Epoch Times China Reports — US Lawmaker Calls on Chinese Regime to Free Detained Falun Gong Relative

Zhou Deyong last saw his wife and son in Florida half a year ago before flying back to China to care for his ailing parents aged 87 and 90. He’s now being held in a Chinese detention center with little access to the outside world. Both his wife and son practice Falun Gong, a Buddha-school spiritual practice targeted for brutal suppression by the communist party in China for over two decades. Zhou, the director of the Geological Scientific Research Institute at the Shengli Oil Field, the second-largest crude producer in China, was arrested on April 23 at his home in Dongying, a coastal city in eastern Shandong Province. They accused Zhou of “utilizing heretical cult to sabotage the enforcement of law”—a common charge that many religious believers have faced under a regime that has shown little tolerance of faith. The police gave no official document when they raided Zhou’s house …Read MoreNews and stories on China-US relations | The Epoch TimesAsia & Pacific, China, China Human Rights, China-US News, Chinese Regime, Organ Harvesting in China, Politics, Republicans, US, US News, World, Falun Gong, persecution, Florida

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