Mr. Zhang Yunping was retired from the Tangshan Steel Group Service Company in Tangshan City, Hebei Province. He was arrested in March 2003 and sentenced to prison in 2004. While serving an eight-year term in Jidong Prison, he was brutally tortured. The prison released him on medical parole on February 23, 2010. He died on September 6, at the age of 58.
These photos were taken on September 1, 2010 -- one week before he passed away.