(Minghui.org) Today's news from mainland China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 9 cities or counties in 5 provinces. According to this report, 3 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 8 practitioners were illegally arrested.
Ms. Lu Jinshu, from Zhucheng, was arrested on the morning of January 27, 2015.
Mr. Hao Pengzhe and Mr. Xu Shengran work at the Downhole Services Company of the Huabei Oilfield. They were arrested on July 14, 2014, for using paper bills containing printed messages informing the public about the persecution of Falun Gong. They were tried on September 15, 2014, in the Renqiu City Court. Mr. Hao was sentenced to three years in prison with four years of probation. Mr. Xu was sentenced to five years in prison with five years of probation.
Ms. Zhao Xiuzhen, 64, from Pucheng Village, Binzhou, was arrested at home on January 30, 2015. She was taken to the Binzhou City Detention Center by officers from the Shizhong Police Station.
Officers from the Laoling Domestic Security Division and the Hujia Police Station broke into Mr. Zhao Yudong's home on January 29, 2015. The police arrested him and confiscated his Falun Gong books and truth-clarification materials. Mr. Zhao was taken to the Laoling Police Department.
Parties involved in the persecution of Mr. Zhao:Cao Zongshui (曹宗水), chief of the Laoling Police Department: +86-13805340178Dong Benzhe (董本哲), deputy chief of the Laoling Police Department: +86-15805443660Fan Xiaoheng (范晓恒), head of the Laoling Domestic Security Division: +86-15964177666
Mr. Zhan Xingmao, who was on medical parole, was arrested again on January 19, 2015, by officers from the Sihong Prison and the local judicial department. Mr. Zhan's whereabouts are now unknown.
Mr. Zhan was sentenced to five years in prison and taken to Sihong Prison in October 2010. He became very ill and was released on medical parole in January 2014.
Parties involved in the persecution of Mr. Zhan:No. 11 Ward of Sihong Prison: +86-527-86478504Guo Long (郭龙), instructor: +86-13485086116Du Xiejin (杜协进), section head: +86-13851366022, +86-527-86478502
Mr. Zhang Youxing was arrested on December 24, 2014, while distributing informational materials about Falun Gong. He was taken to the Changning District Detention Center. He was just released after being detained for one month.
Officers from the Fengning County Domestic Security Division broke into Mr. Liu Zhifeng's Food Products Factory on January 21, 2015. Mr. Liu was arrested, and his his printer, computer, and other personal belongings confiscated. He is being held at the Fengning County Detention Center.
Parties involved in persecuting Mr. Liu:Li Hu (李虎), officer from the Fengning County Domestic Security Division: +86-13832430358Fengning County Detenion Center: +86-314-8036950Zhang Pengfei (张鹏飞), chief of the Fengning County Domestic Security Division: +86-13903147600, +86-314-8082318
Ms. Yang Yujie and Ms. Wu Yanqiu were arrested for distributing Falun Gong materials. They were taken to the Shangjiahe Town Police Station and released that evening.
Ms. Zhang Ping from the Luyuan District was arrested at home on December 16, 2014.