The organizations accuse the Chinese government and specific senior officials of crimes against humanity, torture and genocide.
Mammattursun Omer's account is one of many included in a complaint accusing the Chinese government of crimes against humanity, torture, and genocide of Uighurs.
NBC News could not independently verify some aspects of Omer’s story, but the experiences he recounted align with multiple accounts provided by other Uighurs in exile.
Ahead of the book’s publication, Trump tweeted that Bolton’s account was “made up of lies & fake stories."
China has described them as “re-education camps,” but Omer said he referred to his new home as the “brainwashing” center.
Rodney Dixon, a London-based attorney who is overseeing the complaint, said that international pressure on China from other countries — including the U.S. — could help hasten an investigation.
Four months later he was released, after the Kazakh ambassador to China made enquiries about his detention. »