Perhat Tursun, (M) Researcher, XUAR People’s Arts Center; PhD; writer, poet. Sentenced 16 years.
Abbas Muniyaz, (M) Professional writer, XUAR Writers’ Association; incommunicado since 2017. Sentenced.
Muhter Helil Bughra (M), Poet, XUAR TV Station. Note: he was released recently.
Idris Nurulla, (M) Independent translator, poet; Incommunicado since 2018. Sentenced.
Qasimjan Osman (Ghazi), (M) Civil servant, Peyzawat County Party Committee Propaganda Department; poet
YasinJan Sadiq (choghlan) (M) writer, XUAR writers association
Osman Hoshur (M), Writer, participant of Uyghur textbook.
Ibrahim Alptekin (M) former police officer, poet, writer, publisher, Artush
Abduqadir Jüme, (M) Independent translator, poet; incommunicado since 2018. Released.
Nezire Muhemmedsalih, (F) Independent writer; wife of AdiljanTuniyaz. Incommunicado since December 2017.
Muhemmedsalih Hajim, (M) Researcher, Xinjiang Social Science Academy, retired; translator of the Quran into Uyghur; religious scholar and translator; died at age 84 in a camp; father of Nezire Muhemmedsalih
Memetéli Abdurehim, (M ) Former head of XUAR Language Committee, retired. Note: released in 2020
Tahir Abduweli, (M) Researcher, XUAR Language Committee
Alimjan, (M) Researcher, XUAR Language Committee; Incommunicado since 2017.
Nailjan Turghan, (M) Researcher, XUAR Language Committee; Incommunicado since 2017.
Küresh Tahir, (M) Researcher, Xinjiang Social Sciences Academy; son of Tahir Talip; Incommunicado since June 2017.
Abdurazaq Sayim, (M) Vice Head of Xinjiang Social Sciences Academy; senior researcher. Arrested in2017, sentences for life imprisonment with charges for splittism.
Gheyret Abdurahman, (M) Researcher, Xinjiang Social Sciences Academy; Vice Head, Language Institute, Xinjiang Social Sciences Academy. Note: released in 2019.
Abduqéyum Mijit, (M) Researcher, Ethnic Culture Research Institute, Xinjiang Social Sciences Academy; Incommunicado since 2018.
Sajide Tursun, (F) Postdoctoral researcher at Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious Diversity in Gottingen, Germany. Note: Sajide Tursun is released at end of 2019.
Abbas Burhan, (M) Researcher, XUAR Education Department; Vice Principal, Ürümqi, Number 10 Elementary School; incommunicado since 2018.
Ablimit Hemra, (M), Independent researcher of Uyghur classical literature; Work for Uyghur Muqam and Classic literature association; PhD; Incommunicado since 2017. Sentenced.
Gulbahar Eziz, Writer, Poet, Lawyer. Note: released in 2020
Adiljan Tuniyaz, (M) Former staff, Xinjiang People’s Radio Station; poet; husband of Nezire Muhemmedsalih; Incommunicado since December 2017. Sentenced.
Dilmurat Tursun (M) researcher, Urumchi Municipal education department,
Adil Rishit (M) researcher, XUAR Educational Press
Zamanidin Pakzat (M), poet, instructor, Preschool teachers college
Gulchihre Chongelem Eziz (F), writer. Note: released 2020
Abliz Qarihaji (Arqan) (M), writer, religious scholar.
Erkizat Barat (M), writer, website editor, activist, graduated Zhongnan Financial University, Poskam, Xinjing (aka East Turkestan)
Hisamidin Eziz (M), Poet, Xinjiang Representative Office in Beijing, detained in June 2018
Tahir Qasim (M), writer, poet, professor, Aqsu Educational Institute
Rahmanjan Awut Ozhal (M), Poet, Singer, Song writer, XUAR Theater. Note: Rahmanjan Awut Ozhal released in 2019.
Waris Ababekri (M), one of the former leaders of the 1988 Uyghur students’ movement, writer, film producer, Xinjiang Dolan Co.ltd, he passed away in 2020
Adil Yaqup (M) poet, Vice Chief of Number three Detention Center, detained March 2018, he got released in 2019. depending on the recent information Adil was detained again in March 2020. Note: Adil Yaqup, peot and head of the Nomber three detention center was released in the first week of April, he re-arrested in March 2020.
Memtimin Hoshur (M), Writer, Former Head of XUAR Writers Association
Ehtem Omer (M) Writer, employee of state owned XUAR Film making company, sentenced 20 years.
Abdureshit Eli (M), Pen name (tundiki adem), poet, editor of Yengi Qashteshi (seasonal literature magazine).
Abdurehim Ablethan (M) writer, film maker, Jigde Quduq Village, Qomul