Analysts: Extradition Treaty Between Turkey, China Endangers Uyghur Refugees

Ekrem told VOA the extradition treaty tilts largely in favor of China, where capital punishment is applied. He said Uyghur refugees who are at risk of a death sentence if they return to China are particularly made vulnerable by the treaty, which makes no stipulation that those who are facing the death penalty there cannot be extradited.

Uyghur Mother, Daughters Deported to China From Turkey

Jilil Kashgary and Erkin Emet | Radio Free Asia At least three ethnic Uyghurs have recently been deported to China from Turkey via Tajikistan, according to sources, and now face persecution from authorities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). Zinnetgul Tursun and her two toddler daughters, Hilal Shehinur and Banu Abdullah, were first sent […]