Elderly Practitioner Ms. Zhong Dongqin Imprisoned
(Clearwisdom.net) Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Zhong Dongqin is 71 years old and from Hengshui City, Hebei Province. She is the elder sister of Mr. Zhong Cunjie, a practitioner who was persecuted to death. On July 24, 2008, police officers forcibly arrested Ms. Zhong and sent her to the Hengshui City Detention Center. She is still detained there.
Ms. Zhong's brother, Mr. Zhong Cunjie was an employee of the Hebei Province (Hengshui City) Labor Camp. During the persecution of Falun Gong, Mr. Zhong was illegally sentenced twice to prison terms. His health was in critical condition after being imprisoned for seven years. On February 5, 2008, he passed away, leaving behind his 89-year-old mother and his son.
In order to take care of her mother, Ms. Zhong Dongqin moved from Langfang City to live at her sister's home at Zhangzhuang Village in Hengshui City. On the morning of July 24, 2008, Zhang Tieqian, the village party branch secretary, Zhang Shengliang, a staff member of the village committee, and Zhang Hongliang along with more than 10 local police officers broke into Ms. Zhong's nephew's (Zheng Baojian) home. They confiscated Dafa books, truth-clarification materials, printers and other valuable items. Both Ms. Zhong Dongqin and Mr. Zheng Baojian were arrested. Mr. Zheng's young son and wife, who has epilepsy, were left at home alone. Mr. Zheng has been sentenced to a year of forced labor at Handan City Labor Camp.
Ms. Zhong Dongqin was sent to Hengshui Detention Center. Her sister and friends went to the detention center several times, but have been refused a visit with Ms. Zhong. In the afternoon of October 19, 2008, Taocheng District Court in Hengshui City wanted to try Ms. Zhong without notifying her family. Her current whereabouts are unknown.
Responsible persons in the Taocheng District Court:
Dean of Taocheng District Court: Di Guojie
Vice-president: Li Jichuan, Shun Rongcui
People responsible for persecuting Falun Gong practitioners: Li Jichuan, Li Wenhui, Yi Xuebing, Bai Yong
Presiding judges: Liu Husheng, Xiao Junyue, Han Zhengdong, Wang Zhangheng, Zhang Ying.