UYGHURS, PRISONERS OF THE ABSURD
Presented in association with Redress and Reprieve
Sunday 22 March 18.00, Curzon Soho
Tuesday 24 March 18.15, Ritzy Brixton
October 2001: As US-led forces invade Afghanistan in search of Osama Bin Laden, 22 members of China’s Uyghur minority happen to be in the country. They are about to be drawn into an unbelievable odyssey, becoming pawns who are mercilessly manipulated on the chessboard of international politico-economic interests. Sold to US forces, they are illegally detained at Guantánamo for years.
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