Gulmire Imin

Freelance journalist Gulmire Imin is serving a life sentence. (Uighur Human Rights Project)

Website administrator Gulmire Imin was sentenced to life in prison after being accused of fomenting violence through online posts. China accused the freelance journalist of using a Uighur-language website she was moderating to help organize protests in 2009. Imin was also critical of the government in her online writing, Radio Free Asia reported. 

Source: CPJ