Zhao Yan: News researcher with the Beijing bureau of The New York Times. Detained in September 2004 and formally arrested the following month for allegedly revealing state secrets. Li Shaomin: Former City University of Hong Kong associate professor and US passport holder. Detained in February 2001 and convicted in July 2001 of collecting intelligence for Taiwan. Deported immediately after sentencing. Gao Yu: Former editor of the now-defunct magazine Economic Weekly who also contributed to the Mirror Magazine in Hong Kong. Sentenced to six years' imprisonment in November 1994 for leaking state secrets. Freed from prison on medical parole in February 1999. Xi Yang: Ming Pao reporter and a mainland-born Hong Kong resident. Convicted of spying and stealing state financial and economic secrets. Sentenced to 12 years in prison in March 1994. Freed on parole in January 1997. Leung Wai-man: Reporter with now-defunct Express Daily in Hong Kong. Accused of obtaining a speech by former president Jiang Zemin before its delivery. Expelled by the mainland in 1992 after being detained for a week.