The AAG calls upon the scientific community to show support for Dr. Tashpolat Tiyip. Dr. Tiyip, former president of Xinjiang University and geography professor, is suspected to be at risk of execution in China as time runs out on the two-year reprieve of his death sentence.
Please read our letter below detailing Dr. Tiyip's circumstances and requested intervention, and consider adding your signature in support. Also, we ask you to share the sign-on letter widely with your colleagues to strengthen the voice of the scientific community in speaking up for academic freedom and human rights.
It is of utmost importance for us to reach out by October 19th.
To see the most current letter with the list of signatories, visit bit.ly/TashpolatTiyip
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