Mr. Zhang Congming, 57 years old, was a kind villager in the No.7 group in Xiaowan of Gaoshi town, Weiyuan County, Sichuan province. He was repeatedly detained and beaten because he refused to give up his practice of Falun Gong when coerced by the town government. He was beaten by someone in the Weiyuan detention center until he was disabled. After he became physically incapacitated, he sent home, where he died on August 11, 2003.