Nineteen Falun Gong Practitioners from Hebei, Hunan, Hubei, Sichuan Province Died as a Result of Persecution
(Clearwisdom.net) Mr. Zhang Shanpin, in his 60s, was a Falun Gong practitioner from Xiheying Town, Weixian County, Hebei Province. Since the peaceful appeal of April 25, 1999, he has traveled many times to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong. Therefore, his local village, town and county government staff have persecuted him incessantly. They tortured him physically, penalized him economically, and abused him mentally.
During every holiday, the so-called "sensitive days," the officials extorted money from him and sent people to monitor him. By 2001, they had extorted 19,000 yuan. They ransacked his home many times and even robbed his last bit of instant noodles. His son and daughter-in-law were beaten cruelly many times. His wife was sentenced to three years of forced labor. Under such evil persecution Mr. Zhang Shanpin mentally collapsed and became seriously ill. He passed away in 2004.
Mr. Cai Zhitian, 55 years old, was a Falun Gong practitioner in Han Village, Gaoli Township, Dingxing County, Baoding Region, Hebei Province. He was a very good village official because he practiced Falun Gong and followed the principles of Truth-Compassion-Tolerance. After the persecution started, he went to appeal for Falun Gong three times. He was illegally arrested and detained many times. One day in 2002, while he was building his new home, a few authorities broke into his home, arrested and took him to the township government for persecution. They also extorted 2,000 yuan from him. He suffered physically and mentally because of the persecution. His old illnesses recurred. He passed away on December 26, 2004. The authorities responsible persons are Yang Xiu (the secretary of the Communist Party of Han Village), Xing Mingzhi (the associate director of Gaoli Township), Zhang Wenhua, and Liu Wenxing.
Mr. Sun Baoda, a graduate of Shenyang Medical University, became at the age of 27 a doctor at the First Hospital of Pulandian. Because he refused to renounce Falun Gong, the police of Pulandian sent him to the Dalian Forced Labor Camp. He was sentenced to one year of forced labor. One morning, he was found dead under the Pulandian intersection. He was only 29 years old. The cause of his death is being investigated.
Mr. Liu Kuangqing, 21 years old, lived in Hengyang City of Hunan Province. He and his mother began to practice Falun Gong in 1995. His parents went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong in 1999 and were arrested and detained for one month. In 2000, he went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong twice. Once he was held in a detention center with his father for one month. At that time he was under 18 years old. They extorted 6,000 yuan from him. Many times he was separated from his parents. Therefore, he lacked the proper care of a family. The evil ransacked his home many times. Depraved officials arrested him without any reason from time to time, terrified him, monitored his telephone and followed him as soon as he left his home. He lived a very stressful life. He always worried about his family and suffered physically and mentally, and was deeply troubled. He suddenly suffered abdominal pain and vomited. The hospital couldn't find any problems. He passed away on November 23, 2003.
Ms. Tang Manyuan, 65 years old, lived at 306 Building 5, Printer Factory Dormitory, Shaoyang City, Hunan Province. She began to practice Falun Gong in 1997. Somebody reported her to the police. Therefore, Liu Zhiyong (the head of the Political and Security branch of Daxiang Police Department, Shaoyang City) and policemen from the Daxiang Police Department and Security Office of the factory arrested her. The police transferred her to a number of detention places and beat her constantly. They beat her with bamboo sticks. Her entire body became swollen. They tried to force her to step on Master's picture. When she returned home at the end of 2002, her head and face were swollen and her inner organs were severely injured. She passed away in the spring of 2003.
Ms. Lu Aihua, 53 years old, was a farmer of Houma Village, Guanzhang Township, Neixiang County, Nanyang City, Henan Province. She used to suffer from many illnesses. No medication alleviated her suffering. In 1999, she began to practice Falun Gong. Within a few months she became healthy. During the 2001 New Year, she went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong and was detained by the Neixiang County Police Department. They extorted a few thousand yuan before her family was allowed to take her home. In 2002, the Nanyang City Police Department detained her again, without due cause. During the past few years, the police harassed and upset her continuously. Her family became frightened and put her under house arrest. They forbid her from contacting anyone or practicing Falun Gong. This persecution caused her illnesses to recur and she collapsed mentally. On April 25, 2005, she jumped out the window in her apartment building when no one was watching her and died. After she died, the police took her husband to the police station.
Ms. Liu Aiming, over 50 years old, was an employee of Wenquan Construction Company, Xianning City, Hubei Province. She started practicing Falun Gong in 1993 and participated in the lecture sessions given by Master many times. After the persecution started on July 20, 1999, she validated the Fa many times. She was arrested and detained many times without due cause. Also, she was sentenced twice to forced labor. She became homeless at the end of 2003 and suffered deeply physically and mentally. Later, she appeared to contract leukemia. She passed away on June 3, 2005.
Mr. Li Lianghua, 57 years old, was from Huangshi City, Hubei Province. He attended Master's lecture session. After practicing Falun Gong, he changed physically and mentally. His entire family also began to practice Falun Gong. After the persecution started on July 20, 1999, he was persecuted by the evil CCP regime and suffered brainwashing. He was harassed continuously. The persecution caused his old illnesses to recur. He passed away in January of 2005.
