Mr. Zeng Houlin was a 70-year-old retired employee of the No. 202 Factory in Luoyang City, Henan Province. After he began to practice Falun Dafa in March 1996, he remained steadfast and enjoyed good health. After July 20, 1999, he traveled to Beijing to appeal for justice for Falun Gong. The persecutors arrested him, confiscated his money and belongings, and unlawfully detained him for 15 days. Then, the persecutors took Mr. Zeng to forced brainwashing sessions and ransacked his home three times. They confiscated his money and personal property. His place of employment also stopped his pension for 8 months. Besides that, the persecutors continually harassed him, which seriously harmed him mentally and physically. Mr. Zeng's health deteriorated and he died on August 14, 2003.