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Mutellip Nurmehmet

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

Age: 35-55    Detention reason: unclear    Detention type: concentration camp
Gender: M    Detention time: unclear    Health status: deceased
Ethnicity: Uyghur    Profession: unclear    Location: unclear

List(s): Deaths (2017-)

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.

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When victim was detained


Probable (or official) reason for detention

Possibly for studying in the US

Victim's status


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

Information is publicly available online

Additional information


Supplementary materials

Twitter mention

Entry created: 2019-04-01

Last updated: 2019-06-02

Latest update from testifier: 2018-12-24