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Penname                Chen Wendan

Sex                              Male

Birth date                1966-09-27

Birth place              Pingpo Village, Longsheng Town, Beiliu County, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Resident place      Beiliu City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Education               Graduated from Rongxian Normal School, Guangxi  (1988), Lawyer Correspondence Class at Beijing Institute of Technology and Advanced Studies, and Administrative Law Section at China Correspondence University of Logics & Languages

Profession               Former lawyer of  Guangxi Baijuming Law Firm, amateur calligrapher and painter

Date of arrest          2019-04-29

Organ of arrest       Public Security Bureau of Yulin City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Cause of arrest        Online dissent posts with related calligraphy

Charge                         Suspicion of inciting subversion of state power

Date of sentence     not yet

Organ of sentence  Intermediate People’s Court of Yulin City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Sentence                   not yet

Defender                   Lawyer WANG Jun and LU Siwei

Place of jail               Detention Center of Yulin City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Situation in jail      High blood pressure and brain atrophy; abused, insufficient food.

Date of release        not yet

Family contact        LUO Fen (ex-wife)

Donation to

Case adopted by     ICPC

Current Status        Main case
The bill of indictment was submitted to the court in October 2019, and in December, the court return the case to the public security organ for additional investigation.