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Esma Ehmet

Potential Chinese variants: 艾斯玛·艾合麦提, 艾斯玛·艾合买提

Chinese ID: 65322320????????E? (Guma)

Age: under 18    Detention reason: relative(s)    Detention type: other
Gender: F    Detention time: unclear    Health status: critical
Ethnicity: Uyghur    Profession: minor    Location: Hotan

List(s): Covered in international media

Testifying party


Victim's relation to testifier

information publicly available

About the victim

name: Esma Ahmet
gender: female
ethnicity: Uyghur
age: around 8 (as of 5 MAR 2018)
place of residence: probably Hotan, Qagha village, in Guma (Pishan) county’s Kokterek township

She hurt herself accidentally on 18 February 2018 by burning herself with boiling water, burning nearly 60% of her skin. Her father, Ahmet Abliz, was unable to help her since he was in a re-education camp, but has been calling on the community to help to raise 300,000RMB which are necessary for Esma's treatment.

Victim's location

probably Hotan, Qagha village, in Guma (Pishan) county’s Kokterek township

When victim was detained

not detained

Probable (or official) reason for detention

not detained

Victim's status

seperated from father

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

https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/daughter-03052018144433.html (published 5 MAR 2018)

Additional information

also mentioned in: https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/drowning-09062019172050.html

Supplementary materials

call for donations (medical treatment)

Entry created: 2019-04-15

Last updated: 2019-09-14

Latest update from testifier: 2018-03-05