The most severe crime committed by Falun Gong is to violate human rights and cruelly kill lives. Li Hongzhi and his cult took the advantage of heretical ideas such as "doomsday", "being raised to the heaven", "consummation" to cheat obsessed practitioners one by one who know nothing about the truth and end in death on their way to "consummation". According to incomplete statistics, before Falun Gong was banned by Chinese government on July 22, 1999, there were more than 1400 people who died because of practicing Falun Gong, among them 136 people killed themselves beguiled by Li Hongzhi's words of "caring nothing about life and death".
It had been found that there were more than 200 Falun Gong practitioners who killed themselves in order to pursue the so called "consummation" and "being raised to the heaven" boasted by Li Hongzhi.
Liu Yongfeng was a worker from Miaoling Wear-resisting Alloy Factory in Gan Jinzi district of Dalian City,Liaoning province. After practicing Falun Gong, she was always afraid of the advent of "doomsday" and ended in lunacy. On August 23, 1997, she lighted up the gas kettle and burned herself. She died at the age of 44.
Yang Qiugui came from Yujiang county of Jiangxi province. He began his studies for doctor's degree in UK at October 1996. He practiced Falun Gong through the internet. On June 1, 1998, he jumped down the building and died while "promotion of Fa" in Frankfurt of Germany. At that year he was 26 years old.
Wang Xiuyun was a retired worker from Xinxing knitting factory of Tangshan City in Hebei province. After practicing Falun Gong, she talked about "I will not stay alive, I will be raised to the heaven", "I can see the lotus throne floating in the heaven, and I will become immortal after being raised to the heaven" again and again. Her family members accompanied her day and night in case of accident. On January 24, 1998, Wang Xiuyun jumped down the building when her family members were inattentive. She died at the age of 50.
Ma Jianmin, a retired worker of Huabei Oil Field. After practicing Falun Gong, he always felt that "there is a Fulun turning in his belly". On September 4, 1998, he dissected his belly with a scissors in order to find the "Falun"; he died at the age of 54.
Feng Lifeng, a farmer from Liu Jiading village of Jinxian county of Tianjin. After practicing Falun Gong, she felt there was an eagle pecking her head all the time. She told her husband, "I feel more and more frightened after practicing it, but I want to practice it even if I fell frightened", "I am ready to be raised to the heaven". On March 31, 1999, Feng jumped into a river after cutting her vein in the wrist. She died at the age of 32. In the letter written with her blood, Feng Lifeng told her family members, "You should learn 'Dafa' attentively".
Liu Pinqing was a senior agronomist from Donggang City of Liaoning province. After practicing Falun Gong, he always felt "Master" Li Hongzhi asked him to obtain "consummation". On April 27, 1999, he jumped down to a well and died at the age of 58.
Li Youlin was a farmer from Anshu village, Dongliao county of Jilin province, who was obsessed with Falun Gong. On May 21, 1999, Li told his wife, "tomorrow (April 8 of lunar calendar) will be the birthday of the Master, and I will celebrate his birthday and pray for him by burning joss sticks." In the next day he hung himself and died at the age of 48. At the place he hung himself, there was the photo of Li Hongzhi and the leftovers of seven joss sticks.
Chang Haochi was a student of Management College of coal cadres in Shan'xi province. On July 4, 1999, he thought he could obtain "consummation" and "be raised to the heaven" by practicing Falun Gong, and he burned himself with the gesture of sitting cross-legged together with his "fellow practitioner" Li Jinzhong (50 years old). He died at the age of 27.
Tan Yihui came from Changde city of Hunan province. He was obsessed with Falun Gong. On February 16, 2001, he burned himself in Wanshou Road of Beijing deluded by the heresy of Li Hongzhi and died at the age of 26.
Luo Guili was a student of Nanning city of Guangxi province. On July 1, 2001, he burned himself and died on the national square of Nanning city with the intention of "getting rid of attachment". Luo Guili said, "There is no reason, because I have learned Dafa".
