The cops stripped me naked and beat me with sticks and belts. I'd cry, scream, beg — urinating was severely painful. They didn't give me water and food for five days. I had to chew my clothes. I was in so much pain I could have eaten grass.
I was always aware of being a brown officer in a room full of white officers. I always felt like an outsider.
Omar Bekali, 45, is considered the first person to speak publicly about being detained in China’s concentration camps for Uyghurs.
Every time I was shortlisted for interviews, the interviewer would look stunned that I am albinistic.