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lv-gengsong1Sex                              Male

Birth date                1956-01-07

Birth place              Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province

Resident place         Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province

Education               B.A. in history at Hangzhou University (now Zhejiang University), 1983

Profession              Freelance writer and human rights activist, formerly teacher of a police academy dismissed in 1993 due to his dissident activism (ICPC Member since October 2011)

Date of arrest         2007-08-24 (detained) ,2007-09-29 (arrested); 2014-07-08 (detained) ,2014-08-13 (arrested) (2nd )

Organ of arrest       Xihu District Branch of the Public Security Bureau of Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province; the Public Security Bureau of Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province(2nd )

Cause of arrest       Internet writing and publishing dissent articles, concerned with the corruption of local governments violating the rights of citizens who appealed for justice on lost land/house, etc. ; Internet writing and publishing dissent articles, and participation in human rights activities (2nd )

Charge                   Inciting subversion of state power; Subversion of state power (2nd )

Date of sentence     2008-02-05 (1st),2008-04-07 (appeal);2016-06-17 (2nd), 2016-11-01 (appeal)

Organ of sentence  Intermediate People’s Court of Hongzhou City, Zhejiang Province (1st), High People’s Court of Zhejiang Province (appeal) ; Intermediate People’s Court of Hongzhou City (2nd), High People’s Court of Zhejiang Province (appeal)

Sentence                  4 Years imprisonment and 1 year deprivation of political rights (1st);11 years imprisonment and 5 years deprivation of political (2nd)

Defender                 Lawyers MO Shaoping and Ding Xikui (1st & 2nd )

Place of jail              Changhu Prison, Huzhou City, Zhejiang Province (2nd , since 2016-12); Xijiao Prison, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province (1st)

Situation in jail        Suffering from prostatitis(1st); tortured, suffering from hypertension and diabetes

Date of release        2011-08-23(1st); 2025-07-07 (2nd)

Family contact       WANG Xue’e (wife), Tel: 0086-571-88057334, Address: Jiulian Village 31-110-108, 310012 Hangzhou City, Zhejiang, Province

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Case adopted by     ICPC

Current Status       Main Case