(Minghui.org) Hundreds of police officers were dispatched to Jiaozhou City, Shandong Province to arrest at least 16 Falun Gong practitioners on June 2, 2021.

Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, is a spiritual discipline that has been persecuted by the Chinese communist regime since 1999.

In addition to the officers from the Jiaozhou City Police Department, the local Yunxi Police Station, Zhongyun Police Station, Sanlihe Police Station, Fuan Police Station, and Licha Police Station also took part in the arrests.

Eleven practitioners remain detained at the time of writing. One practitioner’s husband was arrested days later, becoming the 17th confirmed victim.

Below are details of the June 2 arrests.

Ms. Gao Xiue was arrested and had her home ransacked at around 11 a.m. She was detained at the Puji Police Station.

At around 3 p.m., another two practitioners, Mr. Huang Yuqiang and Mr. Ji Jinmu, were arrested when visiting Ms. Gao. Mr. Ji’s home was also ransacked. He was detained at the Zhongyun Police Station. Mr. Huang was taken to a detention facility in Chengyang District on June 3.

Ms. Song Jihua was arrested in the afternoon, had her home ransacked and was taken to the Ducun Police Station. She has been released on bail.

Ms. Wang Ruilian and Ms. Wang Ruilan were arrested at around 5 p.m. Their laptops and printers were confiscated. They have since been released.

Ms. Jiao Qing’e was arrested and had her home ransacked in the afternoon. Her husband, also a Falun Gong practitioner, escaped arrest as he was working out of town when the police arrived.

Other arrested practitioners include Ms. Chen, Ms. Zhang Meixiang, Ms. Ji Hong, Mr. Gao Kaihua, Mr. Song Xinjian, Ms. Song Guiqin, Mr. Zhuang Zuojie, Ms. Zhao Youqin and Mr. Yu Baiqing. 

Among them, Ms. Song Guiqin and Mr. Zhuang have been released. Ms. Zhao was detained at the Zhongyun Police Station. Mr. Yu was held at the Beiguan Police Station.

Ms. Chen’s husband, Mr. Xu Yanzhong, was arrested days later.

Perpetrators’ contact information:
Sun Xiaobing (孙晓兵), secretary of Jiaozhou City Political and Legal Affairs Committee: +86-13853295555
Li Junfeng (李军锋), head of 610 Office: +86-532-82288073, +86-13356852525Liu Zhongzhen (刘忠珍), instructor of Jiaozhou City Police Department: +86-532-66585531, +86-18366237616Zhao Lijun (赵立军), head of Zhongyun Police Station: +86-532-82276777, +86-15908970777, +86-13606307788Xu Xinguo (徐信国, head of Yunxi Police Station: +86-532-87223669, +86-13854220000Wang Huashan (王华山), head of Sanlihe Police Station: +86-532-66585155, +86-13606306305Zhang Peng (张鹏), instructor of Fuan Police Station: +86-532-87230399, +86-13805429218Zhao Cheng (赵成), head of Licha Police Station: +86-532-86280025 Jiang Ming (姜明)., head of Beiguan Police Station: +86-532-85201726, +86-13792866766

(More perpetrators’ contact information is available in the original Chinese article.)

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Category: Accounts of Persecution