Ms. Liu Zhixian was a 62-year-old practitioner from the Baiyun District of Guiyang City, Guizhou Province. She began to practice Falun Dafa in 1995. After Falun Gong was banned in China on July 20, 1999, she clarified the truth to people many times. Her daughter and son also continued to practice Falun Gong. Their homes were illegally searched and ransacked. Her son went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong in April 2000. He was illegally detained twice and was later sentenced to three years of imprisonment in the Zhongba Forced Labor Camp in Guizhou Province. Ms. Liu was constantly harassed and threatened. She died on February 9, 2002.