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Search Results Detail for 'Ekberjan Jamal'
 
Personal Details
CECC Record Number: 2009-00193   Ethnic Group: Uyghur
Detention Status: DET   Sex: M
Issue Category: eth/spch   Age at Detention: 22
Main Name: Ekberjan Jamal   Religion:
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Additional Name(s):   Residence Province: Xinjiang Uyghur Auto. Region
Pinyin Name:   Residence Prefecture: Tulufan [Turpan] Pref.
  Residence County: Tulufan [Turpan] Shi (cty.)
Imprisonment or Detention Details
Date of Detention: 2007/12/25
Current Prison: Xinjiang No. 4 Prison
Sentence Length (Years): 10
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Province Where Imprisoned (or Detained): Xinjiang Uyghur Auto. Region
Prefecture Where Imprisoned (or Detained): Wulumuqi [Urumqi] Shi (pref.)
County Where Imprisoned (or Detained): Wulumuqi [Urumqi] Shi Muni. Urb. Area (cty.)
Legal Process
Legal Process: chg/tri/sent   Formal Arrest Date:
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Sentence Court: Tulufan [Turpan] Intermediate People's Court   Sentence Date: 2008/02/28
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Charge (Statute): CL97-art103/CL97-art111   Sent. Ends Per PRC:
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Short Summary
According to reports from Radio Free Asia's Uyghur-language and English-language services, authorities in Turpan city, Turpan district, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), detained Ekberjan Jamal, a young Uyghur man, on December 25, 2007, after he had used his cell phone to make audio recordings of demonstrations by shopkeepers in Turpan and sent the recordings to friends overseas. His friends gave the recordings to Hong Kong-based Phoenix News and to Radio Free Asia. Ekberjan Jamal later posted on his own Web site the news based on his audio recordings. The Turpan Intermediate People's Court sentenced Ekberjan Jamal to ten years in prison on February 28, 2008, for splittism and revealing state secrets, crimes under articles 103 and 111 of the Criminal Law. He is being held in the Xinjiang Number 4 prison in the XUAR capital of Urumqi.