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On 1st August 2011 the Sydney Chinese Consul General accepted my letter. Time passes, without response from China. A clear message to All of the Chinese lack of concern for an (ANY) Australian's Legal Rights. Consequently my campaign has escalated..
My other letter to Chinese Ambassador Canberra 13.9.2011 remains unanswered. Typical response.

High People’s Court Liaoning Province, Shenyang.. the smell of corruption fills the atmosphere.

My contribution to Boxun.com 17.7.2011. The High People's Court in Shenyang has a dubious reputation.

High People’s Court Liaoning Province, Shenyang reeks with the stench of corruption

I am listening to Ying Shan Hong, my favourite Chinese song and the tears flow as they always do when I listen to this. I feel a great sadness for the ordinary Chinese people. Ploughing through the copious notes of our six month stay in China has refreshed some sweet, but mostly bitter, memories. I see faces I will not forget and eyes filled with hopelessness and despair. A tourist will not see the sights I have seen. I would not want them to.
Liaoning Provincial Higher People's Court Wang Zhenhua. Three unwise monkeys rolled into one.
Cannot speak, cannot see and cannot talk. He also denies an Australian their legal rights.

The Chinese Legal System cannot be compared with our Australian Judicial system. Be thankful we have what we have and that corruption, while it happens, is not at the level it is in China. Beware of falling foul of the Law in China. Do not become an Australian Plaintiff in China.

Mr. Wang Zhenhua, not only ignored our letter of 6th May 2008 he also ignored us demonstrating outside his Court in 2010. He denies an Australian their Legal Rights.

We spent many hours and days attempting to see any senior official of the High Peoples Court Liaoning Province Shenyang without success. Officials laughed at us as we marched on the footpath across the Court driveway. After all, they were in air-conditioned buses and cars and we were out in the prevailing elements. Many times I congratulated myself for resisting the urge to give them the two digit salute.

Hours were lost in the adjacent small yellow roofed building (see photograph below) with its damaged entry door and poor air-conditioning, watching security guards punching each other and clerks screaming at Petitioners from behind glass barriers. Through the side window we could see into the Court building and Petitioners being herded into S.W.A.T. Vehicles, only metres away, to be taken away.
Mr. Er Liang , we nicknamed "The Gatekeeper", did his job very well. He kept us out of the
Court Building.

According to a Boxun.com report an official and accomplice assaulted a Petitioner’s Lawyer in this building (June 2010). From that photo (left) we identified the official to be Er Liang whom we had met many times in this building. (Er Liang and his accomplice assaulted Teng Biao- http://hzaze.wordpress.com/). Once we spent time with Er Liang in a comfortable air-conditioned office just near the main gate where we sat watching the area through CCTV. At that time we saw an old gentleman, with a walking stick, approach the barrier and say something to the guard. Then he ducked under the barrier and sat on the ground facing out into the street. He would not move. Clearly he wanted to see someone in authority. His wife caught up with him as the guard lifted him up to his feet. The three of them walked away and disappeared from sight behind a building.

Teng Biao- bashed by Er Liang
This is the yellow roofed building where the old lady and her daughter were
attacked. Through a window inside we watched Petitioners being taken away in

On one of our many visits we found an elderly lady stretched out on the first row of seats, nearest the security door and glass panel, she was incoherent and unable to move. Her 40 year old daughter was yelling at officials behind the glass crying and asking for help. She had bruises to her arms and face. The daughter told us that Heping District Court House Police had punched her and her 82 year old mother in this building. They had told them to go away and die. They would rape her 14 year old daughter they had said. This, inside a Court Building! An attack by Law keepers on defenceless women!

One guard was punched by another because he allowed a Petitioner through and into the Court. Apparently the guards in this building were all fined by the Court Administration for allowing someone to pass through. A female Officer advised us that we could not go into the Court “There is no power in the building.” Yet we could clearly see the court lights were on and other people were going in and out.This woman was not even a good liar.

Dressed for "Court Business". If only the Court would do the business!

Today the Courts will not answer our telephone calls, respond by email or answer correspondence. We have been advised that at least the Boss of Shenhe District People's Court had access to email. Apparently he preferred not to use it.Chinese petitioners endure this poor treatment and lack of service on a daily basis additional to physical abuse. Legal Rights continue to be denied my wife and many Chinese Petitioners. The question remains, Can the Chinese Government fix an insignificant illegal Civil Court Case? A jury of International observers await the result.

