Uyghurs are barred from joining the social medias.
A message to the Uyghur Press Center on November 6, 2021, stated that The Chinese government has recently tightened restrictions on Uyghurs’ phones as some of the news about the situation of Uyghurs in East Turkestan has spread abroad through social medias such as WeChat and Twitter. In southern parts of Eastern Turkestan, Uyghurs were taken to police stations for questioning and beaten with batons for having information about the current situation in Eastern Turkestan in their mobile phones. As part of the punishment, those Uyghurs are also expelled from those social media.
Talented artist Memetjan Abduqadir was sentenced to life in prison.
A message to the Uyghur Press Center on November 6, 2021, stated that Mr. Memetjan Abduqadir, a talented film and television artist has been sentenced to life in prison. He was taken into concentration camp along with millions of other Uyghurs way before the sentence. Mr. Abduqadir, a multi-faceted artist known on film, television, and episodes, was also known for his popular song “Shukri”. After the sentence, all his songs are banned.