Nury Turkel is a lawyer and Uyghur rights advocate based in Washington, DC. He is currently serving as vice chair for the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) and serves as chairman of the board for the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), which he cofounded in 2003. In September 2020, Turkel was named one of the TIME 100 Most Influential People in the World, and in May 2021, he was named on Fortune's List of the World's 50 Greatest Leaders.
'No Escape is a heart-rending and deeply shocking account of the Chinese Communist Party's systematic persecution of the Uyghur people and their unique, ancient culture ... I urge everybody, regardless of political affiliation, to please, read this book' Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, author of The Enemy Within: A Tale of Muslim Britain 'The genocide in China needed this book for us to demand international action. It is painful but essential reading' Nazir Afzal, former Chief Crown Prosecutor for North West England 'Nury Turkel is a giant of our generation ... No Escape is required reading for anyone hoping for a better world' Luke de Pulford, co-founder and director of Arise Foundation and coordinator of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China