Dolkun Isa of the World Uyghur Congress says authorities are preventing him from participating in a religious freedom forum scheduled
later this month.
Canadian citizen Huseyin Celil is among six whose life sentences have now been reduced to lesser, fixed terms.
Ghojimemet Abdujappar says guards knocked out three of his teeth while he was in prison for ‘illegal petitioning.’
Their identities and roles in the operation are revealed in an online posting by police officers in Xinjiang.
They are detaining those who have downloaded or viewed Islamic extremist or religious texts and videos on their handsets.
Police in China's troubled Xinjiang region carry out frequent ID checks, conduct round-the-clock patrols.