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Qairat Ahmer
Qairat Ahmer
海拉提·阿合米尔
652525196201010358
Age
58
Gender
M
Ethnicity
Kazakh
Profession
art & literature
Likely place of origin
Toli
Likely current location
Tacheng
Last reported det. type
documents withheld
When first detained
Jan. 2018 - Mar. 2018
Probable detention reason
unclear
Health status
has problems
Lists
2019-03-14

Testifying party (submitted by third party)

Testimony 1+3+5+6: Kulziya Zhumagul, born on March 4, 1961, citizen of Kazakhstan.

Testimony 2: Qurmangul Madinam Islamqyzy and others (group testimony video)

Testimony 4: Maman Qairat.

Victim's relation to testifier

Testimony 1+3+5+6: husband

Testimony 2: unclear

Testimony 4: father

About the victim

Qairat Ahmer (海拉提*阿合米尔) is a member of the Xinjiang Writers' union and World Writers Union. He has published 200 poems and 15 novels, and has worked in the Bureau of Culture of 27 years.

He was summoned by the local authorities in China on January 4, 2018, and had his documents seized. All of his family members are in Kazakhstan.

Victim’s address: Kipchak Road (喀普其克路), Residence 4, No. 321, Tuoli county seat, Tuoli county, Tacheng prefecture

Victim's location

In Tacheng, presumably, at his home address.

When victim was detained

not in detention

Probable (or official) reason for detention

not in detention

Victim's status

Had his documents seized.

Testimony 3: has developed hypertension and heart disease (testifier attributes this to separation from his family).

How did the testifier learn about the victim's status?

Testimony 6: in July 2018, the testifier sent him an invitation letter with the approval of the Embassy of China in Astana. In September, she wrote a letter to the local authorities to ask about his reunion with his family in Kazakhstan. At the end of 2018, there were still no replies.

Additional information

name appears on the Writer’s Union lists:
http://www.chinawriter.com.cn/zx/2007/2007-09-11/1355.html
https://tieba.baidu.com/p/172465042?pid=1583766420&cid=0&red_tag=1003677681

Supplementary materials

Testimony 1
Testimony 2
Testimony 3
Testimony 4
Testimony 5
Testimony 6


Entry created: 2018-12-24

Last updated: 2019-07-15

Latest update from testifier: 2019-03-14