Additional Persecution News from China – December 13, 2010 (12 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 11 cities or counties in 7 provinces. As per this report, 15 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 12 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Dandong, Liaoning Province] Mr. Li Cheng and Three Other Practitioners Arrested
Mr. Li Cheng from Donggang was arrested along with Ms. Cong Lanzi and Ms. Li Xiaohong at noon on December 10, 2010 as they met. Officers from the Guangji Police Station had followed them and were lying in wait prior to the arrest. The police proceeded to ransack the practitioners' homes and confiscated their computers, printers, Falun Dafa informational materials and other personal belongings. The police then arrested another practitioner from Donggang.
2. [Zhangqiu, Shandong Province] Ms. Yang Hongyun Arrested
Ms. Yang Hongyun from Zhangqiu was arrested on December 8, 2010. Participating in the arrest were officers from the Zhangqiu City Police Department and from the Longshan Police Station. Ms. Yang was taken to the Longshan Police Station and then transferred to the Zhangqiu City Detention Center around 4:00 p.m. that same day. She was to be detained for two weeks.
The police ransacked Ms. Yang's home and confiscated a notebook computer, two cell phones, more than 20 copies of Falun Gong books, three CDs and a calendar with truth-clarification messages written on it.
3. [Langfang, Hebei Province] Ms. Chen Liping Arrested Again
Ms. Chen Liping, an employee at the Langfang Pipeline Vocational and Technical College, was arrested on November 25, 2010. She was sentenced to one and a half years of forced labor.
4. [Suzhou City, Anhui Province] Circumstances of Practitioners in Dangshan County
Eight practitioners from Dangshan County were arrested in July and August 2009. The practitioners were Ms. Jiang Jing, Ms. Liu Yufeng, Ms. Li Ali, Ms. Wang Suxia, Mr. Li Chaodong, Mr. Li Zhengyi, Mr. Li Xiaoping and Mr. Zheng Weiyuan. They had been held in the Dangshan Detention Center for more than one year before they were recently transferred to the Xiao County Detention Center. Their lawyers and families were not informed of their move.
5. [Shahe, Hebei Province] Elderly Practitioner Mr. Qiao Cunshan Arrested
Mr. Qiao Cunshan, in his 70s, lives in Nangao Village, Shiliting Town. He was arrested around 6:00 a.m. on December 9, 2010 in front of his home. A bystander said that seven to eight men arrived in two vehicles and forcibly pushed Mr. Qiao into one of the vehicles and drove away. Prior to this arrest, Domestic Security Division agent Hou Shouhong had harassed Mr. Qiao twice at home.
Wang Jianjun, Domestic Security Division head: 86-319-8625807, 86-319-8905888, 86-13503196699, 86-13315932966
Hou Shouhong, deputy head: 86-13780490645
Zhang Shemin, Shahe City 610 Office head: 86-319-8921299, 86-319-8817668, 86-13831970800
6. [Yishui, Shandong Province] Mr. Zhang Xiuqiang Persecuted; His Mother Died
Mr. Zhang Xiuqiang from Yishui City has been subjected to long-term persecution. His mother was unable to bear the huge pressure, and was bedridden for nine months. She passed away on December 9, 2010, at age 57.
7. [Rongcheng, Shandong Province] Ms. Li Jianying and Ms. Yuan Xiaojing Arrested
Ms. Li Jianying and Ms. Yuan Xiaojing from Chengshan Town were arrested in early December 2010 as they spoke with people about Falun Gong and the persecution. Ms. Li Jianying has returned home.
Rongcheng City 610 Office: 86-631-7564383
8. [Ziyang, Sichuan Province] Additional Information Regarding the Arrest of Ms. Liu Cuiyu
Ms. Liu Cuiyu, in her 60s, is a retired employee of the Ziyang Locomotive Co., Ltd. of the Nanche Group. Four officers from the Ziyang City Police Department's Second Branch arrested her around 9:00 a.m. on December 12, 2010 at her home. They carried her downstairs from the third floor and took her to the Erehu Brainwashing Center. They later ransacked her home when her husband returned.
9. [Botou, Hebei Province] Two Practitioners Arrested and Physically Abused
Two practitioners from Botou spoke with people about Falun Gong in a village in Wumaying Township, Nanpi County. Officers from the Wumaying Township Police Station handcuffed them, pushed them head first into a police vehicle, and drove them to the police station. They then sent the practitioners to the Nanpi Detention Center, where they were ordered to do manual labor and wear the prison uniform. The practitioners refused to do so, in protest of the illegal arrest. The guards handcuffed and whipped them.
Zhang Zhongfeng, 610 Office head: 86-317-8854799, 86-13831753968
Xu Weisen, 610 Office deputy head: 86-13833992978
10. [Liaoning Province] Ms. Song Guiyun Illegally Detained
Ms. Song Guiyun and another practitioner were arrested around 3:00 p.m. on December 11, 2010 as they spoke with people about Falun Gong and the persecution in Fuxingdi Town, Fumeng County, Fuxin City. Officers from the Fuxingdi Town Police Station made the arrest and took them to the Fumeng County Police Department. Ms. Song is still detained; the other practitioner has returned home.
Wang Peng, Fumeng County Domestic Security Division head: 86-418-8819026, 86-13804182310
Ma Teng, Fuxingdi Police Station head: 86-418-8378110, 86-13795006633
11. [Longxi, Gansu Province] Ms. He Xiufang, Ms. Yang Juxiang and Ms. Wang Shuxun Tried on December 8, 2010
12. [Hongjiang City, Hunan Province] Circumstances of Ms. Fan Shunmei and Ms. Chen Yelin
Ms. Fan Shunmei, 61, was arrested on July 19, 2010. Plainclothes officers from the Qiancheng Town Police Station made the arrest, ransacked her home and confiscated her books, CDs and informational materials. Ms. Fan was taken to the Xinhuang Detention Center and sentenced to one year of forced labor. Ms. Fan's feet hurt greatly from abuse in the detention center. She was unable to walk. All of her teeth became loose, and she was unable to eat. In addition, she almost lost consciousness because of heart problems. Ms. Fan was released on medical parole, due to rescue efforts by her family. Hongjiang City Legal Office recently coerced her employer and family many times to send her to a brainwashing facility.
Ms. Chen Yelin, 38, was arrested the same day as Ms. Fan. Officers from the Qiancheng Town Police Station along with agents from the Hongjiang City Police Department and from the 610 Office ransacked Ms. Chen's home, and confiscated her computer, printer and Falun Gong books. Ms. Chen was sentenced to one year of forced labor. She is currently detained in the Baimalong Forced Labor Camp in Zhuzhou City. Ms. Chen used to take care of her family's day-to-day living, but now her husband has to take care of their three-year-old son by himself.