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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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 Korea: Dolkun Isa release welcome but authorities should not have denied him entry

Amnesty Interntional
18 September 2009

 

Amnesty International today welcomed the release of Dolkun Isa, the Secretary General of the World Uyghur Congress, ollowing his detention at Incheon International airport in Seoul, South Korea but said the authorities should not have denied him entry to the country.

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Secretary General of World Uighur Congress denied entry to South Korea

Amnesty International
17 September 2009

The South Korean authorities should immediately release Dolkun Isa, Secretary General of the World Uighur Congress, unless he is to be charged with an internationally recognized criminal offence, Amnesty International said on Thursday.

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Response to Dolkun Isa’s Arrest in South Korea (by Senitor Marco Perduca)

 Rome, 16 September 2009
 
To the Urgent Attention of:
H. E. Kim Joong-jae
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Italy 
Tel. 06-80.24.61
Fax 06-80.24.62.59 – 06-80.24.62.60 
Email: consul-it@mail.mofat.go.kr
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Arrest of Mr. Dolkun Isa in South Korea

The elected General Secretary of the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) Mr. Dolkun Isa, on his arrival to South Korea on 15 September 2009 to attend the World Forum for Democratization in Asia (WFDA) was detained by South Korean security forces. Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is shocked by this atrocity

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“China’s long arm” threatens human rights activists Prominent Uyghur human rights activist from Germany arrested in South Korea – Immediate release is called for

South Korea
Göttingen, September 16, 2009

 

The Society for Threatened Peoples (GfbV) has called for the immediate release of the Uyghur human rights activist Dolkun Isa, who is being held in South Korea.

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