Mr. Yang Xuezhi retired from a water treatment facility in Jiajiang County, Leshan City Sichuan Province. He went to Beijing in the year 2000 to validate Dafa, and he was arrested and sentenced to two years in a labor camp. In 2002, after he came home from the labor camp, he continuously clarified the truth to other people and validated Dafa. In February 2003, once again he was detained by the authorities, and endured all kinds of torture by the police and others. In March 2003, an official called his family to pick him up and take him home. Two days later, Mr. Yang died.