Kazakh Uighurs Feel Threat from China – Natalia Antelava

The BBC’s Central Asia correspondent takes a long look at a story that usually gets little play: Efforts by Uighur in to avoid being sent back to :

In a dimly-lit room, Khader and his friends showed us piles of paperwork – thick files of dozens of asylum seekers, with black and white photographs of men and women attached. Some of them, they said, had been already deported to China, where many had been executed.

“They never leave us alone. You go out in the street, you go to a market, and police just beat you. I grew up hearing the stories of my neighbours and family members being tortured in the Chinese prisons,” he said. [Full Text]

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