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.
In Xinjiang, the CCP persecutes people of faith regardless of their ethnicity, the public enemy no. 1 being religion per se.
New camps are established around factories (for forced labor) but also around hospitals, perhaps connected with organ harvesting.
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.
Kaisha Akan was beaten with a heavy iron object, and Murager Alimuly stabbed, confirming that the long arm of the CCP pursues asylum seekers abroad.
Soon in English, the German best seller gives voice to a woman whose testimony about the transformation through education camps in Xinjiang cannot be impeached.