(Clearwisdom.net) After he started practicing Falun Gong, Mr. Zhou Shouzhong, former mayor of Panjin City, Liaoning Province, became very healthy and his formerly incurable illness disappeared. When the persecution of Falun Gong started, Mr. Zhou was subjected to all kinds of pressure and disturbance. He died in late 2000.

Mr. Zhou Shouzhong, 72, lived in the Liaohe Oil Field residential area, Xinglongtai District, Panjin City, Liaoning Province. He was the mayor of Panjin City from March 1987 to February 1990. He was also the former executive deputy bureau chief of Liaohe Oil Field. Before he started practicing Falun Gong in 1996, he had an incurable illness and many long-term diseases. He was miserable. After practicing Falun Gong, his health condition improved dramatically. His incurable illness disappeared and all of his other physical problems subsided as well. He became healthy again.

After the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the Jiang Zemin regime started the persecution of Falun Gong on July 20, 1999, due to Mr. Zhou's high-ranking position, the Panjin City office, the political office of the Liaohe Oil Field and the 610 Office constantly threatened him. Mr. Zhou had to give up the practice. He was forced to go to the hospital and have an operation. The doctor opened his abdominal cavity and tried to operate on him but had to stop. Mr. Zhou was told that he would live for only several weeks.

Teacher had kept trying to save Zhou Shouzhong and waited for his awakening. After over a year of suffering, Mr. Zhou died with regret in late 2000. Due to pressure from the authorities, his family members were still afraid to publicize the truth of Mr. Zhou's suffering from persecution.

Before Mr. Zhou Shouzhong was appointed mayor of Panjin City, Zhou Yongkang was the mayor of Panjin City from 1985 to 1987. After the persecution started in 1999, Zhou Yongkang had control over the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Public Security. Zhou Yongkang, Luo Gan, Zeng Qihong and Liu Jing used many kinds of illegal and dirty means and government resources to persecute Falun Gong in China and abroad. Zhou Yongkang became Jiang's trusted subordinate, and later became the Minister of Public Security.

Lawsuits against Zhou Yongkang have been filed overseas. He will be punished by law and by the heavenly principles in the near future.