(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 14 cities or counties in 8 provinces. According to this report, 8 Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 15 were illegally arrested.
Ms. Hong Guimei and Mr. Dou Yansheng, from Changqing Garden, Dongxihu District, were each sentenced to two years in prison.
Mr. Xu Tong, a teacher at the Zhanjiang City No. 17 Middle School, was arrested on the evening of August 6, 2018 for making phone calls to clarify the facts about Falun Gong. His home was ransacked, a computer and Falun Gong informational materials were confiscated. His whereabouts are unknown.
Mr. Ma Lizhi from Jing County was detained for five days. Ms. Chen Lan from Jing County was detained for 10 days. Ms. Wu Xiuping is still detained in the Hengshui City Detention Center.
Ms. Wang Dayu from Sun Town, Jing County, was arrested for talking to others about Falun Gong over the internet. She has been held in the Jing County Detention Center for almost a year.
Mr. Du Zhaocai, 49, and his wife Ms. Wu Ruifang, 48, from Hongwei Village, Jiaolai Town, Jiaozhou City, were arrested by officers from the Jiaolai Town Police Station on August 8, 2018. They were taken to the Pudong Detention Center.
Mr. Sun Renzhi was taken to the Wumaping Prison, Leshan City, on the morning of August 9, 2018.
Ms. Wu Zhixue, in her 60s, was arrested by officers from the Zhihe Police Station, Chuanying District, on the evening of July 13, 2018. The officers ransacked her home and confiscated Falun Gong books, some currency, and paper currency with Falun Gong facts printed on them. Ms. Wu was taken to the Jilin City Detention Center.
Ms. Zhao Guihua from Liuhe County was arrested at home by officers on August 8, 2018. Her home was ransacked.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Zhao:Song Tao (宋涛), leader, Liuhe County Police Department: +86-18043508801, +86-13894547667, +86-435-7210866Wang Xiaogang (王晓刚), Domestic Security Division: +86-18043508398, +86-13943554488Zhu Xiubo (朱秀波), Detention Center: +86-18043508125, +86-13844550909, +86-435-7225785
Ms. Tang Xian'e was arrested at the Shenzhen West Railway Station for having with her Falun Gong books and informational materials about that cultivation practice when she was going to take a train from Shenzhen West to Hengyang City on the evening of August 4, 2018. She was taken into custody by the Shenzhen West Railway Station Police Station.
Ms. Du Shumin, 67, Ms. Wu Cuijuan, 41, and Ms. Li Xiuyun, 58, from Qutou Village, Hantai Town, were reported for distributing Falun Gong materials in Xiazhaipu Village, Pengjiazhuang Town, on August 7, 2018. They were arrested by officers from the Pengjiazhuang Town Police Station. Ms. Wu and Ms. Li were taken to the Zhengding County Detention Center. Ms. Du was released because of high blood pressure.
Ms. Ma Kuihua from Zhucheng City was reported for talking to people about Falun Gong. She was arrested by the Zhucheng police.
Ms. Wang Ruiping and her husband Mr. Gao Xiukai, from Hancun Township were arrested by officers from the Hancun Township Police Station and the county Domestic Security Division on August 8, 2018. Mr. Gao was released because of high blood pressure. Ms. Wang was detained.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Wang and Mr. Gao:Yu Lianxing (于连兴), head, domestic security division: +86-13333061129Ma Changshun (马长顺), head, police department party committee, 610 Office +86-13831669666Dou Yongchang (窦永昌), director, Hancun Township Police Station: +86-13831669333Zhang Hongda (张洪达), deputy political commissar: +86-13803160098
Ms. Bai Shulan, 72, traveled to Henan with a tourist group. She was arrested at a scenic site on March 8, 2018. It was reported that Ms. Bai was given a three-and-a-half-year prison term. She has been taken to the Jinan Women's Prison.
Ms. Wang Caixia and Ms. Chen from Tiexi District were arrested by officers from the Gongrencun Police Station for distributing Falun Gong materials on the afternoon of August 8, 2018.
Participants in the persecution of Mr. Wang and Ms. Chen:Wang Xinglong (王兴龙), officer: +86-15640551385Wang Fengge (王凤阁): +86-15502416732
Ms. Chen Lihong, 62, was reported for talking to people about Falun Gong at the Laodong Park on August 8, 2018. She was arrested and taken to the Gongrencun Police Station. Her Falun Dafa books were confiscated.
Mr. Wang Fei was arrested by officers from the Hongshan District Police Department on January 31, 2018. It was reported that the Hongshan District Court has scheduled his trial for August 22.
Participants in the persecution of Mr. Wang:Lu Pengju (吕鹏举), procurator general, Hongshan District Procuratorate: +86-476-8869201, +86-13948861199Guo Xueqin (郭学勤), deputy procurator general: +86-476-8869202, +86-13604768282Guo Xiangdong (郭向东), deputy procurator general: +86-476-8869203, +86-18647618000Liu Hongjun (刘洪军), Hongshan District Court: +86-476-8869601, +86-13327166158