Amid rising worldwide concern about China’s human rights file, an unofficial tribunal in London is because of announce its findings on whether or not Chinese actions within the Xinjiang area quantity to genocide.
Erbakit Otarbay is considered one of an estimated a million Kazakhs, Uyghurs and different ethnic minorities held as a part of a mass incarceration programme. He gave proof within the tribunal.
Watch our interview with Erbakit, as he tells BBC correspondent Caroline Hawley how he was subjected to compelled labour, indoctrination and violent beatings.
China denies the allegations and has condemned the hearings.
Filmed and edited by Samantha Everett and Lorna Acquah
Illustrated by Zoë Slatter