Meet Rahima Mahmut – UK Director of the World Uyghur Congress

Sunday, April 3

On Sunday, Alex Gerlis interviewed Rahima Mahmut.

Rahima is an Uyghur singer, human rights activist and award-winning translator of the poignant prison memoir The Land Drenched in Tears by Soyungul Chanisheff. She translated the testimonies of survivors during the Uyghur Tribunal, and is a prominent voice for Uyghurs in the UK.

If you missed the event you can view the recording here.

Rahima’s work includes producing music for the award-winning Al Jazeera documentary ‘Living in the Unknown,’ working as a consultant and translator for the Bafta-winning ITV documentary ‘Undercover: Inside China’s Digital Gulag,’ Channel 4 documentary ‘China: Search for the Missing’ and translator for the BBC documentary ‘China: A New World Order.’ She is currently UK Director of the World Uyghur Congress, Executive Director of Stop Uyghur Genocide, and an Advisor to the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China