on a Hunger Strike for More Than ten Days
Zhao Wanrong from Dongguang County, Hebei Province was abducted to the Dongguang County Detention Center by Gong Jingwen, chief of the Political Security Sector in the Dongguang County Police Department, and several other policemen at about 6 p.m. on December 16, 2004. Zhao has been on a hunger strike to protest the persecution.
Related phone numbers:
Director of the Dongguang County Police Department, Wu Zhiping: 86-13803177758 (Cell),
86-317-7693385 (Office) , 86-317-2066391 (Home)
Chief of Political Security Sector, Gong Jingwen: 86-317-7724987 (Home)
Director of Jinzhuang Police Station, Yu Shupeng: 86-13930712808 (Cell)
12. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Three Dafa Practitioners from Mahesi Village Were Abducted While at Home
The police from Jiubing Police Station in Fushun County, Liaoning Province broke into Ms. Deng Suyun's residence and abducted her illegally on the morning of December 10, 2004. Soon afterwards, the police broke into Ms. Zhou Yan and Mr. Hu's residence and abducted them. Currently these three practitioners are being detained in detention center illegally.
Related phone numbers:
Nangou detention center in Fushun City
Director office: 86-413-6534285
Duty office: 86-413-6530504
13. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Fu Mingjie Was Abducted
Mr. Fu Mingjie, about 50 years old, and his entire family have been cultivating Dafa steadfastly.
His wife Ren Changxue was sentenced to a labor camp for two years and is now detained in Masanjia Forced Labor Camp.
Fu Mingjie was abducted when clarifying the truth in July 2004, sentenced to a labor camp for three years and detained in Fushun Labor Camp. Originally, they were only supposed to arrest him. He is now being detained in Nangou Detention Center.
14. [Tongchuan City, Shanxi Province] Wang Weidong and Chen Wenge Were Abducted and Tortured
At the end of November 2004, Wang Weidong from Tongchuan City was persecuted and detained by the Tongchuan City 610 office when clarifying the truth in a women's labor camp. Before that, she was forced to leave home and go from place to place by the local 610 office.
On December 5, 2004, Ms. Zhou Fengqin and Ms. Bai Xilan were abducted by Liu Songjun from the Shanxi Province 610 office, Guo Luping from Xian City Political and Judiciary Committee, Yang Jun and Wei Qiming from Zaozihe to Yintai Hotel in Tongchuan city. There, they were forced to undergo brainwashing sessions for eight days. On April 13, 2004, Chen Wenge and Ms. Duan Wenjing were abducted and forced to undergo brainwashing for eight days.
From January 10, 2002, Chen Wenge was tied to the "Death Bed" for eight days. As a result, his limbs became rigid and numb. The guards ordered inmates Ge Zhengui and Zhang Pingshe to torture him mercilessly, causing internal injuries He could not take care of himself for a long time afterwards.
15. [Linjiang City, Jilin Province] Wang Yanyu Sentenced to Labor Camp for 2 Years
At 3 p.m. on September 6, 2004, Gao Yunpeng, deputy director of Linjiang City Police Department, Yu Peiyong from State Security Sector, and police officer Xiao Hongsheng and others broke into Ms. Wang Yanyu's residence, ransacking the house and abducting her. The police searched through everywhere, including her daughter's stationary, daily items and clothing.
During the detention, her heart problems reoccurred and her condition was quite serious. The director of the detention center Wang Jianguo, however, refused to let her see a doctor and tortured her. On September 28, 2004, she was sentenced to a labor camp for two years on fabricated charges and sent to Heizuizi Forced Labor Camp in Changchun City. Her daughter is working alone now to support herself.
Yu Peiyong's home phone: 86-439--5226009
16. [Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province] Lai Caojun and Jia Zhenxing Were Detained
Ms. Lai Caijun, a Primary School teacher in Chaoyang Street, Lingyuan City was abducted, and she is detained in the Lingyuan City No. 1 Detention Center. She is on a hunger strike currently.
Mr. Jia Zhenxing, staff member of the Forced Labor Education Bureau, went to Beijing to appeal. Afterwards, he was abducted and detained in the detention center of No. 3 Prison.
17. [Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province] Zhou Jianhui Was Arrested
At about 6 p.m. on December 24, Zhou Jianhui's spouse, from Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, was abducted after work to Wucheng Police Station in Xiaodian District, and afterwards was brought back home while the police ransacked the place, confiscating Dafa books, their computer, printer, and other valuables.
Zhou has been on a hunger strike to protest the persecution.
Related phone numbers:
Director of Xiaodian District Police Department, Sun Jingang: 86-351-7099409
Director of Wucheng Police Station, Sun: 86-351-7080567 (Office) ,