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Abduqadir Jalalidin (阿不都卡德尔·加拉里丁)
Chinese ID: 65312119640311??O? (Shufu)
List(s): Covered in international media
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Testifying party (submitted by third party)
The testimony was put together from a number of publicly available sources and reports, in addition to a social media post from the victim's children.
Victim's relation to testifier
About the victim
Professor Abduqadir Jalalidin was a renowned Uyghur poet and scholar, as well as a literature professor at the Xinjiang Normal University. He was a Communist Party member.
The CECC (Congressional-Executive Commission on China) reports him as being held at a re-education camp in Urumqi's Midong District.
When victim was detained
On January 29, 2018, police reportedly raided Jalalidin's home, placed a black hood over his head, and took him into custody. According to a local official, authorities brought him to a political re-education camp.
Probable (or official) reason for detention
[Unknown, but ethnic-minority intellectuals in Xinjiang appear to have been heavily targeted during the recent repressions.]
At a re-education camp.
How did the testifier learn about the victim's status?
The detention was confirmed by Feng Wenchang, the head of political affairs for the university's Public Security Office, who checked a list of arrested university staff to confirm the detention.
Radio Free Asia coverage: https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/scholar-04252018140407.html
UHRP statement: https://uhrp.org/news/release-professor-abdulqadir-jalaleddi
CECC report: https://www.cecc.gov/sites/chinacommission.house.gov/files/documents/CECC%20Pris%20List_20181011_1424.pdf
This victim is also included in the list of detained Uyghur intellectuals, available at: shahit.biz/supp/list_003.pdf
Victim's Baike Baidu page: https://baike.baidu.com/item/%E9%98%BF%E4%B8%8D%E9%83%BD%E5%8D%A1%E5%BE%B7%E5%B0%94%C2%B7%E5%8A%A0%E6%8B%89%E9%87%8C%E4%B8%81
Victim's Uyghur Wikipedia entry: https://ug.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D8%A6%D8%A7%D8%A8%D8%AF%DB%87%D9%82%D8%A7%D8%AF%D9%89%D8%B1_%D8%AC%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%89%D8%AF%D9%89%D9%86
Suspected human rights violations
Article 7: The law is the same for everyone. It must treat us all fairly.
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.
Entry created: 2018-10-28
Last updated: 2019-08-29
Latest update from testifier: 2019-10-07