UNPO issues letter with urgency securing support from the European Parliament for a safe release of the currently detained Mr. Dolkun Isa, Secretary General of the World Uyghur Congress (WUC).

UNPO, 16 September 2009

Dear MEP,

Re: Detention of Mr. Dolkun Isa (Secretary General, World Uyghur Congress)

It is with urgency that I must inform you of the detention of Mr. Dolkun Isa by the domestic security forces of South Korea upon his arrival in the country to attend the World Forum for Democratization in Asia (WFDA) in Seoul.

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Declaration by the Presidency on behalf of the European Union regarding the recent executions of nine persons in Xinjiang

The European Union condemns the recent executions of nine persons in Xinjiang following the violent protests in Ürümqi on July 5-7, 2009.

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WUC Condemns Death Sentences and strongly appeal the international community to protect the innocent Uyghur people

For Immediate Release
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
Phone: +49 89 54321999
October 13, 2009
Munich, Germany

 

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) strongly condemns the decision of the Chinese court to sentence six Uyghur men to death without fair trial.

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Uyghurs as indigenous people a new UHRP report highlights Chinese government violations of Uyghurs’ indigenous rights

For immediate release
October 5, 2009, 2:15 pm EST
Contact: Uyghur American Association +1 (202) 349 1496 

 

Sixty years after the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), more than six decades have passed since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. However, the unrest that has taken place in East Turkestan since July 5, 2009, stands as a grim reminder that Uyghurs in East Turkestan continue to experience human rights abuses in nearly every aspect of their lives.

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East Turkestan: A Land and its People in Mourning

For immediate release
October 1, 2009,
Contact: World Uyghur Congress +49 89 54321999

 

On October 1st, 1949 Mao proclaimed the People’s Republic of China and incorporated East Turkestan into its territory.

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Statement from World Uyghur Congress President Rebiya Kadeerregarding remarks of Taiwan Interior Minister Chiang Yi-hua

For immediate release
September 25, 2009, 5:35 pm EST
Contact: Uyghur American Association +1 (202) 349 1496
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WFDA DEEPLY REGRETS DECISION OF KOREA TO DENY ENTRY OF UYGHUR DELEGATE

21 September 2009

The World Forum for Democratization in Asia (WFDA) deeply regrets the decision of the South Korean government to deny entry to Mr. Dolkun Isa, General Secretary of the World Uyghur Congress. Mr. Isa was invited by WFDA to attend its Third Biennial Meeting, which was held in Seoul on 16-18 September 2009.

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South Korean detention of Uyghur activist Dolkun Isa raises concern over Chinese influence on peaceful Uyghur activities

For immediate release
September 18, 2009, 5:45 pm EST
Contact: Uyghur American Association +1 (202) 349 1496 
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