Seventeen Uyghurs Reportedly Deported from Burma

17 Uyghurs, accused by China of being involved in “criminal activities”, were deported from Burma/Myanmar on 18 January 2010. According to a Sina.com article, all 17 people who were deported from Burma/Myanmar were residents of East Turkestan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Names of those deported from Myanmar, as reported on Sina.com :

  1. Akbar Sadik, male, born 1966
  2. Mamutjan Kerim, male, born 1976
  3. Gheni Ayup, male, 1978
  4. Yahya Kadir, male, 1966
  5. Habibulla Yasin, male, 1973
  6. Turghun Abla, male, 1964
  7. Mamut Sadir, male, 1975
  8. Muhabbat Yasin, male, 1963 (female?)
  9. Aygul Tursun, female, 1976
  10. Iminjan Ismail, male, 1980
  11. Askar Awut, male, 1983
  12. Tursun Tiliwaldi, male, 1968
  13. Abdureshit Rozi, male, 1964
  14. Kawser Aziz, male, 1973
  15. Senewer Ablikim, male, 1978 (female?)
  16. Hekim Yasin, male, 1966
  17. Abullah Nurmemet, male, 1973

Only one of the deportees, Aygul Tursun, is listed as female, although the names of two other deportees, Muhabbat Yasin and Senewer Ablikim, are traditionally given to females as well.

Their current whereabouts, well-being, and status are unknown.

 

Sources:

Sina, 打击分裂势力  维护缅中边境稳定, 20 January 2010, available at: http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_5db540090100g0un.html

Uyghur American Association (UAA) Press Release, Uyghur American Association condemns pattern of Uyghur refugee refoulement following reported deportations from Myanmar,  26 January 2010, available at: http://uhrp.org/articles/3477/1/Uyghur-American-Association-condemns-pattern-of-Uyghur-refugee-refoulement-following-reported-deportations-from-Myanmar-/index.html

[Last updated: December 2011]