Uyghurs Set to Stage Protests on 3rd Anniversary of 5th July Urumchi Crackdown

Press Release – For immediate release
3 July 2012
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or
contact@uyghurcongress.org

The World Uyghur Congress is pleased to announce that as we approach 5th July many Uyghur exiles and their supporters around the globe are making final preparations to stage peaceful demonstrations and other activities on and around this day so as to commemorate the third anniversary of the violently suppressed, peaceful protest in Urumqi, East Turkestan.

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WUC to Stage Joint Demonstration in Munich on International Human Rights Day

Press Release – For immediate release
11 December 2011
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or
contact@uyghurcongress.org

On the International Human Rights Day – 10 December 2011 – the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) and East Turkestan Union in Europe will stage a demonstration from 14:00 to 16:00 in Munich, Germany. With this demonstration, the WUC aims to draw attention to the Chinese government’s systematic human rights violations against the Uyghur people in East Turkestan.

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Uyghur Organizations to Stage Demonstrations on the occasion of the Chinese National Day

Press Release – For immediate release
27 September 2011
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or
contact@uyghurcongress.org

On the occasion of the National Day of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) celebrated each year on 1 October, Uyghur organizations worldwide will stage demonstrations to protest the occupation of their homeland East Turkestan, also known as Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China (XUAR), 62 years ago. While the Chinese government celebrate the foundation of the PRC, 1 October represents a mourning day for the Uyghur people since it symbolizes the loss of freedom and human rights. With the protest actions, the Uyghur exile movement also aims to raise awareness on the ongoing human rights abuses against the Uyghurs.

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Uyghurs to Stage Demonstration in Vienna to Protest Hotan Incident

Press release – For immediate release
28 July 2011
Contact:  World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
Tel. 0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or e-mail contact@uyghurcongress.org

On Monday, 01 August 2011, the Uyghur community in Austria in collaboration with the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) will stage a demonstration in front of the Chinese embassy in Vienna, to protest the brutal and lethal crackdown on Uyghur demonstrators by Chinese security forces in the city of Hotan, East Turkestan, on 18 July, as well as the ongoing social, economic, political and cultural discrimination of the Uyghur population in East Turkestan.

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World Uyghur Congress to Stage Demonstration in Munich on Hotan Incident

Press release – For immediate release
22 July 2011
Contact:  World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
Tel. 0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or e-mail contact@uyghurcongress.org

On Monday, 25 July 2011, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) will stage a demonstration in Munich, Germany, to protest the brutal and lethal crackdown on Uyghur demonstrators by Chinese security forces in the city of Hotan, East Turkestan, on 18 July. The demonstration will take place in front of the Chinese consulate and will start at 16:00.

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Worldwide Uyghur Protests on Second Anniversary of 5 July 2009

Press release – For immediate release
8 July 2011
Contact:  World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
Tel. 0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or e-mail contact@uyghurcongress.or

On 5 July 2009, Uyghurs in Urumqi, the capital of East Turkestan, staged a peaceful protest which was brutally suppressed by Chinese security forces and subsequently led to ethnic unrest in the city that left hundreds of people dead.

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PEACEFUL UYGHUR DEMONSTRATION IN BRUSSELS: TIBETANS AND OTHERS SHOW THEIR SOLIDARITY

Dennis Barbion, 6th July 2011

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) and worldwide Uyghur associations have organized peaceful demonstrations all over the globe on 5th July 2011, to commemorate what happened in Umrumqi, the capital of East Turkistan that is now a part of China, exactly two years ago.

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2nd Anniversary of the 5 July 2009 Events – Join the Protest Actions of the World Uyghur Congress!

Press release – For immediate release
30 June 2011
Contact:  World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
Tel. 0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or e-mail contact@uyghurcongress.or

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) and its member organizations will stage protest actions around the globe on July 5, 2011 and in the days surrounding July 5th to commemorate the second anniversary of one of the saddest and most tragic days in the history of the Uyghur people and of East Turkestan and to ensure that the world does not forget about the devastating plight of the Uyghur people.

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