The Intermediate Court Upholds Four-Year Sentence of Henan Woman
(Minghui.org) The Jiaozuo Intermediate Court held the appeal hearing of Ms. Ren Haiying from Henan Province on July 30, 2014. They ignored the facts and announced that the original four-year sentence would be kept.
The judge stopped the lawyer in court whenever he mentioned Falun Gong, He also threatened several times that the lawyer would be expelled from the court. When the lawyer accused the judge of violating the law, the judge shouted: “I have the final say in the court.”
When the lawyer pointed out that Falun Gong [the lawyer used a substitute name for it in the court] has been widely spread and supported in the world and it benefits the nation and its people, the judge was speechless. He adjourned the trial in a hurry. After a secret meeting, he announced the original sentence would be upheld.
During the session, the judge's microphone was clear and loud, however, the lawyer's microphone was out of order.
Details of Ms. Ren Haiying's Case
Ms. Ren from Qinyang, Henan Province was arrested by officers from the Qinyang Domestic Security Division for distributing Falun Gong flyers in a scenic area in the Shennong Mountains on the morning of July 12, 2013. She was taken to the Qinyang Detention Center.
The Qinyang Domestic Security Division and the Ziling Police Station dispatched six or seven officers to ransack her home. They confiscated a laptop and printer, and Falun Gong informational materials. Ms. Ren was then transferred to the Jiaozuo Detention Center.
Officers from the Qinyang Domestic Security Division went to the detention center and questioned her on August 19, 2013. They sent out a message that Ms. Ren could be released if she would help transform other local Falun Gong practitioners; otherwise, she would be sentenced to a four to seven-year prison term.
The Qinyang Court secretly tried Ms. Ren at noon on February 17, 2014. The personnel went to the detention center and announced that Ms. Ren was sentenced to four years of imprisonment.
Parties involved in persecuting Ms. Ren Haiying:Liu Zhilei (刘志雷), presiding judge of the No. 1 Criminal Court of the Jiaozuo Intermediate's Court: +86-391-3386125Shen Bing (申兵), presiding judge of the No. 2 Criminal Court: +86-391-3386121Li Yongqing (李永青), director of the Qinyang 610 Office: +86-13569155630 (cell)Hou Li (侯丽), deputy director of the Qinyang Police Department: +86-13949666088 (cell)Cheng Xingli (成兴利) from the Domestic Security Division of the Qinyang Police Department: +86-18339131208 (cell)Ren Dongfeng (任东风) from the Qinyang Detention Center: +86-13939111828 (cell)