Chinese Name: 赵小平
Date of Death: 2001-01-07
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Most recent place of detention: No. 8 Branch of Beijing City's Police Department
Ms. Zhao Xiaoping was fondly known as "Sister Xinjiang." At 62 years old, Zhao was a resident in Urumqi City and a retired teacher of a Ceramic Factory. She went to Beijing on December 28, 2000, to appeal against the persecution of Falun Dafa, and was detained in the Yanqing Detention Center. She was released 2 days later. She was held again in the No. 8 Branch of Beijing City's Police Department. On January 4, 2001, Ms. Zhao was interrogated by the authorities. When she was returned to the cell, her face was disfigured with 3 big bumps on her head. Her body was covered with dirt, she could not talk, and her lips were tightly shut. She was sent to hospital for emergency treatment on January 5, 2001. The doctors found that she was suffering from internal injuries that consisted of bleeding in her liver, spleen, and stomach. She was also diagnosed as having a swollen heart from the trauma she received and she also was diagnosed with kidney failure. As a result of these massive injuries, Ms. Zhao passed away on January 7, 2001.
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