(An open letter to US President Joe Biden)
“We will stand up for human rights and dignity, even if it means we sacrifice economic opportunities!”
I was once again heartbroken to see the news . Witness Tursunay Ziawudun reports that Uyghur women were systematically sexually abused in the camp. I was unsurprised, however, not only because the 38 family members who were sent to this fear camp included females but also because during my six years of imprisonment, I had witnessed brutality many times by indecent, shameless, and undisciplined prison guards.
Chinese media today published a statement by my granddaughter, Aididar Qahar, against former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s definition of the Uyghur Genocide. This does not surprise me, considering that the Chinese authorities also issued a statement against me through my son Alim Abdurehim, ten years ago.
Joe Biden’s election to the presidency means taking advantage of 47 years of experience; it means not repeating past mistakes.
Yesterday, Turkish Fox News reported that the Covid-19 vaccine, which was supposed to arrive in Turkey from China on December 11th under contract, has been delayed. China is insisting on the return of Uyghur separatists from Turkey to China in exchange for the vaccines, which are being held in customs while discussions continue.
Since concentration camps were built in East Turkistan (the “Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region”) in 2017, journalists, activists, politicians, and public figures in the Western world have been the among the first to discover this crime, speak out and expose it to the world , holding China. to account.