Sun Yuqiu - 孙玉秋

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Shouguang City
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Case Description:
Ms. Sun Yuqiu was a 58-year-old Falun Dafa practitioner living in Jitai Town, Shouguang City, Shandong Province. On December 22, 1999, her daughter, sister, and brother-in-law, plus several other Dafa practitioners, went to Beijing to appeal for the right to practice Falun Dafa. On the way there, they were illegally arrested and detained. They suffered brutal beatings and were paraded through the streets like criminals. On top of this, each of them had to pay ten thousand yuan for being kept in captivity. Sun Yuqiu and her husband, plus about 100 other Dafa practitioners, were also illegally detained by the village commission for three days and three nights. They all encountered cruel beatings and torture. Sun Yuqiu was forced to watch her daughter being tortured in public. At the same time, Ms. Sun and her husband were also threatened by the officials and forced to pay over 2,000 yuan. After suffering all kinds of serious physical and mental torture, Ms. Sun was released, but by that time she was already in a coma. She died 9 days after she went home. The murderers who persecuted Dafa practitioners include Liu Xuxin, Liu Zhiqiang, Zhang Shaoyong, Yang Yongzhong, Yang Guizhong, Ding Shiguo, Zhang Yuqing and Su Xiuhua.