(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 15 cities or counties in 8 provinces, where at least 39 practitioners were recently persecuted for their belief.
Mr. Niu, in his 80s, was arrested in September 2021 for distributing truth clarifying materials. His home was ransacked twice. He has now been sentenced to one and a half years in prison and is being held in the Yinan County Detention Center.
Mr. Zhu Qunqun was recently sentenced to prison and was transferred from the Dafeng Detention Center to the Wuxi Prison. His family was not informed during the process.
Ms. Song Xiaomei was tried in the Pulandian District Court on the morning of November 29, 2021. Her lawyer defended her innocence in court.
Ms. Chen Yanjun was arrested at her workplace by officers from the Mawangdui Police Station around 2 p.m. on November 20, 2021. She is currently detained in the No. 4 Detention Center of Changsha City.
Ms. He Yonglian from Neihua Village was harassed at home and at her workplace by Wang Jiangtao, the secretary of the village Party committee, on the afternoon of November 28, 2021. Wang took out a paper with the words, “No fire! No pollution” and told Ms. He to make a signing gesture so that he could take a photo. Ms. He refused.
Ms. Guo Xuemei was arrested by officers from the Huashan Police Station on June 6, 2020 for talking to people about Falun Gong. She was later released due to her health.
Ms. Guo was arrested by officers from the No.1 Scenic Spot Police Station in the Lixia District in 2021. She was released on bail pending trial. Her case was recently submitted to the Tianqiao District Procuratorate.
Ms. Sun Mingxia was arrested at home on June 16, 2021. She was detained in the Haiyang City Detention Center for one month and was then directly transferred to the Yantai City Detention Center. During the process her son was harassed at home five times.
Her case was submitted to the procuratorate and it will soon be submitted to the court.
Ms. Zhang Xiuqin was arrested when she was heading home by officers from the Xinhedong Police Station and the Decheng District Domestic Security Division on the morning of November 7, 2021
Twelve people from the community office went to Chen Junyi’s home at noon, on November 23, 2021. After Chen refused to sign a guarantee statement, they took Chen to the community office. They forcibly grabbed Chen’s hands to press his fingerprints on a guarantee statement. As a result Chen’s fingers were bleeding and swollen.
Mr. Jiang Daili lives in Ma Village, Tongji Town. Village official Fan Wenbing led several officers from the Tongji Town Police Station and went to Mr. Jiang’s home around 6 p.m. on November 23, 2021. After Mr. Jiang refused to sign a guarantee statement, the officers came and held him on the floor. One of the officers held Mr. Jiang’s hand to press his fingerprints on a guarantee statement. Afterwards, Mr. Jiang’s eye sockets were swollen.
Ms. Su Guiju lives in Wenjia Village, Longfeng Town. The village officials led a group of people to her home on the morning of November 25, 2021. They ransacked it and confiscated numerous Falun Gong books and photos of Falun Gong’s founder. They took Ms. Su to the village office. After Ms. Su refused to sign a guarantee statement, people forcibly held her to press her fingerprints. Days later Ms. Su’s hand was still swollen.
Zeng Heqing lives in Ziyinquan Village, Aoping Town. The town official Yang Shaoqi led several police officers and went to Zeng’s home at around 1 p.m. on November 25, 2021. They said slanderous things about Falun Gong and the founder. They forcibly held Zeng’s hand to press the fingerprints, which injured Zeng’s hand.
Five practitioners from the Pengzhou City have been recently harassed by the city’s 610 Office. They are Ms. Mu Zhiying, Yang Anqi, Ms. Liu Hua, Ms. Cai Daofeng, and Mr. Deng Chuanjiu. The practitioners were held to the floor and were forced to press their fingerprints. Ms. Cai Daofeng and Mr. Deng Chuanjiu were beaten badly during the process. Ms. Cai’s foot was broken.
Ms. Duan Guixiu and her daughter Ms. Ma Xin from Huangdao District were arrested near their home by plainclothes officers on November 29, 2021.
Three officers from the Xiaomazhuang Township Police Station in Luanzhou City went to 88-year-old Mr. Miao Yuanpu’s home around November 25, 2021. They started to videotape as soon as they entered his home. They pressured Mr. Miao to sign a document and confiscated a calendar on the wall.
Mr. Zhao Yonghui was harassed by the secretary of the village Party committee on August 11, 2021 and was pressured to sign the three statements.
Six practitioners were harassed on November 25, 2021 and were pressured to sign the three statements. They are Ms. Ai Kexiu from Sanwang Village, Ms. Ao Zhongfen, Mr. Zheng Weigang, Ms. Tan Chunmin, Ms. Zhang Dexiu from Cailin Village, and Ms. Xing Xianping from Yongqiao Village.
Ms. Xing Xianping from Mengyang Town was harassed at home by the village official Dai Xianlun and police officers at around 4 p.m. on November 25, 2021. They forcibly held Ms. Xing to press her fingerprints on three forms. One armed officer guarded the door during the process.
Ms. Lin Shufen from the Qingjiang Community was deceived by the village official and signed some documents on November 26, 2021.
Mr. Wang Youzhong, Ms. Qu Yuanzhi, and Ms. Ding Li were harassed by staff from the 610 Office on November 16, 2021. Their family members were pressured to sign a document.
Mr. Yao Lishu was arrested at his rented place on the evening of November 29, 2021.
Mr. Wen Hui from Yinhai District was arrested at home on November 18, 2021. His wife Ms. Wang Simei was arrested at home on November 20, 2021. Both of them are currently detained in a brainwashing center in Qinzhou City.
Four people from the Dongying City Political and Legal Affairs Committee went to Ms. Wang’s home on October 18, 2021. They wanted to videotape and photograph Ms. Wang. She refused and did not let them into her home.
The town government officials went to Ms. Wang’s workplace on November 2, 2021. The different company managers pressured Ms. Wang to talk to the town officials and to sign a guarantee statement, but she refused.
Ms. Wang was threatened by the company managers on November 25, 2021. They said if she refused to sign a guarantee statement, the police would arrest her. Ms. Wang refused to cooperate.
Four people from the company security office went to find Ms. Wang. They held her hands forcefully to press her fingerprint on a guarantee statement. They told her that a police car was waiting outside and would take her away if needed.
Ms. Lu Fengming from Renshou County was taken to the Qingshi Brainwashing Center and detained there for two weeks. She was then directly taken to the Renshou County Detention Center and was detained for 10 more days. Ms. Lu was released on October 8, 2021.
Ms. Yu Ziqun was arrested at the same time. She was detained but was released on November 4, 2021 on bail pending trial.