Uyghur activist Yidiresi Aishan was arrested by Morocco authorities on China’s request. He was arrested in exile.
Yidiresi Aishan was arrested on China’s request when he landed at Mohammed V international airport in Casablanca on 20 July, upon arrival from Istanbul.
The Chinese embassy in Morocco and the Interpol avoided commenting over the arrest.
Uyghur activists believe the arrest as politically driven and fearful of extraditing Aishan to China.
Morocco’s national security directorate said that the activist was a subject to red notice issued by Interpol (the most wanted list of Interpol).
Uyghur activist Yidiresi Aishan was arrested by Morocco authorities is a computer engineer of 33 years old based in Istanbul Turkey also holds Residency Papers there.
Author: Usman Zulfiqar Ali