Ms. Su Guiying, 40 years old, was a Falun Gong practitioner of Chongqing City, Sichuan Province. In 2001, policemen from the First Section of the Police Department of Yuangan District, Chongqing City arrested her. She was taken to a detention center. She was detained and tortured for a few months. She suffered many serious illnesses. They allowed her medical parole, but she had to post bail. At home, she was harassed continuously. She passed away in January of 2005.
Ms. Pu Suchun, 64 years old, was a Falun Gong practitioner in Nanchong City, Sichuan Province. She began to practice Falun Gong before the persecution began. Beginning with May 2001, her husband was persecuted for one and half years. She lived a very stressful life and suffered mental torture. Her retirement pension was confiscated, her home was ransacked, and she had to pay a fine. Living such a stressful like, she passed away in June of 2002.
Ms. Rao Mingzhen, 54 years old, was from Leshan City, Sichuan Province. She used to be weak and suffered from many illnesses. In June of 1999, she began to practice Falun Gong and gradually became healthy. After the persecution started on July 20, 1999, she remained firm in her practice of Falun Gong. In February of 2000, she traveled to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong. She was detained at a police station, her home was ransacked, and they fined her a few thousand yuan. She was brought to trial and forced to write a so-called "Guarantee Statement." Her captors forced her to stand under the scorching sun wearing handcuffs. They tortured her through other cruel methods. Twenty days later, she was released from the police station, but forced to report to the local government daily. The authorities ransacked her home often. Before the New Year Eve of 2005, they ransacked her home again at night and insulted her. Soon after that, she passed away.
Ms. Liu Shuqin, 64 years old, was a Falun Gong practitioner from Tahe County, Heilongjiang Province. Before she practiced Falun Gong, she suffered from many illnesses. She, for example was severely diabetic. After she practiced Falun Gong, she became healthy. After the persecution of Falun Gong started, she continued with the practice. In December of 2000, she went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong, where she was arrested at the Beijing Train Station and detained for 15 days. After she returned back to home, the local policemen asked her children to monitor her. Because of the monitoring by the officials and her children, she lost her cultivation environment. She couldn't practice or study the Fa for a long time. This caused her old illnesses to recur and she passed away in 2002.
Ms. Liu Tianli, 61 years old, was a Falun gong practitioner of Tahe County, Heilongjiang Province. Before practicing Falun Gong, she suffered from liver and lung diseases. She began to practice Falun Gong in 1996. She became gradually healthy. After the persecution of Falun Gong started on July 20, 1999, she was detained twice, without any cause. In 2001, she was sentenced to one year of forced labor. Afterwards, her family members monitored her and forbid her to practice Falun Gong or contact Falun Dafa practitioners. In 2002, she suffered a stroke and became an invalid. She passed away in 2004.
Mr. Gong Peiyu, 48 years old, was from Jilin City, Jilin Province. He started to practice Falun Gong in 1998. After the persecution of Falun Gong started, he traveled to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong in 2000. Because he couldn't practice and study the Fa regularly because of the persecution, he passed away on March 19, 2005.
Mr. Cao Yongde, 67 years old, was a retired official of the Yanbian Art School of Jilin Province (It is called Yanbian Art College now). He started to practice Falun Gong in 1995. His employer persecuted him since 2001. Suffering deeply from the long lasting persecution, he passed away on April 7, 2005.
Mr. Wei Zizhong, 80 years old, was a retired employee of the 3rd Electrical Power Construction Company of Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province. In May of 1997, he began to practice Falun Gong, at the age of 75. He went to the practice site daily. His moral standard improved quickly, and his health improved daily. Alas, after the persecution started on July 20, 1999, he lost his cultivation environment because of the inhuman persecution. That was a big loss for him. In March 2001, his son was arrested and taken to a brainwashing center, where he was persecuted. In February of 2002, his son was arrested at his working place, their home was ransacked, and their Falun Dafa books were confiscated. Given such fright, his health condition declined more and more after September 2002. He passed away on November 18, 2002.
Mr. Liu Juyuan, 62 years old, was from Changchun City, Jilin Province. He was an associate professor at the Jilin Industrial University. He began to practice Falun Gong in 1995. He became healthy. After the persecution started on July 20, 1999, the university put great pressure on him. They tried to have him renounce Falun Gong. He remained firm in his practice of Falun Gong. Under such stressful environment and suffering the persecution, his illnesses recurred. He passed away in 2003.
Mr. Cheng Shaoshun, 59 years old, was from Shuangyang District, Changchun City, Jilin Province. He began to practice Falun Gong in 1997. After the persecution started, he felt deeply saddened. The police harassed and threatened him continuously. Because of the persecution, he passed away in January of 2003.
Ms. Jin Xiukun, 60 years old, was from Shuangyang District, Changchun City, Jilin Province. After practicing Falun Gong, she became healthy. After the persecution started, the police continuously harassed and threatened her. The persecution caused her severe mental stress. Her illnesses recurred. She passed away on January 19, 2004.