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Entry of 7432

Mutellip Nurmehmet
Mutellip Nurmehmet
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Age
35-55
Gender
M
Ethnicity
Uyghur
Profession
unclear
Likely place of origin
place of origin unclear
Likely current location
unclear
Last reported det. type
concentration camp
When first detained
unclear
Probable detention reason
unclear
Health status
deceased
Lists
Deaths (2017-) 
2018-12-24

Testifying party

Victim is mentioned in the list of detained Uyghur intellectuals

Victim's relation to testifier

-

About the victim

Mutellip Nurmehmet, 40-41 years old (twitter mention says he's 36). Mutellip earned two master’s degrees in the United States: in Business Administration at California State University, and in Information Systems at Northeastern University. He returned to Xinjiang in 2004 and was forced to revoke the U.S.
citizenship of his two children born in the United States. He was tortured to half-death in a concentration camp, and then given back to his parents in Urumqi. He died 9 days later in the hospital.

Victim's location

-

When victim was detained

Unclear

Probable (or official) reason for detention

Possibly for studying in the US

Victim's status

Deceased

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

Information is publicly available online

Additional information

https://docs.uhrp.org/pdf/UHRP_UPDATE-ThePersecution_ofTheIntellectuals-in-the-Uyghur-Region.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.
Article 13: We all have the right to go where we want to in our own country and to travel abroad as we wish.
Article 15: We all have the right to belong to a country.

Supplementary materials

Twitter mention


Entry created: 2019-04-01

Last updated: 2019-06-02

Latest update from testifier: 2018-12-24