(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 6 cities or counties in 4 provinces. According to this report, 6 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 3 were illegally arrested.
Ms. He Xianyu and Ms. Liu Xiuying were reported to police and arrested on February 2, 2018 for talking to people about Falun Gong and helping people withdraw from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its youth organizations.
Three practitioners were sentenced by the Anyue County Court on the morning of February 2, 2018. Ms. Chen Xianfang, 78, was sentenced to three years in prison, with three years of probation and fined 3,000 yuan. Mr. Tang Chaoxun, 69, was sentenced to one year in prison, with one year of probation and fined 1,000 yuan. Ms. Huang Disu, 65, was sentenced to two years in prison, with two years of probation and fined 2,000 yuan. The trial lasted only half an hour.
Ms. Sun Aixia, in her 80s, from the Suzhou Industrial Park was arrested around October 2017, and detained in the Suzhou City Detention Center.
The Anyang County Court secretly sentenced Mr. Li Quangui to four years in prison on January 18, 2018 without notifying his family or lawyer. Mr. Li was taken to the Zhengzhou Prison in Xinmi City.
Ms. Zeng Jinlian was given a five-year prison term. She was taken to the Hunan Province Women's Prison on August 15, 2017. Prison officials denied family visits.
Ms. Ren Xianglian was arrested and taken to the Yiwanshui Detention Center on July 13, 2016. Her family received a notice from the detention center to come get her clothes on December 5, 2017. Ms. Ren had been given a three-year prison term, to be served in the Jiulongpo Prison.