Li Zaiji

Chinese Name: 李再吉
Gender: Male
Age: 48
City: Jilin City
Province: Jilin
Date of Death: 2000-07
Date of Most Recent Arrest: 1999-10
Most recent place of detention: a forced labor camp
Case Description:

Li was sentenced to one year of forced labor in October of 1999 for appealing for Falun Gong. On July 7, 2000, the police department of Jilin City told Li's family members to go to the hospital to take care of him. When Li's mother got to the hospital, Li was already dead. Li's body was full of wounds, with one eye open and one closed. At 9am on July 14, Li's body was cremated under the close monitoring of more than 200 police officers.

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