My Chinese Jailers – Rebiya Kadeer

From The Wall Street Journal:

Nothing compares to a mother’s pain when her children are suffering. The anguish is even greater when the suffering is designed as an act of retaliation by a vindictive government determined to punish those who speak out against its egregious human-rights violations.

Upon my release in 2005 after five years in a Chinese prison, I was warned by the Chinese authorities not to speak out on human rights. I should not forget that I had family in China, I was told. [Full Text]

To know more about Rebiya Kadeer, please read CDT’s previous posts.


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