lørdag 13. april 2019

China Tries Ethnic Mongolian Historian For Genocide Book, in Secret

Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia have tried an ethnic Mongolian writer in secret on "separatism" charges, a rights group said on Friday. Lhamjab A. Borjigin, 75, stood trial on April 4 on charges of "separatism" and "sabotaging national unity," the New York-based Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center (SMHRIC) reported.

"The trial started at 9:00 a.m. on April 4 and ended around 12:00 p.m. at the Shiliinhot Municipal People’s Court," the group quoted a recorded audio message from Lhamjab as saying. "None of my family members were allowed to attend," he said. "I was denied the right to bring my lawyer to defend myself."