Liu Xiwen

Chinese Name: 刘希文
Gender: Male
Age: 60
City: Suihua City
Province: Heilongjiang
Date of Death: 2002-05-20
Date of Most Recent Arrest:
Most recent place of detention:
Case Description:

Mr. Liu Xiwen, 60, was a retired elementary school teacher.

After July 20, 1999, Dafa practitioner Liu Xiwen has been the target of endless persecution from the Beilin District Education Committee and Zhenxing Elementary School. Especially after he appealed in Beijing in December 2000, the officials intensified their tactics. Mr. Liu Xiwen passed away on May 20, 2002 [April 9 according to Chinese lunar calendar]. Prior to the time of his death, Liu Xiwen had been living in the streets for 14 months to avoid illegal arrest and his pension had been suspended for 18 months.