Li Xiaoying was a female Falun Gong practitioner from Shi Jiazhuang city of Hebei province. On November 2, 2005, Li Xiaoying burned herself and died on the eastern pavement of the southern end of Nanchang Street in Beijing.
Why these Falun Gong practitioners wanted to commit suicide? The reason was that Li Hongzhi once told them:
"The ultimate purpose of practicing is to obtain consummation. You will become a very great god or Buddha after you obtain consummation." ("Zhuang Falun")
"You will be a god if you can be indifferent to life or death. If you can't, you are still a human being." ("Falun Fofa: Fa Teaching in the United States")
"I want to show a great feat to people when you obtain consummation, I will allow Dafa followers to be raised to the heaven with their bodies, no matter they want or not. Their bodies will not disappear in the heaven." ("Falun Fofa: Fa Teaching in European Fa Conference")
On July 5, 1998, after learning that seven practitioners from Hainan province died and one was injured in the traffic accident on their way of promoting Gong to Sanya city, Li Hongzhi wrote to Jiang Xiaojun, the former director of Falun Gong general station in Hainan, "the eight followers of mine have already obtained their consummation in their different world".
Falun Gong was the cause of making obsessed practitioners to be infatuated and to kill others. There have been more than 30 people killed.
Wang Xuezhong was a Falun Gong practitioner from Jiahe county, Henan province. On August 23, 1996, he abruptly claimed that his father was a "devil", and then he chopped his father with a knife in his head, neck and chest for 17 times, and he killed his father on the spot.
Jiang Chaojun and Jiang Xiuxia was a farmer couple from Jidong county of Heilongjiang province. Both of them were obsessed with Falun Gong, they thought about "becoming gods" in the heaven all day long. On the night of December 3, 1997, Jiang committed suicide after he killed his wife with a sharp knife. Their 13 years old daughter and 10 years old son became orphans.
Wu Deqiao was a worker of supplying and marketing community of Wujiang city of Jiangsu province. On the night of February 26, 1998, his wife tried to stop him when he practiced Falun Gong. Then he killed his wife with kitchen knife because he thought woman might influence him while practicing.
Dong Ning was a worker of Changhong motor company in Weihai city of Shandong province. He thought he had obtained "consummation" by practicing "Falun Dafa". On January 7, 1999, Dong hit and wounded his colleagues with a mold. In the second day, he chased and chopped his father and his father escaped fortunately. Then with a knife, he stabbed his neighbors, a mother and her son. He said, "Someone asked me to bring with my relatives and my friends. Only if I can bring with one, I can obtain 'consummation' and has the ability to 'release other's soul form sufferings'."
Li Ting was a Falun Gong practitioner from Chende city of Hebei province. On March 20, 1999, he killed his parents cruelly. He said, "My parents are devils while I am a Buddha. I will get rid of these two devils".
Zhu Changjiu was a Falun Gong practitioner from Qingta village in Renqiu city of Hebei province. On November 26, 1999, he killed his parents at home just because his parents burned his books of Falun Gong.
Tong Yan was a worker from water supply Company of Liaohe oil field. On the night of December 16, 1999, Tong Yan killed Xu Che, her six years old daughter on the bed and cried "being raised to the heaven, being raised to the heaven". After the incident Tong said, "A devil told me that if you can kill your daughter you will become a Buddha."
Yuan Runtian was a Falun Gong practitioner from Lanhe township in Fanyu city of Guangdong province. After being infatuated by practicing Falun Gong, she thought Huang Daisheng, an old man in the township, was a devil who hurt her in anther space. On February 6, 2000, Yuan chopped Huang Daisheng with a knife and Huang was injured seriously.
Lan Yunchang was a Falun Gong practitioner from Zhuyu village, Daxiang town in Rong'an county of Guangxi province. On April 16, 2001, he killed Wei Shaoming, the old man without relatives in his village with a hatchet. Lan said, "I am bringing him to the world of Falun and enjoy the happy life. He goes there first, I will be raised to the heaven and obtain consummation soon."
