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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Open Letter regarding the Beijing 2008 Olympic

December 3, 2007

The Olympic Games have historically been considered a symbol of friendship, cooperation, peace and freedom for people around the world, and those involved in the Games have always aimed to serve these noble purposes.

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WUC welcomes the Resolution 497 of the House of Representatives of Congress of the USA

For Immediate Release
20 September 2007
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
0049 – 89 54321999, fax:+49 89 54349789, @uyghurcongress.org

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The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and Freedom of Expression

For immediate release
June 16, 2007,
Contact: World Uyghur Congress:
Tel. +49 (89) 54321999, Fax: +49 (89) 54349789
contact@uyghurcongress.org
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