Nur Bekri was sentenced to life for corruption on Monday. Photo: Handout

Chinese court jails senior ethnic Uygur official for life on corruption charges

  • Former Xinjiang governor Nur Bekri was sentenced after he admitted accepting more than US$11 million in bribes over a 20-year period
  • Spell in office coincided with outbreak of serious ethnic violence in region where the authorities have been accused of detaining a million Muslims in camps
Topic |   Corruption in China

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Nur Bekri was sentenced to life for corruption on Monday. Photo: Handout
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