Kazakhstan/ Kyrgyzstan: Exploitation of migrant workers, protection denied to asylum seekers and refugees

International Federation for Human Rights, 30 October 2009

International Federation for Human Rights — The report sets out the findings of an investigative mission conducted by FIDH in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in June 2009, which documented the situation of migrant workers, asylum seekers and refugees in both countries. The mission took place within the framework of FIDH’s actions aimed at the promotion and protection of migrants’ rights in the region.

As Kazakhstan prepares to take the Chair of the OSCE in January 2010, FIDH highlights the reforms urgently required to ensure that migrant workers and refugees receive the protection to which they are entitled under international law.

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“We Are Afraid to Even Look for Them”: Enforced Disappearances in the Wake of Xinjiang’s Protests

Human Rights Watch, 20 October 2016

Human Rights Watch — This 44-page report documents the enforced disappearances of 43 Uighur men and teenage boys who were detained by Chinese security forces in the wake of the protests.

You can read the report here.

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WUC Condemns Death Sentences and strongly appeal the international community to protect the innocent Uyghur people

For Immediate Release
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
Phone: +49 89 54321999
October 13, 2009
Munich, Germany

 

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) strongly condemns the decision of the Chinese court to sentence six Uyghur men to death without fair trial.

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Uyghurs As Indigenous People; A New UHRP Report Highlights Chinese Government Violations of Uyghurs’ Indigenous Rights

Press Release — For immediate release
5 October 2009
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

Sixty years after the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), more than six decades have passed since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. However, the unrest that has taken place in East Turkestan since July 5, 2009, stands as a grim reminder that Uyghurs in East Turkestan continue to experience human rights abuses in nearly every aspect of their lives. Sixty years of Communist rule have left Uyghurs a voiceless, powerless population in their traditional homeland, despite official guarantees regarding the implementation of autonomy. A new report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) details the PRC’s violations of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) in the case of the Uyghur people.

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Uyghurs as indigenous people a new UHRP report highlights Chinese government violations of Uyghurs’ indigenous rights

For immediate release
October 5, 2009, 2:15 pm EST
Contact: Uyghur American Association +1 (202) 349 1496 

 

Sixty years after the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), more than six decades have passed since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. However, the unrest that has taken place in East Turkestan since July 5, 2009, stands as a grim reminder that Uyghurs in East Turkestan continue to experience human rights abuses in nearly every aspect of their lives.

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East Turkestan: A Land and its People in Mourning

For immediate release
October 1, 2009,
Contact: World Uyghur Congress +49 89 54321999

 

On October 1st, 1949 Mao proclaimed the People’s Republic of China and incorporated East Turkestan into its territory.

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