A Million People Are Jailed at China's Gulags. I Managed to Escape. Here's What Really Goes on InsideOctober 17, 2019
“In January 2017, they started to take people who had relatives abroad,” Sauytbay says. “They came to my house at night, put a black sack on my head and brought me to a place that looked like a jail. I was interrogated by police officers, who wanted to know where my husband and children were, and why they had gone to Kazakhstan. At the end of the interrogation I was ordered to tell my husband to come home, and I was forbidden to talk about the interrogation.”
She was repeatedly taken in for nocturnal interrogations and falsely accused of various offenses.
In November 2017 . . . she arrived in an unfamiliar place that she soon learned was a “reeducation” camp, which would become her prison in the months that followed.