Alimujiang Yimiti | China

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In January 2008, Alimujiang “Alim” Yimiti, a Muslim convert to Christianity, was arrested and accused of “subversion of the national government and endangering national security,” a crime punishable by death. On 27 October 2009, Alim was handed a 15-year prison sentence for “providing state secrets to overseas organizations.”

In November 2010, the Higher People’s Court of Xinjiang accepted an appeal by Alim’s wife and mother and decided to retry his case. In February 2011, the Higher People’s Court of Xinjiang notified Alim that they upheld the original sentence of 15 years of imprisonment.

Prison address:

Alimujiang Yimiti
Section 11, The Xinjiang No. 3 Prison No.1339, Dongzhan Road

Urumqi City

Xinjiang Uyghur

Autonomous Region

830013

People’s Republic of China

 

Updates

Update: Alimujiang Yimiti’s wife’s letter to churches

(source: China Aid) The wife of imprisoned Uyghur house church leader and China 18 member Alimujiang Yimiti thanked the international community for the support of her husband’s case and the couple’s family through a video. The video, which was recorded approximately two years after Alimujiang’s January 2008 detention, features Gulinuer Minamu, Alimujiang’s wife, telling the […]

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Update on Alimujiang Yimiti – Wife: Pray for Husband, Kids, Church – June 2014

A VOM worker recently visited Alimujiang’s wife. Gulinuer and her two children are only allowed to visit Alimujiang for 15 minutes every three months. She told VOM that her husband has lost a lot of weight and looks pale, but he is doing well spiritually. She said he needs prayer for prison life, since he […]

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Time in prison:

In prison for 3250 days

Family situation

Alimujiang is married with a son and a daughter

Charged with:

Given a 15-year prison sentence for “providing state secrets to overseas organizations.”

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