UNPO Calls For Support Against Coercive Geopolitical Puppeteering

UNPO, 30 June 2014

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UNPO — With the aim of providing a better understanding of the complexities that shape the lives of nations and ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities in various geopolitical hotspots, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen – Bayern (the German Green Party in Bavaria), in collaboration with UNPO and the World Uyghur Congress, and with the participation of the International Campaign for Tibet, organized a conference on 27 June 2014 at the Bavarian State Parliament in Munich, Germany.

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Are Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities Just Pawns on the Geopolitical Chessboard?

UNPO, 13 June 2014

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Brussels The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization will convene a conference entitled ‘Are Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities Just Pawns on the Geopolitical Chessboard?’ at the Bavarian State Parliament in Munich, Germany on 27 June 2014 in collaboration with the World Uyghur Congress and the International Campaign for Tibet.

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World Uyghur Congress Conference Unveils China’s Silenced Crimes Through Dialogue

Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization, 25 April 2014

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UNPO – From 13 to 16 April 2014, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC), the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), and Society for Threatened Peoples (STP), with the financial support of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), convened a conference entitled ‘The Silenced Crimes Against Humanity: Enforced Disappearances, Arbitrary Arrests and Extra-Judicial Killings of Uyghurs in China’ in Munich, Germany.

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Silenced Crimes Against Humanity: Enforced Disappearances, Arbitrary Arrests, and Extra-Judicial Killings of Uyghurs in China

WUC, 10 March 2014

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Brussels – The World Uyghur Congress (WUC), in cooperation with the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and Society for Threatened Peoples, and with the financial support of the National Endowment for Democracy, will be convening a conference entitled ‘The Silenced Crimes against Humanity: Enforced Disappearances, Arbitrary Arrests, and Extra-Judicial Killings of Uyghurs in China’ in Munich, Germany, from 14 to 16 April, 2014.

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Uyghur Mother Tongue Rights in China – Perspectives, Challenges and Policy

WUC, 19 February 2014

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Brussels — The World Uyghur Congress (WUC), in collaboration with the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), PEN Uyghur Centre and French PEN, will convene a conference entitled ‘Uyghur Mother Tongue Rights in China – Perspectives, Challenges and Policy’ in Paris on 21 February 2014 to mark the 15th Anniversary of UNESCO’s International Mother Tongue Day. Two panels of experts will discuss international standards for minority language protection and raise awareness about assimilationist and discriminatory policies endangering the Uyghur language in East Turkestan. Opening remarks will be delivered by Ms. Rebiya Kadeer, President of the World Uyghur Congress, Mr. Marino Busdachin, General Secretary of UNPO and Mr. Sylvestre Clancier, International PEN Board Member.

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CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: Uyghur Mother Tongue Rights in China – Perspectives, Challenges and Policy

Press Release – For immediate release
05 February 2014
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

WUC LogoThe World Uyghur Congress (WUC) is pleased to announce that it will be holding a conference on 21 February 2014 in Paris, France entitled ‘Uyghur Mother Tongue Rights in China – Perspectives, Challenges and Policy.’ This will coincide with the 15th Anniversary of UNESCO’s International Mother Tongue Day, and will be held in collaboration with the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), PEN Uyghur Centre and French PEN.

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WUC Set to Demonstrate in Memory of Victims of the Ghulja Incident and the Recent Purge of Uyghur Human Rights Defenders

Press Release – For immediate release
4 February 2014
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) would like to announce that it is coordinating the arrangements for worldwide protests and demonstrations to commemorate the memory of the victims of the February 1997 Ghulja Incident. The occasion will also be used to remind the international community of the ongoing purge of Uyghur human rights defenders Ilham Tohti, Abduweli Ayub and Ablikim Abdurehim, who remain detained in contravention of international law.

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WUC to Hold Worldwide Demonstrations

Press Release – For immediate release
9 January 2014
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

Alarmed by recent killings of Uyghurs in East Turkestan, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) will be coordinating protests around the world to demonstrate outside Chinese embassies and consulates. Taking place between 10 and 13 January 2014, the WUC seeks to draw attention to the Chinese government’s systematic human rights violations, especially extrajudicial killings, against Uyghurs in East Turkestan through such demonstrations, and calls upon all those wishing to show support to attend.

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