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Name 

LU Gengsong

Pen name 
Sex

Male

Birth date 

1956-01-07

Birth place  Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province
Resident place  Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province
Education  B.A. in history at Hangzhou University (now Zhejiang University), 1983
Profession  Freelance writer and human rights activist, formerly teacher of a police academy dismissed in 1993 due to his dissident activism 
Date of arrest 

2007-08-24 (detained) /2007-09-29 (arrested)

Organ of arrest  Xihu District Branch of the Public Security Bureau of Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province
Cause of arrest  Internet writing and publishing dissent articles, concerned with the corruption of local governments violating the rights of citizens who appealed for justice on lost land/house, etc. 
Charge  Inciting subversion of state power
Date of sentence 2008-02-052008-04-07 (appeal)
Organ of sentence Intermediate People¨s Court of Hongzhou CityHigh People¨s Court of Zhejiang Province
Sentence  4 years imprisonment and 1 year deprivation of political rights
Defender  Lawyers MO Shaoping and Ding Xikui
Place of jail  Xijiao Prison, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province
Situation in jail 

Suffering from prostatitis

Date of release  2011-08-23
Family contact  WANG Xuehe (wife), Tel: 0086-571-88057334
Donation to
Case adopted by  ICPC
Current Status

Release on expiry of the sentence on 2011-08-23
 (Therefore the case closed)
joined ICPC

  Reference  
 

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=23433

http://en.epochtimes.com/news/7-9-3/59256.html

http://www.protectionline.org/The-Observatory-China-Reject-of,6712.html

http://minzhuzhongguo.org/Article/ShowArticle.asp?ArticleID=2410 (Chinese)

http://www.asiademo.org/gb/author/lyugengsong.htm (Chinese)

http://www.fireofliberty.org/author.asp?authorid=60 (Chinese)

http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/shenrubaodao/2007/08/
29/lu/ (Chinese

http://www.peacehall.com/news/gb/china/2008/04/
200804171620.
shtml (Chinese)