UAA welcomes transfer of Uyghur men from Guantanamo to Bermuda

For immediate release
June 11, 2009, 5:45 pm EST
Contact: Uyghur American Association +1 (202) 349 1496

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Third General Assembly of the World Uyghur Congress to be held in Washington, DC

For immediate release
11 May 2009
Contact:Uyghur American Association, Tel (Washington): +1 202-349-1496
World Uyghur Congress, Tel (Munich): +49 89 54321999
Email: contact@uyghurcongress.org

On behalf of the World Uyghur Congress (WUC), the Uyghur American Association would like to announce the convening of the Third General Assembly of the WUC in Washington, DC from Thursday, May 21 to Monday, May 25. Also in Washington, DC, the WUC, in conjunction with the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO), will host a seminal human rights conference focused on East Turkestan entitledEast Turkestan: 60 Years under Communist Chinese Rule, from Monday, May 18 to Tuesday, May 19.

During the week beginning Monday, May 18, officially designated by the WUC as “Uyghur Week”, WUC delegates, Uyghur human right activists, government officials, legislators and academics from the U.S. and from countries around the world will attend these two important events.

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HRC: The Status of Human Rights in East Turkestan

Friday, 13 March 2009 

UNPO East Turkestan Representative, Mr. Isa, spoke at an HRC event to outline human rights abuses in China.

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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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