Suspected Reasons for Arrest or Detention
Official Reason for Arrest or Detention
“gathering a crowd to disturb public order and inciting ethnic hatred and discrimination”
Turghun is Mijit Gheni’s brother-in-law. He was sentenced to 16 years and six months in May 2019 for “gathering a crowd to disturb public order” and “inciting ethnic hatred and discrimination”. No other information about his case was provided by the Chinese authorities when responding to an inquiry from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2020.
Turghun was a teacher from Kalpin County, Aksu Prefecture.
Date of Birth
Kalpin (Keping) County, Aksu Prefecture