(Clearwisdom.net) Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Zhu Yongzhen, 56 years old, lived in Xinbin County, Fushun City, Liaoning Province. Ms. Zhu benefited physically and mentally from practicing Falun Dafa. Some of the chronic illnesses that had afflicted her for decades, such as myocarditis and stomach ulcer, disappeared completely. After April 25, 1999, when a large group of practitioners appealed for justice for Falun Gong at the Central Appeals Office in Beijing, she was persecuted by the government. Her breast hyperplasia suddenly developed into breast cancer, and Ms. Zhu passed away on February 6, 2003.
Practitioner Mr. Song Shutian, 60 years old, lived in Liuhe County, Jilin Province. He had protruding spinal disc(s), bone spurs and early stage lung cancer before he obtained Dafa in 1997. After he started practicing Dafa, however, his health fully recovered and he benefited physically and mentally. In 2001 he took truth clarification flyers to his hometown and was illegally arrested by police. He was sent to the Kuaida Detention Center in Tonghua County. The police ransacked his home and confiscated his Dafa books. Mr. Song was traumatized by constant harassment and threats from the police, and had a relapse of his old illnesses. He passed away in November 2002.
Practitioner Mr. Liu Zhenguo, 58 years old, was an employee of the Huabei Petroleum Corporation. He obtained Dafa in 1997. Mr. Liu recovered from heart disease through studying and practicing Dafa. In 2000 he was arrested for doing the Dafa exercises outdoors. The authorities extorted 3,000 yuan from him. Police officers from the petroleum company often harassed M. Liu. He developed lung cancer and passed away on May 4, 2005.
Practitioner Mr. Li Shiying, 58 years old, worked at Huabei Petroleum. He had severe stomach disease prior to obtaining Dafa in January 1998, and became healthy through Dafa practice. After July 20, 1999, when the persecution of Falun Gong started, perpetrators from the Retirement Committee at Huabei Petroleum phoned him and went to his home many times to harass him. He lost the undisturbed environment to practice Dafa and passed away on July 9, 2004.
Practitioner Ms. Jiang Guilan, 68 years old, was the family member of an official who worked for Comprehensive Division 6 at Huabei Petroleum. Ms. Jiang had serious lung disease before practicing Dafa. The doctors said she could not be treated because of the severity of the condition. After she started practicing Dafa in 1996, Teacher cleansed her body many times and she fully recovered. After July 20, 1999, perpetrators from the police department and the street Party Committee harassed her at her home many times. As a result, Ms. Jiang was unable to do the Dafa exercises. She suffered a relapse of the lung disease and passed away in 2004.
Practitioner Ms. Li Lin, around 60 years of age, lived in Changchun City, Jilin Province. On May 13, 2001, she was arrested when handing out truth clarification materials. She was detained at several places, including the Changchun City Police Department. More than 15 days later, the police extorted over 10,000 yuan from her daughter before releasing her. Ms. Lin was physically tortured and mentally tormented during the incarceration. She passed away several months after her release.
Practitioner Ms. Ou Mizhi, 82 years old, lived in Beipiao City, Liaoning Province. She previously had many illnesses, including emphysema, tuberculosis and stomach disease. All of them were cured some time after she started practicing Dafa in 1998. On July 20, 1999, Ms. Ou set off for Beijing with the goal of validating Dafa. She was intercepted midway and sent back to Beipiao City. Her daughter, also a Dafa practitioner, was abducted and illegally detained many times by the authorities. The police ransacked her home numerous times. The perpetrators smashed the metal gate of her home, traumatizing Ms. Ou Mizhi. She never fully recovered from the shock. Her daughter was later illegally sentenced to four years in prison. Ms. Ou passed away on September 10, 2005.