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GULMIRA IMINPen name               

 Sex                         Female

 Birth date                1978

Birth place              Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

Resident place         Urumqi City, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region


Profession              Freelance writer, former official  (Honorary member of ICPC)

 Date of arrest         2009-07-14

 Organ of arrest       Public Security Bureau of Urumqi, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

Cause of arrest     contacted with her husband Baihetiyaer, Deputy Secretary-General of Norwegian Uighur association 20 times by mobile and informed what she saw in Urumqi in July 15 Incident in 2009

Charge                   Splitting the country, leaking state secrets and organizing illegal demonstrations

Date of sentence     Splitting the state, leaking

 Organ of sentence  Urumqi Intermediate People’s Court, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

Sentence                  Life

Defender                 Unknown

Place of jail            Women’s Prison in Urumqi, Shuimogou, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

Situation in jail       Tortured during detention

Date of release        no

Family contact        Baihetiyaer(husband), Norway

Donation to           

 Case adopted by     ICPC

Current Status         Investigation

References             http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/country,,,,CHN,4562d8cf2,4c57cee2e,0.html

http://www.amnesty.org/en/library/asset/ASA17/027/2010/en/5f16013b-ab14-4ddc-b71f-295d53affcb1/asa170272010zh.pdf (Chinese)