Guan Shuyun. In April 2004, 9 years old Dai Nan was choked to death as a devil by her mother Guan Shuyun in front of more than 40 Falun Gong practitioners. All of the practitioners at the site prayed by putting the palms together and urged to eliminate the devil as soon as possible.
Chen Fuzhao was a Falun Gong practitioner from Zhejiang province. In one month from May 25 to June 26, 2003, Chen Fuzhao murdered 15 beggars and 1 Buddhist follower by putting poison in their food so as to improve his so-called "power of Gong".
Why these Falun Gong practitioners wanted to kill others? Because Li Hongzhi told them:
"Human being has been demoralized and there are devils everywhere." -- cited from "Zhuan Falun" of Li Hongzhi
"Devil is disturbing you and do not allow you to practice." -- cited from "Zhuan Falun" of Li Hongzhi
"In your family members there is probably controller like a devil." -- cited from "The Explanation of Zhuan Falun" of Li Hongzhi
"Regicidal devils should be killed." -- cited from "The Explanation of Falun Dafa"
More than 1400 Falun Gong practitioners believed in Li Hongzhi`s "eliminating Karma(sins) theory" and died because of refusing medicine.
Since Falun Gong destroyed people's mind and cruelly killed people's life, a lot of people who practiced Falun Gong with good wishes died because of refusing medicine, which caused the tragedy. If these people received treatment when they got illness, they had the hope to be alive. However, when they lost their own judgment and went too far on the way of practicing the cult of "Falun Gong", it meant that they gave their own lives to the devil and stepped on the way to death.
Li Shulin was a Falun Gong practitioner from Jingzhou petroleum Company in Liaoning province. In August 1994 he went from his hometown to Harbin to listen to the "lections" of Li Hongzhi and collapsed in the classroom because of the outbreak of thrombus. His relatives requested Li Hongzhi for many times to cure him by delivering Gong, but Li Hongzhi said it was the normal reaction of practicing Gong and there was no need to take medicine. Later, Li died in the alien land without timely treatment.
Liu Fengqing was a retired worker form Tianjin posting equipment factory. After practicing Falun Gong she thought she was no longer a "normal person". After a traffic accident, she got fractions in thighbone and neck bone. But she refused to get treatment in hospital. She said, "I have almost consummated my Dafa, I will kill myself if you sent me to hospital." However, her illness was getting worse and worse, and she died on December 27, 1997 at the age of 60. Before she died she cried ceaselessly, "Master, please help me, help me".
Xiao Hemei was a worker of Anshan train station in Liaoning province who got the illness of rheumatism. After practicing Falun Gong, she no longer took medicine and injections. She got edema from head to foot for three times and she wanted to do check-up in hospital, but every time she was stopped by her husband, the deputy director of Anshan tutorship station of Falun Gong. On June 12, 1998, she died at the age of 42.
Zhang Jinsheng was a farmer and Falun Gong practitioner from Fuxin city in Liaoning province. In 1997 he burned his arms incautiously, but he thought the reason was that Li Hongzhi was "eliminating sins" for him and refused to accept treatment. On November 27, 1998, his wound was infected and he died at the age of 21 because of sapremia.
Bai Yunxiu was a retired worker from Hengyang city of Hunan province. She began to practice "Falun Gong" in the summer of 1995. In July 1998, Bai Yunxiu got hyperpyrexia and her daughter asked her to hospital, but she refused. In December 10, her illness was worsening, but she still insisted in reading "lections" of "master" at home. When she was not able to continue, she asked her husband to read it for her. When her husband was reading, Bai Yunxiu collapsed in the sofa and died.
Xiandong was a worker from Yacha farm in Hainan province. He was hospitalized because of illness in liver. After practicing Falun Gong, he believed he was protected by the "Law body" of Li Hongzhi and no longer took medicine and injection. On July 20, 1999, his illness worsened and he died at the age of 35.
