Recently, Liu Xinyun, vice governor of Shanxi Province and head of the provincial public security department, fell from power. Liu Xinyun has been involved in the Communist Party’s public security system for 40 years, serving as the “head” of many local public security bureaus, and he has been friends with Sun Lijun and Gong Daoan for several years.
On April 9, the Chinese Communist Party official informed that Liu Xinyun, vice governor of Shanxi Province and head of the provincial Public Security Bureau, is suspected of serious “disciplinary violations” and is currently under investigation.
The reasons for Liu’s fall from power are widely debated.
On the day the authorities announced that Liu Xinyun was investigated, the Shanxi Daily also touted Liu Xinyun, saying that Shanxi “the leading group of the special struggle against black and evil announced the establishment of the vice governor, the provincial Public Security Department Director Liu Xinyun as the head of the group ……, the black and evil forces resolutely “sword “.
The land media “Caijing” reported on April 10, thus it can be seen, Liu Xinyun was investigated very suddenly, there was no warning beforehand, so much so that the “Shanxi Daily” published a text in the morning that Liu Xinyun in the fight against black and evil “take the initiative to carry the first responsibility”, Shanxi Provincial Party Committee propaganda department in charge of the Yellow River News Network released news in the evening that the Standing Committee of the Shanxi Provincial Party Committee held The meeting, said “firmly support” the central government’s decision to investigate Liu Xinyun. Meanwhile, the above report on the official website of Shanxi Daily is no longer available.
China Newsweek reported that a source close to the Shanxi officialdom said that things were very sudden and that “Liu Xinyun was probably taken away on the 9th”.
It is worth noting that Liu Xinyun attended the mobilization meeting on March 31, when the third central supervisory group of the first batch of political and legal team education and rectification was stationed in Shanxi. The company’s main business is to promote the development of the company’s products and services.
Since April 2020, a number of senior officials of the Communist Party’s public security system or local public security system officials have been investigated within a year. Among them, Sun Lijun and Gong Daoan, who had served in the Ministry of Public Security, have fallen to the most attention.
In April 2020, Sun Lijun, a member of the Party Committee and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Public Security, was investigated, and in August 2020, Gong Daogan, Vice Mayor of Shanghai and Director of the Municipal Public Security Bureau, was investigated. Gong Daogan was accused of “engaging in gangsterism”.
Sun Lijun was a member of the Party Committee and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Public Security when he fell. Gong Daogan served in the Ministry of Public Security of the Communist Party of China from November 2010 to June 2017. Liu Xinyun served at the Ministry of Public Security from December 2014 to January 2018 as director of the Bureau of Network Security Protection and director of the National Information Communication Center for Network and Information Security. The three served in the same Ministry of Public Security for several years, and there was intersection of their work.
Sun Lijun, Gong Daoan, and Liu Xinyun all actively followed the Communist Party’s Jiang Zemin Group in persecuting Falun Gong practitioners, and were all pursued by the International Organization for the Pursuit of Falun Gong (IOFP) overseas.
The official resume shows that Liu Xinyun was born in September 1962, a native of Zibo, Shandong province. 1979, he entered the Shandong Provincial Public Security School and graduated from the school two years later, and joined the Zibo Public Security Bureau, where he served as deputy head of the Zibo Public Security Traffic Police Detachment and director of the Zhangdian Branch of the Zibo Public Security Bureau.
In 1995, when only 33 years old, Liu Xinyun was promoted to deputy director of the Zibo Public Security Bureau, and in 1998, he was promoted to county level, and later served as the political committee of the Zibo Public Security Bureau Patrol Police Detachment, and deputy director of the Municipal Party Committee 610 Office.
In December 2002, Liu Xinyun was promoted to political commissar and deputy secretary of the party committee of Zibo Public Security Bureau. Liu Xinyun has held positions in several types of police, including criminal police, traffic police, and patrol police.
In 2005, Liu Xinyun was promoted to assistant mayor of Heze City and director of the city’s Public Security Bureau. 2008, Liu Xinyun became vice mayor of Heze City and continued to serve as director of the city’s Public Security Bureau.
In 2011, Liu Xinyun was transferred to the position of deputy municipal cadre and director of the Jinan Municipal Public Security Bureau. After three years in office, Liu Xinyun’s career entered the fast track, and in December 2014, he was transferred to the Director of the Network Security Protection Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security and Director of the National Information Communication Center for Network and Information Security, reaching the level of a full department.
In January 2018, Liu Xinyun was parachuted into Shanxi province as vice governor and director of the provincial public security department until he was investigated this time.
Liu Xinyun has served in the Communist Party’s public security system for 40 years, including 33 years in Shandong. Some informed sources said that Liu Xinyun was investigated or related to his tenure in Shandong, but no official information has been disclosed.