Peride Mamut

Peride Mamut (In Camp)

Peride Mamut is a well known singer in East Turkistan. She was detained and sentenced to five years in prison for an unknown "crime." The news came amidst a wave of reports on the detention of prominent artists, singers and comedians.

Peride Mamut studied at the Shanghai Conservatory, is a multi-talented singer and musician. She was likely detained for celebrating and embracing Uyghur culture, her role in carrying on distinct and vibrant traditions that are decidedly not Chinese.