Additional Persecution News from China – January 31, 2011 (17 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today’s news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in thirteen cities or counties in eight provinces. According to this report, nineteen practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least seven practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Renqiu City, Hebei Province] Mr. Li Aihua in Critical Condition
Mr. Li Aihua is a Falun Gong practitioner who worked at the Bohai Petroleum Vocational School prior to his arrest. During more than a month of detention he was brutally tortured, and subsequently developed high blood pressure reaching 220. Despite his critical condition, local police refused to release him.
Renqiu City Procuratorate: 86-317-2222661, 86-317-2237766
Hao Xuguang, deputy section chief: 86-317-2250803, 86-13513270751
2. [Renqiu City, Hebei Province] Ms. Feng Xuxia Suffers from Torture-induced Edema
Ms. Feng Suxia is from Beicaokou Village, Renqiu City. The police ransacked her home in August 2010, taking away her computer and printer. She has been held in Renqiu Detention Center for more than five months. She suffers from tortured-induced edema and has lost a lot of weight.
Kong Fanmao, Renqiu City Domestic Security Division captain: 86-15603170001, 86-317-2222452
Guo Youcang, deputy captain: 86-317-2224455, 86-13503172207
Gao Hongsheng, Renqiu City Police Department chief: 86-317-3337501
3. [Suixi County, Anhui Province] Mr. Zhao Zhongxin Still Incarcerated in Anhui Province Third Prison
Mr. Zhao Zhongxin is a 43-year-old Falun Gong practitioner in Suixi County. Officer Zhang Shoujian from the Suixi County Political Security Division arrested him in 2002 and kept him at the county detention center before handing him a three-year prison sentence.
The Anhui Province Third Prison refused to take him every time the police attempted to have him admitted. The police then incarcerated him for three years at the detention center. The Huangqiao Village Elementary School, where he taught prior to his arrest, fired him after his release.
Around July 2008, police in Huaibei City arrested more than a dozen practitioners including Zhao Zhongxin. He was sent to Huaibei City Detention Center and later sentenced to a six-year prison term. The police transferred him to Division Eight at the Anhui Province Third Prison in 2009. He was kept in solitary confinement all year long and family visitations were not allowed.
Mr. Zhao's parents, both in their eighties, suddenly fell ill. While his mother was under hospital care, his wife took their children and wanted to visit him on January 29, 2011, but was turned down.
4. [Mudanjiang City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Zhang Liansheng Sentenced to Five-year Term
Railroad Transportation Court sentenced Mr. Zhang Liansheng to a five-year prison term on January 18, 2011, without informing his family. When the family went to inquire, the court refused to offer any details.
Ma Xuebin, public prosecutor: 86-453-8826933
Wang Jinlong, court presiding judge: 86-13796693706, 86-453-8822048
5. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Zheng Qilan Arrested
Luo Qing, the Tangyuan Town Police Station chief, led six officers to Zheng Qilan’s home on January 24, 2011. They confiscated a copy of the book Zhuan Falun, a copy of Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party, and two copies of Hong Yin. Officer Zhang Qinghua kicked Zhang Qilan’s head, and Yang Zeli slapped her face.
6. [Rizhao City, Shandong Province] Ms. Chen Xihong Sent to Rizhao Detention Center
Ms. Chen Xihong was arrested while clarifying the facts the night of January 26, 2011. She is currently being held in the Rizhao Detention Center.
7. [Benxi City, Liaoning Province] More Information about the Persecution of Mr. Xiang Fuyan and Ms. Cheng Yuejuan
Mr. Xiang Fuyan’s family hired a Beijing lawyer to defend him at Benxi Detention Center on January 27, 2011. The Pingshan District Procuratorate returned Ms. Cheng Yuejuan’s case to the Pingshan Police Station. Police station officials are attempting to fabricate more “evidence,” to eventually indict her.
Xu Gang, Pingshan Police Station chief: 86-13500443865
Dong Xiuling, Pingshan District Procuratorate clerk: 86-414-2897513
8. [Tianjin] Ms. Wang Lianrong and Ms. Li Yuming Arrested and Facing Trial at the Yangliuqing District Police Department
9. [Tianjin] Persecution of Mr. Ren Dongsheng
Mr. Ren Dongsheng, 46, was arrested in 2006 while distributing truth-clarification materials. He was sentenced to a five-year prison term and sent to Division Five of the Beidagang Prison. His wife Zhang Liqin was arrested on February 12, 2009 at the hands of agents from Jinghaichengguan Police Station, and later sentenced to seven years in Lingzhuangzi Women’s Prison. The couple’s son and Ren’s elderly mother, who was in her eighties, were left home to take care of themselves.
