Practitioner Wu Zhanri was the head of the Falun Gong assistant center in Fushun City, Liaoning Province. He was arrested right after Jiang Zemin and his associates began the persecution of Falun Gong on July 20, 1999. He didn't give in under the pressure and soon died in custody. The police notified his family that he committed suicide. Later, a witness exposed the fact that Wu Zhanrui's ribs were broken when he died. The local newspaper Fushun Daily reported that Wu Zhanrui was "not repentant up until the time he died". So the government decided to revoke his party membership (after his death? Isn't it ridiculous?) All the evidence shows that Wu Zhanrui was abused to death for not giving up his practice of Falun Dafa and not cooperating with the evil perpetrators. He was the first Falun Gong practitioner in Fushun City who died in police custody. His steadfastness in Falun Dafa has encouraged many practitioners and stunned the evil. He deserves the title of "Dafa Practitioner." For various reasons, the news has been released to the public only recently. We hope it would be a comfort to this practitioner who sacrificed his life for Falun Dafa.
Other practitioners in Fushun City who were also abused to death by the police, but detailed information is unavailable at present. It is said that some practitioners jumped off the train to escape and died while in illegal custody. Some other practitioners were paralyzed as a result of the brutal torture.