Poem “UNTIL HOW LONG?” by Molly Agarwal

Molly Agarwal a poet  from India, wrote a marvelous poem on the suffering of the Uyghurs. Ms. Agarwal is studying at the Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak. She has a keen interest in international relations and human right issues. 

 

 

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PRESS RELEASE: THE WUC WELCOMES THE GERMAN GOVERNMENT’S REPORT ON ITS HUMAN RIGHTS POLICIES

Press Release – For immediate release
4 December 2020
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
+49 89 5432 1999 or
 [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress welcomes the “14. Report of the German Government on its Human Rights Policies“, which highlights the human right crisis in East Turkistan. In this new report the German Government criticizes the Chinese Government more explicitly for its gross human rights violations against the Uyghurs.

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Saudi Arabia: Clarify Status of Uyghur Detainees

Human Rights Watch, 23 November 2020

Below is an article published by Human Rights Watch.

Saudi authorities should immediately clarify the status of two Chinese Muslim Uyghur men arrested in Saudi Arabia on November 20, 2020, and disclose the basis for their detentions, Human Rights Watch said today. The Saudi authorities should not forcibly return the men to China, where they are at serious risk of arbitrary detention and torture.

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WEEKLY BRIEF, 13 NOVEMBER 2020

NEWS

East Turkistan National Day
On November 12, the World Uyghur Congress celebrated the East Turkistan National Day together with the Uyghur community. This is an important day, as it refers to the creation of the two independent Republics in 1933 and 1944, which stand as a symbol of the spirit of the Uyghur people and our longing for freedom and democracy. Since the Chinese occupation of East Turkistan in 1949, the human rights situation has worsened dramatically and culminated in the genocide which is happening today.

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Uyghur Businessman Faces Deportation to Xinjiang by Saudi Authorities

Radio Free Asia, 10 November 2020

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia. Photo Reuters

A Uyghur businessman who is a legal resident of Turkey and recently became stranded in Saudi Arabia because of coronavirus travel restrictions is being hunted by Saudi authorities for deportation to China, where he faces persecution, he told RFA’s Uyghur Service.

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WEEKLY BRIEF, 30 OCTOBER 2020

NEWS

75th anniversary of the UN
On the occasion of the UN’s 75th anniversary, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) reiterates its calls on the UN and its Member States in a Press Release  to meaningfully address the Uyghur crisis and hold the Chinese government accountable for its crimes.  

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