Over Twenty Dafa Practitioners from Jiangxi, Hubei, Inner Mongolia, Hebei and Sichuan Provinces Were Persecuted to Death
(Clearwisdom.net) Mr. Zhang Jun, over 30 years old, was a practitioner from Shangrao City, Jiangxi Province. At the beginning of 2000, he was persecuted and sentenced to a labor camp. He was subjected to the torment of incarceration at Team Four of the Yongqiao Labor Camp of Jinxian County, Jiangxi Province. The team leader of Team Four, named Huang Moushui, was especially vicious toward practitioners. He incited the prisoners to beat Mr. Zhang and another practitioner named Wu Waiping from Yingtan. Afterwards, Mr. Zhang was sent to the Gao'an Labor Camp in Jiangxi Province for further persecution. As a result of the long-term torture, Mr. Zhang was reduced to a state of catatonia interspersed with episodes of incoherent murmuring. At the end of 2002, Mr. Zhang still refused to renounce his belief in Falun Gong. The camp officials were concerned that he might die in custody since his condition had seriously deteriorated. They released him and he died soon thereafter.
Mr. Xu Guanglin, 33 years old, was an employee of the Zhuru Hospital of the Zhuru Town, Caidian District, Wuhan City, Hubei Province. He started practicing Falun Dafa in 1995. After the persecution started on July 20, 1999, he went to Beijing twice to appeal for justice for Falun Dafa. He was arrested in March 2000 while he was sharing his experiences at a fellow practitioner's home. When he protested with a hunger strike, the authorities at the labor camp force-fed him. As a result, his nose and stomach were seriously injured. In September of the same year, he was sentenced to three years in prison and was jailed at the Baofeng Road Jail in Wuhan City, where he was subjected to inhuman torture. He was on hunger strike for more than 90 days and became extremely weak. As a result of his weakened condition, he suffered many diseases. He was released from the jail at the end of 2002, but he never recovered his health. He died on the morning of May 1, 2005.
Ms. Pan Yumei was a 73-year-old resident of Sunjia Village, Quetou Area, Qishan Town, Zhaoyuan City, Shandong Province. For the seven years before she started practicing Falun Dafa, she suffered tuberculosis and was unable to care for herself. After she started practicing in 1998, all her illnesses were cured. After July 20, 1999, she went twice to Beijing to validate Dafa. The police extorted 500 yuan from her. She was arrested several times. She was beaten, cursed, threatened, and her home was searched. She suffered great physical and emotional harm. Eventually she suffered a relapse of her illness and died on November 12, 2004.
Mr. Wang Zhongshu was a 67-year-old retired employee of the Military Machinery Engineering Institute of the Peoples' Liberation Army. Before he started practicing Falun Dafa, he had many illnesses including high blood pressure, heart problems and stomach problems, among others. After he started practicing Falun Dafa, all his illnesses disappeared. After July 20, 1999, when Jiang Zemin instituted the ban of Falun Gong in co-operation with the Chinese Communist Party, his supervisors often went to his home to harass him. They forbad his practice of the exercises. They forced him to write a "guarantee letter". They forced him to watch anti Falun Gong videotapes. The staff from the Neighborhood Committee forced him to go to a brainwashing center and kept him under surveillance. In March 2001, Zhou Qinglong, a professor from the Military Machinery Engineering Institute was sentenced to two years in prison. All of these occurrences had a big impact on Mr. Wang and affected his physical condition. In May 2002, he died suddenly of a heart attack.
78-year-old Ms. Wang Xiulan was a practitioner from the Hongshan District, Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia. Ms. Wang's daughter also practices Falun Dafa. When her daughter was repeatedly arrested and persecuted, she too was harassed and threatened. As a result of the great pressure she was under, she had a hemorrhage in her brain. Several months later, she died.
Ms. Chen Xiu'e was a 67-year-old practitioner from Pingdingshan City, Henan Province. After she started practicing Falun Dafa in 1996, several of her illnesses were cured. She became very healthy. After July 20, 1999, she went to Beijing to validate Dafa. After she went back to Pingdingshan, she was jailed. In 2002, she went to Beijing again to validate Dafa. After that the police persecuted her psychologically. They monitored her activities, sent her for forced brainwashing, and implicated her family. The harassment was too much for her. She died in June 2002.
Ms. Zhao Guixiang, over 30 years old, was a practitioner from Pingdingshan City, Henan Province. She was very feeble ever since childhood. After she started practicing Falun Dafa in 1996, she became very healthy. After July 20, 1999, she went to Beijing to validate Dafa. After she came back to Pingdingshan, the staff from her workplace searched her home. She was monitored and beaten. After she was beaten and her Dafa books and tapes were taken away, she was under great mental pressure. She died soon thereafter.
70-year-old Mr. Zhang Huachun was a practitioner from Yingyang County, Henan Province. Before he started practicing Falun Dafa in 1996, he had many illnesses. After he started practicing, he got healthy. After July 20, 1999, the police came to his village several times to harass him. As a result, his former illnesses returned and he died in the Spring Festival of 2003.
Ms. Wang Dexuan was a 57-year-old practitioner from Yingyang County, Henan Province. After practicing Falun Gong, her health improved. On July 20, 1999, she went to the Provincial Government Committee to clarify the truth about Falun Gong. The staff of the public security bureau arrested her and took her back to the county. She was placed on a blacklist. She was harassed several times and her old illness returned. She died during the Spring Festival of 2004.
