Chinese Name: 许佰义
Date of Death: 2010-01-29
Date of Most Recent Arrest: 2002
Most recent place of detention: Jilin Province Prison
Mr. Xu Baiyi, a practitioner from Jilin Province, died at the age of 55, on January 29, 2010. He was tortured in the Jilin Province Prison since 2002. Two years ago he became paralyzed from the abuse.
Mr. Xu was born in 1955. He was six feet tall, in good health, and a successful businessman. When the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) started persecuting Falun Dafa practitioners in 1999, Mr. Xu went to Beijing to appeal for the right to practice Falun Dafa. He was subsequently arrested many times and he eventually lost his business and his family.
When Mr. Xu was imprisoned in 2000 at the Huanxiling Forced Labor Camp in Jilin City, Jilin Province, he was injected with unknown drugs. As a result, his teeth were damaged and he had difficulty eating.
Mr. Xu received a heavy prison sentence in 2002, and was imprisoned in the Jilin Prison,where he was subjected to countless tortures. He was finally released in 2008 because he was paralyzed from the abuse.
Mr. Xu was taken to the Yili Garden Senior Center in Yishan Road, Jilin City, because he had lost both his business and family during the persecution. He was under police surveillance. Officers at the Gaoxin District Police Station did not allow practitioners to visit him. His health continued to deteriorate and Mr. Xu passed away on January 29, 2010.
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