In a letter sent to Bitter Winter, an ethnic Kazakh from Xinjiang tells about persecution, humiliation, and torture.
Kazakh citizens go to China to visit their relatives, planning to come home after a few days. Some never return. Attorney Umarova asks for help via video.
Sayragul Sauytbay and Serikzhan Bilash Should Be Free to Denounce Atrocities Against Ethnic Kazakhs in China
Ten NGOs write to the new president of Kazakhstan demanding freedom and protection for a woman who escaped from China and the activist who defended her.
In a voice message, Serikzhan Bilash, arrested for reporting on China’s mistreatment of Kazakhs, discloses the details of his detention.
Kazakh Muslims and Christians are being arrested and detained in transformation through education camps, alongside Uyghur Muslims. Inquiries from abroad bring more persecution.
Xinjiang authorities arrested Dilshat Oralbai in early 2018, along with his two sisters and a brother. Activists and families are fighting for their release.
Serikzhan Bilash, the leader of the NGO Atajurt, denounced the mistreatment and torture of 10,000 ethnic Kazakhs in the “transformation through education” camps.
Kazakhstan is becoming the epicenter of a dramatic confrontation between Muslim activists, human rights defenders, and Chinese blackmail-style diplomacy.
In August 2018, we all celebrated Kazakhstan’s decision not to deport this brave Muslim refugee back to China. But Beijing did not give up, and she is at risk again.
The Xinjiang Supply and Marketing Technical School in Shihezi has students from Uyghur and Kazakh ethnicities, which is why it is under strict government surveillance.