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[‘709 Crackdown’] Latest data and development of cases as of 1800 23 February 2017

As of 18:00 23 February 2017, 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, arrested or missing.


Statistics by category*:

•Residential surveillance at designated location: 1 person
•Detained pending for trial: 8 persons
•Released on bail: 26 persons, 8 persons whose bail condition was lifted as it exceeded the limit of 12 months
•Sentenced and case closed: 6 persons
•Forbidden to leave the country: 40 persons
•Temporarily detained, forcibly questioned/ summoned: 264 persons
•Charge dropped: 1 person
* 23 individuals are listed under two categories; 2 individuals are listed under three categories