71. NURMUHEMMET YASIN (released)

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71.   Nurmuhemmet YASIN

Pen name                Nurmemet YASIN

Sex                          Male

Birth date                1974-03-06

Birth place              Bachu County (Maralbeshi), Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

Resident place         Bachu County (Maralbeshi), Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

Education               Graduate from a secondary school

Profession              Freelance writer and poet (Honorary member of ICPC)

Date of arrest          2004-11-29 (detained)

Organ of arrest       National Security Bureau of Kashgar Prefectur, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

Cause of arrest       Published a short story “The Wild Pigeon” in the Kashgar Literature Journal, N0.5, 2004

Charge                    Inciting separatism

Date of sentence     2005-02-02

Organ of sentence   People’s Court of Bachu Country; People’s Intermediate Court of Kashgar Prefecture (appeal),

Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

Sentence                  10 Years imprisonment and ? Years deprivation of political rights

Defender                 No lawyer

Place of jail             Urumqi No.1 Prison, Urumqi City, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

Situation in jail        not allowed for family visit

Date of release        2014-11-28

Family contact

Donation to

Case adopted by     ICPC

Current Status         Released on expiry of the sentence on 2014-11-28 (Case therefore closed)


 References              http://www.cecc.gov/pages/virtualAcad/index.phpd?showsingle=6759




http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/xinwen/2005/06/29/china_xinjiang/ (in Chinese)

http://www.uyghurcongress.org/cn/news.asp?ItemID=-1176451081 (in Chinese)