Political Prisoners 2014

UHRP 2014 Political Prisoners Report
Oct 14, 2014

Uyghurs in East Turkestan (also known as Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region) are routinely imprisoned for political reasons.

Oct 9, 2014

Charge: Inciting racial hatred or discrimination/inciting splittism
Sentence: 10 years

Oct 8, 2014

Charge: Inciting counter-revolutionary propaganda and organizing a counter-revolutionary group

Oct 8, 2014

Charge: Instigating and engaging in secessionist activities
Sentence: 9 years

Oct 8, 2014

Charge: Illegally collecting donations
Sentence: 18 months ending February 20, 2015

Sep 16, 2014

Charge: Inciting separatism and leaking state secrets
Sentence: 15 years

Sep 16, 2014

Charge: Splittism, leaking state secrets and organizing an illegal demonstration

Sep 16, 2014

Charge: Endangering state security
Sentence: Pending
Location: Urumchi

Aug 15, 2014

Charge: Separatism
Sentence: Life imprisonment

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