Mr. Li Qinglian, 66, was a practitioner from Liuzhentun Township, Huaiyang County, Henan Province. He had severe diabetes before practicing Falun Gong. After he started the cultivation practice, he recovered rapidly. In 2003, his house was illegally searched by Liuzhentun Township Police Station officers, and he was detained and fined. Unable to withstand the constant pressure from the authorities, he passed away in May 2003.