A Belated Report of Three Practitioners from Hebei Province That Died as a Result of Persecution
(Clearwisdom.net) Ms. Li Guifen was a Falun Gong practitioner from Xiyangtai Village, Donganzhuang Town, Shenzhou City, Hebei Province. After the persecution of Falun Gong began on July 20, 1999, she persisted in cultivation and telling the facts about the persecution. In July 1999, she went to Beijing to appeal and was arrested in Tiananmen Square. She was taken back to Hebei, detained for 15 days, and fined 300 yuan. In 2000, she was arrested by the local town police station and fined 500 yuan. Later the local 610 Office police often came to her home to harass her. As a result, Li suffered both mentally and physically. In 2002, she developed breast cancer. On April 17, 2002, she died at the age of 52.
Ms. Wu Guoying lived in Apartment 30, Building 23 of Zhaogezhuang, Guye District, Tangshan City, Hebei Province. After she started practicing Falun Gong in 1998, her heart disease, cerebral thrombosis, and diabetes all disappeared. After the persecution of Falun Gong began on July 20, 1999, the local police station and community office personnel often came to harass her. They also confiscated her ID, not allowing her to go out. In addition, they monitored her closely and ransacked her home. As a result, she suffered tremendously. She passed away on November 22, 2003, at the age of 69.
Mr. Deng Zuxiong was a worker at the Baihe Power Plant in Kai County, Chongqing City. He started to practice Falun Gong in 1997. After the persecution of Falun Gong began in 1999, he persisted in cultivation. In August 2001, Zhang Daicheng from the county police department, together with people from the power plant, ransacked Deng's home and also fined him. The second day after the search, Deng passed away, at the age of 57.