Chinese Court Imposes Life Sentence on Uyghur Scholar

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September 22, 2023 | Human Rights Watch | By Sophie Richardson

The news comes on the anniversary of another Uyghur scholar, the economist Ilham Tohti, being sentenced to life imprisonment in 2014. Meanwhile, the Uyghur Human Rights Project has documented that Chinese authorities have forcibly disappeared more than 500 Uyghur intellectuals as of December 2021.

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