(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 18 cities or counties in 11 provinces, where at least 32 practitioners were recently persecuted for their belief.
Ms. Chen Xiuhua and Ms. Yan Chunhua from Qingling Township in the Shuangcheng District were arrested by officers from the Lianxing Township Police Station on April 24, 2019. Both practitioners were taken to the Harbin City No. 2 Detention Center.
They were officially placed under arrest on June 30, and their cases have been turned over to the Daoli District Procuratorate.
Ms. Ren Yuhong was arrested by officers from the Longnan Police Department on July 10, 2019. She developed illness symptoms as a result of mistreatment in custody, and was taken to the Longnan Hospital. Three or four police officers were stationed to monitor her.
Ms. Yang Chunmei from Daqing City in Heilongjiang Province was arrested in Shanghai in early 2018. She was taken to the Fengxian District Detention Center in Shanghai.
Ms. Song Yanqun was arrested by officers from the Nancheng Police Station on July 13, 2019, for talking to people about Falun Gong. She was taken to the Jilin City Detention Center, and has since been released.
Ms. Wu Chunhua was arrested by officers from the Dalian High-tech Park Police Station and the Lansha SWAT Team on July 10, 2019. Her computer, printer, paper, and paper cutter were confiscated. Ms. Wu was taken to the Yaojia Detention Center.
Ms. Yu Yinghua from the Lushunkou District was arrested at home on the evening of July 11. Her home was ransacked.
Ms. Liang Shengmei was recently arrested, and is being held in the Yaojia Detention Center.
Participant in the persecution of the three practitioners:Tieshan Police Station, Lushunkou District: +86-411-86211252, +86-411-86210007
Ms. Zhang Baohua was arrested at work on July 10, 2019.
Ms. Xu Xiufen from the Fangshan District was arrested by officers from the Liangxiang Town Police Station on April 19, 2019. She was officially placed under arrest on May 30 by the Fangshan Police Department. Ms. Xu went on a hunger strike in the detention center and was handcuffed, shackled, and force-fed.
Ms. Liu Ruixiang from the Yuanding Residential Community in the Pinggu District was arrested by officers from Xinggu Police Station on July 5. A computer, cell phone, Falun Gong books, and photos of the founder of Falun Gong were confiscated.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Xu and Ms. Liu:Xinggu Police Station: +86-1089993512Ma Guodong (马国栋), officer: +86-18612356661
Ms. Guo Hongyuan and Ms. Chen Xiaohong were arrested on the evening of July 14, 2019, for talking to people about Falun Gong. They are being held in the Haihelu Police Station.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Guo and Ms. Chen:Haihelu Police Station: +86-546-8926357
Mr. Wang Zhihua and his wife, Ms. Bian Xueyun, were arrested by officers from Daizongfang Police Station in the morning on July 12, 2019. A computer, printer, Falun Gong books and materials were confiscated. The couple was later released.
Participant in the persecution of Mr. Wang and Ms. Bian:Daizongfang Police Station: +86-538-8200110, +86-538-6261628, +86-538-6269318
Mr. Yuan Huiwu went to the home of a practitioner with the family name Huang in the High-tech Zone, Xi’an City, to do renovation work on July 12, 2019. He was arrested by officers from the High-tech Zone Domestic Security Division, who were staked out there. The officers confiscated a bank card, cash, Falun Gong books, and photos of the founder of Falun Gong.
Mr. Yuan is being held in the Sanyao Detention Center in Xi’an.
Participants in the persecution of Mr. Yuan:Xi'an High-tech Zone Police Department: +86-29-86753998, +86-29-86753999Domestic Security Division: +86-29-86753975Li Xiaolin (李晓林), director, Xi’an City Detention Center: +86-29-85262258Xi’an City No. 2 Detention Center: +86-29-85405607
Ms. Zhang Meizhen from the Pudong New Area was arrested and her home ransacked on July 15, 2019.
Ms. Cao Lingmei from Chuansha Town in the Pudong New Area was arrested January 14, 2018. She was sentenced to a 19-month prison term by the Fengxian District Court on the afternoon of July 15, 2019.
Ms. Pei Shanzhen from the Jing’an District had her case recently turned over to the Jing’an District Court for prosecution.
Participants in the persecution of the three practitioners:Jing’an District Court: +86-21-36034666, +86-21-36046660Qian Lina (钱丽娜), presiding judge: +86-21-26120078Huangpu District Procuratorate: +86-21-23520000Huangpu District Detention Center: +86-2133922632, +86-2163280123 ext. 34160
Ms. Xie Sujuan was arrested by officers from the Huazhuang Town Police Station in the Binhu District on July 4, 2019. Her home was ransacked, and a notebook computer, cell phone, and Falun Gong books were confiscated. She has since returned home.
Mr. Chen Dicai was arrested by officers from the Hongqiqiao Police Station in the Huangshigang District at around 11:00 p.m. on July 3, 2019. In an attempt to force a confession from him, the officers took turns interrogating him for three days. He was violently beaten.
Mr. Chen was taken to the Huangshi City Detention Center.
Ms. Wu Zhengping was recently arrested by officers from the Jiuli Police Station when she was talking to people about Falun Gong. She is being held in the Zhongxiang City Detention Center.
Ms. Zhao Kunli and Mr. Huang Handong were arrested on September 20, 2017. They were sentenced a year later. Ms. Zhao was given a 14-month prison term, and Mr. Huang was given a one-year prison term. Both practitioners are being held in the Chengximen Detention Center.
Mr. Xu Muqun, a teacher at Lianyang Middle School in the Chenghai District, was sentenced to a four-year prison term and fined 3,000 yuan by the Chenghai Court. He appealed to the Santou City Intermediate Court, but the original verdict was upheld on June 26, 2019.
Mr. Liu Zhongmin was arrested on July 11, 2019. His home was ransacked.
Mr. Chen Yixing, Mr. Zheng Tianqun, Ms. Huang Meirong, Mr. Peng Chi’an, and Mr. Zhang Peng were arrested on July 10, 2019.
Ms. Liu Jianhua was arrested at home by officers from the Shuangqiao District Domestic Security Division on July 11, 2019. Her Falun Gong books and printed materials were confiscated.
Ms. Liu was taken to the Chengde City Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Liu:Song Wei (宋伟), chief, Shuangqiao District Police Department: +86-13343147777Hao Tiegang (郝铁刚), deputy chief, in charge of persecution: +86-13932451188Du Yanpeng (杜燕鹏), head, Domestic Security Division: +86-15075495595