Serikjan Bilash was detained after calling for an informational “jihad” to oppose Chinese pressure on minorities in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP

China-born opponent of Xinjiang crackdown Serikjan Bilash goes on trial in Kazakhstan

  • Popular campaigner has helped put the spotlight on alleged rights abuses perpetrated against Turkic minorities in China’s far western region
  • Lawyers win appeal to have trial transferred to a court in Almaty, Kazakhstan’s biggest city
Topic |   Xinjiang

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Serikjan Bilash was detained after calling for an informational “jihad” to oppose Chinese pressure on minorities in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
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