Chinese Name: 杨宝珍
City: Qian'an County
Date of Death: 2004-11-08
Date of Most Recent Arrest: 2003-12-17
Most recent place of detention: a forced labor camp
Ms. Yang Baozhen, 55 years old, was a retired employee of Dabusu Department Store, Qian'an Township, Jilin Province. She started her practice of Falun Gong in 1998 and gained great health benefits.
Since the persecution began on July 20, 1999, the local police have harassed and threatened her many times. On December 17, 2003, Shao Yanbo of Qian'an Township Police Department, Ming Yaoxue of the Third Police Station and others illegally
ransacked Yang's home and arrested her.
Yang was later sentenced to labor camp for one year. During her labor camp detention, Yang showed heart disease symptoms and was released on bail for treatment.
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