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Gulmira Imin

Country: China 

Key Fact: Website administrator and Uighur Muslim

Detained Since: July 14, 2009

Charges: Splittism, leaking state secrets, and organizing an illegal demonstration

Sentence: Life imprisonment

CHINA: USCIRF Condemns the Government’s Ramadan Restrictions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 6, 2016
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Muslims around the world mark the end of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr celebrations, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) strongly condemns the Chinese government’s restrictions on Uighur and other Muslims’ religious practices.  These restrictions are particularly egregious during this month-long period of introspection, fasting, prayer, and devotion.

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