Additional Persecution News from China - April 21, 2010 (22 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 16 cities or counties in 9 provinces. As per this report, 15 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 13 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Xianyang, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Liu Li Subjected to Forced Labor
Ms. Liu Li, 37, from Xianyang City, was arrested on March 30, 2010. Officers from the Qindu Square Police Station made the arrest and subjected her to one and a half years of forced labor. She is currently held in Division 2 in the Shaanxi Women's Forced Labor Camp. Ms. Liu previously served one year of forced labor, in 2007.
Shaanxi Women's Forced Labor Camp, Division 2: 86-29-86227764
2. [Jiansanjiang, Heilongjiang Province] Several Practitioners Taken into Custody
Dozens of police officers rounded up many practitioners on the evening of April 19, 2010 and ransacked their homes. The arrested practitioners were held in the Qixing Detention Center Brainwashing Center that same night.
People participating in the arrest:
Li Shucai, 86-454-5715745, 86-454-6800666, 86-454-5723946
Sun Zhenjun, 86-454-5794762, 86-13845481100, 86-454-5722262
3. [Xi'an, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Nie Aiju and Several Other Practitioners from Taoyuan Road Arrested
4. [Fushun, Liaoning Province] Mr. Kong Fanxiao Covertly Sentenced to Imprisonment
Hou'an Town Police Station officials recently informed Mr. Kong Fanxiao's family via telephone that Mr. Kong was sentenced to a four-year prison term.
5. [Zhaoyuan, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhang Wenxiang Held in a Brainwashing Facility
Ms. Zhang Wenxiang from Xinzhuang Town was arrested on April 15, 2010. Officers from the Xinzhuang Town Police Station made the arrest and sent her to the Lingnan Brainwashing Center.
6. [Hubei Province] Practitioners Held in Hubei Women's Prison
Ms. Fu Wanhua and Mr. Zhang Jiuliang from Shashi District, Jingzhou City were arrested in September 2009. They have been held in the Shashi City No.1 Detention Center for more than six months. Shashi City court officials recently handed them each a seven-year prison term.
Four other practitioners from Shashi District are also in Hubei Women's Prison. They are: Ms. Shi Liangyu, 65, who was given an eight-year-prison term; Ms. Wan Xianfang, a three-year prison term; Ms. Quan Haiyan, 42, a three-year prison term; and Ms. Deng Tianyu, 60, a seven-year prison term. Ms. Deng was previously sentenced to three years in prison.
7. [Liangshan County, Shandong Province] Additional Information Regarding the Arrest of Ms. Liu Yuemei and Ms. Dong Maoyan
Ms. Liu Yuemei and Ms. Dong Maoyan were arrested on April 13, 2010 as they spoke with people about Falun Gong. Officers from the Southern District Police Station followed them to a place near Nanguan Elementary School and made the arrest. Ms. Liu and Ms. Dong are now at the Wali Detention Center.
Meng Xianfeng from the Southern District Police Station: 86-537-7323498, 86-13506389098
Domestic Security Division: 86-537-7331821
Zhang Zhentao, head of the 610 Office: 86-537-7360610, 86-537-7360896, 86-537-7325530
8. [Chongqing] Mr. Pu Yuansheng Arrested on April 12, 2010
Wang Zuo'an, District Party Committee secretary: 86-23-42756516
Qiao Mingjia, deputy secretary of the district Party committee: 86-23-42756956
9. [Daqing, Heilongjiang Province] Saertu District Court Officials Plans Covert Trial for Ms. Han Guirong on April 20, 2010; It Ends in Mistrial
10. [Hancheng, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Wang Jianqin Held in Custody
Ms. Wang Jianqin, 56, from Xue Village was arrested while working in a vegetable field around 3:00 p.m. on April 6, 2010. Officers from the Weidong Police Station made the arrest. Ms. Wang is now in the Hancheng City Detention Center.
Hancheng City Procurator-General: 86-913-5208988
Sun Yongming, deputy procurator-general of the Hancheng City Procuratorate
Director of Public Prosecution: 86-913-5190305
11. [Huaiyuan, Anhui Province] Additional Information Regarding the Arrest of Mr. Sun Taicheng
Mr. Sun Taicheng was arrested as he distributed information about Falun Gong at a fair held in Longkang Township. He is now in the Huaiyuan Detention Center.
Huaiyuan Detention Center: 86-552-8316187
Wang Yinong, Huaiyuan Domestic Security Division head: 86-13605668765
12. [Yinchuan, Ningxia Autonomous Region] Additional Information Regarding the Arrest of Mr. Wang Xiangchen
Mr. Wang Xiangchen, 56, was arrested on April 16, 2010. The police brutally beat him, slapped his face, attacked him with their knees, and twisted his arms and fingers during the arrest. The police also ransacked his home and confiscated 1,000 yuan in cash and a computer. They went to his home again three days later, on April 19, and took away a printer. Xixia District Police Department officers transported Mr. Wang to the Yinchuan City Detention Center in early morning on April 16.
13. [Chongqing] Mr. Chen Xianhui Given a Prison Term
Jiangjin District Court officials covertly tried Ms. Chen Xianhui on March 30, 2010 and handed him a three-year-and-six-month prison term.
