Yining incident broke out on protest demonstrations against the ban on Mashurappu.
It is a collection that takes place in the local community of Uighurs and Mashurappu. It means that when it came to participate in the Mashurappu to reach the certain age, participation in the local community means. It was also serves to prevent the youth would run to such drugs or alcohol. At that time in 1997, the leaders of the youth Mashurappu et al organized a soccer league, we were the game by tournament in Yining around.
However, it prohibits Mashurappu, forcibly dispersed, public security authorities feared the unity of Uighurs I was arrested unfairly leaders. Participated in the demonstration to protest for five days in February 1997, and banners, 1,000 young Uighur, marched shouting slogans against religious oppression by the authorities.
Public security police, armed police were put down and opened fire against demonstrators. And relegates to the stadium demonstrators, were allowed to freeze to death the Many Uighurs in the drainage in the context of 20 below zero degrees in the cold winter temperatures. My name at the time, jail Ili district became full for all too many detainees.
After the Yining incident, tens of thousands of people were arrested as a suspect that was involved in the incident in the Ili district, Many Uighurs died by torture in prison.
Still being subjected to '14 from massacre, there are people who are detained unfairly in prison. Because there is a video that was taken by foreigners, incidents of Urumqi in July 2009 found that the official announcement by the Chinese government is not true that real image did not come out in the table quite for Yining incident.
However Yining incident that victims of this number is stored, protests against the Chinese government, has been conducted every year by overseas Uighur organization.
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