High school sweethearts – both originally from China’s Xinjiang Uighur region – dreamed of living together in Australia
The last time Almas Nizamidin saw his wife was on Valentine’s Day last year, when he flew from Australia to China to surprise her. Now she’s in prison.
A month after his visit to China, his newly pregnant wife, Bizainafu Abudourexit, was caught up in a Chinese crackdown on the Uighur Muslim minority group, detained without charge, and sentenced to seven years in jail with no legal support.
I want to bring my wife here so she can feel what freedom is