Li Houping, president of the court: 86-23-4756288 (Home), 86-13500333965 (Cell), 86-23-47937123
Wang Jin, judge: 86-23-47586970, 86-13996322122
Wan Fenghua, 610 Office head: 86-23-47555980 (Office), 86-23-47522966 (Home), 86-13883114366 (Cell)
14. [Shenyang, Liaoning Province] Additional Information Regarding the Persecution of Elderly Ms. Pang Yujuan and Ms. Jin Yunzhi
Ms. Pang Yujuan and Ms. Jin Yunzhi are both in their 60s and live in the Xincheng District. They were arrested the evening of March 3, 2010 as they distributed Falun Gong information in Huangjia Town. Huangjia Town Police Station deputy head Wang Dongya and others made the arrest. Deputy head Wang Yadong and several additional officers from Shenxin District Domestic Security Division ransacked the two elderly practitioners' homes twice and took away a computer and other personal property.
Shenbei New District Police Department head Cao Lijun ordered to hold the two elderly ladies in the Shenyang City Detention Center. We have learned that Shenbei New District Domestic Security Division head Cai Tianzuo and others attempted to subject the two practitioners to forced labor and send them to the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp. Ms. Jin was sent to Masanjia.
15. [Neijiang, Sichuan Province] Ms. He Jirong Held in a Brainwashing Facility
Ms. He Jirong, 63, lives in Jin'e Town, Longchang area. More than a dozen officers from the Longchang 610 Office and Domestic Security Division broke into Ms. He's home the morning of April 7, 2010. They attempted to take Ms. He to a brainwashing facility but failed. They stated they would return at 8:00 a.m. the next day.
Ms. He and her husband Mr. Liu Fanguo went to hide in their son's home in Neijiang. The police threatened Ms. He's son to reveal her location or risk losing his official post. Out of fear, he eventually sent Ms. He to the Xiejiaba Brainwashing Center at Neijiang Technical School on April 11, 2010.
16. [Hubei Province] Mr. Du Huachu Faces Further Persecution
Mr. Du Huachu has been held at Fanjiatai Prison for eight years. His term will end on April 24, 2010. Five people, including Yangyuan Street 610 Office head Xu Jiapeng, and officers from the local police station went to harass Mr. Du's family. They declared that unless the family has money, they should not go to pick him up. They said that 610 Office agents would go to pick up Mr. Du instead and hold him at the Yangyuan Brainwashing Center for three to five days.
17. [Pengzhou City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Xiao Xingcui and Ms. Song Ju Arrested
Ms. Xiao Xingcui from Longfeng Town participated in reading Falun Gong books at Ms. Song Ju's home in Li'an Township around 6:00 pm on April 20, 2010. Longfeng Town Security Office head Liu Guanghua and a group of people broke into Ms. Song's home and arrested the two practitioners.
18. [Tianjin] Ms. Wu Chunfeng and Ms. Zhang Shulan Arrested
Ms. Wu Chunfeng from Hexi District was arrested the morning of April 17, 2010 for speaking with people about Falun Gong. Ms. Zhang Shulan was also arrested and taken to the Balitai Police Station. Ms. Zhang returned home that same night because she developed illness symptoms. Ms. Wu was taken to the Wushuidao Detention Center in Hexi District.
19. [Tianjin] Mr. Gu Xueshuang Injected with Unknown Substances and Forced to take Unknown Drugs
Mr. Gu Xueshuang was arrested at his workplace, Binhai Heating Company, on February 25, 2010. Tanggu District Domestic Security Division officer Han Yong, along with officers from the Hangzhoudao Police Station, made the arrest. Mr. Gu was held at the Tanggu District Detention Center for nine days, and was then forcibly taken to a hospital, where he was handcuffed to a chair and injected with unknown substances. He was forced to take unknown drugs several days later. Mr. Gu was in critical condition and was released three days after taking the unknown drugs.
Han Yong from the Tanggu District Domestic Security Division: 86-22-6688908
Yu Lei from the Tanggu District Domestic Security Division: 86-22-65300923
Hangzhoudao Police Station: 86-22-25344337, 86-22-66300507
20. [Heihe City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Lu Fengxian Harassed
Aihui District Domestic Security Division head Wu Wenhan and deputy head Yu Jinghui, along with a group of officers, went to Ms. Lu Fengxian's business on April 7, 2010. Ms. Lu was not there. They confiscated her personal property, including a computer, a fax machine, CDs, a bank deposit book, several bank cards, an ID card, and cash. They also confiscated her family members' ID cards.
Wu Wenhan, Aihui District Domestic Security Division head: 86-13384568806
Cui Liquan, Aihui District Police Department head: 86-13845608000
21. [Mengyin, Shandong Province] Ms. Wang Aihua Held in Custody for 12 Days
Ms. Wang Aihua was arrested at around noon on January 6, 2010 at work in a shop at Mengyin No. 1 High School. Mengyin Police Department 610 Office agents made the arrest. They demanded more than 12,400 yuan from Ms. Wang, held her for 12 days, and released her on January 18, 2010.
22. [Beijing] Mr. Ren Hongwei and Ms. Guo Yan Held in Custody
Mr. Ren Hongwei, 32, was arrested after work on April 16, 2010. Changping Police Department officers, along with agents from the Domestic Security Division and 610 Office, took him into custody. Beiqi Police Station officer Zhou Jicheng and others searched his home at around 8:00 pm that day and confiscated Falun Gong books, CDs, a laptop computer, and a desktop computer. He is being held in an unknown location.
Ms. Guo Yan, 41, was arrested the evening of April 16, 2010. Chaoyang Police Department officers ransacked her home and confiscated Falun Gong books, CDs, cell phones, a laptop computer and a movable hard disc. Ms. Guo was sent to the Chaoyang City Detention in early morning on April 17, 2010.
Liang Shiqiang, Changping District 610 Office head: 86-10-89741645 (Office)
Kang Li, deputy head: 86-10-89741539 (Office)
Wang Zhenhua, Kang Li, Changping District 610 Office head: 86-10-89741628 (Office)