For the first time, authorities admit that ethnic Kazakhs are persecuted in Xinjiang. The two asylum seekers tell their story to Bitter Winter.
Gulaisha Oralbay speaks out. Her brother and two sisters have received heavy sentences to be purged in a notorious jail for crimes the Chinese authorities have refused to disclose to her.
The young woman escaped China to avoid being detained in a camp. She now risks to be deported back there.
There is no peace for the human rights activist who denounces the horrors of the transformation through education camps in Xinjiang.
Kazakh authorities protested against a Chinese article with territorial claims. Actually, the accusation that the virus has been created in a Kazakh laboratory was worse.
Chinese Web sites claim that Kazakhstan is really part of China and that the virus was created in a Kazakh laboratory. The Chinese ambassador is involved.
On March 3, 2020, Bitter Winter published an interview introducing a new book on the transformation through education camps, Gloom: Sunset on East Turkestan. Here is the book, translated for us by the author.
An interview with Kazakh author Turarbek Kusainov, whose book on the experience of ethnic Kazakhs in the transformation through education camps is greatly embarrassing China.
Bitter Winter campaigned for preventing the deportation back to China of this heroic ethnic Kazakh woman, who escaped the Xinjiang camps and fled to Kazakhstan. Now, she is honored as she deserves.