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( Ms. Dai Lijuan, a resident of Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province, was paralyzed for eight years after having been brutally beaten and injected with unknown drugs by the police. She passed away on March 28, 2011, at the age of 48.

Ms. Dai was twice sent to Wuxi Mental Hospital twice, in November 2001 and March 2002, respectivel, for refusing to renounce Falun Gong. She was injected with unknown drugs and became critically ill. Only then was she released, but her husband, a police officer who had been threatened to lose job promotion opportunity, refused to take her home. He divorced her instead.

Her mother had to rent a place to take care of her. Ms. Dai later recovered after resuming doing Falun Gong exercises.

On June 20, 2003, Officer Wu Jian from Beitang Police Station in Wuxi beat Ms. Dai when she told people about the persecution of Falun Gong. She was taken to Beitang District Public Security Sub-Bureau and brutally beaten for three days. She was taken to an emergency room twice in one night.

Seeing she was in such critical condition, the police told her mother to take her home. They were afraid that her mother would hold them accountable, so they told her mother that she had to take her daughter home and keep her mouth shut.

The brutal beating and injections of unknown substances left Ms. Dai paralyzed, incontinent, and with muscle atrophy. She was only skin and bones, had difficulty speaking, and kept vomiting. Also, her fingers were crippled.

Her mother took care of her until she breathed her last breath. This was a great hardship for Ms. Dai's mother, who, in her old age, had to take care of her daughter instead of having her daughter take care of her.

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