(Clearwisdom.net) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 18 cities or counties in nine provinces. As per this report, 26 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 18 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Yongjing County, Gansu Province] Ms. Zhang Guohua Arrested
Yanguoxia Police Station officers, along with town government personnel, searched Ms. Zhang Guohua's store at the Yanguoxia Town Farmers Market on July 7, 2011. They tossed the items on her shelves to the ground. Later on they ransacked her home, took her into custody, and placed her into the Liujiaxia Detention Center.
Wang Zhengduan, Yanguoxia Police Station head:
Wei Xiaoyun, deputy head: 86-13830105346
2. [Shandong Province] Update on Mr. Pang Pengbo
Mr. Pang Pengbo, an employee at the Gudong Oil Extraction Plant, was arrested on June 14, 2011. Mr. Pang was held at the Gudao Detention Center for two weeks. After his release, Gudong Oil Extraction Plant Transportation Division 610 Office agents took him to the Shengli Oil Field Brainwashing Center in Dongying City and refused to allow his family to visit him.
Gao Yuemin, Gudong Oil Extraction Plant Party secretary:
Zeng Liufang, director of the Gudong Oil Extraction Plant: 86-18654652002
3. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Update on Mr. Yao Guangyun and Ms. Li Suhua
Plainclothes police officers followed Mr. Yao Guangyun and his wife, Ms. Li Suhua, on the morning of June 4, 2011, as they went to a market. They seized the couple's Falun Gong informational materials and took them to the local police station. The couple was released several hours later.
One month later, on July 4, police officer Li Weidong and others harassed the couple at home.
4. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] The Persecution of Ms. Li Wen'e and Her Husband, Mr. Wang Weidong
Ms. Li Wen'e and her husband, Mr. Wang Weidong, are attending physicians at the Jidong Prison Hospital in the Nanpu Developmental District. The couple was arrested on May 25, 2011, and their home was ransacked. Mr. Wang was subjected to a forced labor term, but Ms. Li was released that same day.
Zhang Ji'an, hospital president: 86-13323250368, 86-315-8327397,
An Yue, 610 Office head: 86-13503150211, 86-315-8327668, 86-315-8502888
5. [Bazhou City, Hebei Province] Ms. Tian Laojun Arrested
Ms. Tian Laojun from Nanmeng Town was arrested at home on the afternoon of July 8, 2011. The police confiscated her Falun Gong books.
Zhang Liqiang, Nanmeng Town Political and Judiciary Committee head: 86-15832689958, 86-316-728 8598
6. [Fusong County, Jilin Province] Ms. Ma Yongzhi and Ms. Pan Yueqin Arrested
Songjianghe Town Government's Comprehensive Management Office agent Pan Jinyu and officers from the town police department broke into Ms. Ma Yongzhi's home and arrested her on the evening of July 6, 2011. The next morning they arrested Ms. Pan Yueqin at her workplace.
The two practitioners are currently held in the Yaqian Hotel in Lazihe Village, Lushuihe Town.
Songjianghe Town Police Department: 86-439-6313400,
Pan Jinyu, the town government's comprehensive management office agent: 86-439-6315928, 86-13843934489
7. [Qiqihar City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Ma Yan and Ms. Sun Jingjie Arrested
Fuyu County Political and Judiciary Committee's 610 Office head Han Yongzhan, along with local Xinhua Police Station officer Hou Xinzhu and others, arrested Ms. Ma Yan and Ms. Sun Jingjie at the Industrial and Commercial Bureau in the morning of July 4, 2011. Ms. Ma was able to escape. Ms. Sun was taken to the Qiqihar City Brainwashing Center.
8. [Ningwu, Shanxi Province] Ms. Bai Gaihuan Arrested on the Afternoon of July 3, 2011
9. [Handan City, Hebei Province] Additional Information Regarding the Arrests of Ms. Zheng Zhengchen and Other Practitioners
Ms. Gao Meiying, Ms. Zheng Zhengchen, and Ms. Wu Hongyan were arrested on July 6, 2011, as they spoke with people about Falun Gong. Officers from the Sijiqing Police Station in the Congtai District made the arrests. Ms. Gao is being held in the Handan City No.1 Detention Center, and Ms. Zheng and Ms. Wu are in the Handan City No. 2 Detention Center.
