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Muqyiat Qaliolla
Muqyiat Qaliolla
穆合亚提·哈力尤拉
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Age
34
Gender
M
Ethnicity
Kazakh
Profession
private business
Likely place of origin
Dorbiljin
Likely current location
Tacheng
Last reported det. type
house/town arrest
When first detained
Jan. 2018 - Mar. 2018
Probable detention reason
relative(s)
Health status
unclear
Lists
Camp releases (late 2018 / early 2019)  Victims for journalists/delegates to visit or inquire about  Covered in international media 
2019-10-30

Testifying party (submitted by third party)

Testimony 1: Berikbol Muqatai came to Kazakhstan in 2003 and obtained Kazakhstani citizenship in 2008.

Testimony 2-8: Akikat Kaliolla was born on July 16, 1984; his ID number is 043035711.

Victim's relation to testifier

Testimony 1: nephew

Testimony 2-8: brother

About the victim

Muqyiat Kaliollauly.

Victim's location

Dorbiljin (Emin) County, Targabatai (Tacheng) Region, Yili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang, China

When victim was detained

Testimony 4: March 15, 2018

Testimony 8: Detained together with his brother (after his father and before their mother). Akikat had heard that he was verbally sentenced to 8 years, but would be released at the end of 2018 (which Akikat believes is the result of his campaigning).

Probable (or official) reason for detention

Likely because of his father's legal complaint (see entry 167).

Victim's status

Testimony 4: Judging from a phone call on January 27, 2019 (between Akikat and his family), his mother and his two younger brothers have been released (though likely to house arrest).

Testimony 5: According to someone who recently came to Kazakhstan from China, the family was once more taken to camp not long after the phone call.

Testimony 6: The victim is still under house arrest, with cameras installed in their home.

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

Testimony 4: they had a phone conversation on January 27, 2019.

Testimony 8: from people in Emin who came to Kazakhstan.

Additional information

This family's story has also been featured in the AFP story: https://www.yahoo.com/news/kazakh-families-torn-apart-chinas-xinjiang-crackdown-032511957.html

Global Voices has also covered Akikat's story: https://globalvoices.org/2019/02/09/i-wont-stop-kazakh-man-seeks-justice-for-family-caught-in-chinas-xinjiang-crackdown/

Relatives

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Supplementary materials

Testimony 1
Testimony 2
Testimony 3
Testimony 4
Testimony 5
Testimony 6
Testimony 7
Testimony 8
Akikat's Facebook post


Entry created: 2018-10-23

Last updated: 2019-08-18

Latest update from testifier: 2019-10-30