Latest News from China -- February 7, 2005
[Jilin Province] Ms. Wang Yuxiang and Others Tortured to the Verge of Death in Heizuizi Labor Camp
[Tonghua City, Jilin Province] Mr. Hu Song Arrested
[Pingliang City, Gansu Province] Mr. Lu Baoliang and Others Arrested and Tortured
[Zhucheng City, Shandong Province] Ms. Wang Lili and Others Arrested; Police Search Their Homes
[Shouguang City, Shandong Province] Zhang Keliang and Wang Zhongyun Arrested
[Hunan Province] Ms. Peng Dongmei and Others Arrested
[Zhengzhou City, Henan Province] A Male Practitioner Arrested
[Gansu Province] Zhang Run and Hei Huiyun Jailed Beyond Their Terms
[Hebei Province] Sun Fusheng and Spouse Persecuted and Forced to Leave Home
[Yuzhou City, Henan Province] Mr. Wang Hongwei Arrested, Whereabouts Unknown
[Heilongjiang Province] Several Dafa Practitioners Jailed at Jidong Labor Camp
[Hengshui, Henan Province] Ms. Song Canying Arrested and Tortured
1. [Jilin Province] Ms. Wang Yuxiang and Others Tortured to the Verge of Death in Heizuizi Labor Camp
Ms. Wang Yuxiang is 42 years old. A prison guard named Liu Zhiwei and a team leader named Zhang Guimei beat her viciously for refusing to renounce Falun Dafa. The beatings and electric shocks severely injured her, and her life is in danger.
Mr. Zhu Xiyu has been in the labor camp since November 5, 2003. The guards viciously beat him at will. He has been electrically shocked over and over again. His front teeth were knocked out. He is force-fed daily and his life is in danger.
Ms. Wang Yumei is from Gongzhuling City. On September 28, 2004, she was sent to Jilin Women's Labor Camp. She has been tortured every day. She has been on a hunger strike for over twenty days, and now she has trouble walking. The prison guards forcefully drag her around and beat her. They force-feed her and give her shots and medication. Her nose and mouth are bleeding, and some of her teeth are loose from the beatings.
2. [Tonghua City, Jilin Province] Mr. Hu Song Arrested
On February 5, 2005, Mr. Hu Song from Tonghua City, Jilin Province was arrested and sent to Changliu Detention Center after police ransacked his home.
3. [Pingliang City, Gansu Province] Mr. Lu Baoliang and Others Arrested and Tortured
In the two weeks around mid-October 2004, police from Pingliang City arrested five Dafa practitioners.
Mr. Lu Baoliang of the No. 45 Institute of the China Electronic Technology and Science Group Company was a workshop director. He was highly praised at his workplace because he always worked hard without complaining. The police abducted him from work and searched his home. They confiscated his Dafa materials and a computer that was used by his son for his studies. Mr. Lu Baoliang is currently on hunger strike. The police used savage means to force-feed him. The abuse injured and infected his esophagus. He is now getting emergency treatment in the hospital.
Mr. Cao Er, a retired cadre from Pingliang Electricity Bureau, is over 60 years old. He and his son Cao Jianping were arrested together. His wife Ms. Zhang Huizhen was forced to leave home to avoid arrest and torture. Her current situation is unknown.
4. [Zhucheng City, Shandong Province] Practitioners Including Ms. Wang Lili Were Arrested; Police Search Their Homes
At 1:40 p.m. on February 1, 2005, police from Zucheng City arrested Ms. Wang Lili, Mr. Wang Hongwei and Ms. Dong Yuehua of Zhucheng, Shandong Province. Their homes were searched.
5. [Shouguang City, Shandong Province] Zhang Keliang and Wang Zhongyun Arrested
Mr. Zhang Keliang and Ms. Wang Zhongyun, a couple from Puli Village, Shengcheng Street Neighborhood Office in Shouguang City, Shandong Province were forced to leave their home nearly two and a half years ago because they are determined in cultivating Dafa. They were followed and arrested by the police on the afternoon of February 4, 2005, when they returned home to get something. Their whereabouts are unknown.