Information indicating the levels of corruption involving Court Officials. If corruption, undetected so far, were were added I consider their number would fill a book:
Legal Reform: Heads of Provincial High Courts Found Guilty of Corruption 
Corruption in China’s judiciary remains a deepening problem and has recently brought down two top judges in Guangdong Province (广东省) and Liaoning Province (辽宁省). The Business Times 《时代商报》reported that Tian Fengqi (田凤歧), head of the Liaoning Provincial people’s High Court (辽宁省高级人民法院) was removed from his post and was expelled from the Communist Party on corruption charges in September 2002. Tian allegedly received bribes of more than RMB3.5 million US$421,700) from local officials and businesses. Tian’s case was part of an investigation which netted a number of corrupt judges in the Liaoning judiciary as well as the Mayor of Shenyang (沈阳), the capital city of Liaoning Province (Xinhua Net新华 May 15, 2002). On May 15, 2003, Xinhua Net reported that the Dandong City Intermediate People’s Court in Liaoning Province(辽宁省丹东市中级人民法院)sentenced Tian to life imprisonment. In a separate investigation in October 2002, the ex-chief of the Guangdong Provincial People’s High Court (广东省高级人民法院), Mai Chongkai (麦崇楷) and his family were found to have accepted RMB11.9 million (US$1.43 million) in bribes during Mai’s tenure at the high court (Xinhua News Agency新华社). Mai was removed of his title as a delegate to the Ninth People’s Political Consultative Conference of China (九届全国政协)and was expelled from the Communist Party. Mai’s case is now pending trial. According to official sources, between 1997 and 2002, more than 70,000 Chinese officials (including 21 provincial and ministry level officials) were found either to have accepted at least RMB50,000 ($6,000) in bribes or to have misused more than RMB100,000 (US$12,000) of public funds. (China Education Daily 《中国教育日报》, February 28, 2003)

And still the Courts and Chinese Government remain mute in settling the illegal Court Case created by Shenhe District People's Court in 1998. 

I have no confidence in the Courts based on personal experience and ample evidence why no-one should have any trust or confidence in them. The smell of corruption in Liaoning Province (Shenyang) is all pervading and engulfs the 1998 illegal civil court case.


Comparative Judicial Politics
Behavioural Indicators of Judicial Independence


Background on the court
The Supreme People’s Court is separated into divisions: “the Case-filing Division, the First Criminal Division, the Second Criminal Division, the First Civil Division, the Second Civil Division, the Third Civil Decision, the Fourth Civil Division, the Administrative Division, the Judicial Supervision Division,the Enforcement Office, the Research Office, the General office, and the Department of Judicial and Administrative Equipment Management”.
“The judges of the Court are composed of the president, vice-presidents, and members of the Judicial Committee, chief judges, associate chief judges,judges and associate judges. The President of the Supreme People's Court is the Chief Justice, and he is selected or removed by the National People's Congress. The president of the Supreme People's Court is elected or removed by the National People's Congress, and the vice-presidents, members of the judicial committee, chief judges, associate chief judges and committee of the National People's Congress upon Submission of the President of the Supreme People's Court. Associate judges are appealed and removed by the President of the Supreme People's Court”.
In addition to the justices, there are clerks, police, and other administrative figures in the body.
The presiding judge (a/k/a grand judge) is chosen by the National People’s Congress; he or she may serve only two consecutive terms. Deputy-presiding judges and other judicial figures can face “recall” by the National People’s Congress.
There is little separation allowed: “The Supreme People's Court is responsible to the National People's Congress and its Standing Committee. Local people's courts at different levels are responsible to the organs of state power which created them” (Chapter 3; Section 7; Article 128). Therefore, the Court remains beholden to the National People’s Congress and its Standing Committee.

Administrative Division: Hears the administrative cases and cases of administrative compensation of first and second instances according to law; hears the administrative cases for retrial against the judgments in effect made by the lower courts; reviews the cases of administrative organs' applications for mandatory execution. Handles the cases of State compensation accepted by the Compensation Committee according to law.

