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- – 06- 
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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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Rome, 8th July 2009

Since this evening the Italian Parliamentarians Matteo Mecacci, Rita Bernardini, Maria Antonietta Farina Coscioni, Roberto Giachetti, Marco Perduca, Maurizio Turco and Elisabetta Zamparutti have started a hunger strike to demand an intervention of the leaders assembled at the G8 Summit Conference in L’Aquila towards China, calling for the end of violence in the Xinjang region, a fact-finding mission on riots which erupted into violence in the last days and the respect of Uighurs rights.

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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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Democracy & Human Rights: Uyghur Leadership Seminar in The Hague

UNPO, 3 May 2007

UNPO together with the World Uyghur Congress is organizing a seminar series in which Uyghur participants will be trained and educated in issues such as human rights, democracy, non-violent methodology and international law. The seminar for present and future Uyghur leaders starts in The Hague on Sunday 06 May 2007 with a cultural event, held in collaboration with local NGOs.

The Uyghurs are indigenous inhabitants of East Turkestan in China and are victims of ongoing repression, including culturally destructive assimilation policies and substantial restrictions on their basic freedoms. The goal of the event is to provide present and future Uyghur leaders with tools and knowledge to effectively participate in international institutions which can promote their cause and find effective ways to protect and promote their human rights.

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Human Rights and East Turkestan (Joint Statement)

Joint Statement

Human Rights and East Turkestan

[Issued 16/03/2007]

A response to concerns raised by

the Mission of the People’s Republic of China

to the European Union in the News Bulletin No. 17, 06/03/2007

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