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Hamit Shyngys

Chinese ID: 6540261968??????O? (Mongghulkure)

Age: 35-55    Detention reason: related to religion    Detention type: unclear
Gender: M    Detention time: Jan. 2018 - Mar. 2018    Health status: unclear
Ethnicity: Tatar    Profession: farmwork, herding    Location: Ili

List(s): Camp releases (late 2018 / early 2019)

Testifying party (submitted by third party)

Testimony 1-4: The testifier Munira Kumar is a citizen of Khazakstan, originally of Chinese Tatar descent.

Victim's relation to testifier

Testimony 1-4: Cousin

About the victim

The cousin of the testifier, Hamit Shyngys, Tatar, was an ordinary farmer and the father of three children. His wife passed away after his detention, leaving the children without care. He was arrested in Yili in March 2017 for no obvious reason. He's 50 years old.

Address: Baskarasu village, Zhaosu county, Yili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture.

Victim's location

Probably Yili

When victim was detained

March 2018

Probable (or official) reason for detention

Testimony 2: praying

Victim's status

Testimony 3: released on January 24, 2019.

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


Additional information

Case mentioned in: https://centralasiaprogram.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Kasikci-CAP-Paper-219-June-2019.pdf

Supplementary materials

Testimony 1
Testimony 2
Testimony 3
Testimony 4

Entry created: 2018-10-30

Last updated: 2019-07-02

Latest update from testifier: 2019-01-25