(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 14 cities or counties in nine provinces. In the report, 25 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 11 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Huang Haiyan to be Sent to Forced Labor Camp
2. [Yuanjiang City, Hunan Province] Mr. Shen Shaobing Harassed
3. [Changfeng County, Anhui Province] Ms. Dai Yumin and Others Sentenced
4. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Hou Guixiang Taken to Anqinglu Police Station
5. [Jidong County, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Shi Xiaochen and Others Sent to Prison
6. [Liaoyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Dong Yanmei Detained
7. [Keshan County, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Qi Fengmin Imprisoned Again
8. [Cangzhou City, Hebei Province] Ms. Liu Rong and Ms. Wang Yuling Arrested
9. [Qingdao City, Shandong Province] Many Practitioners Arrested
10. [Beijing] Ms. Sang Jiying Arrested Again
11. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Xie Airong, 60, Arrested at Home on May 9, 2013
12. [Chongqing] Ms. Wang Ya Severely Tortured in Shabao Women's Forced Labor Camp
13. [Huangshi City, Hubei Province] Ms. Xiong Xiaolin Sentenced to Three Years in Prison
14. [Beijing] Ms. Lu Hongmei, arrested in October, 2012, is being held in the Daxing Women's Forced Labor Camp
15. [Guangan City, Sichuan] Ms. Wen Yong Held in Brainwashing Center
16. [Laizhou City, Shandong Province] Ms. Wei Shaoqiu and Ms. Shi Detained
Ms. Huang Haiyan from Wuchang District, Wuhan City will be sent to the Hewan Forced Labor Camp on May 14 to serve a one year term.
Eight agents, including officers from the Nanda Township Police Station, barged into retired teacher Mr. Shen Shaobing's home and ransacked it on May 3, 2013. Mr. Shen was not at home at the time. Agents threatened and grilled his family members, and demanded that his neighbors monitor and report on Mr. Shen.
The Changfeng County Court tried Ms. Dai Yumin, Mr. Dai Cheng, Mr. Shao Hua, and Mr. Zhang Yong on March 13, 2013. Ms. Dai Yumin was sentenced to seven years in prison, and Mr. Shao Hua to four years. Mr. Dai Cheng and Mr. Zhang Yong are thought to have been sentenced to five years in prison with two year probation.
Ms. Hou Guixiang, Ms. Deng Shufen, and Ms. Liu Lanhua, from the Auto Industry Development Zone of Changchun, were arrested for distributing Shen Yun Performing Arts DVDs on the afternoon of May 8, 2013. They were taken to the Anqinglu Police Station.
Ms. Hou and Ms. Deng were released on the morning of May 9, 2013. Ms. Liu was transferred to Weizigou.
Ms. Shi Xiaochun from Jidong County (arrested on May 27, 2012), and Mr. Li Jinpeng from Jidong County (arrested on May 29, 2012), were both secretly taken to the Mudanjiang Prison on April 17, 2013. Ms. Guo Changyu (arrested on May 29, 2012), was taken to Harbin Women's Prison a week earlier.
Parties involved in the persecution: Sui Yanhua, Jidong County Detention Center: +86-1554526333 Liu Huibo, Jidong County Detention Center: +86-13019896338 Wang Haiyang, Jidong County Detention Center: +86-13946861377
Ms. Dong Yanmei from Hongwei District, Liaoyang City was arrested on April 28, 2013 by officers from the Xinhua Police Station in Baita district, Liaoyang City. Officers from the Baita District Domestic Security Division took her to the Liaoyang City Detention Center.
Ms. Qi Fengmin, 45, from Keshan County, was arrested on April 9, 2013 by deputy director Lu Jizhou and other officers from the Guangming Police Station in Baicheng City for distributing Shen Yun Performing Arts DVDs in Baicheng City. Her cell phone and cash were confiscated. She is being held in the Tongyu Detention Center.
Earlier in 2008, Ms. Qi was sentenced to four years in prison by the Keshan County Court. She was released in July 2012.
Partied involved in the persecution: Tongyu County Detention Center: +86-436-6142603 Lu Jizhou, deputy director, Guangming Police Station: +86-13394464555, +86-18743601172
Ms. Liu Rong and Ms. Wang Yuling were taken to the police department on the afternoon of May 8, 2013. They were released that evening.
The authorities of Qingdao City Political and Legal Affairs Committee, 610 Office, and the police department mobilized over 70 plainclothes officers to surround Mr. Yang Naijian's home on the afternoon of May 2, 2013. They arrested Mr. Yang Naijian and his family members, including Ms. Han Zhengmei, Ms. Liu Xiuzhen, Ms. Liu Xiufang, Ms. Liu Xiuzhi, Mr. Yang Youxin, Mr. Yuan Shaohua, Ms. Wang Cuiju, Mr. Jiang Yongyong, and Mr. Sheng Xiangbo. Other practitioners who were present at Mr. Yang's home at that time including Ms. Lu Xueqin and Ms. Cui Luning were also arrested.
Mr. Yang Naijian was held in the Chengyang District Detention Center on May 4, 2013. Practitioners being held in the Qingdao City No. 3 Detention Center include Ms. Lu Xueqin, Ms. Cui Luning, Mr. Yuan Shaohua, Mr. Li Hao, and Mr. Feng Hua. Ms. Liu Xiuzhen is being held in the Pudong Town No. 1 Detention Center in Jimo City. Ms. Wang Taojing's whereabouts are unknown.
Parties involved in the persecution: Qingdao City No. 3 Detention Center: +86-532-66578929
Ms. Sang Jiying from Haidian District, Beijing was arrested again in early April 2013 by officers from the Wanshousi Police Station in Haidian District. She is being held in Beijing No. 1 Detention Center. Family visits are denied.
Ms. Wang Ya from Daxigou, Yuzhong District was arrested on May 4, 2012 by Liang Shibin and others from the Jiangbei District Domestic Security Division. She was taken to the Shabao Women's Forced Labor Camp in Chongqing. It was recently learned that Ms. Wang was severely tortured because she refused to renounce her belief in Falun Gong. This is the third time that Ms. Wang has been sent to a forced labor camp.
Ms. Xiong Xiaolin from Huangshigang District was held in the Huangshi City No. 1 Detention Center in August 2012. She has been sentenced to three years in prison. Ms. Liu Ping was held in the same place as Ms. Xiong.
Mr. Wen Yong, deputy general manager of the China Unicom Guangan Branch, was arrested by officers from the State Security Bureau in early March 2013. He was dismissed from China Unicom at the same time. Mr. Wen is being held at the Wusheng Brainwashing Center in Guangan City. His wife was also arrested and her whereabouts are unknown.
Partied involved in the persecution: China Unicom Guangan Branch: +86-826-8100123 Huang Guangming, director, Guangan City 610 Office: +86-15378431333 Tian Pengfei, Guangan City Domestic Security Division: +86-18782668887
Ms. Wei Shaoqiu and Ms. Shi from Zhuwang Village, Laizhou City were arrested on May 9, 2013. They are being held in the Laizhou City Detention Center.