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Rozihaji Hemdul

Chinese ID: 652801197???????O? (Korla)


Age: 35-55    Detention reason: other    Detention type: formal prison (25 years)
Gender: M    Detention time: Oct. 2017 - Dec. 2017    Health status: unclear
Ethnicity: Uyghur    Profession: other    Location: unclear

List(s): Covered in international media


Testifying party (submitted by third party)

Omerjan Hemdul, an Uyghur living in Turkey

Victim's relation to testifier

Brother

About the victim

Rozi Haji Hemdul, a 43-years-old real estate mogul and owner of Xinjiang Rozi Haji Ltd. and Korla Chilanbagh Property Ltd. Originally from Shaqur village (夏库尔村), Lenger township (兰干乡), Korla city, Bayinguolin Mongol autonomous prefecture.

Victim's location

He was arrested in his home in Urumqi. His current prison location is unclear

When victim was detained

October 2017

Probable (or official) reason for detention

Omerjan believes Rozi was arrested because of his charity work with students.

Victim's status

Originally sent to re-education camp, but later sentenced to 25 years in prison. His business assets, worth around 98 million USD, have been seized.

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

Through a former employee of Rozi

Additional information

https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/moguls-arrests-09042019163052.html

Entry created: 2019-10-08

Last updated: 2019-10-08

Latest update from testifier: 2019-09-04