Ms. Yu Xiulan, 60 years old, was a Falun Dafa practitioner from Dayangshu Town, E Banner of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. For being a Dafa practitioner, she was illegally detained in the Baoanzhao Women's Prison, where she was locked in solitary confinement. During her detention she initiated a hunger strike lasting over 50 days, but the prison police still did not release her. She died on December 22, 2002.