Conference Report: China’s Nuclear Programme in East Turkestan and Its Impacts Today

World Uyghur Congress, May 2012

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) jointly with the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) have released their report on the conference held at the European Parliament, Brussels, on 29 February 2012, entitled ’50 Years After Test 596: China’s Nuclear Programme in East Turkestan and its Impacts Today’.

The conference was organised by the offices of MEP’s László Tőkés, Kristiina Ojuland and Vytautas Landsbergis, as well as in collaboration with the World Uyghur Congress and the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization.

László Tőkés MEP concluded at the end of the conference by pledging that when a delegation of MEPs visit China later in 2012 that they will, “insist on finding facts and new information… about East Turkestan and Tibet”, especially in regards to the Lop Nur nuclear tests that continue to devestate Uyghurs.

The conference report can be downloaded here.