Cases of dire consequences caused by Falun
Gong to the psychological and physical health of people are
innumerable, according to facts collected by certain
Serious results have been
reported, including sickness, handicaps, and even death from
the practice of Falun Gong.
the practice of Falun Gong, many people have lost their
appetites, some appeared to be disorganized in words and
behavior, and some became paranoid. Still others found
themselves suffering from hallucinations. A number of people
jumped into rivers or off buildings, or killed themselves in
other ways. Some even cruelly injured or killed relatives
Ma Jianmin, a retired worker from
the Huabei Oilfield in north China, was often in a trance
and became distraught after two years of practicing Falun
Ma insisted that he had a "wheel of
law" in his stomach. Then, one day in 1998, Ma died at
home after he cut his abdomen with a pair of scissors to
look for the so-called wheel of law.
Gao Encheng, who became a leader of a Falun Gong practicing
group in Kaixian County of Chongqing Municipality in
southwest China, got the idea that he had become an
"immortal." Gao killed himself by jumping off a
building while holding his son in his arms.
Bai Changyu, a section chief geologist at a
coal mine in northeast China's Fushun City, refused to see
doctor or take any medicine when he was sick after he began
practicing Falun Gong in 1997.
seriously ill in April 1999, but still refused medical
treatment until he finally died, still holding the belief
that Li Hongzhi would come to help him.
Pinqing was a senior agronomist who had won a top prize
given by the Ministry of Agriculture. Liu, however, became
abnormal after practicing Falun Gong. He said many times
that his master Li Hongzhi asked him to burn himself so as
to become a buddha.
Liu attempted to burn
himself to death on February 4, 1999, at home by revolving
open the gas valve. He finally committed suicide two months
later by jumping into a well.
Li Ting, a
graduate student from a junior middle school under the age
of 18, killed his parents with a dagger on March 20.
Li, inquisited, said that after two years of
practicing Falun Gong, he believed that his parents were
demons while he himself a Buddha. "So I got rid of the
two demons," Li said.
Wu Deqiao, 36, a
clerk with Wujiang supply and marketing cooperative in east
China's Jiangsu Province, became a practitioner of Falun
Gong in February, 1998. He then felt that he had become a
Buddha, and women around would affect his practice.
Wu chopped his wife to death with a kitchen
knife when she tried to stop him from practicing any more.
According to initial statistics, two madhouses
alone in Beijing received six patients who became lunatic
due to practice of Falun Gong in 1996. The number of such
patients increased to 10 in 1997, 22 in 1998, and 16 during
the first half of 1999.
The perniciousness of
Falun Gong has waken up many victims and their families. A
female worker surnamed Jiang wanted to beautify herself by
practicing Falun Gong. She attempted to kill herself,
however, when she became a paranoid later.
Jiang recovered after she was compelled by her
family members to receive medical treatment. "I'll
never practice that Falun Gong any more," vowed Jiang
Retired worker Zhang Yuqin,
who had become infatuated with practice of Falun Gong,
killed herself in 1998.
"Falun Gong broke
my family, and I ask Li Hongzhi and Falun Gong to be
punished and banned, " said Lu Xingchong, Zhang's