Seventeen Falun Dafa Practitioners Reported Dead from the Persecution
(Clearwisdom.net) Mr. Zhou Zhibin used to work at the Leyuan Fiscal Department of the Ruichang City of Jiangxi Province. He started to practice Falun Dafa in 1997. After July 20, 1999, he went to Beijing twice to appeal for justice for Falun Dafa. Xu Youchi and Peng Jingcai, officers from the local police station, illegally took him back and sent him to a detention center. Later he was detained at the Jiujiang City Forced Labor Camp for over a year. He was tortured and mistreated for a long period of time, which badly harmed his health. After he was released, he fell ill and died on May 14, 2005.
Ms. Zhou Suzhen was seventy-two years old when she died. She was from the Daqiao Village of the Pukou District of the Nanjing City in Jiangsu Province. She started to practice Falun Dafa in 1996. Soon afterward, her heart disease, which had bothered her for over thirty years, was gone. Many other people in the village started to practice Falun Dafa after seeing this miracle. Starting in 2000, the local police and the officials from the Village Standing Committee harassed her many times because she was a practitioner. They threatened her, and searched her home and confiscated her personal property. Two of her daughters were detained at forced labor camps. Zhou fell ill and died on March 13, 2004.
Mr. Zhao Xin was forty-six years old. He was from Hengyang City of Hunan Province. He went to Beijing to appeal on behalf of Dafa in 1999. He was later detained at the Drug Addiction Treatment Center of Hengyang City for some time. Right before the Chinese New Year in 2000, he was arrested again and detained at a detention center. Police from the Yanfeng Police Station (previously called the Southern Police Station) brutally tortured him. He was handcuffed for a long time. His top teeth were knocked out. A policeman kicked him in his chest seventeen times, which caused internal bleeding. After he was released, he still felt pain inside his chest, and he spit out dark-red blood several times. On the night of January 18, 2001, the police arrested him from his home and detained him for another six months at the Drug Addiction Treatment Center of Hengyang City. The police continued to closely monitor him after he was released. His health condition deteriorated, and he felt unbearable pain in his chest during the latter half of 2004. He died on January 15, 2005.
Ms. Shen Chunru was forty-eight years old. She worked at the General Electrical Industrial Company of Hubei Province. She once had high blood pressure, facial spasms and many other illnesses. She started to practice Dafa in 1995. Soon after that, her illnesses were gone and she became very healthy. After July 20, 1999, some people from her workplace often threatened her because she was a practitioner. One day, one of her coworkers found that she had a copy of Zhuan Falun and reported her to the Pengliuyanglu Community Committee. The committee then partnered with her workplace to require her to report to the Committee twice every day. Her physical and mental health were badly harmed. She died some time in the latter half of 2001.
Mr. Liu Xiusheng was eighty-six years old. He was a retired official of the Huaihe Bureau in Shandong Province. He once had many illnesses. He started to practice Dafa in 1995 and became very healthy thereafter. Since the persecution of Falun Dafa started on July 20, 1999, his three daughters continued to practice Dafa and were detained at forced labor camps. Mr. Liu was very anxious and sadden by this. Meanwhile, the local police kept harassing and threatening him. As a result, he died on July 28, 2001.
Mr. Fu Lianyi was sixty-one years old, and he was an engineer at the Liaohe Oilfield. His health condition was very poor before he practiced Dafa, as he was paralyzed for many years. After Mr. Fu started to practice Dafa, his health improved a lot and he could even sit up to practice the Dafa exercises. Since July 20, 1999, people from his workplace and the local police station kept pressuring him, but Mr. Fu continued to practice Dafa. His wife was arrested in September 2004. The police searched their home and confiscated their personal property. Under all the pressure, Mr. Fu's health condition worsened. He died on February 5, 2005.
