(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 13 cities or counties in 8 provinces. According to this report, 7 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 17 were illegally arrested.
Ms. Liu Guiqing was arrested in January 2016. She was held in the Zhuanyaowan Detention Center and has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison.
Ms. Bi Xiushu was sentenced to one year and 10 months in prison in the Zhifu District Court on March 23, 2017. She asked to appeal her case at the time her sentence was handed down.
Participant in the persecution of Ms. Bi:Wang Keyong (王可勇), presiding judge, Zhifu District Court: +86-15688597205
Ms. He Xiaolin was sentenced to one and a half years in prison on March 9, 2017.
Ms. Li Shulian was arrested by officers from the Laixi City Police Department's 610 Office. She is being held in the Pudong Detention Center in Jimo City.
Participant in the persecution of Ms. Li:Guan Deyi (管德毅), section head, Arrest Approval Section, Laixi City Procuratorate: +86-18300251516, +86-18563907526
Mr. Tan Fengjiang was tried at the end of October 2016 in the Wuying District Court. He was given a seven-year prison term. Mr. Tan appealed to the Yichun City Intermediate Court, which upheld the original sentence without a hearing. Mr. Tan was taken to Hulan Prison, Harbin City, at the end of February 2017.
Participants in the persecution of Mr. Tan:Fan Yuxiang (范玉祥), warden, Hulan Prison: +86-451-57307301Liu Wei (刘伟), deputy warden: +86-451-57307562Wang Dong (王东), Prison Service Division: +86-451-57307338, +86-18004663331Zhang Zhaoyun (张兆云), head, Hulan Prison's 610 Office: +86-13155518555
Ms. Han Yurong and Mr. Zhong Zhonghua from Tumenzi Town were arrested and taken to the Tumenzi Police Station by plainclothes officers on March 26, 2017, for talking to people about Falun Gong at the Tumenzi farmers market. They were later taken to the Qinglong County Police Department.
Ms. Zhang Xiuqin from the Haidian District was reported to the police for talking to people about Falun Gong on March 25, 2017. She was arrested and is now in the Haidian District Detention Center.
Ms. Liu Shuxia from Liudu Village, Shidu Town, the Fangshan District, was arrested by three officers from the Fangshan Police Department on the morning of March 17, 2017.
Ms. Yang Yingjie was reported for distributing Falun Gong materials in Urumqi City on March 26, 2017. She was arrested by officers from the Yinchuanlu Police Station. She is currently in a detention center.
Mr. Du Shaoqin, Mr. Wang Baohe, Mr. Li Zengying, Ms. Zhao Qiaoju, and Ms. Zhao Qiaoqi were arrested by Liangtang Town Police Station officers in late March 2017 for suing Jiang Zemin, the former head of the communist regime, who initiated the persecution of Falun Gong. They were detained for five days.
Mr. Jian Xuefu, Mr. He Yuanlang, Mr. Zeng Zhaobin, and Mr. Li Jiazhi were arrested by Zishui Police Station officers on the afternoon of March 21, 2017. Their homes were ransacked.
Ms. Liu Xiurong and Mr. Zhao Hongwei from Dongjing Village were arrested by officers from the Huangshan Police Station on March 16, 2017. Ms. Liu was released. Mr. Zho was taken to the Zouping County Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Liu and Mr. Zhao:Li Zuntai (李尊泰), head, Zouping Police Department's Domestic Security Division: +86-13706378230Han Xuewen (韩学文), deputy head: +86-13505430928
Ms. Yu Xueqin and Mr. Guo Xiangrong were arrested on March 25, 2017. They are being held in the Gongzhuling City Detention Center.
Mr. Gao Yulin from the Daoli District was tortured in Hulan Prison. His blood pressure spiked to 250. He also suffered from heart disease. The prison authorities denied his family's application for medical parole. He is in now in the Hulan Prison Hospital.