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[‘709 Crackdown’] Latest data and development of cases as of 18:00, 23 August, 2016

As of 18:00 23 August 2016, at least 319 lawyers, law firm staff, human right activists and family members have been questioned, summoned, forbidden to leave the country, held under house arrest, residential surveillance, criminally detained or arrested.

Statistics by category (lawyers, lawyer assistants/ others)*:

(Click here for downloading PDF of the 319 people's name list)

(Click here for downloading PDF of the cases in detail [Chinese Version only])

  • Detained pending for trial: 17 persons (6/ 11)
  • Sentenced and case closed at first trial: 4 persons (1/ 3)
  • Released on bail: 19 persons (13/ 6)
  • Case dropped: 1 person (1/ 0)
  • House arrest: 1 person (0 / 1)
  • Forbidden to leave the country: 39 persons (28 / 11)
  • Temporarily detained, forcibly questioned/ summoned (released/ safe now): 264 persons (124 / 140)
  • * 22 individuals are listed under two categories; 2 individuals are listed under three categories

Detained pending for trial [17 persons]

 ·  6 Lawyer/Lawyers’ assistant

  1. Li Heping (Beijing)
  2. Xie Yanyi (Beijing)
  3. Wang Quanzhang (Beijing, Fengrui Law Firm)
  4. Liu Sixin (Beijing, Fengrui Law Firm administrative assistant)
  5. Xie Yang (Hunan)
  6. Li Chunfu (Beijing, younger brother of lawyer Li Heping)

 ·  11 Others (non-lawyers):

  1. Wu Gan (aka Tufu, Beijing, administrative assistant of Fengrui Law Firm)
  2. Liu Yongping (aka Lao Mu, Beijing)
  3. Lin Bin (Monk Wang Yun, Fujian)
  4. Yin Xu’an (Wuhan, Hubei)
  5. Wang Fang (Wuhan, Hubei)
  6. Zhang Wanhe (Weifang, Shandong)
  7. Liu Xing (Weifang, Shandong)
  8. Li Yanjun (Weifang, Shandong)
  9. Yao Jianqing (Weifang, Shandong)
  10. Tang Zhishun (aka Caogen Zhinu, Beijing)
  11. Xing Qingxian (Myanmar)

Sentenced and closed at first trial [4 persons]

      ·   1 Lawyer

  1. Zhou Shifeng (Beijing, Fengrui Law Firm)   

     ·  3 Others (non-lawyers):

  1. Hu Shigen (Beijing)
  2. Gou Hongguo (aka Ge Ping, Tianjin)
  3. Zhai Yanmin (Beijing)
  4.  

    · Released on bail [19 person]

 ·      13 Lawyer/Lawyers assistant/Law firm staff:

  1. Sui Muqing (Guangdong)
  2. Huang Liqun (Beijing, Fengrui Law Firm)
  3. Xie Yuandong (Beijing, Fengrui Law Firm)
  4. Wang Qiushi (Beijing)
  5. Zhang Kai (Wenzhou, Zhejiang)
  6. Li Shuyun (Beijing, Fengrui Law Firm)
  7. Gao Yue (Beijing, Li Heping's assistant)
  8. Liu Peng (Zhejiang Wenzhou, lawyer Zhang Kai’s assistant)
  9. Fang Xiangui (Zhejiang Wenzhou, lawyer Zhang Kai’s assistant)
  10. Zhao Wei (aka Kao La, Beijing, Li Heping's assistant)
  11. Wang Yu (Beijing[1], Fengrui Law Firm)
  12. Bao Longjun (Beijing, Wang Yu's husband)
  13. Ren Qunniu (Henan)

 ·      6 Others:

  1. Wang Fang (Beijing, accountant of Fengrui Law Firm)
  2. Huang Yizi (Wenzhou, Zhejiang)
  3. Zhang Zhi (Wenzhou, Zhejiang)
  4. Cheng Congping (Wenzhou, Zhejiang)
  5. Yan Xiaojie (Wenzhou, Zhejiang)
  6. Zhang Chongzhu (Wenzhou, Zhejiang)

Cancel Charges [1 person]

 ·     1 Lawyer

  1. Chen Taihe[2] (Guangxi)
 

[1] Please note that the region here refers to the location of incidence.

[2] Chen was put under residential surveillance at home on 22 August 2015, and the charge against Chen was withdrawn on early March 2016.

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