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Potential Chinese variants: 艾尔肯·吾麦尔
Chinese ID: 65????19????????O? (place of origin unclear)
List(s): Covered in international media
Testifying party (submitted by third party)
Anonymous Uyghur source with ties to Kashgar University, currently living in exile, and a staff member at Kashgar University's administration office
Victim's relation to testifier
About the victim
Professor Erkin Omer was the President of Kashgar University.
When victim was detained
Probable (or official) reason for detention
Exhibiting "separatist tendencies"
How did the testifier learn about the victim's status?
Official news report on the University's website
According to an official news report on the University's website, Erkin Omer was removed from his post as University president, along with 3 of his colleagues, based on "a comprehensive probe" and "serious consideration" of their cases during a September 2nd meeting of high-level cadres at Kashgar University. The meeting was led by a disciplinary committee from the Xinjiang Education Supervision Bureau.
This victim is included in the list of detained Uyghur intellectuals, available at: shahit.biz/supp/list_003.pdf
Entry created: 2018-10-28
Last updated: 2018-10-28
Latest update from testifier: 2018-07-01