61-year-old Mr. Yu Guanyun was the former voluntary assistant for the Taiping District Falun Gong practice site in Harbin City. In late 1999, he was illegally detained for 15 days after appealing in Tiananmen Square. In July 2000, while clarifying the truth to people, he was kidnapped by police and was detained more than 50 days. His home was ransacked many times. In July 2002, when Yu Guanyun was distributing Falun Gong truth clarification material, thugs from the Harbin Train Station Security Division kidnapped him. He was sentenced to three years of forced labor and was detained in the Changlinzi Labor Camp in Harbin City. On January 12, 2003, news of Yu Guanyun's death at the Wanjia Hospital was revealed.