World Uyghur Congress Newsletter No. 8 (March 2011)

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TOP STORY
Chinese fears of “Jasmine Revolution” unrest lead to clampdown on Uyghurs

FEATURED ARTICLES
Uyghur Leadership Training Seminar: “The Uyghur Issue in the Context of China’s Democratization Process”
Chinese authorities released plan to transfer Uyghur students to inner Chinese cities

MEDIA WORK
Interview with WUC Secretary General
UAA Press Release on Death Sentences Given to Four Uyghurs in East Turkestan
Interview with Rebiya Kadeer in Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

PAST EVENTS
East Turkestan Foundation Elects New Leadership
20th Anniversary of UNPO and UNPO Presidency Meeting
Conference on East Turkestan in Turkey
WUC Delegation at 39th Congress of the Nonviolent Radical Party, Italy
International Symposium on the Balkan, Turkey
Briefing on the Uyghur Issue for Turkish Parties and Civil Society
Briefing on the Uyghur Human Rights Situation at German Parliament
Panel Discussion on History of East Turkestan, Turkey

UPCOMING EVENTS
16th Session of UN Human Rights Council
3rd Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy
Society for Threatened Peoples: Event on the Uyghurs in Munich

HIGHLIGHTED MEDIA ARTICLES AND REPORTS ON UYGHUR RELATED ISSUES
Surveillance of Uyghurs Increases in East Turkestan
Travel Ban Extends to Family of Ilham Tohti
Committee to Protect Journalists Report: Attacks on the Press in 2010
CHRD: Annual Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in China 2010
Sentence Upheld for Christian Uyghur Detained on Account of Faith

MORE MEDIA ARTICLES

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[Published: 07 March 2011]