China: [‘709 Crackdown’] Latest data and development of cases as of 1800 21 April 2017

April 21, 2017

As of 18:00 21 April 2017, at least 320 lawyers, law firm staff, human right activists and family members have been questioned, summoned, forbidden to leave the country, held under house arrest, residential surveillance, criminally detained, arrested or missing.

Statistics by category*:

•Residential surveillance at designated location: 1 person
•Detained pending for trial: 8 persons
•Released on bail: 15 persons
•Bail conditions lifted: 11 perosons
•Sentenced and case closed: 6 persons
•Forbidden to leave the country: 41 persons
•Temporarily detained, forcibly questioned/ summoned: 264 persons
•Charge dropped: 1 person
* 23 individuals are listed under two categories; 2 individuals are listed under three categories



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