Ethnic Kazakh Imam Dies in Custody of Chinese Police in Xinjiang

Radio Free Asia, 15 June 2017

By Qiao Long — An ethnic minority Kazakh imam has died in police custody in the northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang, with authorities attributing the cause of death to “suicide,” sources in the region told RFA.

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China ‘eliminating civil society’ by targeting human rights activists – report

The Guardian, 16 February 2017

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By Benjamin Haas — China’s human rights situation further deteriorated last year as police systematically tortured activists and forcibly disappeared government critics while state TV continued to broadcast forced confessions, a new report shows.

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