(Clearwisdom.net) Mr. Huang Anwen, and his wife, Ms. Ma. Guixiang, lived in Xiangzhouliucun, Xiangzhou Town, Zhucheng City, Shandong Province. They learned Falun Dafa in 1998 and gained many benefits, especially improved health. After the persecution of Falun Gong began, they were harassed frequently. They were threatened and their home was ransacked. Once, Ms. Ma was abducted and taken to the police station and handcuffed to a chair for one day and night. Due to the intense stress from the ongoing harassment, the husband and wife passed away one after the other within the two-week period between April 15 to May 1, 2003.

Ms. Li Fengxiang, 64, was born in Wei County, Hebei Province. She and her daughter, who was the only person living with her, were illegally detained several times after the Jiang Zemin regime began persecuting Falun Gong in 1999. Ms. Li was traumatized severely as a result. In March of 2000, she and her daughter wrote a letter to the Party Secretary of Wei County demanding the release of those practitioners who had been illegally detained. The county sheriff had them arrested for it. In August 2001, the police illegally arrested Ms. Li's daughter at their home. Ms. Li tried to intervene, and was illegally arrested and taken to the police station herself. To avoid further harassment, mother and daughter stayed away from their house from the end of 2002 to the end of 2003. Ms. Li passed away on October 17, 2004.

Mr. Kong Guiliang, 58, lived in Beixiaowu Village, Jinzhou City, Hebei Province. He learned Falun Dafa in 1999. He went to Beijing to validate Dafa on both April 25 and July 20 in 1999, and continuously distributed fliers, put up posters and told people the facts about Falun Gong. Once, he was reported by someone and hid in a wheat field overnight to avoid being captured. Suffering under the prolonged persecution, Mr. Kong died in the spring of 2003.

Ms. Wang Xianggai, 62, lived in Team II of Zhoujiangzhuang Village, in Jinzhou City, Hebei Province. She began her cultivation in Falun Dafa on July 20, 1999, just one day before the Communist Party announced that Dafa was illegal and no one was allowed to practice it. Despite the persecution, Ms. Wang persisted with her cultivation. She put up posters and distributed flyers, and did a lot of work to tell people the facts about Dafa. The police threatened her and forbade her from cultivating. Ms. Wang died on March 7, 2005.

Mr. Liu Dongshan, 74, was a worker at Wanxi Electrical Station in Chaling County, Hunan Province. He went to Beijing in November 2000 to appeal for Falun Gong, and was arrested and detained for two months in the Chaling County Police Department jail. After he went home, the 610 Office of Chaling County forced his son to spy on him and restrict his movements. Under the harassment of the Chaling County 610 Office, Mr. Liu passed away at 7 p.m. on June 1, 2005.

Ms. Ji Yugui, 68, was a practitioner in Taiping District in Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province. She went to Beijing to appeal for and validate Dafa in November 2000. Ms. Ji passed away on April 26, 2005 under continuous persecution.

Ms. Wang Fengyun, about 50, was a practitioner in Taiping District in Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province. She went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong in November 2000, and was illegally arrested and jailed. Ms. Wang managed to leave the jail with her righteous thoughts after staging a 66-day hunger strike. On June 10, 2001, she was arrested again because she participated in producing Dafa information materials. She was savagely persecuted and her health deteriorated. Later Ms. Wang was put in a forced labor camp for a year. With a greatly traumatized mind and body, she was found to have breast cancer. Wang Fengyun died on February 14, 2003, after she was released on parole.

Mr. Du Tianyu was a practitioner in Jinhua Village, Suining County, Sichuan Province. He went to Beijing to validate Dafa on December 25, 2000. The police arrested him and brought him back home where he was detained and persecuted for 75 days. The police kept harassing Mr. Du after his release. They arrested him eight times in total. With his mind and body greatly traumatized, Du Tianyu passed away on November 28, 2004.

Ms. Mi Qunyu was an 83-year-old practitioner in Suining County, Sichuan Province. Her son, son-in-law, and granddaughter were all arrested many times. Ms. Mi was not able to live and cultivate normally under the constant stress, and passed away in May 2003.

Ms. Liu Xixia, 55, was born in Gabatun Village, Dongguan Town, in Kangping County, Liaoning Province. She had lung and liver diseases before she learned Dafa and could not do any physical exercise. In winter, she was not even able to do chores at home. After Ms. Liu learned Dafa in 1998, all of her diseases went away. She went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong in 1999, and was arrested and detained for 15 days. Later, she was illegally jailed by the local police for another 20 days and fined 3,700 yuan. Liu Xixia was greatly traumatized and got sicker and sicker. She died on January 17, 2004.

Mr. Xu Maosheng, 72, lived in Hongqiling Town, Panshi City, Jilin Province. Mr. Xu began to practice Falun Gong in 1994. After the persecution of Falun Gong began in 1999, he felt very depressed and developed heart disease. He passed away in December 2000.

Mr. Yang Lianfang had all of his illnesses disappear after he began to practice Falun Gong. He told others that Teacher Li gave him a second life. However, after the persecution began, he was constantly harassed, which made his old illnesses recur. Mr. Yang passed away in November 2002.