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[‘709 Crackdown’] Latest data and development of cases as of 1800 6 May 2016

As of 18:00 6 May 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*:

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Officially arrested: 23 persons (11/ 12)

Enforced disappearance: 2 persons (0 / 2)

Released on bail: 12 persons (8 / 4)

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


25 lawyers or activists detained or under incommunicado situation*:

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Formally Arrested23


Ÿ   10 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

Ÿ   2 Lawyer’s Assistant:①Zhao Wei赵威 (Kaola考拉)

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

Ÿ   8 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⑦Zhang Chongzhu张崇助 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 ⑫Liu Xing刘星(Laodao老道)


Enforced Disappearance2

Ÿ   2 Other Citizens:①Xing Qingxian幸清贤 ②Tang Zhishun唐志顺


Ÿ   10 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

Ÿ   5 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)

Ÿ   2 Picking Quarrels and Provoking Troubles:①Yin Xu’an尹旭安②Wang Fang王芳

Ÿ   1 Stealing, Spying, Buying, and Illegally Providing State Secrets and Intelligence to Entities Outside of China: ①Zhang Chongzhu张崇助

Ÿ   4 Gathering a crowd to disturb public order & Picking Quarrels and Provoking Troubles:①Zhang Weihong张卫红(Zhang Wanhe张皖荷)②Liu Xing刘星 (Laodao老道) ③Li Yanjun李燕军④Yao Jianqing姚建清

Ÿ   Charges unclear: ①Zhai Yanmin翟岩民