Xu Shuzhen was a Falun Gong practitioner from Liaoning province. From 1997, she practiced 9 hours everyday no matter it was cold or hot. However, she got rheumatism after practicing Gong, but she refused to get treatment and thought "the Master was eliminating sins for me and I will be fine after my sins were eliminated." On June 2, 1999 she died at the age of 49.
Zhao Xueping lived in Haidian district of Beijing city. She used to get breast cancer and her illness was obviously better after treatment. However, she believed "Master" will protect her and refused to continue her treatment after she was obsessed with Falun Gong. On August 7, 1998, her illness worsened and she died. Before she passed away, the 42 years old Zhao Xueping said regrettably, "it's 'Falun Gong' who kills me."
Wang Zhexing was a retired worker of Beijing gear factory. In the early June of 1999 he had a fever, but he said it was "eliminating his sins" and refused to see doctor. Later his children forced him to the hospital, but he pulled out pinhead and refused treatment. In June 14 he died because of worsening illness.
Zhang Fengying was a retired worker of civilian center of Zhu Madian city in Henan province. After practicing Falun Gong, she refused treatment even when she got heart disease and said Li Hongzhi would cure her. Besides, she called her husband a "devil", who persuaded her to get treatment. On December 4, 1998, she died at the age of 55 because of myocardial infarction.
Hu Xianzhi was a teacher from white temple middle school in Jiangnan district of Langzhong city in Sichuan province. He regarded the words of Li Hongzhi as decree. After he got inflammation in pancreas, he tolerated the bellyache and insisted in practicing. Since he did not get timely treatment, he finally got pancreas putrescence and died.
Liu Shuhua was a civil servant in Xiangfang district of Harbin city. After practicing Falun Gong, her hepatitis relapsed and her family members persuaded her to go to hospital. However, she said she would drop down from higher level if she took medicine, and her practice would be in vain and the Master would no longer protect her. On April 11, 1999, she died at the age of 52.
Hu Guangying was a retired female worker from Shanghai. In July 2000 she got a very common skin disease -- scabies. However, she refused medical treatment since she was obsessed with Falun Gong. Half a year later she died because of the illness. What was sorrowful was that her husband, a practitioner obsessed with Falun Gong too, still thought his wife "was raised to the heaven".
Kuang Guanglan was a worker from Shaoguan special steel factory in Guangdong province and she began to practice Falun Gong in the early 1998. She believed in Falun Gong's heresy of curing every kind of illness and refused medical treatment after practicing. However, her colonitis did not recover. Moreover, she became absent-minded all the time and tried to kill herself three times. On April 28, 2001, Kuang Guanglan drunk pesticide and died.
Why these Falun Gong practitioners refused medicine? Because Li Hongzhi told them:
"Why human beings get illness The cause of all misfortune and illness is sin."
"(Life, getting old, illness and death have their own causes.) Everything originates from sin, and you should pay back for your debt."
"Taking medicine during practicing means you do not believe that practicing can cure your illness. If you believe in it, why should you take medicine?"
"War, plague and natural and man-made disaster are the ways to eliminate sins of people."
"I told you, when we practitioners feel uncomfortable somewhere in our bodies, it is not a illness, and illness is just a kind of sin" -- cited from Li Hongzhi`s "Falun Fofa:Fa Teaching in USA"
"Hospital cannot help you to eliminate sins." -- cited from Li Hongzhi`s "Falun Fofa: Fa Teaching in Sydney"
"A real practitioner will not get illness. The causes of illness are the sins he accumulated in his preexistences." -- cited from Li Hongzhi`s "Falun Fofa: Fa Teaching in USA"
"The medicine you take now may kill the outside virus and cure the outside illness, but in fact the virus still accumulates, and you will be beyond redemption if the level of your virus is too high." -- cited from Li Hongzhi`s "Falun Fofa: Fa Teaching in USA"
Li Hongzhi forbade his followers to take medicine. However, his family members took medicine and accepted medical treatment frequently. And he himself not only accepted operation and took medicine, but also enjoyed free medical treatment in early time. In the support of Food and Cooking oil Supplying Company of Changchun city, the policemen of Jilin province investigated the reimbursements of medical fees of Li Hongzhi and his family members from 1982 to 1992 when he worked in the company. The policemen found 73 pieces of bills of medical fees of Li Hongzhi and his children, among which 48 pieces of bills were for Li Hongzhi himself.
