Zhou Yongkang’s Former Secretary Removed
From Vice Governor Position
According to mainland media, Chinese Communist Party
(CCP) Hainan Provincial Committee decided to remove Ji
Wenlin from Hainan Vice Governor position and terminate
his deputy position to the People’s Congress.
Ji Wenlin followed the former Politburo Standing Committee,
Zhou Yongkang for many years and was looked on as Zhou’s
Ji Wenlin was Zhou Yongkang’s secretary when Zhou
was in charge from 1998.
Zhou Yongkang was in charge of the land and resource
department in 1998 for Sichuan and the Public Security.
Many observers believe that Ji Wenlin’s sacking means the
purging action is close to Zhou Yongkang.
our Lawyers Severely Tortured For Challenging
the Black Jails. F
Four mainland human rights lawyers were illegally arrested at
Heilongjiang Jiansanjiang Seven detention center on March 21
for providing legal aid to the illegally detained Falun Gong
On March 27, human rights lawyer Zhang Lei who was on
hunger strike had a confirmed message that Tang Jitian,
Jiang Tianyong, Wang Cheng, Zhang Junjie were severely
tortured in Seven star detention center.
One lawyer was beaten and unable to stand.
They could see doctors coming every day during the three
days hunger strike.
Lawyer Li Heping questioned: Even the lawyers get tortured;
how may normal people were killed, wounded and crippled
in black prisons?
One of the Four Lawyers Zhang Junjie Released
After being detained in Heilongjiang Jiamusi Jiansanjiang
detention center, Zhang Junjie one of the four lawyers was
released on March 27.
Zhang said on microblog that he was taken to the flight to
Harbin by the police after he was released.
He wanted to go back to Zhengzhou to see a doctor about his
injuries and to decide the next step of activism.
Apparently the four lawyers were kidnapped by the Public
Security Bureau and detained separately.
Zhang Junjie was kicked and punched by a group of people for
two days with no food and water while the police watched.
While in the Seven star Public Security Bureau detention
center, Zhang Junjie found Tang Jitian’s chest injured.
Zhang Junjie refused to keep quiet about the beating by police
when he was released.
Sichuan Earthquake Activist Tan Zuoren Out of Prison.
On March 27, Sichuan activist writer Tan Zuoren was released
from prison and sent to a secret location in Chongqing to live
with his wife Wang Qinghua under house arrest.
Tan Zuoren was sentenced to five years in prison on charges
of inciting subversion of state power at the 5.12 Wenchuan
earthquake when the campus collapsed and an investigation
took place into the dead student lists.