Mr. Wang Xisong was a Falun Dafa practitioner at Huanggang City Pharmaceutical Factory in Hubei Province. He went to Beijing to peacefully appeal for Falun Dafa and was taken back and held at the No. 1 Huanggang Detention Center where he suffered extensive physical abuse. Mr. Wang died before the Mid-Autumn Festival in 2000 (around September 12, 2000). He never recovered from the injuries inflicted at the detention center at the time he passed away.