On the morning of July 8, 1984, Li Hongzhi got acute suppurating appendicitis. He was hospitalized in the People's Hospital of Jilin province and his temperature was 38.9 degree. In the afternoon he got appendix removal operation and stayed in hospital for ten days.
Li Hongzhi infused heresy to adults, at the same time he infused heresy to children too. Li Hongzhi said, "Children younger than six years old can open their heaven eyes by reading books of 'Falun Gong' and they can see that the Falun is turning in the books." He also said that they can "go to the heaven and become a god" by "practicing". And he encouraged Falun Gong organizations to aim at youngsters. When he held illegal lections in Guizhou and Wuhan, he clearly asked the directors of substations to "organize children". Falun Gong organizations held children classes in Beijing, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Nancheng, Zunyi and other cities.
In the summer of 1998, Nanchang tutorship station of "Falun Dafa" took the opportunity of summer vacation to hold two "Falun Gong" children classes for middle school and primary school students. Every class lasted nine days. And the number of children who attended the class was 160, among them the oldest was 12 years old and the youngest was 4 years old. Their parents were Falun Gong practitioners.
On February 19, 1999, Falun Gong organization in Zunyi city held Falun Gong classes for children and the classes lasted nine days (actually they lasted seven days). The children classes were divided into tow parts. The older class was for students from 9 to 15, and the younger class was for students from 4 to 8. When the classes opened, there were more than 90 students, later some "practitioners" sent their own children there and the number reached more than 130. At 9 o'clock every morning, the younger students learned lections of Li Hongzhi and the older students learned "Zhuan Falun". After learning for an hour, they began to practice Falun Gong. At 12 o'clock in the noon they had lunch. And at 2 o'clock in the afternoon they began to learn lections and practice Falun Gong again. At 4 o'clock in the afternoon the parents came to bring their children back home. In February 24, the tutorship substation of Zunyi organized children and held collective practices. In its banner the substation called the class as "the first children class of Falun Gong in Zunyi city". The practice lasted more than one hour. When the class was over in February 25, Falun Gong organized a collective practice for students again. In early March, Falun Gong general tutorship in Guiyang informed Zunyi substation to select some students so as to attend the large-scale communication conference which will be held in Guiyang in May. Then Zunyi substation selected 45 students, trained them every Saturday and prepared to attend the communication conference in Guiyang, which was cancelled later because of April 25 illegal gathering in Zhongnan Hai.
Long Gang was a farmer form Shuangshi town of Yongchuan city of Chongqing. He not only practiced Falun Gong himself, but also forced his son to practice with him. On July 17, 1999, Long Gang jumped into a river with his six years old son. He died at the age of 31, but his son was saved.
Dong Li was a villager from the fourth team of Xijie village, Da Pingfang town, Chaoyang county of Chaoyang city in Liaoning province. On the night of February 3, 2002, bewitched by the heresy of Li Hongzhi and his "Falun Goong", the 37 years old Dong Li created another appalling tragedy. He smashed his wife and daughter with a pickaxe cruelly, which caused the death of Meng Xiurong, his 37 years old wife and sever injury of Dong Yudan, his 14 years old daughter.
Li Yanzhong was a 35 years old male worker from Da Gang oil field. In the early morning of July 10, 2005, he killed Li Wangyue, his six years old daughter and Zhangxin, his six years old nephew with a kitchen knife. Li Yanzhong said, "After practicing 'Falun Gong' for nine years, I got nothing in my mind but killing people." "There were thoughts of killing people full in my mind and my thought seemed to be controlled by some bad 'creature'. It seemed like the mind was not my own. He controlled my mind and asked me to kill others and kill myself."