The World Uyghur Congress calls upon the Indonesian government to act prudently, fairly and independently in dealing with the four Uyghurs who were arrested recently in Indonesia

Press Release – For immediate release
17 September 2014
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) calls upon the Indonesian government to act prudently, fairly and independently in dealing with the four Uyghurs who were arrested recently in Indonesia on charges of suspected terrorist ties. There must be an independent investigation to reveal the true intention of those detained and Indonesian authorities must resist pressure from China for their extradition.

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Trial of Ilham Tohti on separatism charges politicized and shows Chinese state intolerance for peaceful Uyghur dissent

For immediate release
September 16, 2014
Contact: Uyghur American Association +1 (202) 478 1920

The Uyghur American Assocation (UAA) believes the September 17 trial of Uyghur economist, Ilham Tohti on charges of separatism will be neither free nor fair. UAA is concerned that the conditions of Mr. Tohti’s pre-trial detention fall far below international standards and demonstrate a disregard for justice to satisfy Beijing’s political aims.

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The WUC condemns the recent execution of eight Uyghurs

Press Release – For immediate release
25 August 2014
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) condemns the recent execution of eight Uyghurs on August 23, 2014, as reported by Chinese state media. The report comes on the heels of a significant increase in similar sentences without due process of law and few, if any, details released concerning their actual offences.

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Chinese government proposals intended as collective punishment, further marginalize the Uyghur people in southern East Turkestan: Birth control and “anti-terror” city proposals are ill conceived and target ordinary Uyghurs

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August 20, 2014
Contact: Uyghur American Association +1 (202) 478 1920

The Uyghur American Association (UAA) believes recent proposals put forward by Chinese officials will not address long-standing political, economic, social and cultural grievances in East Turkestan. The measures aim to collectively punish Uyghurs in southern East Turkestan for a rise in tensions.

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The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) condemns in the strongest possible terms, Chinese military’s use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) during the operations against the Uyghur population

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August 20, 2014
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) condemns in the strongest possible terms, Chinese military’s use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) during the operations against the Uyghur population in Yarkent county of East Turkistan. The WUC calls on international community to hold China accountable for its brutal crack down of targeting peaceful Uyghur civilians protesting against Chinese government repression since July 27, 2014.

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We call upon the world community to raise their voice concerning the fate of Mr. Ababekri Rehim

For immediate release
August 15, 2014
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 (Munich, Germany), +1 (202) 535 0048 (Washington, DC, USA)

After hearing the news distributed by the official Chinese media and alleged confessions, the WUC (World Uyghur Congress) is concerned about the well-being of, and would like to draw the world’s attention to, the fate of a Uyghur blogger Mr. Ababekri Rehim.

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Bus ban in Karamay treats Uyghurs as second class citizens and demonstrates open discrimination

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August  05, 2014, 05:50 PM EST
Contact: Uyghur American Association +1 (202) 478 1920

The Uyghur American Association (UAA) is alarmed at a report that Uyghurs will be advised against boarding public buses in the city of Karamay as part of a campaign to discourage five types of appearance. The highlighted appearances target Muslim, and in particular, Uyghur residents in the city and were publicized in a report and image in Chinese state media.

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The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) condemns the violence and mass killings of Uyghur civilians perpetrated by Chinese police and military forces

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August 5, 2014
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC)  condemns the violence and mass killings  of Uyghur civilians perpetrated by Chinese police and military forces on Monday, July 28, 2014 in Elishku Township, Yarkent County. The extra-judicial killings and mass arrests that have taken place in the region in the last two weeks has reached to a level of massacre of civilians which urgently need to be addressed internationally.  The WUC calls for an immediate action by the international community to stop the police brutality in East Turkistan. 

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