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Erkinjan Abdukerim

Chinese ID: 65????19????????O? (place of origin unclear)

Age: unclear    Detention reason: unclear    Detention type: released
Gender: M    Detention time: unclear    Health status: deceased
Ethnicity: Uyghur    Profession: education    Location: Kashgar

List(s): Deaths (2017-), Camp releases (late 2018 / early 2019)

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.

Victim's location

Body in Kashgar, presumably.

When victim was detained

Not stated.

Probable (or official) reason for detention


Victim's status

Released from camp on September 30, 2018. Died shortly after.

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

Not stated.

Additional information

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