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Tehran Ablikim

Chinese ID: 6540??19????????O? (place of origin unclear)

Age: 18-35    Detention reason: unclear    Detention type: unclear
Gender: M    Detention time: Oct. 2017 - Dec. 2017    Health status: unclear
Ethnicity: other    Profession: media/journalism    Location: Ili

Testifying party (submitted by third party)

Victim is mentioned in the list of detained Uyghur intellectuals, also mentioned on twitter by @uyghurspeaker

Victim's relation to testifier


About the victim

Tehran Ablikim, a translator,editor, and web writer at Xinhua News Agency. Graduated from Beijing Technology University in 2015. He is half-Uzbek and half-Uyghur.

Victim's location


When victim was detained

December 2017

Probable (or official) reason for detention


Victim's status

Believed to be in re-education camp. However, on May 12, 2019, a single post popped up on his Weibo ("海啸虽来过,但樱花还是开了"), which was taken by many as a sign that he had been released. Another post was noted in mid-August 2019.

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


Additional information

His Weibo: https://m.weibo.cn/u/1752986923?uid=1752986923&luicode=10000011&lfid=100103type%3D1%26q%3Dferit

Supplementary materials

mention on Twitter

Entry created: 2019-04-01

Last updated: 2019-08-19

Latest update from testifier: 2019-08-19