(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 12 cities or counties in 9 provinces. According to this report, 6 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 23 practitioners were illegally arrested .
1. [Gaomi City, Shandong Province] Eight Practitioners Arrested
2. [Shulan City, Jilin Province] Several Practitioners Taken to Brainwashing Center
3. [Pingquan County, Hebei Province] Ms. Liu Guirong Arrested
4. [Xianyang City, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Zhao Guirong Arrested 5. [Pengzhou City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Huang Shuqiong Arrested
6. [Heilongjiang Province] Six Practitioners' Whereabouts Unknown
7. [Ningxiang County, Hunan Province] Three Practitioners Detained
8. [Huanan County, Heilongjiang Province] Five Practitioners Arrested 9. [Shanghai] Ms. Zhang Xuezhu Arrested
10. [Qiqihar City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Gong Haiou Arrested
11. [Panjin County, Liaoning Province] Mr. Zhou Shaotang Arrested
12. [Inner Mongolia] Mr. Tian Yong and Another Practitioner Arrested
Mr. Chan Yucheng, Ms. Jing Xiuling, Mr. Qin Songfa, Ms. Xu Xiuzhen, Ms. Xu Li, Ms. Wang Zhili and two other practitioners were arrested on April 4, 2014.
Parties involved in the persecution: Wang Yaoping (王尧平), director, Jiangzhuang Police Station: +86-536-2737199, +86-13606461036, +86-536-2333876 Weifang City Domestic Security Division: +86-536-8783160
Shulan City 610 Office set up a brainwashing center on April 3, 2014. Those known to have been taken there include the following six practitioners: Mr. Liu Guoxing, Mr. Liang Wanlin, Ms. Tan Yuling, Ms. Jin Fenglian, Ms. Liu Lihua, and Mr. Gu Qingbo.
Parties involved in the persecution: Li Yongbo (李永波), 610 Office head: +86-13904445140
Ms. Liu Guirong, 70, was arrested by police officer Song Zhansheng while she told people about Falun Gong on April 1, 2014.
Ms. Zhao Guirong was arrested by officers from the Wenlin Road Police Station on the afternoon of April 6, 2014 while she distributed Shen Yun Performing Arts DVDs on Wenlin Road.
Ms. Huang Shuqiong, in her 70s, was arrested recently and her home was ransacked.
Ms. Chen Dongmei, Ms. Li Guifang, Ms. Wang Yanxin, Ms. Ding Huijun, Ms. Meng Fanli, and Mr. Shi Mengwen had been held in the Jiansanjiang Detention Center for 15 days. They were transferred to an unknown place on April 6, 2014.
Ms. Zhang Xinqi, Mr. Yao Dahua, and Mr. Liu were arrested on March 29, 2014. Ms. Zhang was taken to the Liuyang City Detention Center. Mr. Yao and Mr. Liu were taken to the Changsha County Detention Center.
Parties involved in the persecution: Zhu Zhengguo (朱政国), Domestic Security Division head: +86-13574158891, +86-18900702547 Zhou Dingxing (周定兴), director, Ningxiang County 610 Office: +86-731-88980736, +86-13755096588
Shi Yinglin, deputy chief of the Huanan Forestry Bureau, found that Ms. Wang Zhiqin, Ms. Zhang Fenghua, Ms. Wang Weijie, Ms. Cheng Shujie, and a driver were distributing Falun Gong informational materials on March 19, 2014. He reported them to the Sandaogou Police Station. The five practitioners were then arrested and taken to the Huanan Forestry Bureau Detention Center.
Ms. Zhang Xuezhu, in her 60s, from Wuhan City, Hubei Province, was arrested while posting Falun Gong informational materials in the Pudong area, Shanghai, on April 3, 2014.
Ms. Gong Haiou was arrested by officers from the Jianhua District Police Department on April 3, 2014.
Parties involved in persecuting Ms. Gong: Yang Yasen (杨亚森), district Party Secretary: +86-452-2285666 Wang Wei (王伟), secretary, Political and Legal Affairs Committee: +86-452-2553808
Mr. Zhou Shaotang and other practitioners, from Yintun Village, Dongguo Town, were arrested by officers from the Shixin Town Police Station while talking to others about Falun Gong in Shixin Town on March 14, 2014. After the police extorted money from his son, Mr. Zhou was released.
Parties involved in persecuting Ms. Zhou: Wang Hui (王辉), director, Shixin Town Police Station: +86-13909876626
Mr. Tian Yong and another practitioner, from Qiqihar City, Heilongjiang Province, were arrested in Inner Mongolia on April 1, 2014. They were taken back by personnel from the Wulong Police Station of Qiqihar City. Mr. Tian Yong suffered numerous fractures in his cervical and thoracic spine, and several fingers as a result of brutal torture. His head was also severely injured. Mr. Tian remains unconscious in the Qiqihar City No. 1 Hospital. The other practitioner is held in the Qiqihar City Detention Center.