10. [Chongqing] Ms. Zhao Zaibi Arrested
Ms. Zhao Zaibi from Pianyan Town in the Beibei District was arrested and taken to the Beibei Brainwashing Center on the afternoon of July 5, 2011.
11. [Jinzhou, Liaoning Province] Ms. Mu Shulan Arrested
Jinzhou City Criminal Investigation Division officers, along with officers from the Linghai City Domestic Security Division, arrested Ms. Mu Shulan at home on the morning of July 6, 2011. They ransacked her home and confiscated two notebook computers, one printer, and other personal belongings.
12. [Beijing] Additional Information Regarding the Arrest of Ms. Wu Fangqing
Ms. Wu Fangqing from Beijing was arrested on the afternoon of May 30, 2011. Officers from the Yongdingmen Police Station made the arrest. She was sentenced to a two-year forced labor term.
13. [Puyang City, Henan Province] Mr. Wang Chaowei Arrested on July 8, 2011; Currently Held in the Nanle Detention Center
14. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Additional Information Regarding the Arrest of Ms. Di Xuemei
Ms. Di Xuemei, an employee of the Changchun Automobile Factory, was arrested on the afternoon of July 9, 2011, with a middle-aged practitioner as they distributed Shen Yun performance DVDs. Officers from the Jincheng Street Police Station made the arrests, seized Ms. Di's car, and ransacked her home. Ms. Di is currently in the Weizigou Detention Center.
Jincheng Street Police Station: 86-431-85904496
15. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Update on Ms. Jia Liyan
Pingfang Domestic Security Division officer Fu Zilong followed Ms. Jia Liyan to her workplace on the morning of July 7, 2011. He searched her purse and attempted to arrest her. Ms. Jia was able to escape and lives away from home to avoid the persecution. Her home was ransacked.
16. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhang Ping Subjected to Forced Labor
Ms. Zhang Ping, in her 40s, was arrested in March 2011 as she spoke with people about Falun Gong. She was held in the Weifang City Detention Center for more than ten days before she was handed a 14-month forced labor term. She was sent to the Wangcun Women's Forced Labor Camp.
17. [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Ms. Li Chunju and Ms. Zhang Xinglan Arrested
Ms. Li Chenju and Ms. Zhang Xinglan from Xuanwei were arrested at home on the morning of July 6, 2011. Officer Kong Weibo and others from the Banqiao Police Station made the arrests, ransacked their homes, and confiscated their computers and informational materials and other personal belongings.
18. [Weifang, Shandong Province] Update on Mr. Qin Songfa and Ms. Xu Xiuzhen
Mr. Qin Songfa and his wife, Ms. Xu Xiuzhen, live in Xiazhuang Town, Gaomi City. They were arrested on April 7, 2011, as they spoke with people about Falun Gong. Luan Shujie, No. 3 Team head from the Gaomi City Patrol Division, and five more police officers made the arrests. The couple is currently being held in the Gaomi City Detention Center.
Luan Shujie, Gaomi City Patrol Division, No. 3 Team head: 86-13964715998
19. [Taonan City, Jilin Province] Additional Information Regarding the Arrest of Ms. Ma Liping
Four police officers arrested Ms. Ma Liping at work on the afternoon of June 28, 2011. They ransacked her home and took two bags of Falun Gong informational materials and CDs. Ms. Ma was immediately taken to the newly built prison in Taonan City.
