Zhou Yongkang’s Secretaries Investigated By
CCP Supreme People’s Procuratorate
The elimination of henchmen of Zhou YongKang,
former Politburo Standing Committee member is continuing.
July 18, the CCP Supreme People’s Procuratorate announced
on the website, the investigation of four people .
Yang Gang, former deputy director of economic committee
of the country’s top political advisory body;
Ji Wenlin, former vice-governor of Hainan province;
Yu Gang, Deputy director of commission of Politics and Law Office;
Tan Hong, former senior officer in the Ministry of Public Security’s
The notice said strong measures will be taken against the four
on suspicion of bribery.
Based on the official document, Ji Wenlin, Yu Gang, and Tan
Hong have served as Zhou Yongkang’s secretaries and had a
close relation with Zhou.
Yang Gang is regarded as Zhou Yongkang’s associate.
He has worked 40 years in Xinjiang.
Reporters Without Borders (RWB) Concern over Attack on Hu Jia
July 18, the organization RWB expressed concern on Beijing
human rights activist Hu Jia’s being attacked.
The RWB Asia director Benjamin Ismail said the attack
was obviously targeted and intolerable.
Ismail called on the international community to give
a quick response to the ambush.
July 16 evening, Hu Jia got attacked by unidentified people
and was diagnosed with a nasal bone fracture.
Hu Jia believes the attackers are CCP political police because they
were very professional in the assault.
Hu Jia has been concerned for the human rights of vulnerable
groups for a long time.
He was under house arrest for several months due to calling for
a return to Tiananmen on June 4th and supporting Central Occupy
action in Hong Kong.
Liang Haiyi is Sentenced for Involvement in Jasmine Revolution
Guangdong dissident, Liang Haiyi (netID “small"),
who was accused of inciting subversion against the state is
sentenced on July 18.
Guangzhou Conghua district court declared a 2-year sentence
of 3 years probation.
Liang Haiyi’s supporters said the process was unlawful
and the conviction not legitimate.
37-year-old Liang Haiyi, graduated from the Guangzhou Land
and Housing Management School.
A few years ago, she worked in Harbin.
During the mainland Jasmine walking action in 2011,
she sent leaflets and called for public awakening
by talking openly about democracy and freedom.
She was arrested on the spot by police,
then charged with inciting subversion against the state.
She became the first person detained
because of the Chinese Jasmine revolution.