China Stages Dancing, Happy Talk For Uyghur Religious Holiday Celebrations

China Stages Dancing, Happy Talk For Uyghur Religious Holiday Celebrations

Chinese officials organized a Qurban Eid news conference in the XUAR's capital.

Andrew H. Sweet
Andrew H. Sweet

Chinese officials organized a Qurban Eid news conference in the XUAR's capital Urumqi featuring five Uyghurs from Urumchi (Wulumuqi) and the cities of Turpan (Tulufan), Aksu (Aksu), and Kashgar (Kashi), to talk about the Eid holidays.

Qelbinur Sidik, who taught Chinese at internment camps for nearly two years, dismissed the press conference as "Chinese propaganda" aimed at trying to show that Uyghurs enjoy religious freedom.

Qelbinur, an ethnic Uzbek teacher from Urumqi, provided witness testimony on unsanitary conditions in the camps and evidence of forced sterilization and the forced medication of Uyghurs at the Uyghur Tribunal in London

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