WUC Joins 55 Organisations Urging US Government to Impose Magnitsky Sanctions on CCP Officials Implicated by Xinjiang Police Files

The World Uyghur Congress joins 55 organisations in a letter to US Treasury Secretary Yellen and Secretary of State Blinken urging the US government to immediately impose Magnitsky sanctions on the Chinese government officials implicated by the Xinjiang Police Files.

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WEEKLY BRIEF 12 AUGUST

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WUC President Dolkun Isa Publishes his Memoir
This week, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) President, Dolkun Isa, published his memoir, telling the story of his life pursuing justice and freedom for the people of East Turkistan, and the many challenges such as his 21-year long INTERPOL Red Notice.

“This book, based on my personal experiences, is an effort to illuminate and bring awareness to the dangers of the CCP. Despite living in a free world, I’ve continued to face injustices. I’ve been deprived of my freedom. My dignity has been trampled upon, detained, interrogated”, Mr. Isa said.

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Weekly Brief, 05 August 2022

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Satellite Imagery Shows Expansion of Nuclear Test Sites in East Turkistan
On August 1st, Nikkei Asia reported that new satellite imagery shows that the Chinese government is expanding its nuclear testing facilities in East Turkistan. Over the past decades, nuclear testing in East Turkistan has been proven to be detrimental to the health of the Uyghur population in the region.

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Weekly Brief, 29 July 2022

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New Report on XPCC’s Role in Uyghur Genocide
On July 26th, a new report titled “Until Nothing Is Left”, by Laura Murphy, Nyrola Elimä and David Tobin from Sheffield Hallam University, presented important new insights in how the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC), a Chinese state-run paramilitary group, has played a critical role in suppressing Uyghur life, culture, and identity.

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Weekly Brief, 22 July 2022

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Human Rights NGOs Call for the Release of Uyghur Activist Idris Hasan
On July 19th, one year after the arrest of Uyghur activist Idris Hasan in Morocco, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) joined a coalition of 45 human rights NGOs calling for his release.

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Weekly Brief July 15th

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Uyghur Forced Labour Prevention Act Severely Impacts Businesses Tainted by Forced Labour 

Recent reporting from SCMP confirmed that the Uyghur Forced Labour Prevention Act (UFLPA) is having a severe impact on companies sourcing from East Turkistan. Roth Capital Partners, an investment company, admitted large shipments of goods are being seized by Customs authorities and expressed concerns as a lack of proper supply-chain documents is common.

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