[Marxism] China: Uyghurs face jail for speaking out

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 20:25:48 MST 2013

A Uyghur man is serving an 11-year prison sentence for “inciting
separatism”, allegedly for translating Chinese-language news related to
Kashgar City, in a newly revealed case reported by Uyghurbiz.net.

The Uyghur people, whose traditional lands are in the north-west of the
Chinese state, have been denied national rights and suffer severe

“Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity’s
original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
Under Socialism

“The free market is perfectly natural... do you think I am some kind of
dummy?” — Jarvis Cocker

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