Chinese Name: 袁美香
City: Shaoyang City
Date of Death: 2005-05-19
Date of Most Recent Arrest: 2002-09-19
Most recent place of detention: a detention center
Ms. Yuan Meixiang was 56 years old. She used to work at the Zijiang Pesticide Company in Shaoyang City, Hunan Province. Her family lived in the dorm of the Zijiang Pesticide Company in Longshutang Office, Shuangqing District, Shaoyang City. Ms. Yuan went to a practitioner's home in June 2000, where the police arrested and imprisoned her. On the night of September 19, 2002, the police came to her home. They confiscated her personal property, arrested her again and took her to a detention center for forced brainwashing. After Ms. Yuan was released from prison, the police and others from the 610 Office often came to her home and harassed her. They wanted her to stop practicing Falun Gong. Because of the harassment and persecution, she became severely ill and died on May 19, 2005.
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