Crimes Committed by 610 Office Personnel in Chaozhou City, Guangdong Province

Since the persecution began on July 20th, 1999, officials in the 610 Office1 of the police department in Chaozhou City, Guangdong Province, have been actively following Jiang Zemin's, [former leader of China and instigator of the persecution] regime, using various means to persecute Falun Gong practitioners.

I. Some of the Facts of the Persecution of Practitioners at the Hands of Officials with the 610 Office of the Police Department in Chaozhou City

1. Mr. Hong Haoyuan was a university graduate in his 20s. Early in 2000 he went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong. He was arrested by the 610 Office of the Chaozhou City Police Department and was sentenced to two years at Sanshui Forced Labour Camp. While there, he was inhumanely tortured and persecuted for practising Falun Gong. Before his arrest he was a handsome and strong young fellow, but by the time of his release, he was just a bag of bones and could barely walk or breathe. Relatives and neighbours could hardly recognize him. He was extremely weak and passed away in the early hours of January 5th, 2003.

2. Mr. Lin Kai travelled to Beijing three times to appeal for Falun Gong. In 2000 he was arrested while dining with practitioners in Zhongshan City. The 610 Office of Chaozhou City Police Department sentenced him to three years of forced labour.

3. Ms. Lin Yanhua was sentenced to three years of forced labour for twice appealing for Falun Gong in Beijing and also attending the Pining Fa Conference.

4. Ms. Huang Shaolan was sentenced to two years in a forced labour camp for going to Beijing three time to appeal for Falun Gong.

5. Ms. Chen Aimei was sentenced to one year in a forced labour camp for practising the Falun Gong exercises at West Lake in Chaozhou City, her appeal in Beijing, and her attending the Pining Fa Conference.

II. Some Cases of the Persecution of Practitioners by the 610 Office Personnel with the Police Department in Raoping County

1. Mr. Lin Xiangrui is 33 years old and a graduate of Jinan University, Guangdong Province. He was a staff member of the Raoping County Radio and TV Station. In 2000, he mailed Master's articles to fellow practitioners and was arrested by the 610 Office of Raoping County Police Department. He was sentenced to two years of forced labor. During the summer of 2000, he was released after he went on a hunger strike. But in less than a week he was arrested again and not released until the end of the year. In May 2003 police suspected that he was distributing truth-clarifying CDs, arrested him and took him to the Chaozhou City Custodial Station. On the evening of the 2004 Chinese New Year, his wife carried their newborn baby to see him but police refused to let her enter. He was detained until March 2004, and then sentenced to four years in prison. His offense was his alleged crime of "Disturbing Law Enforcement."

2. Mr. Yang Chuqiang is 29 years old. In 2002 he was arrested while distributing truth-clarifying materials. He was detained in Sanshui Forced Labor Camp in Guangdong Province on a long term basis. He was still there when the Minghui (Chinese version of Clearwisdom) website reported his case in May 2004. He was severely beaten and tortured for refusing to be "transformed" and was in a terrible condition.

3. Ms. Yu Gangqiong is 25 years old and from Huanggangzai, Raoping County, Chaozhou City, Guangdong Province. She was a full-time private English tutor. In the afternoon on June 14, 2005, while distributing Falun Gong truth-clarifying materials in Zibizhuang Village, Huanggang Town, she was reported to the police by the security guard. The 610 Office of Raoping County Police Department arrested her and ransacked her home. She was detained at the custodial station in Huanggang Town. Officials decided internally to put her on trial on a trumped-up charge on October 21, 2005.

4. Mr. Huang Tuanyang is 34 years old. On October 5, 2005, he was arrested when he was distributing truth-clarifying materials in Changtai County, Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province. On October 10, 2005, police ransacked his home, confiscating a computer and some VCDs. He was detained at the custodial station in Changtai County, Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province.

5. Mr. Lu Youming was formerly a teacher at Xinfeng Town Middle School in Raoping County. He was persecuted several times by 610 Office agents. He was once arrested and taken to the brainwashing center and persecuted. In 2002 he was arrested and sent to Sanshui Forced Labor Camp for 18 months. After he was released, he taught in the First Middle School in Sanrao Town. During May 2006 he clarified the truth during classes and was reported to the police by a student's parent. He was arrested and detained, and in July he was sent to Sanshui Forced Labor Camp.

6. Mr. Wang Shangling is a practitioner from Jiangxi Province. On December 7, 2006, he was arrested while distributing truth-clarifying materials in Raoping County. He was illegally detained at the custodial station in Raoping County.

III. Some Cases of Practitioners in Chaoan County Being Persecuted by Officials with the 610 Office of Chaoan Police Department

1. On February 6th, police from the Chaoan Police Department and the local police station broke into Ms. Lin Yusheng's home and ransacked it. They took her away and the next day sent her to Sanshui Brainwashing Centre.

2. 610 Office personnel with t he Chaoan County Police Department ransacked Ms. Lin Shaoyi's home. They arrested her and took her to Sanshui Brainwashing Centre.

3. In 2003 Ms. Wu Peifen was arrested, and sentenced to two years in prison. Shewas was taken to Guangzhou City Women's Prison.

4. Ms. Chen Jundiao was detained in Chaoan County Custodial Station and the Hongshan Custodial Station in Chaozhou City for 13 months for practising Falun Gong. In June 2004, Chaozhou local government officials sentenced Ms. Chen to eight years in prison without notifying her family. She was later transferred to Guangzhou City Women's Prison.

5. In 2004 Ms. Wu Peifang was arrested by agents with the 610 Office of the Chaoan County Police Department. In June 2004 they sentenced her to five years in prison and took her to the Guangzhou City Women's Prison.

6. Ms. Ke Ruiling was about 40 years old. In 2002 she was taken to a brainwashing centre by local police. After the Sixteenth Party Congress, Ke went on a hunger strike and managed to walk free. She was forced to become homeless and wander around. In May 2003, police in Chaozhou City launched a campaign to arrest practitioners on a large scale, and she was arrested again. On the morning of June 30th, 2005, police from the Chaoan County Police Department and Anbu Town Police Station arrested her outside her home.

Note

1. "The 610 office" is an agency specifically created to persecute Falun Gong, with absolute power over each level of administration in the Party and all other political and judiciary systems.

Chinese version available at http://minghui.ca/mh/articles/2008/4/23/176979.html

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