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Zumret Awut

Chinese ID: 652801196004100026 (Korla)

Age: 55+    Detention reason: unclear    Detention type: unclear
Gender: F    Detention time: Oct. 2017 - Dec. 2017    Health status: unclear
Ethnicity: Uyghur    Profession: librarian    Location: Bayingolin

List(s): Examples of international / media pressure on Xinjiang authorities

Testifying party (submitted by third party)

Mirshad Ghalip, an Uyghur living in the United States

Victim's relation to testifier


About the victim

Zumret Awut, 58 years old (as of March 2019), a retired librarian and a widow. Speaks fluent Chinese

Victim's location

Kurla city, Bayinguolin Mongol autonomous prefecture

When victim was detained

Mid-October 2017

Probable (or official) reason for detention


Victim's status

Previously in camp. According to an April 16 Facebook post from Mirshad, his mother has been released.

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


Additional information

Testifier's Facebook:

Supplementary materials

video testimony
post sharing news of release

Entry created: 2019-03-27

Last updated: 2019-03-27

Latest update from testifier: 2017-10-01