162. GUO ZHONGXIAO (released)

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Guo ZhongxiaoPen name              

Sex                              Male

Birth date                1975-02-22

Birth place               Shishou City, Hubei Province

Resident place         Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province (Hong Kong permanent resident)

Education                   MBA at Wuhan University

Profession                 Editor and journalist (ICPC honorary member)

Date of arrest          2014-05-30, 2014-07-04

Organ of arrest       Public Security Bureau of Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province

Cause of arrest      In the same case of WANG Jianmin for editing Hong Kong-based magazines that revealed the political rivalry within CCP

Charge                         Illegal business

Date of sentence       2015-04-28 (primary date of hearing but postponed), 2015-11-05 (hearing),2016-07-26 (verdict)

Organ of sentence    People’s Court of Nanshan District, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province

Sentence                        2-year and 3-month imprisonment, and 50000 CNY fine

Defender                       Lawyers XIA Qianhai and LI Daiyan

Place of jail                 Detention Center of Shenzhen City (until 2014-11-17), Detention Center of Nanshan District, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province

Situation in jail        OK

Date of release         2016-08-28

Family contact

Donation to

Case adopted by            ICPC

Current Status               Released on 2016-08-28 due to expiry of sentence

http://www.chinesepen.org/blog/archives/18692 (Chinese)
http://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%92%BC%E4%B8%AD%E6%A0%A  (Chinese)
http://epaper.oeeee.com/H/html/2014-06/01/content_2082740.htm  (Chinese)
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/press-06052014095055.html  (Chinese)
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/international/art/20140602/18741189  (Chinese)