194. LIU HAITAO (released)

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Sex                                Male

Birth date                1982-09-06

Birth place               Henan Province

Resident place        Nanyang City, Henan Province

Education                  Normal School

 Profession                  Meddle School Teacher, editor of magazines in Hong Kong (ICPC honorary member)

Date of arrest           2014-06-17 (detained), 2014-07-04 (arrested)

Organ of arrest        Public Security Bureau of Shenzhen, Guangdong Province

Cause of arrest         In the same case of WANG Jianmin and GUO Zhongxiao 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 imprisonment with 3-year suspension

Defender                       Lawyers LI Yao and LUO Yongmei

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

Situation in jail         unknown

Date of release          2016-07-26 (sentence suspended)

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Case adopted by        ICPC

Current Status           Released on 2016-07-26 due to suspension of sentence for 3 years

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