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[‘709 Crackdown’] Latest data and development of cases as of 1800 4 July 2016

As of 18:00 4 July 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, arrested or missing


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

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•       Officially arrested: 24 persons (11/ 13)

•       Released on bail: 13 persons (8 / 5)

•       House arrest: 1 person (0 / 1)

•       Forbidden to leave the country: 39 persons (28 / 11)

•       Temporarily detained, forcibly questioned/ summoned (released/ safe now): 267 persons (127 / 140)

•       * 23 individuals are listed under two categories; 1 individual is listed under three categories


24 lawyers or activists detained:

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【Formally Arrested and Under Detention】:24


•       9 Lawyers:①Zhou Shifeng周世锋②Wang Yu王宇③Wang Quanzhang王全璋④Li Heping李和平⑤Xie Yanyi谢燕益⑥Xie Yang谢阳⑦Bao Longjun包龙军⑧Li Chunfu李春富⑨Liu Sixin刘四新


•       1 Lawyer’s Assistant:①Zhao Wei赵威 (Kaola考拉)


•       1 Law Firm Staff:①Wu Gan吴淦(Tufu屠夫)


•       13 Other Citizens:①Gou Hongguo 勾洪国(Ge Ping戈平) ②Liu Yongping刘永平 (Laomu老木)③Lin Bin林斌 (Monk Wang Yun望云和尚) ④Hu Shigen胡石根 ⑤Yin Xu’an尹旭安 ⑥Wang Fang王芳 ⑦Liu Xing刘星(Laodao老道) ⑧Zhang Weihong张卫红(Zhang Wanhe张皖荷)⑨Zhai Yanmin翟岩民 ⑩Li Yanjun李燕军 ⑪Yao Jianqing姚建清 ⑫Xing Qingxian幸清贤 ⑬Tang Zhishun唐志顺




•       Subverting State Power:①Zhou Shifeng周世锋②Wang Yu王宇③Wang Quanzhang王全璋④Li Heping李和平⑤Li Chunfu李春富⑥Liu Sixin刘四新⑦Zhaowei赵威(考拉)⑧Gou Hongguo勾洪国(戈平)⑨Liu Yongping刘永平(老木)⑩Hu Shigen胡石根 ⑪Zhai Yanmin翟岩民


•       Inciting Subversion of State Power:①Xie Yanyi谢燕益②Xie Yang谢阳③Bao Longjun包龙军④Wu Gan吴淦(Tufu屠夫)⑤Lin Bin林斌 (Monk Wang Yun望云和尚)


•       Picking Quarrels and Provoking Troubles:①Yin Xu’an尹旭安 ②Wang Fang王芳 ③Zhang Weihong张卫红(Zhang Wanhe张皖荷)


•       Gathering a crowd to disturb public order:①Liu Xing刘星 (Laodao老道) ②Li Yanjun李燕军 ③Yao Jianqing姚建清


•       organizing people to secretly cross national borders: ①Xing Qingxian幸清贤 ②Tang Zhishun唐志顺