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Chinese ID: 65????19????????O? (place of origin unclear)
Justine, French citizen
Victim's relation to testifier
No relation, information is publicly available in the press.
About the victim
former director of the Xinjiang Education Supervision Bureau
When victim was detained
Reason given for detention
According to one RFA source : "a message posted on a Chinese website in February 2017 said he was undergoing investigation for a serious breach of the party discipline. The post did not say what Sawut was accused of doing". Another source mentions a documentary shown in a political study meeting which depicted the case of Satar Awut who among others, is criticized "for attempting to split the country". Another media (BitterWinter) mentions charges of ethnic separatism.
Received the death penalty, suspended for two years.
How did the testifier learn about the victim's status?
Info in uyghur : http://uyghurvictims.org/index.php?title=Sattar_Sawut
Entry created: 2018-11-02
Last updated: 2018-11-02
Latest update from testifier: 2018-10-10