Overview of the Maralbeshi Incident on 23 April 2013

Press Release — For immediate release
1 May 2013
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) is extremely concerned by an incident that happened on 23 April 2013 at approximately noon, in which 21 people were killed and 19 arrested (11 immediately after, with a further 8 six days later) at Serikbuya in Maralbeshi (Bucha) County in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

The report can be read in full here.