Additional Persecution News from China - August 10, 2010 (17 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 12 cities or counties in 12 provinces. In this report, 13 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 16 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Helongjiang Province] Yun Fuqi Who Was Illegally Detained at the Sixth Ward of Daqing Prison Was Seriously Beaten
Li Weinan, Chief of the sixth ward at Daqing Prison, beat Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Yun Fuqi, who was from Fangzheng County, and also intimidated him. On July 24, 2010, criminal inmates beat Mr. Yun and he was seriously injured.
Li Weinan, Chief of the Sixth Ward at Daqing Prison: 86 -13136800877
2. [Chenzhou, Hunan Province] Falun Gong Practitioners Cai Zhixiong and Zhang Tinglan Arrested
Officers from the 610 Office in Yongxing County arrested Falun Gong practitioners Mr. Cai Zhixiong and Ms. Zhang Tinglan, who were from Yongxing County, Chenzhou, in July and August respectively and sent them to the Changsha Brainwashing Center.
Liu Liling, Director of the 610 Office and Deputy Party Secretary of the Political and Legal Committee: 86-13217359333, 86-735-5531296
Zeng Yigang, Deputy Director of the 610 Office: 86-13087256676, 86-735-5523599, 86-735-5566099
3. [Guizhou Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Liu Hong Sent to a Brainwashing Center and Persecuted
Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Liu Hong, Ms. Liu Hongyu and Ms. Deng Honglin, were reported to the police while they were telling people the facts about Falun Gong in Hezhang County, Guizhou Province, at 10 am on July 15, 2010. Officers from the Yemachuan Police Station in Hezhang County, then arrested them. They were illegally detained for 15 days.
The police searched Ms. Deng's home and confiscated Falun Dafa books. Liu Hongyu and Deng Honglin were not released until 15 days later. Liu Hong was sent to the Lannigou Brainwashing Center and was further persecuted there.
The Guiyang City Lannigou Brainwashing Center: 86-851-3762696, 86-851-3762796, 86-851-3760691
Ma Jixiang from the Guiyang City Lannigou Brainwashing Center: 86-13984352195
Lu Jun, Deputy Chief of the "transformation base": 86-13985164311
4. [Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province] Zhang Baojun Arrested
Officers from the Taiyuan City Public Security Bureau arrested Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Zhang Baojun, from Yangqu County, Taiyuan City, in August 2010. Mr. Zhang's wife, Ms. Tian Jiang, along with another practitioner Ms. Jia Xiuqin, were illegally detained at the Taiyuan City Women's Detention Center.
5. [Zhuozhou City, Hebei Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Lu Jinyou Arrested
On the afternoon of August 5, 2010, policemen including Yang Yugang from the Zhuozhou City Domestic Security Division, broke into the home of Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Lu Jinyou, from Han Village, and confiscated Dafa books, DVDs and an MP3 player. They arrested him and sent him to the Zhuozhou City Detention Center (Lingtun Detention Center). His family members went to see him but the detention center refused to let them in.
6. [Anhui Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Wu Xiaohua Arrested Again
Ms. Wu Xiaohua, the Associate Professor at the Anhui University of Architecture, was reported to police while she was telling people the facts about Falun Gong and distributing materials on an interstate bus on July 22, 2010. Officers from the Baohe District Domestic Security Division in Anhui Province arrested him and later sent him to the Hefei City Psychiatric Hospital where he was tortured.
Since the CCP started to persecute Falun Gong on July 20, 1999, Wu Xiaohua has been arrested twelve or thirteen times.
7. [Shulan City, Liaoning Province] Additional Information about the Arrest of Falun Gong Practitioners by the Jinma Police Station
Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Lu Yarong, Ms. Qiao Hongyan, Ms. Yao Changhong, Ms. Xi Yahong, Mr. Yu Hongfu and Ms. Xu Shuye from Shulan City, went to Jinma in their own cars to tell people the facts about Falun Gong on the afternoon of August 3, 2010. The Director of the Jinma Police Station, Tan Xingcheng, along with other police, intercepted their cars, checked their IDs and then sent them to the Jinma Police Station. Police illegally withheld their cars and body searched each one of them as well as their belongings and interrogated them. The police also severely beat all of them.
Tan Xingcheng and other policemen ransacked the homes of Xu Shuye, Yu Hongfu and Yao Changhong, on the afternoon of August 4, and confiscated two computers, Falun Gong books, an MP3 player and pictures of Master Li.
Tan Xingcheng, Director of Jinma Police Station: 86-13674420080
Shang Tao, Director of the Public Security Bureau: 86-432-68224808
Qiao Guichen, Director of the 610 Office: 86-432-68260610
8. [Kaifeng, Henan Province] Four Falun Gong Practitioners Including Zhang Guimei Arrested
Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Zhang Guimei, Ms. Wang Jihong, Ms. Li Xuehua and her daughter, Ms. Kong Ling from Kaifeng City, were followed while they were telling people the facts about Falun Gong in a market on the morning of August 8, 2010. Afterwards they were arrested at their homes.Their whereabouts are currently unknown.