Ren’s mother had made repeated requests to visit him since June 2010, but was turned down every time. His term was scheduled to expire in 2011, but the prison intends to keep him detained indefinitely. It has recently been learned that Mr. Ren was brutally beaten numerous times during the past six months, which resulted in mental confusion.
10. [Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Li Dawei Detained in Division Seven of Dalian Prison--Holding Frequent Hunger Strikes
11. [Inner Mongolia] Persecution of Mr. Song Zhiyu and Mr. Wang Yaheng
Mr. Song Zhiyu is from Qinghuangdao City, Hebei Province, and Mr. Wang Yaheng is from Inner Mongolia. The two practitioners are currently being held at the Hulunbeier City Detention Center. Domestic Security Division officials wanted to transfer their cases to the Procuratorate, but were turned down at the first attempt. The police later tried again and succeeded. Procuratorate officials then ordered the police to issue an arrest warrant on or around January 25, 2011.
The chief culprit is Zhang Xuzheng, Domestic Security Division vice captain: 86-13947018856
12. [Yichang City, Hubei Province] Mr. Wang Xiaojian Arrested by Yaowan Police Station Personnel
Mr. Wang Xiaojian, originally from Yunyang, Sichuan Province, now resides in Shahe Village, Yaowan Township, Yichang City, where he owns a farming business. The local police conducted a so-called census on November 12, 2010, with the real purpose being to spy on practitioners. They discovered Wang’s computer, printer and other equipment during the process. Xiong Shuquan and other agents from the Xiling District Domestic Security Division followed Wang Xiaojin to Mr. Wang Wenping’s home and arrested the two practitioners together. At the same time, another group of agents ransacked Wang Xiaojian’s home and confiscated his computer, printer, and Falun Gong books. Wang Wenping has been released, but Wang Xiaojian is still at the Yichang First Detention Center. Yaowan Police Station agents and those from the Xiling District Procuratorate plan to indict him.
Zhang Tieyu, Yaowan Police Station chief: 86-717-6835926, 86-717-6226866, 86-13908603682, 86-18972591795
Guo Jianjun, deputy chief: 86-717-6835905, 86-717-6726698, 86-13972599956, 86-18972591796
Li Chong, deputy chief: 86-717-6835952, 86-15997556666, 86-18972591797
13. [Wafangdian City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Shi Changjun Captured--Her Whereabouts Unknown
Town police agents captured Shi Changjun, a practitioner in his fifties from Bali Village in Fuzhoucheng Town around January 23, 2011.
Fuzhoucheng Town Police Station: 86-411-85713612
Wei Guangwei, Wafangdian City 610 Office head: 86-411-85613511, 86-411-85639061, 86-13940873718
Li Yonggao, Wafangdian City Political and Legal Committee deputy secretary: 86-411-85638399, 86-13942899498
14. [Hulin City, Heilongjiang Province] Six Hutou Town Practitioners Arrested
Ji Guosheng, Domestic Security Division head from the Dongfanghong Forest Bureau, led his agents to arrest six practitioners from Hutou Town. Two of the practitioners were sentenced to forced labor, with Ms. Ba Lihua receiving a two-year term at Harbin Forced Labor Camp, and Zhang Shujun one year at the Suihua Forced Labor Camp. Li Dongren was transferred back to Inner Mongolia.
Ji Guoshseng, Domestic Security Division head: 86-13384676998, 86-453-5911152
Shi Chunbao, Domestic Security Division deputy head: 86-453-5910818
Tang Guoqiang, Dongfanghong Forest Bureau Detention Center director: 86-13946800339, 86-453-5912960
15. [Suixi County, Anhui Province] Mr. Zhang Weimin and His Wife Li Yan Arrested
The couple was arrested and detained many times for their practice of Falun Gong. Around July 2008 the local police again seized them. They are now in the Anhui Province Third Prison. Their 20-year-old daughter is left home alone.
16. [Bazhong City, Sichuan Province] Four Women Practitioners Arrested
On the morning of January 12, 2011, Jiangbei Police Department Deputy chief Yang Yongming led eight officers to surround the apartment building where retired school teacher Yue Yingcong lives. They broke into her home and arrested her, and confiscated an MP3 player and an MP4 player.
That same day the police also arrested Peng Huaying, Fu Anzhen, and Liu Yongjun, and refused to release them even two weeks later. No one knows where the practitioners are being held.
Zhou Chaokun, Bazhong City Political and Legal Committee secretary: 86-13981660016, 86-827-5260655, 86-827-5552666
Zhao Kexin, Bazhong City 610 Office deputy head: 86-13320615080, 86-827-5280032, 86-827-3130978
17. [Jimo City, Shandong Province] Ms. Jiang Xiujie Sentenced to One-and-a-half-years of Forced Labor
Ms. Jiang Xiujie was arrested together with Chen Zhenfang on the night of November 11, 2010. It has been learned that Jiang was sentenced to one and a half years of forced labor.