East Turkestan: Swiss to back Uyghurs in UPR China

Thursday, 29 January 2009

On the eve of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) which the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is to undergo in the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) in early February 2009, representatives of UNPO and the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) seek diplomatic support in Geneva, Switzerland to highlight their case during the 3 hour state examination of the human rights record of PRC which is scheduled to take place on Friday 9 February 2009.

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The WUC Welcomes the Decision to Release Uyghur Detainees at Guantanamo

For immediate release
October 08, 2008
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
Tel: +49 89 5432199, Fax: +49 89 54349789, Contact:contact@uyghurcongress.org
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Rebiya Kadeer meets with President Bush at the White House

For immediate release
July 30, 2008, 4:50 pm EST
Contact: Uyghur American Association +1 (202) 349 1496
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Uyghur Women’s Seminar: Democracy and Human Rights

Press Statement

18 July 2008

Uyghur Women’s Seminar: Democracy and Human Rights

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Five Uyghurs killed in raid in Urumchi; Uyghurs executed in Kashgar after mass sentencing rally

For immediate release
July 10, 2008, 5:15 EST
Contact: Uyghur American Association +1 (202) 349 1496
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The Olympic Games—Political Games?

World Uyghur Congress
June 16, 2008
Tel: +49 89 54321999, Fax: +49 89 54349789, contact@uyghurcongress.org

The Olympic Games—Political Games?

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Providing Uyghur Leaders with the Means to Protect & Promote their Human Rights and Democracy

PRESS RELEASE

10th April 2008

Providing Uyghur Leaders with the Means to Protect & Promote their Human Rights and Democracy

As China’s economic weight increasingly encourages the international community to accept promises of “democratisation” and “human rights protection”, and with China preparing to present itself to the world during the 2008 Olympic Games, minority communities are working to remind the world that the People’s Republic of China remains a state in which the death penalty is applied more frequently than anywhere else, in which freedom of religion, speech, and assembly are substantially curtailed, and in which ethnic and religious minorities, as exemplified by recent crack downs in Tibet and East Turkestan (also known as Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region), continue to suffer the systematic violation of social, political, and human rights.

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WOLRD UYGHUR CONGRESS EXPRESSES ITS SOLIDARITY WITH THE TIBETAN PEOPLE

For immediate release
March 18, 2008
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
Tel: +49 89 5432199, Fax: +49 89 54349789, Contact:contact@uyghurcongress.org
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