China tortured Uighur activist’s son: Amnesty – AFP

From AFP, via Taipei Times:

A son of exiled Muslim rights activist Rebiya Kadeer has been tortured and forced to confess to attempts to separate the Muslim Xinjiang region from China, Amnesty International said yesterday.

Alim Abdiriyim confessed under torture on July 1, the international rights group said in a statement. Separatism carries a much harsher penalty than his original charge of tax fraud. [Full Text]

July 13, 2006 1:07 AM
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