The World Uyghur Congress Successfully Concludes Its Second Assembly

For immediate release
27 November 2006
Contact: General Secretariat
Tel: 089 54321999, Fax: 089 54349789, contact@uyghurcongress.org

Munich – The World Uyghur Congress has successfully held its Second Assembly from November 24 to 27 in Munich, Germany. WUC delegates from the United States, Canada, the Great Britain, Australia, Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan attended this assembly. Prominent Uyghur political leader and human rights activist Ms. Rebiya Kadeer was unanimously elected as the new President of World Uyghur Congress.

”I am really delighted to be elected as the new president,” said Ms. Kadeer, who is also the president of the Uyghur American Association based in Washington, DC. ”I promise that I will peacefully struggle for Uyghur people’s freedom and human rights until they have them.”

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The World Uyghur Congress will hold its II. General Assembly meeting in Munich

Immediate Release
17 November 2006
Contact: General Secreteriat of WUC
Phone: 089 54321999, Fax: 089 54349789

Munich- The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) will hold its Second General Assembly meeting in Munich, Germany, between 24-27, 2006. The opening plenary session will be held on November 24, at Eden Hotel Wolff, Arnulfstr 4, 80336 Munich, between 19:00-23:00 hours.

Leaders of the German political parties, Federal and Local government officials as well as the representatives of the international organizations such as the Amnesty International, Society for Threatened Peoples, Human Rights Without Frontiers, Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization have been invited to the opening plenary session.

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