Entry of 5512       

Arslan Abdullah
Arslan Abdullah
65????19????????O?
Age
unclear
Gender
M
Ethnicity
Uyghur
Profession
scholar
Likely place of origin
place of origin unclear
Likely current location
Urumqi
Current detention type
concentration camp
When first detained
Jan. 2018 - Mar. 2018
Probable detention reason
unclear
Health status
unclear
Lists
Covered in international media 
2018-01-01

Testifying party (submitted by third party)

Qutluq Almas, former lecturer at Xinjiang University now living in exile in the U.S.

Victim's relation to testifier

Colleague

About the victim

Dr. Arslan Abdullah was formerly a professor and dean at the philology department of the Xinjiang University in Urumqi. He was also the head of the XUAR People's Government Cultural Advisors' Office.

Victim's location

Unknown

When victim was detained

Around February 2018

Probable (or official) reason for detention

Unknown

Victim's status

In a political re-education camp.

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

Qutluq Almas cites "credible sources in the region"

Additional information

Source:
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/professors-09182018151339.html

This victim is included in the list of detained Uyghur intellectuals, available at: shahit.biz/supp/list_003.pdf


Entry created: 2018-10-26

Last updated: 2018-10-26

Latest update from testifier: 2018-01-01