Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Ding Han, 77, lived in Dalian City. He was a deputy director and an army official at the Navy Headquarters' Political Bureau in Luishun City, Liaoning Province. He started practicing Falun Dafa in May 1996.

After the persecution began on July 20, 1999, the Laohutan Retired Navy Officials' Home in Dalian City held three Party group meetings, and persecuted Mr. Ding. He experienced symptoms of a stroke and passed away in November 1999.