WUC Joint Demonstration — UN: Stop China’s Violations of Freedom of Religion in Tibet & East Turkestan

Press Release – For immediate release
2 September 2016
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

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The World Uyghur Congress along with the International Campaign for Tibet will be holding a demonstration march in Geneva, Switzerland, from Palais Wilson to the Broken Chair Monument across from the Palais des Nations beginning at 11:00 on September 16th.

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Announcement: Demonstrations to be held at Thai Embassy in Berlin

9 July 2015
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

UntitledThe World Uyghur Congress announces that demonstrations will be held in front of the Royal Thai Embassy (Königlich Thailändische Botschaft) in Berlin, Germany on Friday July 10, beginning at 15:00. The embassy is located at Lepsiusstraße 64, 12163 Berlin.

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Uyghurs Stage International Demonstrations over Human Rights Abuses

World Uyghur Congress, 1 October 2014

WUC — A demonstration organized by the World Uyghur Congress alongside the East Turkestan Union in Europe was staged yesterday, October 1st, opposite the Chinese Consulate in Munich, Germany to protest the continued human rights violations by the Chinese government in East Turkestan.

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Uyghur Organizations Set to Stage Demonstrations on National Day of the People’s Republic of China

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

Coinciding with the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the 59th anniversary of the creation of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), on October 1st, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) and other international organizations representing the Uyghur cause will stage demonstrations to protest the continued human rights abuses in East Turkestan.

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Uyghur Exiles and Supporters Worldwide to Commemorate the Five-Year Anniversary of Urumqi Tragedy

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

On July 5, 2014, and in the days surrounding July 5, Uyghurs in exile and their supporters around the globe will stage demonstrations and other actions to commemorate the five-year anniversary of one of the most tragic days in the history of the Uyghur people and of East Turkestan. These demonstrations ensure the world is reminded of the continued plight of the Uyghur people. 

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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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WUC to Commemorate Victims on 4th Anniversary of Urumqi Unrest

Press Release – For immediate release
2 July 2013
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

On 5 July 2009, one of the worst episodes of human rights violations to be felt in East Turkestan in recent history occurred. The World Uyghur Congress (WUC), along with other human rights organisations, national governments, media, the EU and the UN have documented a wealth of human rights violations directly connected to the violent repression of peaceful protests on this day in Urumqi, East Turkestan.

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