6. [Hunan Province] Ms. Peng Dongmei and Others Arrested
On November 24, 2004, Ms. Peng Dongmei, Ms. Li Manlian and Ms. Xie Ailan from Loudi, Hunan Province were arrested.
7. [Zhengzhou City, Henan Province] A Male Practitioner Arrested
At around 11:30 p.m. on February 3, 2005, a male practitioner was arrested by the police from Daxue Road Police Substation at Taoyuan Road, Zhengzhou City.
The phone number of the Daxue Road Police Substation: 86-371-6963598.
8. [Gansu Province] Zhang Run and Hei Huiyun Jailed Beyond Their Terms
Zhang Run from Zhangjiachuan County, Gansu Province has been held over eleven months past his term, from April 1, 2004 to February 5, 2005. Hei Huiyu from Tianshui has been jailed for nearly six months, from August 10, 2004 to February 5, 2005. They were recently sentenced to three to four years of imprisonment by officials at the Zhangjiachuan Courthouse.
9. [Hebei Province] Sun Fusheng and Spouse Persecuted and Forced to Leave Home
Mr. Sun Fusheng of the Hebei Cotton Machinery Factory has been homeless for nearly three years after being harassed by the Cangzhou 610 Office. His wife Ms. Hou Xingzhi has been homeless for nearly two years. They were both deputy section chiefs, and they are known as good people in the factory.
The relevant phone numbers:
Li Liping, Deputy Secretary of the Wuqiao County Public Security Bureau, Hebei Province: 86-317-7340207 (H)
Qiu Guozhang, Director of the Xiakou Police Substation, Dongguang County: 86-317-7723908 (H)
Sun Lianbo, Secretary General of the Hebei Cotton Machinery Factory: 86-317-7752483 (O), 86-13803230610 (C)
10. [Yuzhou City, Henan Province] Mr. Wang Hongwei Arrested, Whereabouts Unknown
At the beginning of February this year, Mr. Wang Hongwei, over 30 years old, of Yuzhou City, Henan Province went to a practitioner's home. Police officers who were stationed there trailed him. He was arrested that day at his residence by police officers from Yuzhou City Public Security Bureau. They searched his home and confiscated items. Mr. Wang Hongwei's whereabouts are unknown.
Mr. Wang Hongwei was illegally sentenced to a labor camp in 2002 for giving out truth-clarifying materials. He was jailed and tortured at the Xuchang No. 3 Labor Camp.
11. [Heilongjiang Province] Several Dafa Practitioners Jailed at Jidong Labor Camp
Mr. Qu Dehong, 40 years old, is from Yongxin Village, Yong'an Town. In 1999, after validating Dafa, he was sentenced to three and a half years of imprisonment. On October 27, 2004, he was again jailed at Jidong Detention Center. His computer and cell phone were confiscated.
At the National Security Team, he was tortured in many ways: he was burned with cigarettes, and they put soapy water into his eyes and mustard oil in his nose. They poured water in his ears and beat him with a leather belt.
Other practitioners have been jailed there, such as Mr. Li Chongjun, 45 years old, from Fazhan Village, Jidong County, Heilongjiang Province. His legs were beaten and bruised.
The practitioners listed below are also jailed and interrogated with torture.
Ms. Gu Aimin, 35 years old, from Donghaikuang, Jidong County, Heilongjiang Province.
Ms. Chen Hong, 42 years old, from Fazhan Village, Jidong County, Heilongjiang Province.
Ms. Liu Haiqiu, 33 years old, from Donghaikuang, Jidong County, Heilongjiang Province.
Mr. Sun Yintang, 40 years old, from Yong'an Town, Jidong County, Heilongjiang Province.
Mr. Xing Defu, 36 years old, from Mishan City, Heilongjiang Province.
12. [Hengshui, Henan Province] Ms. Song Canying Arrested and Tortured
Ms. Song Canying began practicing Falun Dafa in 1997. After she started cultivation, she became very healthy. After the persecution began in 1999, she went to Beijing several times to validate Dafa. Around December 20, 2000, she was arrested when she went to Beijing to appeal on behalf of Falun Gong. She was jailed at the local labor camp for five months. She was later sent to Gaoyang Labor Camp and tortured.