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Hamit Himit

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

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

List(s): Deaths (2017-)

Testifying party

Justine, French citizen

Victim's relation to testifier

No relation, information is publicly available in the press.

About the victim

Hydrologist at Xinjiang University, Director of the tourism department.
Member of the Watarid Project between EPHE (France), University of Teheran (Iran) and Xinjiang University.

Victim's location


When victim was detained

Unknown but probably around the same time as Tiyip Taspholat (2017).

Probable (or official) reason for detention


Victim's status

"Deceased in obscure circumstances after being moved aside from University"

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

His death is mentioned in the testimony of the President of the EPHE (France) written to condemn the death sentence given to Tiyip Taspholat, also a member of the Watarid Projet : https://www.ephe.fr/documents/fichiers/presse/2018_10_09_communique_tiyip_taspholat_ephe.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0YwH4Az1k59jWItv-YzQZu8vyf2qIph4XIbS3naFalBz1W-6SJ_VnyA9Q.

Additional information


Entry created: 2018-11-02

Last updated: 2018-11-02

Latest update from testifier: 2018-11-02