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Ekber Tursun

Chinese ID: 65????19????????O? (place of origin unclear)


Age: 35-55    Detention reason: unclear    Detention type: unclear
Gender: M    Detention time: before 2017    Health status: unclear
Ethnicity: Uyghur    Profession: private business    Location: unclear

Testifying party (submitted by third party)

This testimony has been imported from a report of disappearances collected by the World Uighur Congress.

Victim's relation to testifier

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About the victim

Ekber Tursun (艾克拜尔.吐尔逊) was disappeared at the age of 26. He was an entrepreneur born in Kashgar. About 3 months after the 5th of July incident, Ekber Tursun was reportedly arrested by 2 undercover police officers from the Kashgar Police Department dressed in civilian clothes as he was working at his store. They claimed to have a few questions for Ekber and asked him to come with them. These undercover police officers also told Ekber’s employees that they would release him after asking him some questions, and left their phone numbers for reassurance. Ekber did not return to his store or his home after that. He has been missing since.

Victim's location

Unknown.

When victim was detained

The victim was detained on October 20th, in 2009.

Reason given for detention

Unknown, but he was detained in the aftermath of the July 5th Urumqi Riots.

Victim's status

The victim is missing.

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

Unknown.

Additional information

https://www.uyghurcongress.org/en/enforced-disappearances/

Entry created: 2019-05-27

Last updated: 2019-05-27

Latest update from testifier: 2016-09-12