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Family receives notice of lawyer's arrest



Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Li Heping (right) with Congressman
Chris Smith (left).
(Photo: China Aid)
China Aid
Translated by Carolyn Song. Written in English by Brynne Lawrence.

(Tianjin, China—Jan. 20, 2016) The family of a detained human rights lawyer received a notice from officials in China’s northern Tianjin Municipality on Jan. 19, informing them of his formal arrest on suspicion of “subverting state power.”

The lawyer, Li Heping, was originally apprehended on July 10 during a crackdown on legal professionals and human rights activists. For the past six months, authorities held him at a location that remained undisclosed until his family received the notice. Currently, he is imprisoned at Tianjin Municipal Detention Center No. 1.

A translation of the arrest notice can be read in full below.

China Aid exposes human rights violations, such as those experienced by Li Heping, in order to promote human rights and rule of law in China.



Tianjin Municipal Public Security Bureau
Arrest Notice

Tianjin Public Security Bureau [pre] arrest no. [2016] 23            
                 
Wang Qiaoling:

After receiving the approval of the No. 2 Branch of Tianjin Municipal People’s Procuratorate, our bureau arrested Li Heping at 7:00 p.m. on Jan. 8, 2016, on suspicion of “subverting state power.” Now, he is detained at Tianjin Municipal Detention Center No. 1.

Tianjin Municipal Public Security Bureau
                                              01/08/2016


Note: The detention center’s address is Dabian Village, Xiqing District, Tianjin


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