The Court of Cassation has approved the extradition of a Chinese member of the Muslim Uyghur minority, arrested in July on his arrival in Morocco and wanted by China for “terrorist acts”, told Thursday. AFP lawyer son.
“Justice confirmed yesterday (Wednesday) the extradition of my client. We have not yet awaited the judgment to know what motivates this decision but it is psychologically very hard for him, ”explained Me Miloud Kandil.
Yidiresi Aishan, 34 years old and father of three children, was arrested on July 19 on his arrival at Casablanca airport (west) from there, at the request of China, which accuses him of “terrorist acts committed in 2017” and accuses him of being part of a “terrorist organization”.
Computer scientist established in Turkey since 2012 with his family, he refutes these accusations and “ensures that he has not returned to China since 2012”, according to his lawyer who said he did not know the date of his extradition.
Morocco’s air borders are closed due to the spread of the Omicron variant, with the exception of special repatriation flights subject to the authorization of the authorities on a case-by-case basis.
On his arrival in Morocco, Yidiresi Aishan, who holds Chinese nationality, was the subject of a red notice from Interpol issued at the request of Beijing.