Tag: Uyghur Detainees
Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have detained hundreds of Muslim imams, according to a Uyghur linguist in exile, creating an atmosphere in which Uyghurs are “afraid of dying” because there is no one to oversee their funeral rites
The award will be presented at a virtual conference, “Freedom to Think 2020: Responding to Attacks on Higher Education,” and will be accepted by Dawut’s daughter, Akeda Pulati, who described her mother in an SAR statement Wednesday as “a scholar, not a criminal.”
Hamidulla Wali once ran Hadiya Clothing, a company based in the capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) that sells clothes embroidered with Uyghur designs.
At least three people have died and three are seriously ill from among 17 people taken to internment camps from a single street in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR)
During the political instability of the 1966-76 Cultural Revolution, Chanisheff, then a new college student, participated in the founding of the East Turkestan People’s Party—a group of Uyghur elites who sought to establish an independent Uyghur state in the Xinjiang region
Two experts told BenarNews last week – citing security sources whom they declined to identify – that the trio and one other Uyghur convict had been deported to China, where authorities are believed to have held close to 2 million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in internment camps, which the United States and several other nations have sharply criticized.
Often, public security officers in the XUAR investigate detainees to determine whether their so-called “crimes” merit a stint in jail or transfer to one of the region’s vast network of internment camps
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Ablet Bawudun, from Aksu (in Chinese, Akesu) prefecture’s Uchturpan (Wushi) county, was detained in early 2017 in one of the region’s vast network of internment camps, where authorities are believed to have held up to 1.8 million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities since April of that year
Tohti, a former professor of economics at the Central University for Nationalities in Beijing, was sentenced to life in prison for “separatism” by the Urumqi Intermediate People’s Court in the XUAR on Sept. 23, 2014, despite having worked for more than two decades to foster dialogue and understanding between ethnic Uyghurs and Han Chinese