I WOULD NEED TO WRITE A BOOK TO INCLUDE ALL  REPORTS OF CORRUPTION OR "MALFEASANCE". It is NOT my function to provide vast accounts of corruption etc. Only to indicate how widespread it is and why settling the illegal civil court case is a difficult task. So many backs protecting so many more backs. It is really up to the Chinese Government to step in, settle this case and clean up corruption in Liaoning Province.

http://hongjian.fyfz.cn/art/911103.htm  - Article : 16.02.2011 former Deputy Director of Liaoning Provincial Peoples Congress, Song Yong - guilty of Corruption
 - Article 30.1.2011 - Shenyang Public Security Bureau, the former deputy director of Eliot 230 million yuan bribery

http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?langpair=zh-CN|en&rurl=translate.google.com&twu=1&u=http://hongjian.fyfz.cn/art/1045037.htm&usg=ALkJrhhSdH7LN_5_MkL-Qtb02zlxzHUg0Q -  Article 6.11.2011
Shenyang, Liaoning Province, the former warden for new inmates in prison bribery case vigorously Jia four cadres for a return visit to talk to prosecutors "sacked". Even Gaol has corrupt officials.

http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?langpair=zh-CN|en&rurl=translate.google.com&twu=1&u=http://hongjian.fyfz.cn/art/889559.htm&usg=ALkJrhgKfn5qvhvC-9Hdv4SyoN1QeY-JYg - Article 13.01.2011 
Secretary for Health, Liaoning winding jailed for corruption 20 years - 200 million rmb

http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?langpair=zh-CN|en&rurl=translate.google.com&twu=1&u=http://hongjian.fyfz.cn/art/696437.htm&usg=ALkJrhhWIIH-UAalK1tTTpD2o4LI3r6XPg   Article 26.7.2010
Fushun City, Liaoning, former deputy Secretary-General Jiang Runli 400 million bribery trial

 http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?langpair=zh-CN|en&rurl=translate.google.com&twu=1&u=http://hongjian.fyfz.cn/art/681395.htm&usg=ALkJrhiUKOjFPLmzOy84bxcxtX55uNy4lg  Article 13.07.2010
Liaoyang City, Liaoning former Deputy Secretary-General Jia Chengwei jailed for 11 years the first instance of bribery

http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?langpair=zh-CN|en&rurl=translate.google.com&twu=1&u=http://hongjian.fyfz.cn/art/269140.htm&usg=ALkJrhgJtunjfWVuwDdHeSgDTi4_BzIKfw    Article 30.10.2007
Liaoning village head jailed for 12 years of corruption compensation

http://shanghaiist.com/2011/11/10/female_official_in_liaoning_execute.php   Shangaiist Article  10/11/2011
Female official in Liaoning executed for corruption 32 million rmb

http://shanghaiist.com/2011/08/03/cctv_confirms_rumors_of_railways_of.php  Shangaiist Aricle 3.8.2011
Confirmed: Railways official stashed $2.8 billion USD overseas
As I have mentioned elsewhere in this Blog. Chinese Officials are sending ill gotten gains abroad in preparation of their flight from China. Be wary of rich Chinese in your neighbourhood. Deny them purchase of Australian property. You do not want criminals as your neighbours.

http://shanghaiist.com/2011/06/23/anti-corruption_whistleblowing_site.php   Shanghaiiast Article 23.6.2011  Anti-corruption whistle-blowing site shut down, as party promises to do more to stop corruption. Too much work to handle. Information overload. Too much corruption to be made Public.
http://shanghaiist.com/2011/06/02/women_beaten_and_stripped_in_beijin.php  Shanghaiist Article 02.06.2011  Women beaten and stripped in Beijing for trying to report corruption

http://shanghaiist.com/2009/05/13/more_guangdong_officials_implicated.php  Shanghaiist Article 13.5.2009 More Guangdong officials implicated in Gome corruption scandal
(oops, it has brought down the province's top political adviser and (ironically) anti-corruption official.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15780550  BBC News 17.11.2011
Beijing airport's ex-boss admits receiving kickbacks

http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?langpair=zh-TW|en&rurl=translate.google.com&u=http://www.aboluowang.com/news/2011/1119/%25E4%25B8%25AD%25E5%259B%25BD%25E7%25AC%25AC%25E4%25B8%2580%25E8%25B4%25AA%25E6%25B1%259F%25E7%25BB%25B5%25E6%2581%2592%25E4%25BB%258A%25E4%25B8%258B%25E5%258F%25B0%25E6%25B6%2589%25E5%25A4%259A%25E8%25B5%25B7%25E5%25A4%25A7%25E8%25B4%25AA%25E6%25B1%25A1%25E6%25A1%2588-138476.html&usg=ALkJrhjZVvZv46c7KmYrd0cu_chQIm56aQ    Article 18.11.2011
China's first step down this corrupt Mianheng major corruption case  BILLIONS OF DOLLARS RIPPED OFF BY OFFICIAL MAJOR EMBARRASSMENT TO CCP

Chris Jones