China’s state media has released a video showing a man said to be Uygur poet and musician Abdurehim Heyit, hours after Turkey announced reports that he had died while imprisoned. Photo: Turkish.cri.cn

China releases video of ‘dead’ Uygur poet Abdurehim Heyit but fails to silence critics

  • Unverified ‘proof of life’ video released after criticism of Chinese internment camps by Turkey
  • Muslim poet and musician is understood to be serving eight-year prison sentence for one of his songs
Topic |   Xinjiang

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China’s state media has released a video showing a man said to be Uygur poet and musician Abdurehim Heyit, hours after Turkey announced reports that he had died while imprisoned. Photo: Turkish.cri.cn
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