9. [Zunhua City, Hebei Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Sui Jinming's Home Ransacked
When Mr. Sui Jinming from Ganzezhuang Village, Xingwangzai Township, Zunhua City, was on a business trip to Zunhua City on the morning of August 9, 2010, he was being followed but managed to escape from the people following him. At about 11 am officers from the Zunhua City Domestic Security Division, the 610 Office and the Shirengou Police Station, broke into Mr. Sui's home and confiscated Falun Gong books and other property. The whereabouts of Mr. Sui are currently unknown.
10. [Zunhua City, Hebei Province] Falun Gong Practitioners Ren Huayun and Wang Xiuxia Persecuted Again
Ms. Ren Huayun and Ms. Wang Xiuxia come from Changgezhuang Village, Liubeizhai Township, Zunhua City. They were reported to the police while they were distributing Shen Yun DVDs at the Daiguantun Market in Yutian City on March 18, 2009. Officers from the Guojiatun Police Station in Yutian County came to arrest them and then sent them to the Zunhua City Brainwashing Center. They were sentenced to 16 months of forced labor. They were not released until July 20, 2010.
Officers from the 610 Office in Zunhua City then sent them to the Zunhua City Brainwashing Center and forced their family members to pay 30 yuan for each person for their food expenses.
11. [Shandong Province] Xu Bingyu Transferred to Jiaonan Detention Center
Officers from the Beijinglu Police Station in Jiaonan, arrested Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Xu Bingyu. He is now being held at the Jiaonan Detention Center.
12. [Chendu, Sichuan Province] Falun Gong Practitioners Liu Jian and Luo Yuying Illegally Sentenced
The Wenjiang District Court in Chendu opened court sessions on July 14 and 15, 2010 to hold trials against Ms. Luo Yuying and Mr. Liu Jian.
On August 6, the court put Liu Jian and Luo Yuying on a second trial. Ms. Luo was sentenced to two years with a three-year reprieve. She went home at 6 pm on the day while Mr. Liu was sentenced to seven years in jail.
13. [Siping, Jilin Province] Zhang Yinsen Sent to Lishu Detention Center
Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Zhang Yinsen from Siping City, was forcibly sent to the Siping Brainwashing Center. Mr Zhang's parents went to the center to demand his release. Wang Lihong, Deputy Director of the 610 Office, ordered Chang Hong to search Mr Zhang's home while they were away and at the same time sent him to the Lishu Detention Center.
Lu Yuhe, Director of the 610 Office: 86-15330661155
Wang Lihong, Deputy Director of the 610 Office in Siping City: 86-13844406016
Wei Jinglai, Deputy Leader of the Domestic Security Division of the Siping City Public Security Bureau: 86-13944449577
Lishu Detention Center: 86-434-5222023
14. [Liaoning Province] Wei Xiuying Severely Persecuted in the Liaoning Provincial Women's Prison and Is Unable to Walk
Sixty-three-year-old Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Wei Xiuying from Jincheng, Linghai City, is being detained at the elderly and disabled section in the 11th ward of the Liaoning Provincial Women's Prison. She has been severely persecuted. When her family went to see her last month she was still able to walk with a stick, but when they went to see her again recently, she was very weak and was unable to climb the stairs by herself.
Ms. Wei was sentenced to seven years in prison in 2009.
The Liaoning Provincial Women's Prison: 86-24-88905055
The Elderly and Disabled team at the 11th ward of the prison: 86-24-89296755
15. [Hefei, Anhui Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Ms. Wang Kezhen Arrested Again after She Had Been Homeless for Nine Years in Order to Avoid Persecution
16. [Linqu, Shandong Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Yu Meisheng Arrested
About eight policemen from the Linqu State Security Bureau, broke into Ms. Yu Meisheng's home in Shihedian Village, Yeyuan Town, on August 6, 2010 and ransacked the house. They arrested Ms. Yu and sent her to the Linqu Detention Center.
Linqu County Public Security Bureau: 86-536-32127892214110
Ma Lianzhi, Deputy Director of the Linqu County Public Security Bureau: 86-536-3116118, 86-536-3160866, 86-13806360696
17. [Fangchenggang City, Guangxi] Officers from the 610 Office Arrested Zhang Bofeng and His Family Members and Sent Them to a Brainwashing Center
Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Zhang Bofeng, from Fangchenggang, Guangxi, was sentenced to forced labor three times. The third time he was sentenced on August 2, 2010, officers from the 610 office sent Mr. Zhang directly to the Fangchenggang City Brainwashing Center where he was further persecuted.
On August 7, Zhang Bofeng's father and sister went to see Lan, the Director of the 610 Office, and demand their father's release, but officers there sent them to the brainwashing center instead.
Lan, Director of the 610 Office in the Gangkou District of Fangchenggang City: 86-13517701120