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Zhenishan Zhanbirbai (吉鲁斯汗·加布里巴依)

Chinese ID: 652701198609011716 (Bortala)

Age: 18-35    Detention reason: related to religion    Detention type: concentration camp
Gender: M    Detention time: Oct. 2017 - Dec. 2017    Health status: unclear
Ethnicity: Kazakh    Profession: unclear    Location: Bortala

List(s): Victims with foreign residence

Testifying party (submitted by third party)

Testimony 1+2+11+12: Shinadyl Zhan’byrbai, born on September 1989, living in Kazakhstan since 2015, still without full citizen status. His parents already have citizenship.

Testimony 3+8: Jakyp Nau’athan, born on July 15, 1962 in Xinjiang, now a citizen of Kazakhstan. Lives in Kazakhstan with husband Jamberbai Kanabek

Testimony 4: Ulbosyn Orazbaiqyzy

Testimony 9: Tursyngazy Seithan

Testimony 10+12: Ziliqa Qanibekqyzy, born on February 12, 1962; her Kazakh ID number is 041521269.

Testimony 13: Toqsan Zhen’ishanuly, born in 2010 and left without parents in Kazakhstan.

Testimony 14: Zhan‘byrbai Qanabek, born on May 31, 1963.

Victim's relation to testifier

Testimony 1+2+11+12: brother

Testimony 3+8: Son

Testimony 4: brother-in-law

Testimony 9: unclear

Testimony 10+12: nephew

Testimony 13: father

Testimony 14: unclear

About the victim

Zhenishan Zhanbirbaiuly (Full Chinese name: 吉鲁斯汗*加布里巴依), Kazakh. One of his children lives in China, and the other in Kazakhstan.

Lived in Wu’erhan road 40 (乌尔汗路40号), Qingdelihaotehu’er village (青得里浩特呼尔村), Xiaoyingpan town (小营盘镇), Bortala municipality.

Kazakhstan Green Card: 041373504.

Victim's location

Bortala (Bole), Xinjiang, China

When victim was detained

earlier: December 2017

Testimony 3+13: January 2018

Testimony 4: He was detained in January 2018 and later was sentenced to 6 years in prison.

Testimony 8: January 2018, after a few months he was sentenced for 6 years of confinement.

Testimony 12: Detained in December 2017, later sentenced to 6 years.

Probable (or official) reason for detention

Testimony 14: praying

Victim's status

earlier + Testimony 4+8+12: in prison

Testimony 3: re-education camp

Testimony 14: First sent to a re-education camp for 3 months and later sentenced to 6 years. However, he is still in a re-education camp.

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

not stated

Additional information


Supplementary materials

Testimony 1
Testimony 2
Testimony 3
Testimony 4
Testimony 5
Testimony 6
Testimony 7
Testimony 8
Testimony 9
Testimony 10
Testimony 11
Testimony 12
Testimony 13
Testimony 14

Entry created: 2018-11-14

Last updated: 2019-07-01

Latest update from testifier: 2019-07-28