Mr. Wan Jixiang was an employee of the Yincheng City Department of Industry and Commerce (Dongmafang Sub-Bureau) in Yincheng City, Hubei Province. He was cruelly persecuted at Caidian Detention Center in Hanyang City. As a result, he became deaf in his left ear. On June 28, 2003, Mr. Wan was sentenced to Qingduankou Prison, where he suffered unbearable stress and had to perform excessive, hard labor. His hair turned gray, and the pain in his left ear intensified. On May 24, 2005, he died from the persecution.