Mr. Wang Qingfa was seventy-one years old. He was from Qitaihe City of Heilongjiang Province. He had heart problems before he started to practice Dafa in May of 1998. Soon afterward, he got well. On July 20, 1999, he went to Beijing to appeal for justice for Dafa. After he came back, he was badly interfered with. His heart diseases came back again and he died on April 27, 2003.
Mr. Li Zhiwen was seventy years old. He worked at the Xing'an Coal Mine at Hegang City in Heilongjiang Province. He lived at the South 23rd Building, Apt. 2, Junde Hill of Xing'an District at the Hegang City. He started to practice Falun Gong in 1996. After July 20, 1999, the local police often threatened him because he was a practitioner. He was placed under a great deal of stress and started to show symptoms of liver illness. He died in the spring of 2002.
Mr. Bi Deheng was seventy years old. He was a retired worker from the Realty Department of the Xingshan Mine of the Hekuang Incorporation of Hegang City in Heilongjiang Province. He lived in the Xingshan District. On April 22 of 2002, he was sentenced to two years imprisonment at a forced labor camp. On December 20, 2002, he was placed on parole because of his high blood pressure. He died of throat cancer on August 14, 2004. His wife's social security was subsequently withheld. She was told it would be returned to her ten years later to pay for her husband's expenses incurred in prison.
Ms. Wang Yanqiu was in her sixties, from Changchun City of Jilin Province. She was a nurse at the Changchun College, and she started to practice Dafa in 1998. Soon after that, her various illnesses were gone. After July 20, 1999, she actively stepped forward to validate the Fa. However, her family believed the lies fabricated by the Communist Party against Dafa. They reported her to the police station. Wang Liwen and some other police from Department One of the City Public Security Bureau arrested her on October 28, 2000. She was detained for one month at the Changchun City Tiebei Prison. She was pressured to give up practicing Dafa. After she was released, her workplace and the local police often harassed her. Meanwhile, her family didn't understand her because of the Party's malicious propaganda. Her old illnesses came back, and she died at the beginning of April 2004.
Ms. Liu Xiulan was sixty years old, and she was from Tumen City of Jilin Province. The local police broke into her home in May 2003 to harass her simply because she was a Falun Dafa practitioner. After that, she started to show symptoms of a cerebral embolism. She died in August 2004.
Mr. Tan Xijun was seventy-nine years old. He was from Dehui City of Jilin Province, and he started to practice Dafa in 1996. His second daughter was sentenced to a forced labor camp because she was a Dafa practitioner. Mr. Tan was placed under great strain because of this, and he died in July 2004.
Mr. Li Jinghai was seventy years old. He was a practitioner from the Sheli Area of Fuyu County in Jilin Province. In the summer of 2002, his son was arrested and sentenced to a forced labor camp. In the camp, his son was brutally tortured and forced to sign a so-called repentance statement, swearing to give up practicing Dafa. After his son was released, the local police went to Mr. Li's home and searched his home. Because of the shock, Mr. Li died from cerebral thrombosis the following night.
Ms. Zhang Yulan was sixty-two years old, and she was from Linjiang City of Jilin Province. She went to Beijing to clarify the truth to people in 2001. She was later taken back to her hometown and forced to pay a fine. Her health condition turned bad after she was released. In March 2002, the local police came to her home again to harass her. They arrested her and detained her for some time. After she was released, her health condition became unstable. She died on March 24, 2005.
Ms. Zhang Miaoling was in her fifties. She lived in the dorm of the Railroad System of the Huhehaote City in Neimonggu Province. The local police often went to her home to harass her. Because of all the pressure and persecution, her old illnesses came back and she died in 2004.
Ms. Li Guilan was seventy-five years old. She was from the Dongshirui Village of the Xushui in Hebei Province. The police arrested her daughter and took her daughter away in front of her. Ms. Li was crushed. She died in November 2002.
Ms. Han Shulan was in her sixties. Since July 20, 1999, the local police often went to her home and harassed her because she was a Falun Dafa practitioner. She was placed under great pressure, and her old illnesses came back. She died in 2004.