Ms. Su Fengzhen, 62 years old, resided at the Hongshi Woods Bureau of Jilin Province. She started to practice Falun Dafa in 1998. She was very diligent on her road of cultivation. She had children who worked for the public security department, so after July 20, 1999, the local public security bureau often harassed and threatened her. In March 2005, she suddenly had a brain hemorrhage and within three days, she died.
Mr. Wang Gang was a 36-year-old resident of An'shan City, Liaoning Province. After he started to practice Falun Dafa in 1998, he benefited both physically and emotionally. In July 1999, he went to the Provincial Appeal Office to appeal for justice for Falun Dafa, and was arrested and taken home. After that, the staff from the police substation often harassed him. They forced him to write a letter guaranteeing not to practice the exercises. As a result of the pressure, he became ill. He died on August 29, 2000.
Ms. Yao Shulan, 65 years old, was a resident of Qinghemen, Fuxin City, Liaoning Province. She started to practice Falun Dafa in January 1999. After July 20, 1999, the police continually harassed and threatened her. Her home was searched several times. She suffered great physical and psychological harm. She died on October 14, 2003.
76-year-old Ms. Cui Lanzhen was a practitioner from Shenyang City, Liaoning Province. She joyfully started practicing Falun Dafa in 1998. After practicing Falun Dafa for several months, all her illnesses were cured. After the persecution began, people from her community often applied pressure on her, especially between 2001 and 2004. The authorities often pressured and harassed her, which caused her heart problems to relapse. She died on May 13, 2005.
Ms. Zhu Shuzhen, 49 years old, resided at Xinlizhuang, Lubei District, Tangshan City, Hebei Province. She started to practice Falun Dafa at the beginning of 1995. All her illnesses were gone. She became healthy both physically and mentally. After July 20, 1999, she was repeatedly harassed. She died in March 2000.
Ms. Shao Yu'e was a 50-year-old villager from Majiazai, Daiwangcheng Town, Wei County, Hebei Province. Before she practiced Falun Dafa in 1997, she had a serious case of diabetics. After practicing Falun Gong, all her illnesses disappeared. In 2000, she clarified the truth about Dafa to the people at the County Government. She was one of the ten practitioners who stepped forward to call for justice for Dafa and Master. She also demanded the release of all the practitioners who had been jailed. As a result of these actions, she, her husband and her son were taken to the dormitory building of the Town High School. They were tortured and fined. After that she was often threatened, fined and had money extorted from her. For the past five years, members of the Communist Party repeatedly broke into her home to harass her. As a result, whenever she saw Communist Party members from the village and whenever she saw police cars, she became very scared and fell into depression. Her health deteriorated, and her old illness recurred. She eventually became incoherent and died in the afternoon on April 3, 2005.
Mr. Cui Longzhi, 69, resided at the No. 3 Building of Jianxin District, Jianshan District, Shuangyashan City, Heilongjiang Province. He was a retired worker from the Electrical Factory of the Shuangyashan Mineral Bureau. After he started practicing Falun Dafa in 1996, he recovered from throat cancer. After the persecution began, the police often came to his house to harass him. They confiscated his books, including two copies of Zhuan Falun. Under the pressure, his old illness recurred and he died on November 20, 2004.
77-year-old Ms. Yu Zhixian was a practitioner from Shuangyashan City, Heilongjiang Province. She started practicing Falun Dafa in 1998. When they started persecuting Falun Dafa practitioners, the Neighborhood Committee and the police often went to her home to harass her. As a result, she suffered great physical and emotional trauma. She died in December 2001.
Ms. Wang Fengqin, 66 years old, resided at the dormitory building of the Construction 2nd Company. On April 25, 1999, she went to Beijing to appeal for justice for Falun Dafa. After she returned home, people from her workplace, the police substation, and the neighborhood committee often came to her home to harass her. They forced her to write guarantee letters, fill out forms, hand over her photographs, and attend brainwashing sessions. The staff from her workplace often made phone calls to her home, forbidding her from going to Beijing or distributing the flyers. The neighborhood kept her under surveillance. Ms. Wang suffered a heavy blow. She died at the beginning of 2003 of a brain disease.
Mr. Hu Xiaotao was a practitioner and a policeman from the Yingtan City Public Security Bureau of Jiangxi Province. He was 51 years old. He started practicing Falun Dafa in 1996. After the persecution began, Mr. Hu went to Beijing to appeal for justice for Falun Dafa and to clarify the truth. He was arrested and sent back to the Yujiang County Detention Center in Yingtan City. Later he was forced to attend the local brainwashing session, where he continued to suffer persecution. The staff from the Yingtan City Public Security Bureau threatened to sentence him to a labor camp, and he was forced to write the three statements. After he was released, the Public Security Bureau talked to him and threatened him several times. They also searched his home. Under harassment and long-term persecution, Mr. Hu's physical condition deteriorated. At the end of April 2005, Mr. Hu, who was 5' 9" tall, weighed only about 110 pounds. He recently passed away.
Ms. Gong Ai'rong, a practitioner from Qingshan District, Wuhan City, started practicing Falun Gong in 1993. Before she started to practice, she suffered grievously from a gynecological disease. After she began to practice, all of her illnesses were gone. After the persecution began, the police searched her home and confiscated her computer. At the end of December 2001, her daughter was sentenced to five years in prison and was jailed at the Baofeng Road Female Jail. Her daughter's fiancÃ© was sentenced to 8 years in prison and was jailed at the Qinduankou Jail. Her husband who believed the CCP's lies about Falun Gong and did not know the truth about the persecution, cursed her. All the pressure caused her health to deteriorate. Early in July 2003, Ms. Gong felt terribly uncomfortable and had high fever. The hospital diagnosed her with kidney failure. Two days later, she died.