The judiciary in China’s Xinjiang region sentenced two former officials to death for cooperative separatist activities.
Madrid, Spain (Europa Press). -Judicial authorities in China’s Xinjiang region in northwestern China sentenced two former officials to death for cooperative separatist activities.
According to Xinhua News Agency, Xinjiang High People’s Court Vice President Wang Langtao reported at a press conference that former officials Sherzat Bavudun and Sattar Sowt had not been sentenced to two fixed-term imprisonments for pleading guilty. Years of probation. File an appeal against the crime they were accused of.
Shirzat Bawudun, an official of the Xinjiang Provincial Department of Justice, was convicted of belonging to the East Turkestan Independence Movement (the organization is a militia organization). According to reports in Beijing, the organization proved Xinjiang’s independence and cooperated with foreign separatist forces.
Sattar Sawut was an official in the education department of the province. According to the court that convicted him, in his work, “he strongly requested that content that promoted racial division, violence, terrorism, and religious extremism be included in the textbook. .”
In addition, the two former officials were accused of accepting bribes by “using their position”, but were sentenced to “secession of the country.”
In recent weeks, China has been sanctioned by several Western countries for allegedly violating human rights in Xinjiang. The Asian giant denied these allegations and accused the West of “interfering” in internal affairs.