(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 14 cities or counties in 9 provinces. According to this report, 17 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 30 practitioners were illegally arrested.
Ms. Peng Yulan was arrested and taken to the Qingzhou City Police Department on the morning of April 21, 2015, for talking to people about the persecution of Falun Gung. The police ransacked her home.
Two dozen practitioners from Shenzhen City, including Ms. Shen Xiaofeng and Ms. Chang, were arrested by officers from the Zhaoshang Police Station in Shekou Town on the morning of April 22, 2015, when they were doing the Falun Gong exercises at a park.
Mr. Dai Xingming, 62, was arrested and taken to the Changan Police Department by plainclothes officers in October 2014. He was handcuffed and shackled, and then transferred to the Shima Police Station. The police handcuffed him to a chair and beat him for talking to them about the persecution of Falun Gong. He was released later that day.
Ms. You Quanfang and Ms. Xiao Danfeng were arrested on April 21, 2015, for passing paper bills with messages about Falun Gong printed on them. They were taken to the Domestic Security Division of the Gucheng District Police Department in Lijiang City.
Ms. Wang Xiaochun was arrested on April 6, 2015. She should have been released after 15 days of detention, but her family was told that she would be detained another 15 days.
Parties involved in persecuting Ms. Wang:Cao Jincheng (曹金成), director of the Hunchun City Police Department: +86-433-7513762, +86-18043304004Deputy director of the Hunchun City Police Department: +86-433-7513212Li Shuangqiang (李双强), director of the 610 Office: +86-13944358877, +86-433-7568877
Ms. Li Aiping was arrested on February 17, 2015.
Mr. Yang Xiliang and Ms. Wang Lixin were arrested at work on the afternoon of April 21, 2015, by officers from the Fengtai Police Department and the Tongzhou Police Department. The police confiscated Falun Gong books, informational materials about the persecution, cell phones, and thousands of yuan in cash. Mr. Yang is detained at the Fengtai Detention Center.
Ms. Huang Ronghua, 59, was arrested on the afternoon of April 20, 2015. Her whereabouts are unknown.
Ms. Fu Fanggui, Ms. Dai Yanping, and Ms. Wang Huaizhu were arrested and taken to the Xiuhuayuanshanzhuang Brainwashing Center in April 2015.
Mr. Zou Deyong, 46, from Yantai City, Shandong Province, was arrested by officers from the Huilongguan Police Station in Beijing on April 12, 2015, for distributing informational materials about the persecution of Falun Gong. The police confiscated two laptop computers, a mobile hard drive, a printer, a cell phone, a recorder, a bank card, and other personal belongings. Mr. Zou was taken to the Changping Detention Center in Beijing on April 13, 2015.
Parties involved in persecuting Mr. Zou:Huilongguan Police Station: +86-1062713350Changping Detention Center: +86-1080193803, +86-1089798349Pre-Trial Section of the Changping Detention Center: +86-1089798347
Ms. Zhang was arrested at Ms. Luan's home on the evening of April 18, 2015, by plainclothes officers from the Donggang City Police Department. The police confiscated informational materials about the persecution of Falun Gong and paper bills with Falun Gong information printed on them.
Ms. Ye Juhua, Mr. Wang Yansheng, and Ms. Lin Li, after being held for ten days, were transferred by Tuanfengjie Police Station officers to the Banqiao Brainwashing Center in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, on April 19, 2015.
Parties involved in persecuting the three practitioners:Jiang Xiangyang (江向阳), deputy director of the Tuanfeng County Police Department: +86-13886435888Xishui County Police Department: +86-713-4233980Banqiao Brainwashing Center: +86-27-87924870, +86-13971687602610 Office director: +86-27-87234314, +86-27-87233774
Mr. Liu Hongtu has been persecuted in the Intensive Training Ward of Hulan Prison for approximately a month.
Parties involved in persecuting Mr. Liu:Officer in charge of the Intensive Training Ward of the Hulan Prison: +86-451-57307713, +86-451-57307855Shi Fuqing (史福清), head of the Ward: +86-15846143188, +86-18004663188Zhou Jinming (周金铭), instructor: +86-13154510698, +86-18004663833
Ms. Chen Xingyin and Mr. Zhang Xinjian were arrested on April 16, 2015. Ms. Chen was released that day, but Mr. Zhang is still being held in the Dayi Detention Center in Yibin City. The police ransacked Ms. Chen's home and confiscated a laptop computer, printer, recorder, CD-ROMs, and informational materials about the persecution of Falun Gong.
Mr. Wang Kejun was also arrested the same day.
Ms. Zhang Yufeng was arrested at home by officers from the Xiliu Police Station in Haicheng City on the morning of April 22, 2015. The police confiscated approximately 1,000 yuan in cash. Her husband, not a practitioner, was also arrested, but released that day. Her mother-in-law, in her seventies, is very upset. Ms. Zhang is still being detained.
Parties involved in persecuting Ms. Zhang:Zhao Hai (赵海), director of the Xiliu Police Department: +86-412-3820333, +86-412-3334739, +86-13304127711Ma Xingan (马兴安), instructor: +86-412-3857125, +86-412-3550399, +86-13704121158
Twenty one practitioners were arrested on April 18, 2015. Ms. Wang Fang, Ms. Chen Yinge, Mr. Sun Yi, Ms. Sun Yan, Ms. Sun Lihua, Ms. Sun Lifeng, and Mr. Yu Guanghua are now being held in the Dandong No. 1 Detention Center.