Beijing used the feast to broadcast fake videos of Uyghurs and ethnic Kazakhs celebrating in a strange way. Some concessions were made this year, but within a climate of terror.
After she took pictures of her husband’s arrest, which Bitter Winter published, Bakyt Zharykbassova was also detained and mistreated by the police.
Kazakhs citizens did not forget the crimes perpetrated by the Chinese Communist Party against ethnic Kazakhs in Xinjiang.
Those who want to prevent ethnic Kazakhs who escaped from China from telling their stories continue to resort to legal and illegal actions.
His wife’s picket at the Chinese consulate in Almaty got so much attention that the CCP decided to give up, ad set her husband free after 17 years of detention.
New camps are established around factories (for forced labor) but also around hospitals, perhaps connected with organ harvesting.
In desperation, they demonstrated before the Chinese consulates in Almaty, Kazakhstan and Istanbul, Turkey. Each had a story of persecution and abuse.
The “Kazakh Robin Hood” fought against the CCP and was executed in 1951. Now, the CCP is identifying and arresting his family members.
His brother is in jail in China for affirming his Kazakh identity. He believed he was free to protest in Almaty. He learned he was not.