20. [Hunchun, Jilin Province] Ms. Wang Weixiu Arrested at Home on July 9, 2011, by 610 Office Agents
21. [Kaiyang County, Guizhou Province] Additional Information Regarding the Persecution of Mr. Li Shaoji
Mr. Li Shaoji, 54, teaches at the Longgang Town High School. He was arrested on June 17, 2011, as he spoke with people about Falun Gong in Maoyun Township. Participating in the arrest were officers from the Maoyun Township Police Station and Kaiyang County Police Department's 610 Office agents. They took Mr. Li to the Kaiyang County Detention Center and held him for two weeks before they transferred him to the Lannigou Brainwashing Center.
22. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Chen Jinhua Loses Her Voice as a Result of Forced Injection of Unknown Substances in a Brainwashing Facility
Ms. Chen Jinhua, 70, retired official from the Wenjiang District, has been arrested 23 times over the past eleven years. She has been held in police stations, detention centers, brainwashing facilities, prisons, and forced labor camps for more than 1,000 days total. She was subjected to long-term surveillance after her release from her latest prison term. The forced injection of unknown substances at a brainwashing facility caused her to lose her voice. She still can't speak.
23. [Heilongjiang Province] Mudanjiang Prison Officials Responsible for the Deaths of 13 Practitioners
Over the 12 years of the persecution of Falun Gong, 13 practitioners have died as a result of severe physical abuse and torture in Mudanjiang Prison. They are:
Mr. Yu Junxiu from Zhejiang Province, originally a criminal who
had been sentenced to a life term in Xinzao Prison
Mr. Wang Jiguo, 40, employed at Mudanjiang Normal University
Mr. Li Ruqing, 66, former employee of the Shuangyashan Coal Mining Bureau's Machine Power Plant
Mr. Pan Xingfu, former Shuangyashan City Telecommunications Bureau Switching Center deputy head and deputy head of the Youyi County Telecommunications Bureau
Mr. Wei Xiaodong, early 30's, former lecturer at the Heilongjiang Bayi Agricultural University, College of Engineering
Mr. Ning Jun, in his 50s, from Mudanjiang City
Mr. Du Shiliang, in his 50s, from Hailin City, Heilongjiang Province
Mr. Zhang Hongquan, former engineer at the computing station of the Logging Company, the Daqing Petroleum Administration Bureau
Mr. Kong Xiangzhu, 39, resident of the Jianshan District, Shuangyashan City
Mr. Wu Yueqing, in his 30s, from Shuangyashan
Mr. Jin Yufeng, in his 40s, of Korean ethnicity, a former teacher in the Department of Physical Education at Mudanjiang Normal University
Mr. Kang Yuncheng, former Mudanjiang City Real Estate Company Manager
Mr. Bai Shuang, former teacher at the Daqing City No.2 Oil Extraction Factory Technical School
Fan Zhenyu, Mudanjiang Prison warden: 86-453-6404715 ext.
Wang Jian, deputy warden: 86-13904833666
Zhang Guomin, Prison 610 Office: 86-453-829-9103
24. [Yichun City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Zhang Linwen Physically Abused and Mistreated in the Heilongjiang Women's Drug Rehabilitation Forced Labor Camp
Ms. Zhang Linwen from Yichun City was arrested at home on the morning of April 22, 2010, and sentenced to forced labor. She is currently in the Heilongjiang Province Women's Drug Rehabilitation Forced Labor Camp. Ms. Zhang and five other practitioners had their terms extended by one month because they refused to renounce their belief. Ms. Zhang held a hunger strike to protest the illegal term extension. She was very weak physically. The camp doctor gave her an IV with unknown substances.
Ms. Zhang's condition worsened on May 19, 2011. The left side of her face became swollen. She was sent to the Harbin No. 2 Hospital for an examination and diagnosed with a thyroid problem requiring an immediate operation. The camp officials didn't inform Ms. Zhang's family, nor did they release her.
25. [Gaizhou City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Wang Fenghua Tried in Gaizhou Court
Ms. Wang Fenghua from Gaizhou City was arrested on April 27, 2011 as she mailed out truth clarification letters. The next day Gaizhou Court officials tried her but refused do allow her family to observe the procedures and interrupted the lawyers who were defending her.