Xu Zilin

Chinese Name: 徐子林
Gender: Male
Age: 66
City: Jilin City
Province: Jilin
Date of Death: 2000-10-31
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Case Description:
Xu Zilin, worked in a pharmacy in Jilin and began practicing Falun Gong in 1996. Falun Gong. After the persecution started, his son Xu Weidong and his wife Xia Guiqin went to Beijing to appeal on October 1, 2000. Xu Weidong was sentenced to 3 years in the labor camp and Xia Guiqin was sent to a brainwashing class. On the 15th day after his wife was detained, he went to the community office to ask for her release. However, he got no response. The 66-year-old man was in such extreme despair as a result of the persecution that he died the day his wife returned on December 31, 2000.