Third time a charm?

Third time a charm? Cartoon by Rebel Pepper
Photo: RFA

Scores of high-level officials and experts from multiple countries have nominated jailed Uyghur academic Ilham Tohti to receive the 2024 Nobel Peace Prize. Tohti, 53, was shortlisted for the Peace Prize in 2020 and 2023. He is serving a life sentence, with no contact with his family for years, on separatism charges for what supporters say were efforts to promote peaceful interethnic dialogue between Uyghurs and China’s Han Chinese majority.


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