Fourteen Practitioners in Hubei, Jiangsu, Henan, Jilin, Sichuan, and Gansu Provinces Died as a Result of Persecution
(Clearwisdom.net) Mr. Jin Chuanxiang was 54 years old. He was an unemployed worker from a porcelain factory in Tongcheng County, Hubei Province. He suffered from a heart condition and general ill health. After he started practicing Falun Dafa in 1995, his disease disappeared and he became very healthy. After the persecution started on July 20, 1999, he, his wife, and his fellow practitioners went to Beijing several times to appeal for Falun Dafa. He was illegally detained twice by the county police and brainwashed once. His wife also was detained several times and was forced to pay more than 4000 yuan in fines. Their family was often harassed and searched. Due to prolonged monitoring and threats, he had a heart attack and died on April 9, 2001.
Mr. Zhang Zhonglin was 51 years old. He was the former head of the Party Committee of the Tongcheng County government in Hubei Province. He had liver disease. In 1996, his mother, who was more than 80 years old, his brother, his wife and he all started practicing Falun Dafa. Their family was very happy. After July 20, 1999, Zhang Zhonglin was persecuted and transferred away from the government. His wife and brother were detained, sentenced, and had money extorted from them, and their house was ransacked four times. Under the extreme pressure and threats, he suffered a relapse of the liver disease. At a time when he couldn't even get up from his bed, his wife was still in prison and his brother was illegally detained as well. He died on January 23, 2003.
Ms. Wei Qiurong was in her 50s. She was from Tongcheng County, Hubei Province. In 1997, she and her husband, a former deputy head of the county court, started practicing Falun Dafa together. Her husband rapidly recovered from his osteophytosis and was able to get rid of his crutch. After July 20, 1999, however, their work place started constantly harassing them and forced them to write statements renouncing Falun Dafa. But Ms. Wei Qiurong remained steadfast in cultivation. However, under the prolonged persecution, she suffered a relapse of high-blood pressure and passed away in 2002.
Ms. Hu Sixue was 60 years old. She was from Macheng City, Hubei Province. She had several diseases. In 1999 after she started practicing Falun Dafa, her diseases disappeared. Due to the persecution, she suffered a relapse of her old diseases and died on July 10, 2000.
Ms. Sun Xiuying was 64 years old. She was from Jurong City, Jiangsu Province. She had lung cancer and had lost two-thirds of one lung. After she started practicing Falun Gong in 1996, her health gradually returned to normal. After the persecution started, her husband severely interfered with her practice. She suffered a relapse of her old disease and passed away in 2003.
Ms. Dong Guiying was 73 years old. She was from Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu Province. Previously she wasn't able to move half of her body. After she started practicing Falun Gong, she was able to take care of herself independently. Under the extreme pressure and persecution of the Communist specter and the harassment of the local police of Jiankang Road in Zhenjiang City, she suffered a relapse of her old disease and died on January 28, 2001.
Ms. Wang Wenli was 97 years old. She was a practitioner from Pingyu County, Henan Province. She lived in Zhengzhou with her son and her daughter-in-law. In 1998, she obtained Dafa and started practicing. Her previous diseases such as asthma disappeared, and she started growing dark hair. After July 20, 1999, because her son and daughter-in-law were all assistants at the local practice site and her granddaughters were all cultivating, their family was constantly harassed by the different levels of the 610 Office. They were threatened and spied on. Her son and daughter-in-law were illegally detained, had money extorted from them, and had funds deducted from their salaries. Their house was ransacked. Ms. Wang was forced to go back to her daughter's home and passed away on February 14, 2002.
Ms. Wang Yajie was in her 50s. She was from Daan City, Jilin Province. After July 20, 1999, she went to the provincial government to appeal on behalf of Falun Dafa. In September 1999, she went to Beijing to appeal but was detained and persecuted in the local detention center. In June of 2001, she was detained again but managed to walk out of the detention center with dignity after a hunger strike. The local police often harassed her at home and threatened to arrest her. She was forced to leave her home and live an extremely poor life. She died on May 31, 2005.
Ms. Hu Qinzhong was 77 years old. She was from Jilin City, Jilin Province. She had several diseases before she started practicing cultivation. In 1995, after she obtained Dafa, she became very healthy. After July 20, 1999, her family was deceived by the media propaganda and she lost her cultivation environment. She was interfered with and suffered a relapse of her old diseases. She passed away on October 2, 2004. Before she died, she told her friends and family, "Remember Falun Dafa is good."
Ms. Xu Huiying was 70 years old. She was from Chengdu City, Sichuan Province. In 1998, she started practicing Falun Gong. Her cancer was cured and she became very healthy. After the persecution started, she was often harassed by her company and she wasn't able to practice on a regular basis. She was under extreme stress and passed away in 2002.
Mr. Zhao Yongcai, 62 years old, was from Beijing. He had had a cerebral hemorrhage. In 1996, after he obtained the Fa, his disease disappeared and he became quite healthy. In 2004, the police detained his wife and searched his home. He was under extreme stress mentally and physically and suffered a relapse of his old disease. He died on May 23, 2005.
Mr. Yang Guoliang was 73 years old. He was from the Xifeng District of Qingyang City, Gansu Province. He was sentenced to labor camp for one and a half years. Under the prolonged persecution, he passed away in 2004.
Ms. Miao Yuzhen was a practitioner from the Xifeng District of Qingyang City, Gansu Province. She was illegally detained twice. Under the prolonged persecution, she passed away in 2001.
Ms. Chen Cailian was 48 years old. She, too, was a practitioner from the Xifeng District of Qingyang City in Gansu Province. She was persecuted in a brainwashing class. Because of the prolonged persecution, she passed away in 2002.
Ms. Feng Xiumei was in her 50s. She also was a practitioner from the Xifeng District of Qingyang City. She died in 1999 due to persecution.