(Clearwisdom.net) Mr. Chen Rusong, 68 years old, was a practitioner from Zhejiang Province. Before he practiced Falun Gong, he suffered from many illnesses, including high blood pressure, heart and eye diseases. After he began to practice Falun Gong in 1996, he soon became healthy. After the persecution began on July 20, 1999, he was often harassed, monitored, tracked and threatened. Mr. Chen's home was ransacked and he was kept in a brainwashing center for two months in 2004. Not long after he returned home, he became blind. Chen Rusong also suffered mentally. He died within a short period after returning home.
Ms. Ma Yuhuan, 40 years old, was a technician from the Liaoyuan City Coal Mine Machine Factory in Jilin Province. In April 2003, she studied Falun Gong and practiced the exercises with 17 fellow practitioners from the same factory. Police from the Xian Public Security arrested them. The practitioners were tortured during the interrogation, but they all remained steadfast. All were later sent to the Changchun Prison. In September 2003, Ma Yuhuan became critically ill because of the persecution. She was granted medical leave and her family took her to a hospital for emergency treatment. They spent 15,000 yuan in medical expenses, but could not save her life. The originally healthy technician who was loved by factory co-workers left this world forever. Ma Yuhuan's family feared harassment by the authorities, thus they dare not tell the truth about her death.
Ms. Feng Lanzhu, around 50 years old, was a practitioner from Enping City, Guangdong Province. She worked in a private sector company. Before she practiced Falun Gong, she suffered from severe asthma attacks, high blood pressure and other illnesses. She fully recovered after she became a practitioner in 1998. Ms. Feng went to Beijing to appeal for Dafa in 2000 and was persecuted by the 610 Office. Officers from the Public Security Bureau, local police station and residents' committee often harassed Ms. Feng, disturbed her peace, confiscated her Dafa materials and monitored her. Ms. Feng was arrested and taken to the local brainwashing center three times. During all that time she suffered severely under the persecution and she and her family were harassed continuously. Her mind and body suffered great harm and she became emaciated. In September 2004, Ms. Feng quit her job due to illness. However, the agents from the 610 Office continued to harass her at home during November. Because of the severe persecution, Feng Lanzhu died on July 1, 2005.
Ms. Wang Yanling, from Pingdingbo Town, Tieling City, Liaoning Province, has been a practitioner since 1998. On July 20, 1999, when the persecution began, she went to Beijing to appeal for justice for Falun Gong. Police from Tianjin arrested her. She went to Beijing again on October 12, 1999 and was arrested on the 26th. After she was released in January of 2000, Ms. Wang was again arrested by police from the Pingdingbo Town local police station in January 2001, detained at Tieling County detention center and sentenced to two years of forced labor. In January 2002, she was sent to Masanjia Forced Labor Camp. Because of her illnesses, they refused to accept Ms. Wang, and she was released on bail for medical treatment. Policeman Lu Hongbiao from the Pingdingbo brigade, Wang Zhifan and others from the local police station frequently harassed Wang Yanling. She became very frightened and died from the persecution in October of 2003.
Ms. Yin Baorong, 60 years old, was a resident from Jianghe Town, Fusong County, Jilin Province. Since she began to practice Falun Gong in March 1999, her benign tumors gradually became smaller. After the persecution started on July 20, 1999, she went to Changchun to appeal. The evildoers often harassed her, prevented her from practicing Falun Gong, and confiscated her books and Dafa materials. Ms. Yin's previous illnesses reappeared. She spent a lot of money on treatments, but was not cured. Yin Baorong passed away on April 2, 2004.
Mr. Li Shilong, 73 years old, from Datong City, Shanxi Province, began to practice Falun Dafa in 1996 and benefited both physically and mentally. After the evil party started to persecute Falun Gong on July 20, 1999, the police harassed him because he did not renounce the practice. Li Shilong died in May of 2005.
Mr. Li Guochang was a practitioner from Liqingu Village, Dingzhou City, Hebei Province. In the winter of 2000, he went to Tiananmen Square in Beijing to tell the truth of Falun Gong to the government, but was detained and persecuted. He was also subjected to brainwashing in Baoding Forced Labor Camp. He returned home in 2001, and died soon after from illness incurred in detention.
Mr. Wang Lizhi, 85 years old, was from Yishui County, Shandong Province. After he began to practice Falun Gong in April 1995, he became healthy and completely recovered from inflammation of the gallbladder, blood clots, coronary disease, blockage of his heart and brain blood vessels and deafness. After 1999, his family was deceived and poisoned by the propaganda on CCTV, and did not let him practice Falun Gong. Three months later, he was found to have pancreatic cancer. Some relatives suggested that he resume his practice of Falun Gong. After two months, his illness symptoms disappeared. However, police officers came to his home many times to harass him, so his family stopped him again from practicing Falun Gong. Mr. Wang's illnesses recurred and he died on June 28, 2004.
Ms. Liu Qiying, 60 years old, was a practitioner from the Development Zone of Dianzi Village, Weifang City, Shandong Province. After she became a Falun Gong practitioner in 1996, all her illnesses disappeared. She introduced Falun Gong to others daily and was very steadfast. After July 20, 1999, Ms. Liu went to Beijing to appeal. She was arrested and detained for 15 days. The lawless authorities extorted 2,000 yuan from her. After Ms. Liu was released, she became ill and was taken to a hospital by her family. After several days of hospitalization, she wanted to return home. Soon, she became well again. Ms. Liu went to Beijing again to validate Dafa. She was again arrested and held in custody for a month. Liu Qiying fell ill after she returned home. She died on May 13, 2001.
Ms. Wang Sumei, 36 years old, lived at Huanggu District, Shenyang City, Liaoning Province. She went to Beijing to appeal for Dafa in October of 1999. She was arrested and detained for 15 days. Not long after she was released, Ms. Wang suffered a relapse of her old illnesses and died.
Ms. Cao Guimei, 69 years old, lived at Huanggu District, Shenyang City, Liaoning Province. Between July of 1999 and December of 2000, she was arrested twice and tortured at Longshan Forced Labor Camp. She went on a more than 40-day hunger strike and the guards force-fed her with salt water many times. Afterwards, Ms. Cao could not stop coughing and vomited blood for a month. She became emaciated. The authorities finally released Ms. Cao. She died at the end of 2002.