(Clearwisdom.net) Before the persecution started, millions of people who suffered from serious diseases and felt their lives were hopeless, regained their healthy and happy lives through practicing Falun Gong. After six years of brutal persecution, how many Falun Gong practitioners were persecuted and rendered physically disabled or mentally disordered? How many practitioners got back their old diseases because they were prohibited from practicing Falun Gong?

Ten Falun Gong practitioners who were persecuted to death are listed below. They range in age from twenty-eight to eighty-three years old. Falun Gong restored their original health and happiness. The evil persecution however, caused their early death.

Ms. Sun Xiuzhi from Inner Mongolia Province died in her eighties in 2004

Ms. Sun Xiuzhi was a Falun Gong practitioner from Aohan County of Inner Mongolia Province. In 1998, when she was seventy-seven years old, she had colon cancer. After coming back from a hospital, she started practicing Falun Gong with her daughter-in-law, Ms. Ji Guomin. Amazingly her cancer, together with her chronic body pain, went away in less than a week. Shortly after that, the persecution started. Ms. Ji was forced to leave home to avoid the persecution. On July 5, 2004, the police arrested Ms. Ji and illegally sentenced her to nine years in the Women's prison of Huhehaote City. Ms. Sun was so worried about her daughter-in-law's condition, that she became ill. On August 31, 2004, she died at three o'clock in the morning after hearing that her daughter, Ms. Ji Guomin, was sent to the Women's Prison of Huhehaote City.

Ms. Zhang Lanhua of Hebei Province died from persecution in 2004

Ms. Zhang Lanhua, sixty-three years old, lived at Chengguan Town, Wanquan County, Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province. Before she started practicing Falun Gong, she had many diseases. After she started practicing Falun Gong, her diseases were all cured. After July 20, 1999, the authorities extorted 2000 yuan from her. The police kept harassing her and her family members prohibited her from practicing Falun Gong. Because of not being able to practice Falun Gong regularly, her old diseases recurred. She died in August 2004.

Mr. Wang Yuanqing from Sichuan Province died in 2004

Mr. Wang Yuanqing worked for the livestock department of Chengdu City, Sichuan Province. His cancer disappeared after he started practicing Falun Gong in 1996. In December 2000, the local police arrested Mr. Wang while he was working, and forced him to give up his Falun Gong practice. After that, the local police and the officers from the livestock department often went to his home to harass him. Because of such huge pressure, and because he was prohibited from practicing, his cancer came back and he died in January 2004.

Mr. Zhang Shouyun of Heilongjiang Province died in 2003

Mr. Zhang Shouyun, fifty-eight years old, was a Falun Gong practitioner from Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province. After July 20, 1999, he was harassed and threatened many times. His son was also illegally detained many times. He suffered a lot both mentally and physically and died on September 18, 2003.

Mr. Zheng Hailing of Guangdong Province died in 2002

Ms. Zheng Hailing, sixty-five years old, retired from the Fruit and Food Company in Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province. In July 1994, she attended the fourth in a series of Falun Gong lectures given by Master Li in Guangzhou City. After that, her old diseases were cured. Because all her family members were Falun Gong practitioners, the police broke into and ransacked their home many times after the persecution started. Her husband was sentenced to a labor camp. The local police arrested her daughter and illegally detained her in a brainwashing center many times. Policeman Hu Wensong constantly harassed and threatened Ms. Zheng. She suffered a lot mentally and physically, which finally induced a stroke. She was alone at home and no one could take care of her. On May 19, 2002, she lost consciousness and with no one around, she passed away.

Ms. Dong Huiru of Jilin Province died in 2002

Ms. Dong Huiru, sixty years old, lived at 168 Xi'an Road, Changchun City. She had breast cancer, but after practicing Falun Gong, she recovered her health. In September 1999, she went to Beijing to appeal for the right to practice Falun Gong. After coming back home, she kept clarifying the truth about Falun Gong and spreading materials about it. Therefore, the police harassed and threatened her often. Suffering mentally and physically, her old disease recurred and she died in April 2002.

Mr. Hu Mingli of Liaoning Province died in 2002

Mr. Hu Mingli, seventy-six years old, was a Falun Gong practitioner from Shenyang City. Because he continued practicing after July 20, 1999, his boss and the members of the neighborhood association harassed and threatened him many times. Suffering a lot mentally and physically, he died on February 2, 2002.

Ms. Jia Xiumei of Shandong Province died in 2001

Ms. Jia Xiumei, about fifty years old, was a relative of a staff member at the Shandong Water Polytechnic, which was originally located in Qufu City, but moved to Rizhao City. She used to have many diseases that medication was never able to cure. After she started to practice Falun Gong, all of her diseases were cured. Therefore, she constantly participated in group practice and promoted Falun Gong. After Jiang Zeming started to persecute Falun Gong on July 20, 1999, the Police station in Qufu City and the members of Chinese Communist Party committee at the Shandong Water Polytechnic put a lot of pressure on her. Her husband, Hou Yin (Home phone: 86-537-4425397), was extremely scared. He locked her up at home and did not allow her to have contact with anybody. He blamed, beat, and monitored her constantly. He prohibited her from practicing Falun Gong at home. Unfortunately, her old diseases came back and she died in October 2001.

Ms. Tong Sukun of Guangdong Province died from persecution in 2001

Ms. Tong Sukun, forty-nine years old, was a Falun Gong practitioner from Anshan City, Liaoning Province. She used to make clothing on the 4th floor of the People's Market. After she started practicing Falun Gong in 1996, her health problems improved tremendously. After July 20 1999, she went twice to Beijing to appeal for the right to practice Falun Gong. Each time the Beijing police arrested her. They illegally detained her in the Yuemingshan labor camp in Anshan City. While in detention the policemen in the camp tied her up with ropes and shocked her with electric batons, seriously damaging her health. She quickly deteriorated and died in July 2001.

Ms. Bai Yanxia of Guangdong Province died in 2000

Ms. Bai Yanxia, twenty-eight years old, was a teacher at the Haotou high school in Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province. In October 1999, she went to Beijing to appeal for the right to practice Falun Gong. While traveling to Beijing, the police intercepted and illegally detained her. After that, people from the police station, the school, and the education department continuously monitored, persecuted, and interfered with her. She suffered a lot mentally and physically and died from cancer in the summer of 2000.