UNPO Joins Latest Call To Free Liu Xiaobo

UNPO, 10 December  2010


UNPO — Today, we, a group of ten non-governmental organizations – Students for a Free Tibet, Human Rights in China, Amnesty International, Human Rights First, Human Rights Watch, International Campaign for Tibet, International Federation for Human Rights, Tibetan Youth Congress of New York & New Jersey, Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization, and the Uyghur American Association – congratulate the independent Chinese intellectual, scholar, and activist Liu Xiaobo for being awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, and call on the Chinese government to release Liu from prison unconditionally.

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UNPO Manifesto: International Human Rights Day 2010

UNPO, 10 December 2016


UNPO — The 10th of December will mark the 2010 International Human Rights Day celebrations. UNPO wants to manifest this special day as an opportunity for learning from past failures and promising improvement for the future.

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WUC – UNPO Conference Report: Uyghurs Call for Dialogue with China

World Uyghur Congress, 15 November 2010

WUC — The conference “Uyghurs Call for Dialogue with China – Implementation of the Chinese Constitution to Safeguard and Protect the Rights of the Uyghur people” was held on 29 and 30 April 2010 in the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.

The conference was sponsored by the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Group of the European Parliament and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and was organised in collaboration with the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and the World Uyghur Congress (WUC).

The conference concluded with a concerted call from Uyghurs for a meaningful dialogue to begin with Beijing over resolving the situation in East Turkestan and ensuring that provisions for the protection of minority rights in the Chinese constitution are observed.

The conference report can be read here.

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Invitation: launch of a new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project

The World Uyghur Congress, the Uyghur American Association, and the National Endowment for Democracy

cordially invite you to

the launch of a new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project,


and a roundtable discussion on


Thursday, July 1, 2010

2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

1025 F Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004

Tel: 202-378-9700

RSVP with name and affiliation by Tuesday, June 29

to rsvp2@ned.org

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UNPO Resolution on East Turkestan

UNPO, 29 May 2010


The UNPO General Assembly,

Recalling the 2008 Berlin Declaration and the 2010 Brussels Declaration adopted by the World Uyghur Congress and the UNPO, reiterating their call for the application of the Chinese Constitution and the Regional Ethnic Autonomy Law by Chinese authorities in East Turkestan and elsewhere;

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‘Returning Refugees: Extradition to Torture’ UNPO Panel in Rome

UNPO, 4 February 2010


UNPO — This Friday 5th February, UNPO will be hosting a conference on the topic of non-refoulement of refugees in the Chamber of Deputies in Rome. The conference has been organised as part of the 8th Session of the UNPO Presidency.

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Rebiya Kadeer Ends European Tour with a Productive Visit to the Netherlands

UNPO news / Tuesday, 15 December 2009

During a one-day visit to The Netherlands, Ms Kadeer discussed the Chinese suppression of the Uyghur people with human rights organizations, Dutch Members of Parliament, the press and academic experts.

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UNPO issues letter with urgency securing support from the European Parliament for a safe release of the currently detained Mr. Dolkun Isa, Secretary General of the World Uyghur Congress (WUC).

UNPO, 16 September 2009

Dear MEP,

Re: Detention of Mr. Dolkun Isa (Secretary General, World Uyghur Congress)

It is with urgency that I must inform you of the detention of Mr. Dolkun Isa by the domestic security forces of South Korea upon his arrival in the country to attend the World Forum for Democratization in Asia (WFDA) in Seoul.

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