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“710 Crackdown” Case Updates (8 Aug 2015- 14 Aug 2015)

“710 Crackdown” Case Updates

(8 Aug 2015- 14 Aug 2015)

Weekly Update:

  • Lawyer Wang Yu王宇律師: Lawyers submitted legal opinions to the investigative organ “Concerning the Reasons Why Wang Yu Did Not Commit the Crime of Inciting Subversion of State Power and the Demand to Tianjin’s Hexi District Public Security Sub-branch to Change the Compulsory Measure against Her and Arrange a Meeting Between Her and Her Lawyers in Accordance with the Law”.
  • Lawyer Wang Quanzhang王全璋律師: He is suspected of “inciting subversion of state power” and “picking quarrels and provoking troubles”.
  • Lawyer Xie Yang谢阳律師: His lawyers expressed their discontentment to the police that the police failed to protect the lawyer’ rights and the lawyers told the police that they will complain to the Procuratorate.
  • Professor/Part Time Lawyer Chen Taihe陈泰和教授/兼职律师: After the meeting with Chen on 16th July, Lawyer Qin Yongpei was not allow to meet Chen again.
  • Lawyer Xie Yuandong谢远东律师: He is suspected of “inciting subversion of state power”; lawyers are not allowed to meet him.
  • Lawyer Li Heping李和平律师: Li Heping’s wife sued 9 state media agencies including People’s Daily for defamation; and Beijing Haidian Court held that the case is inadmissible because Wang Qiaoling has no direct interest with the media reports.
  • Gao Yue(Li Heping’s assistant)高月: She is suspected of “inciting subversion of state power”; lawyers are not allowed to meet him.

 

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: 36 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: Lawyers submitted legal opinions to the investigative organ “Concerning the Reasons Why Wang Yu Did Not Commit the Crime of Inciting Subversion of State Power and the Demand to Tianjin’s Hexi District Public Security Sub-branch to Change the Compulsory Measure against Her and Arrange a Meeting Between Her and Her Lawyers in Accordance with the Law”.

 

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: 36 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: 35 days
  • Treatment of Family: his residence in Beijing was searched by the Beijing Police
  • Lawyers: Li Zhongwei, Xi Xiangdong
  • This Week’s Update: He is suspected of “inciting subversion of state power” and “picking quarrels and provoking troubles”.

 

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: 35 days
  • Treatment of Family:/
  • Lawyers: Wang Lei
  • This Week’s Update: /

 

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: 35 days
  • Treatment of Family: 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.
  • Lawyers: Cai Ying, Ma Lianshun
  • This Week’s Update: 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.

 

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: 33 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: 35 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: 35 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: 35 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: 34 days
  • Treatment of Family:/
  • Lawyers: Zhang Zhongshi, Liu Jinbin
  • This Week’s Update: His lawyers expressed their discontentment to the police that the police failed to protect the lawyer’ rights; the lawyers told the police that they will complain to the Procuratorate.

 

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: 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: 29 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: 6 days
  • Treatment of Family: His home was raided
  • Lawyers: Not yet decided
  • 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: 35 days
  • Treatment of Family: /
  • Lawyers: Du Qingbo, Li Yongheng
  • This Week’s Update: He is suspected of “inciting subversion of state power”; lawyers are not allowed to meet him.

 

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: 35 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: 35 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: 25 days
  • Treatment of Family: /
  • Lawyers: Wang Fei, Li Guobei
  • This Week’s Update: She is suspected of “inciting subversion of state power”; lawyers are not allowed to meet him.

 

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: 35 days
  • Treatment of Family: unknown
  • Lawyers: unknown
  • This Week’s Update:/

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