18th UN Human Rights Council: Joint NRPTT and WUC Written Statement on Human Rights Violations in East Turkestan

WUC, 12 September 2011

The Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty (NRPTT), in collaboration with the World Uyghur Congress (WUC), submitted a written statement entitled “New wave of human rights violations against the Uyghur people” (A/HRC/18/NGO/74) to the 18th session of the UN Human Rights Council under item 4 (“Human Rights situations that require the attention of the Council”).

In the statement, the NRPTT expresses its conerns over theincidents in Hotan and Kashgar in July 2011, as well as on a new “Strike Hard” campaign implemented by the Chinese authorities in East Turkestan in August 2011.

The NRPTT also dennounces the  extraditions of at least 18 Uyghur refugees
from countries surrounding China in 2011.

The statement is available here.