(Clearwisdom.net) Ms. Yang Hongyan, born in 1964, was a Dafa practitioner from Duyun City, Guizhou Province who started practicing Falun Gong in 1996. She worked at the Duyun City Textile Factory. In November 2000, she was arrested while distributing truth-clarification materials. In 2001, she was sentenced to 4 years in prison and sent to Yangai Farm (in actuality a prison) in Anshun City, Guizhou Province. In late July 2004, Yang was in critical condition due to continuous torture. She was sent to the Police Hospital for emergency treatment. On July 27, the prison informed her family to come visit her. At that time, she was already paralyzed and confined in bed. Her right arm was black and purple. She went from weighing 117 1bs. to only 68 1bs. Ms. Yang passed away at 4:00 a.m. on July 29, 2004.