238. ZHEN JIANGHUA (Released)

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Pen name                Guests Zhen

 Sex                              Male

 Birth date                1985-12-12

Birth place               Jiangmen City, Guangdong Provinve

Resident place         Zhuhai City, Guangdong Provinve

  Education               Graduated from Technical school

 Profession                 Human rights lactivist, executive editor of atgfw.org

 Date of arrest         2017-09-01 (detained), 2017-09-29 (residential surveillance), 2018-03-30 (arrested)

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

Cause of arrest      helping to lead advocacy campaigns for a Hong Kong-based online platform Human Rights Campaign in China, publishing information about rights violations in China, and serving as executive director for ATGFW.org to provide information and technical assistance for circumventing the government’s Great Firewall, the massive cyber-policing apparatus that blocks Internet access within China.

Charge                        Inciting subversion of state power

Date of sentence     2018-08-10 (hearing), 2018-12-28 (verdict)

 Organ of sentence  Intermediate People’s Court of Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province

Sentence                      Two years imprisonment

Defender                       Lawyers REN Quanniu and WEN Yu

Place of jail                 No. 1 Detention Center of Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province

Situation in jail       OK

Date of release         2019-11-08

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 Case adopted by     ICPC

Current Status         Released on 2019-11-08 due to expiry of sentence.