February 2015 Newsletter

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 Top Stories

  • Uyghur Refugee Drama Continues
  • Uyghur Arrests double in 2014

Featured Articles

  • 17 of 44 Journalists Imprisoned in China are of Uyghur Descent
  • China Passes New Laws Restricting Religious Expression
  • HRW Criticizes China’s Draft Legislation on Counter-Terrorism
  • Beijing extends “Strike Hard” campaign until the end of 2015

 Upcoming Events

  • WUC Demonstrations to Mark the 18th Anniversary of Ghulja Massacre

 Past Events/Activities

  • A WUC delegation travelled to Japan to meet Japanese Parliamentarians
  • Nearly 500 Uyghur refugees offered shelter in Turkey from persistent WUC efforts last year
  • WUC vice president appears on Al Jazeera America to Discuss the Uyghur Situation
  • WUC Appeals to the International Community for Imprisoned Uyghur Scholar Ilham Tohti
  • WUC Calls on the International Community to Respond to the Renewed Violence Perpetrated by the PRC
  • WUC Executive Chairman meets with Turkish Prime Minister in Berlin
  • WUC sends letter to Germany government regarding the refugee situation in Thailand
  • Uyghur youth football championship held in Adelaide, Australia