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Imam Rozi (依马木·肉孜)

Chinese ID: 652401194308161978 (Ghulja City)

Age: 55+    Detention reason: unclear    Detention type: unclear
Gender: M    Detention time: July 2018 - Sep. 2018    Health status: unclear
Ethnicity: Uyghur    Profession: tradesperson    Location: Ili

List(s): Victims for journalists/delegates to visit or inquire about, Testimonies mentioning specific camps

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Testifying party

Gene A. Bunin

Victim's relation to testifier

The victim is the father of childhood friends of someone I know.

About the victim

Imam Rozi (依马木·肉孜) helped run a traditional crafts workshop that employed about ten people and exported its products to countries in Central Asia. He also owned a tannery ("tire zawuti").

Address: 99 Yingihayat Road, Ghulja City, Xinjiang (新疆伊宁市英阿亚提路99号)

Victim's location

Believed to be in the "Boz" camp in Ghulja.

When victim was detained

September 2018. On July 21, 2019, his relatives told me that he was set to be tried and given a prison sentence in the coming days. On October 2, 2019, I was told by a childhood friend of his sons that he was soon to be sentenced to 9 years.

Probable (or official) reason for detention


Victim's status

In concentration camp, but awaiting sentencing, so current status unclear.

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

Someone managed to get his ID photo and explained his situation to an acquaintance of mine, who then asked me to publicize his case.

Additional information

His two sons were also taken to camps before him.

Supplementary materials

video testimony
Chinese ID
photo with sons

Entry created: 2019-06-22

Last updated: 2019-07-28

Latest update from testifier: 2019-10-02