Prison, Kona Sheher County, Kashgar
Suspected Reasons for Arrest or Detention
Husband was detained
Official Reason for Arrest or Detention
Sanigul is a housewife and farmer from Konasheher County. According to Sanigul’s cousin, now in the USA, Sanigul was taken away in early 2016 along with her husband. Her cousin told Amnesty International that it is unclear whether they are now in an internment camp or a prison. Her mother tearfully told Sanigul’s cousin in a call that her grandchildren were desperately looking for their mother. No sentence or charges have been revealed by the authorities. Sanigul has several family members held in detention facilities, including her cousin Nejibulla Ablet.
Sanigul’s cousin told Amnesty International that Sanigul is a good friend from childhood. The family used to visit Sanigul’s village in summer and spend weeks and months with the cousins.
Date of Birth
Konasheher County (Shufu)