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The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices. If you have any questions relating to this policy, or how it relates to the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation in May 2018, please call +49-89-5432-1999 or email [email protected]. If we alter our privacy policy in any way, we will endeavor to post the changes online in a timely manner so you can be aware of the changes which may affect you.

The Word Uyghur Congress (WUC) does not share, sell, or rent any information about our donors, supporters, or website visitors to third parties for commercial purposes. It is our intent to keep any personal or financial information you provide us confidential unless we are required by law or business necessity to divulge it. Any information that you might provide is stored in a secure location, is accessed only by designated staff, and is used for the purposes for which you provide the information. When you make a donation, your financial details are securely processed by two parties: Donately and Stripe. The WUC will share the information you provide with these parties for the purpose of collecting your donation(s), but your details will never be shared with any other organization for their own marketing purposes. Upon request, we will refund your donation within 30 days of receipt. Requests for refunds concerning donations made outside of this time period will be considered on a case by case basis.

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1. follow WUC social Media

 

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3. Read reports, press releases, etc.

  • Read WUC’s press releases here.
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Get Involved!

 

1. Write letters to your local officials or call on local/national governments to pass relevant legislation.

2. Write letters to companies who are linked Uyghur forced labour.

3. Use #Hashtags on social media posts about the Uyghur issue.

List of Hashtags you can use:

#Uyghur, #FreeUyghurs, #CloseTheCamps, #NoRightsNoGames, #StillNoInfo, #UyghurPulse, #FreeIlhamTohti, #UyghurHumanRights, #EastTurkistan, #FreeGulshanAbbas #UyghurForcedLabour, #FreeUyghurScholars, #MeTooUyghur, #FreeRahilaDawut, etc.

 

4. Contact the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and urge them to provide humanitarian aid to Uyghur Refugees and Asylum Seekers. 

5. If you are a Professor in a University, an independent researcher or scholar with a PHD, a PHD student, or a PHD candidate please sign the Statement by Concerned Scholars on China’s Mass Detention of Turkic Minorities or tell your professor about this initiative.

 

 

Support Uyghur Initiatives!

 

 

1. Sign Letters/Petitions

2. Join Demonstrations

  • List of upcoming WUC organized protests:
  • *Due to the COVID-19, there are no protests planned at this moment.*

3. Donate!

  • Lawyers for Uyghur Rights
    For the Lawyers of Uyghur rights to prevent Huawei from taking part in the UK’s 5G network given the intense pain and suffering inflicted upon our people with this company playing an integral part of that oppression. Donate here for Lawyers for Uyghur rights!
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  • World Uyghur Congress Support the Uyghur Tribunal 
    The World Uyghur Congress relies partially on donations from the public to support our advocacy activity, but we can’t do it without your help. Please donate to support our efforts to raise Uyghur human rights concerns with the international community. Donate here for WUC!
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  • Support the Uyghur Tribunal 
    The Uyghur Tribunal, launched in September to investigate ongoing crimes committed by the CCP against the Uyghurs and other Turkic ethnic groups, has launched its crowdfunding campaign. The Uyghur Tribunal is one of the most valuable initiatives to address the Uyghur plight. Your contributions make a real difference; act now by donating here!


Learn About Uyghur Culture!

 

 

 

1. Uyghur Food

2. Literature, Visual arts

3. Music, Dance

4. Kleidung, Arts crafts

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The Uyghur women fighting China’s surveillance state

Coda Story, 9 May 2019

By Isobel Cockerell  Xinjiang, northwest China, is in a state of surveillance lockdown. One million ethnic Uyghurs are now in concentration camps. Every message, word and movement is monitored for its extremist potential. But in Istanbul, 3000 miles away, a community of Uyghur women who have escaped a life of repression are fighting back – via smartphone.

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China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise

The New York Times, 21 February 2019

By Sui Lee Wee  The authorities called it a free health check. Tahir Imin had his doubts.

They drew blood from the 38-year-old Muslim, scanned his face, recorded his voice and took his fingerprints. They didn’t bother to check his heart or kidneys, and they rebuffed his request to see the results.

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Engaging Beijing on Organ Pillaging

The Epoch Times, 7 November 2012

Fellow Canadian David Matas and I are here to urge your government, legislators, media and other citizens to join the international campaign to end the inhuman commerce in organs from a large community of peaceful Chinese citizens.

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