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Entry of 5656
Testifying party (submitted by third party)
Abduweli Ayup, an Uyghur scholar, linguist, activist now living in Turkey.
Victim's relation to testifier
No known relation.
About the victim
Erkinjan Abdukerim, a primary school teacher in Kashgar's Awat township.
Body in Kashgar, presumably.
When victim was detained
Probable (or official) reason for detention
Released from camp on September 30, 2018. Died shortly after.
How did the testifier learn about the victim's status?
This victim is included in the list of detained Uyghur intellectuals, available at: shahit.biz/supp/list_003.pdf
Suspected human rights violations
Article 5: Nobody has any right to hurt us or to torture us.
Article 9: Nobody has the right to put us in prison without a good reason, to keep us there or to send us away from our country.
Entry created: 2019-03-22
Last updated: 2019-03-22
Latest update from testifier: 2019-01-01