Chinese name:
Chengdu City
Dongfeng Department Store
Date of Death:
Date of Most Recent Arrest:
Most recent place of detention:
Longquanyi Women's Prison in Chengdu City
Case Description:

Ms. Shi Jinqin, 57, is a former employee of the Dongfeng Department Store in Fucheng District, Mianyang City in Sichuan Province. Before practicing , Ms. Shi had to take medicine all year round to treat her many illnesses. She recovered soon after starting to practice Falun Gong in 1997, and her body felt light and free from illness. Ms. Shi firmly cultivated in Falun Gong.

During 2000-2002, Ms. Shi was arrested a few times due to she did not give up her belief to Falun Gong and was telling people the truth of Falun Gong. On September 3, 2003, Ms. Shi was arrested again when she was passing out truth clarifying materials at opposite side of the Huayuanliudui Farmer's Market in Fucheng District. She shouted "Falun Gong is great!" and "Falun Gong is righteous!" as she was being arrested. Ms. Shi Jinqin was detained in the Mianyang City Detention Center, and her home was ransacked. The Fucheng District Court sentenced her to three years in prison. She was taken to the Sixteenth Ward of the Longquanyi Women's Prison in Chengdu City. There were more than forty practitioners detained and cruelly mistreated there. Ms. Shi Jinqin was released on November 23, 2006. Three days before she was released, she suddenly felt very weak and could not walk or talk. She became paralyzed within ten days. She died on March 31, 2007.