Arrested on 28 Oct 2003
Du Daobin was arrested on October 28, 2003 in Hubei and his computer, books and writings confiscated.
He was formally charged on 12 November of 2003 with "subversion of state power".
Du wrote for the Epoch Times (dajiyuan.com) and Democracy Forum (asiademo.org). He was sentenced to three years in prison with an additional four-year probation. He served seven and a half months before being released, but was arrested again on July 21, 2008, accused of violating the terms of his sentence by publishing more than 100 articles on the Internet.