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“710 Crackdown” Case Updates (15 Aug 2015- 21 Aug 2015)

Weekly Update

  • Lawyer Wang Yu王宇律師: Wang’s lawyers (Wen Donghai and Li Yuhan) sent an application to the Tianjin Public Security Bureau Hexi Branch for disclosure of information on whether Wang was influenced by the Tianjin explosions.

  • Lawyer Wang Quanzhang王全璋律師: Wang’s wife sent an application to the Tianjin Public Security Bureau Hexi Branch for disclosure of information on whether Wang was influenced by the Tianjin explosions.

  • Lawyer Li Heping李和平律师: Son and daughter were not allowed to leave the country.

  • Lawyer Xie Yuandong 谢远东律师: Xie’s lawyer called the police for information pertaining to the case and requesting to meet with Xie, but the one who answered the phone replied that the police officers responsible for the case were out of office.

  • Lawyer Liu Sixin刘四新律师: Liu’s lawyers called the police for information on the alteration of Liu’s criminal compulsory measures but the police refused to disclose.

 

Weekly Statistics

  • Charged with crimes of endangering national security: ①Wang Yu王宇 ②Wang Quanzhang王全璋 ③Liu Sixin刘四新 ④Sui Muqing隋牧青 ⑤Xie Yang谢阳 ⑥Xie Yuandong谢远东 ⑦Zhao Wei赵威 ⑧Gao Yue高月

  • Under residential surveillance at designated location: ①Wang Yu王宇 ②Sui Muqing隋牧青 ③Xie Yang谢阳 ④Xie Yuandogn谢远东 ⑤Gao Yue高月

  • Able to know the location of detention: ①刘四新Liu Sixin ②赵威Zhao Wei

  • Notification received by family: ①隋牧青Sui Muqing ②谢阳Xie Yang ③谢远东Xie Yuandong ④陈泰和Chen Taihe ⑤高月Gao Yue

  • Allowed to meet with lawyers: 0

  • Days of incommunicado: 20 to 43

 

1. Wang Yu王宇

  • Identity: lawyer
  • Work Location/ Residence: Beijing (Fengrui)/ Beijing
  • Charges: inciting subversion of state power
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: residential surveillance at designated residence
  • Handling authorities: Tianjin Public Security Bureau Hexi Branch
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : No
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 43 days
  • Treatment of Family: Her son Bao Mengmeng was summoned for 4 times and his passport was taken away so he could not leave the country for school; the police threatened him not to hire any lawyers for his parents.
  • Lawyers: Wen Donghai, Li Yuhan
  • This Week’s Update: Wang’s lawyers sent an application to the Tianjin Public Security Bureau Hexi Branch for disclosure of information on whether Wang was influenced by the Tianjin explosions.

 

2. Bao Longjun包龍軍

  • Identity: lawyer
  • Work Location/ Residence: Inner Mongolia / Beijing
  • Charges: unknown
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: criminal detention
  • Handling authorities: unknown
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : No
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 43 days
  • Treatment of Family: Her son Bao Mengmeng was summoned for 4 times and his passport was taken away so he could not leave the country for school; the police threatened him not to hire any lawyers for his parents.
  • Lawyers: Huang Hanzhong, Chen Yongfu
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

3. Wang Quanzhang王全璋

  • Identity: lawyer
  • Work Location/ Residence: Beijing (Fengrui)/ Beijing
  • Charges: “inciting subversion of state power” and “picking quarrels and provoking troubles”
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: criminal detention
  • Handling authorities: unknown
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : No
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 42 days
  • Treatment of Family: his residence in Beijing was searched by the Beijing Police
  • Lawyers: Li Zhongwei, Xi Xiangdong
  • This Week’s Update: Wang’s wife sent an application to the Tianjin Public Security Bureau Hexi Branch for disclosure of information on whether Wang was influenced by the Tianjin explosions.

 

4. Liu Sixin劉四新

  • Identity: lawyer
  • Work Location/ Residence: Beijing (Fengrui)/ Beijing
  • Charges: picking quarrels and provoking troubles, endangering national security (specific charges unknown)
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: criminal detention
  • Handling authorities: Tianjin Public Security Bureau Hexi Branch
  • Detention Location: Tianjin Hexi Detention Centre
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : No
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 42 days
  • Treatment of Family:/
  • Lawyers: Wang Lei
  • This Week’s Update: Liu’s lawyers called the police for information on the alteration of Liu’s criminal compulsory measures but the police refused to disclose.

