ALIMUJIANG YIMITI UPDATE WITH BOB FU OF CHINA AID October 2019
Usually, when we think about the Uyghurs in China we think of Muslims. But Alimujiang Yimiti is a Christian from a Muslim background. Alimujiang was sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment for allegedly leaking state secrets to a foreigner.
His charge and conviction were based on two private conversations between Alimujiang and an American friend. Despite the charge and stiff prison sentence, there is no evidence to suggest those conversations included any sensitive information.
Andrew Boyd of Release International asked China Aid’s Bob Fu how many Uyghur Christians there are and what kind of persecution they are facing…
You can download and read a transcript of this interview here.