In The China Freedom Trap, Dolkun Isa details his experiences working as a Uyghur political figure in the West and the barriers he has faced as a result of China’s growing influence on liberal institutions. He describes his co-founding of the World Uyghur Congress and the ways in which China has attempted to disrupt and discredit Uyghur activism to further their agenda. This influence was perhaps most evident in the INTERPOL Red Notice that shadowed Isa for 21 years and almost cost him his life as he narrowly escaped extradition to China. In the midst of detention and deportation in democratic countries, Isa also finds himself uncovering corruption and peeling back the layers of the liberal institutions to find China at its rotting core. This book serves as a historical account of the political activities and behind-the-scenes diplomatic battles between China, the Uyghurs, other interested or invested countries and institutions; a personal account of Isa’s struggle for the freedom of himself and his people; and ultimately, as a warning to other activists, policymakers, and interested parties: China's power and influence run deeper than most can fathom, they are growing, and they cannot be ignored.