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Menzire Bakaji

Chinese ID: 652801??????????E? (Korla)

Age: unclear    Detention reason: other    Detention type: unclear
Gender: F    Detention time: before 2017    Health status: critical
Ethnicity: Uyghur    Profession: unclear    Location: Bayingolin

Testifying party (submitted by third party)

UHRP report: http://docs.uyghuramerican.org/to-strike-the-strongest-blow.pdf

Victim's relation to testifier

Information publicly available

About the victim

Menzire Bakaji.

Victim's location

Korla, Bayingolin Mongol autonomous prefecture

When victim was detained

Trial took place on April 15, 2010

Probable (or official) reason for detention

Intentional homicide during the July 5, 2009 riots in Urumqi, however, she had told the court that the person they supposedly attacked was still alive. Although Menzire was not accused of having perpetrated any violence, she was given a heavier sentence than co-defendants whom the court said she incited to kill a woman.

Victim's status

Sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve

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

UHRP obtained official documents from the Procuratorate of Bayingolin Mongol
Autonomous Prefecture in 2011

Additional information


Entry created: 2019-05-26

Last updated: 2019-05-26

Latest update from testifier: 2013-07-03