He has said he became involved because he was lonely and depressed after his second marriage broke down. The academic told one reporter: Fourteen men and eight women, aged between 27 and 53, are standing trial in Nanjing, eastern China, in connection with 22 encounters. Li Yinhe, an outspoken expert on sexual attitudes at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, described the law as outdated. They can easily get overregistered users. Swapping partners is like a bowl of sweet wine.
The defendants — who include a university professor, company bosses and shop assistants — face up to five years' imprisonment if convicted.
Chinese wife swapping party
Li said most group sex cases at that time involved single young people, rather than spouse-swapping, adding: They met online and were caught in a police trawl for cases, initiated when a policewoman discussed her enjoyment of orgies on a radio show. Social networking Marriage Asia Pacific news. In the past, behaviour like that was very rare, but now there are lots of websites for this topic. Police said Ma organised 18 of the spouse-swapping events, 14 of them at his home. Ma Xiaohai, the year-old maths professor said to have organised events, said he and the other participants did not know the law existed — unsurprising, perhaps, when the last conviction on the charge was 20 years ago, according to Chinese media. Why is the whole country picking on me?