Ms. Tian Ruiying, in her 50s, lived in Dajinge Township, Anqiu Town, Anqiu City, Shandong Province.

After July 20, 1999, Ms. Tian's husband, 53-year-old Mr. Yu Shengquan, was sentenced to three years of forced labor for persisting in his belief in Truth, Compassion, Forbearance. He was released in early 2006. Ms. Tian also persisted in her belief and went to Beijing twice to clarify the truth about Falun Gong. The officials harassed, monitored, and threatened her. They ransacked her home and sent her to the Anqiu Town brainwashing session and to the Anqiu City Custody Center. Ms. Tian Ruiying passed away on August 20, 2006.