 

5. Li Heping李和平

  • Identity: lawyer
  • Work Location/ Residence: Beijing / Beijing
  • Charges: unknown
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: unknown
  • Handling authorities: unknown
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : No
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 42 days
  • Treatment of Family: (1)Li Heping’s wife was summoned to be interview by the Tianjin Police and Beijing Police for 5 hours for suspicion of “picking quarrels and provoking troubles” because she posted articles about Li Heping online consecutively. (2) Li Heping’s wife sued 9 media agencies including People’s Daily for defamation, Haidian Court held that the case is inadmissible because Wang Qiaoling has no direct interest with the media reports. (3) Son and daughter were not allowed to leave the country.
  • Lawyers: Cai Ying, Ma Lianshun
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

6. Xie Yanyi謝燕益

  • Identity: lawyer
  • Work Location/ Residence: Beijing / Beijing
  • Charges: unknown
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: unknown
  • Handling authorities: unknown
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : No
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 40 days
  • Treatment of Family:/
  • Lawyers: unknown
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

7. Zhou Shifeng周世鋒

  • Identity: lawyer
  • Work Location/ Residence: Beijing (Fengrui) / Beijing
  • Charges: unknown
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: criminal detention
  • Handling authorities: unknown
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : No
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 42 days
  • Treatment of Family:/
  • Lawyers: Yang Jinzhu, Wang Shaoguang
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

8. Huang Liqun黃力群

  • Identity: lawyer
  • Work Location/ Residence: Beijing (Fengrui) / Beijing
  • Charges: unknown
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: criminal detention
  • Handling authorities: unknown
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : No
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 42 days
  • Treatment of Family:/
  • Lawyers: unknown
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

9. Sui Muqing隋牧青

  • Identity: lawyer
  • Work Location/ Residence: Guangdong/ Guangdong
  • Charges: inciting subversion of state power
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: residential surveillance at designated residence
  • Handling authorities: Guangzhou Public Security Bureau
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : Yes
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 42 days
  • Treatment of Family:/
  • Lawyers: Ran Tong
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

10. Xie Yang謝陽

  • Identity: lawyer
  • Work Location/ Residence: Hunan/ Hunan
  • Charges: inciting subversion of state power, disruption of court order
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: residential surveillance at designated residence
  • Handling authorities: Changsha Public Security Bureau (A task force made up of several departments was set up to handle the case)
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : Yes
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 41 days
  • Treatment of Family:/
  • Lawyers: Zhang Zhongshi, Liu Jinbin
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

11. Chen Taihe陳泰和

  • Identity: professor, part time lawyer
  • Work Location/ Residence: Guangxi/ Guangxi
  • Charges: picking quarrels and provoking troubles
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: criminal detention
  • Handling authorities: Guangxi Guilin Public Security Bureau
  • Detention Location: Currently unknown (previously at Guilin No.3 Detention Centre)
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : Yes
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : Currently not allowed (After the meeting with Chan on 16th July, Lawyer Tan Youngpei was not allow to meet Chan again.)
  • Incommunicado: 36 days
  • Treatment of Family: /
  • Lawyers: Wu Hui
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

12. Li Chunfu李春富

  • Identity: lawyer, younger brother of Li Heping
  • Work Location/ Residence: Beijing/ Beijing
  • Charges: unknown
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: unknown
  • Handling authorities: unknown
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : No
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 20 days
  • Treatment of Family: His home was raided
  • Lawyers: Gao Chengcai
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

13. Xie Yuandong謝遠東

  • Identity: trainee lawyer
  • Work Location/ Residence: Beijing (Fengrui)/ Beijing
  • Charges: inciting subversion of state power
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: residential surveillance at designated residence
  • Handling authorities: Tianjin Public Security Bureau Hexi Branch
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : Yes
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 42 days
  • Treatment of Family: /
  • Lawyers: Du Qingbo, Li Yongheng
  • This Week’s Update: Xie’s lawyer called the police for information pertaining to the case and requesting to meet with Xie, but the one who answered the phone replied that the police officers responsible for the case were out of office.

 

14. Li Shuyun李姝雲

  • Identity: lawyer, assistant of Zhou Shifeng
  • Work Location/ Residence: Beijing (Fengrui)/ Beijing
  • Charges: unknown
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: unknown
  • Handling authorities: unknown
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : No
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 42 days
  • Treatment of Family: /
  • Lawyers: unknown
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

15. Zhou Wei趙威

  • Identity: Lawyer Li Heping’s assistant
  • Work Location/ Residence: Beijing/ Beijing
  • Charges: picking quarrels and provoking troubles, endangering national security (specific charges unknown)
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: criminal detention
  • Handling authorities: Tianjin Public Security Bureau Hexi Branch
  • Detention Location: Tianjin Hexi Detention Centre
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : No
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 42 days
  • Treatment of Family: /
  • Lawyers: Ren Quanniu
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

16. Gao Yue高月

  • Identity: Lawyer Li Heping’s assistant
  • Work Location/ Residence: Beijing/ Beijing
  • Charges: inciting subversion of state power
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: residential surveillance at designated residence
  • Handling authorities: Tianjin Public Security Bureau Hexi Branch
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : Yes
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : No
  • Incommunicado: 32 days
  • Treatment of Family: /
  • Lawyers: Wang Fei, Li Guobei
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

17. 王芳 Wang Fang

  • Identity: Beijing Fengrui Law Firm Accountant
  • Work Location/ Residence: Beijing/ Beijing
  • Charges: unknown
  • Compulsory Criminal Measures: unknown
  • Handling authorities: unknown
  • Detention Location: unknown
  • Did Family Receive Notice? : unknown
  • Allowed to Meet with Lawyer? : unknown
  • Incommunicado: 42 days
  • Treatment of Family: unknown
  • Lawyers: unknown
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

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