Missing Uygur writer presumed dead
Known for "Wild Pigeon", the short story which resulted in his arrest and sentence, writer and poet Nurmemet Yasin has been imprisoned since 2004 and is believed to have died in 2011, according to Amnesty International.
Can't confirm Uyghur writer Nurmuhemmet Yasin's death in prison, but can say with some certainty that he was convicted on charges of (1/2)
— Joshua Rosenzweig (@siweiluozi) January 2, 2013
"inciting ethnic hatred" not "inciting splittism," per Amnesty (2/2)
— Joshua Rosenzweig (@siweiluozi) January 2, 2013
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