196. CHEN YUNFEI

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Chen YunfeiPen name                CHEN YUNFEI
Sex                               Male

Birth date               1967-08-13

Birth place              Da County, Suchuan Province

Resident place       Wuhou District, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province

Education                 B.S. at China Agricultural University

Profession                 Agronomist (ICPC honorary member)

Date of arrest          2015-03-25 (detained), 2015-04-30 (arrested)

Organ of arrest       Public Security Bureau of Xinjin County,  Sichuan Province

Cause of arrest        Online reveal of the police’s bad performance, beating and threatening him; visiting the graves of June Fourth victems

Charge                        Creating troubles , suspicion of inciting subversion of the state power (detention and arrest )

Date of sentence     2016-12-26 (hearing started but suspended),2017-03-31

Organ of sentence  People’s Court of Wuhou District, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province

Sentence                     four years imprisonment

Defender                      Lawyers LIU Zhengqing and RAN Tong, Tel: +86-13084418778

Place of jail                 Detention Center of Xinjin County, Sichuan Province

Situation in jail        OK

Date of release        2019-03-25

Family contact        ZHANG Shirong (ex-wife)

Donation to

Case adopted by        ICPC

Current Status           Main case

In February 2016, the People’s Procuratorate of Chengdu City accepted the motion of his lawyer, and droped the charge of inciting subversion, to hand down his case  to the People’s Procuratorate of Wuhou District, Chengdu City. On 26 December 2016, People’s Court of Wuhou District started the hearing of trial but then suspended it after the defendant dismissed his lawyers for protesting the court that had not permitted his friends to attend the hearing.

Reference

http://www.chinesepen.org/english/china-jails-tiananmen-protest-veteran-for-four-years-after-grave-visit
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11510829/Chinese-police-seize-warm-hearted-Tiananmen-activist.html
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/sichuan-activist-detained-for-subversion-04072015112254.html
https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/node/28468
https://chrdnet.com/2015/10/submission-to-un-on-chen-yunfei-september-21-2015/

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