Ilham Tohti | Status: Imprisoned | China

Ilham Tohti, a Uyghur economist, writer, and professor, is currently serving a life sentence for promoting ethnic harmony and understanding. More

Hundreds Rally in New York for Release of Ilham Tohti

"Tohti is exactly the kind of influential moderate the Chinese government should have courted in their professed efforts to build social harmony,” said Dominic Moran, Director of Free Expression… More

PEN Takes Action, Beijing Takes Notice

Beijing is trying to intimidate and isolate Ilham Tohti’s supporters. These paranoid security measures are in inverse proportion to the solidity of the case against him. More