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Lawyer Li Heping Indicted for "Subversion of State Power"

December 8, 2016

Wang Qiaoling went to the No. 2 branch of the Tianjin Municipal Procuratorate to inquire about the criminal charge against her husband, human rights attorney Li Heping who was arrested in the "709 crackdown.” In the below account of her experience that day, Wang explains that, after referring to the indictment materials, a procuratorate official informed her that Li Heping was still being charged with “subversion of state power." Wang Qiaoling requested to see the indictment, but since she had not filled in this request on her initial registration form, the official lamented that Wang was inconveniencing him for not indicating all her requests at the same time. Wang Qiaoling questioned: is she not being inconvenienced by having to go to the procuratorate countless times to inquire about the criminal charges against her husband, when obtaining this information should have only required a phone call?

Li Heping was originally arrested on January 8, 2016 on "subversion of state power" charges. 


程检察官是恶人吗?

我很想知道李和平的罪名是什么,所以,今天下午,我和李文足又去了天津二分检。

在709案的接待处——控申中心,我准备的身份证、结婚证后全无用处,检察官们一见我就说:王峭岭填个表(登记表,每次必填)。我在登记表上填写:询问709案李和平的罪名。心想:今天应该告诉我了吧!”

一位程检察官询问了起诉科后说:李和平的罪名还是“颠覆国家政权”。

我提出要求看起诉书。程检察官一下子把脸拉长了,生气的说:“你这不是折腾我吗?你刚才为什么不一次把要求都写表上?我要再打一次电话,大家都在工作呢!”

我太纳闷了!12月5日,就是你们让我6号打电话询问的,又是你们这些检察官,接了电话还说不能确定我的身份。逼得我今天又跑一趟天津。反过来说我折腾你们了!害他再打一次电话。

你打个电话就叫折腾了,你害得我跑了无数次天津,是不是折腾?

我坚持要看起诉书,程检察官最后:说这个属于法院管,你向法院要吧。

我们起身走人,觉得程检察官太无耻了!为一个本该早告诉我的罪名,你们折腾家属不说,还倒打一耙说我们折腾你们!

看样子我们折腾的真不够!

709家属 王峭岭
2016年12月8日

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