43 Residents in Qinhuangdao Incarcerated for Their Belief
(Minghui.org) According to Minghui's ongoing investigation, 43 residents in Qinhuangdao area, which includes Qinhuangdao City and its subordinate cities and counties, are currently incarcerated for their spiritual belief.
The 43 practitioners of Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline persecuted in China since 1999, are kept and tortured in four prisons, five detention centers, a mental hospital, and a salt factory. Among them 13 are men, 27 are women, and three with gender unknown.
14 in Shijiazhuang Women's Prison
Ms. Pang Shuyue, Ms. Zhang Xiaojie, and Ms. Li Xueying from Haigang District of Qinhuangdao City
Ms. Huang Cuijin and Ms. Zheng Yanhua from Lulong County
Ms. Hu Rimei, Ms. Lang Shuying, and Ms. Yang Jinlan from Changli County
Ms. Chen Lixin, Ms. Yang Jixin, Ms. Li Youju, and Ms. Du Fengqin from Qinglong County
Ms. Zhang Xiaona and Ms. Zhou Ying are originally from Suizhong, Liaoning Province and currently live in the Qinhuangdao area.
8 in Jidong Prison in Tangshan City
Mr. Zhu Zhiyong, Mr. Liu Mi, Mr. Jiao Zhensheng, and Mr. Dai Zhongmin from Lulong County
Mr. Lian Baochang, Mr. Hua Zhikai, Mr. Xu Yongfan, and Mr. Zhang Dianbin from Haigang District
1 in Binhai Prison
Zhou Xiangyang from Changli County
1 in Nankai Women's Prison
Ms. Li Shanshan from Tangshan City
10 in 2 detention centers in Qinhuangdao City
The following practitioners are being kept at the two local detention centers in Qinhuangdao City.
Ms. Qi Guizhi from Haiyang Town
Ms. Zhang Guiyan, Ms. Liang Jun, and Ms. Lu Jiarong from Haigang District
Ms. Ma Fengzhen from Lulong County
Ms. Feng Sulan from Funing District of Qinhuangdao City:
Ms. Yang Suhua and another female practitioner whose name remains to be investigated are from Qinhuangdao City.
Ms. He Zhirong from Tangshan City
Mr. Bo Changcheng is originally from Yushu City, Jilin Province and currently lives in Qinhuangdao area.
2 in Changli County Detention Center
Mr. Gao (first name unknown) from Tangshan City
Ms. Chen Yanling from Changli County
1 in Lulong County Detention Center
Ms. Bai Xuesong from Haigang District
3 in Qinglong County Detention Center
Mr. Zhang Aiwen, Zheng Zhonghua, and Mr. Wang Wenchen from Qinglong County
2 in Qinhuangdao Mental Hospital
Ms. Li Ruilan and Mr. Quan Wuzhou from Haigang District
1 in Tangshan Salt Factory
Wang Yong from Funing District
4 Harassed or Arrested
In addition to the above 43 practitioners, Mr. Wei Xiyou and Mr. Lou Yang (from Lulong County), Mr. Zhang Weijin (from Changli County), and Mr. Zhao Bingzhen (from Haigang District) were known to have either been arrested or harassed by police at one point, but their current status is unknown.