Sunday, August 30, 2020

CHINA: Uyghyr Model Held Incommunicado - URGENT ACTION

Amnesty International, USA, August 24, 2020.

Merdan Ghappar has not been seen or heard from since March 2020, after his messages and photos describing his poor detention conditions were shared on social media. 

Detained since January 2020, the authorities only recently disclosed that Merdan Ghappar is under “compulsory measures” on suspicion of assaulting health care workers. There are serious concerns for Merdan Ghappar’s wellbeing, as it is feared he is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.