(Clearwisdom.net) Ms. Zhang Huifang, 64, was a Falun Dafa practitioner from Wuhan City, Hubei Province. She previously suffered from many illnesses such as hepatitis, ulcer, heart disease, and gynecological problems. She obtained the Fa in 1993, regained her health, and changed from a weak and frail person to one who was very energetic. After July 20, 1999, when the persecution began, she joined an outdoor group practice site and went to Beijing to appeal. She was arrested three times, detained, frequently harassed, and closely monitored. Because she was overwhelmed emotionally, her old ailments returned. She died on July 13, 2003.
Ms. Guan Lijun, 53, was a practitioner who worked for the Huludao City Fifth Petroleum Plant in Liaoning Province. She previously had lung cancer, but recovered after beginning Falun Dafa cultivation in 1996. She went to Beijing several times to appeal and was detained. In February 2001, she was sentenced to one year of forced labor and imprisoned at the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp. She declared that all written statements she made while in Masanjia Forced Labor Camp were null and void. She continued to study the Fa, practice the exercises, and clarify the truth. Due to the persecution, her old illness returned and she died on November 20, 2004.
Mr. Yang Rong, 50, was a Falun Dafa practitioner from Xinfu District, Fushun City, Liaoning Province. He obtained the Fa at the end of 1996 and became healthy in both mind and body. He went to Beijing to validate Falun Dafa in October 1999 and was detained for fifteen days. He was arbitrarily detained again for two months in March 2001, and the authorities followed no legal procedures. In April 2002, he was sentenced to three years of forced labor for passing out truth clarifying materials. In May 2003, during his labor camp term, the lawless officials sentenced him to three and a half years in prison. He was released on medical parole in January 2005 because he contracted terminal hepatitis. In February 2005, he solemnly declared on the Minghui website that all his words and actions against Falun Dafa during his imprisonment were null and void. He died on March 24, 2005.
Ms. Li Guilan , 52, lived in Xianfeng Village, Hada Town, Jidong County, Heilongjiang Province. She previously had heart disease, and her physical condition was much improved after cultivating Falun Dafa in March 1999. After July 20, 1999, the police confiscated her Falun Dafa books and did not allow her to practice. She suffered a great deal emotionally. Her husband was sentenced to two years of forced labor in 2002 for cultivating Falun Dafa. When her husband was in the labor camp, police harassed her repeatedly and forced her to stop the practice. She resumed the practice after her husband returned from the labor camp. Under the tremendous mental pressure, her old illness returned, and she died on November 5, 2004.