Tortured with rods and separated from our children: no one should have to experience what we Uighur women have

Inews. 21 July 2021

Below is an article published by Inews. Photo:AFP.

Researchers estimate that one million Uighur Muslims have been detained and put into detention camps in Xinjiang, China since 2017.

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US-Trained Uyghur Scientist Found Detained After His WeChat Went Silent

RFA. 20 July 2021

Below is an article published by RFA. Photo:Abduweli Ayup.

A Uyghur research scientist at a Chinese university in Shanghai who suddenly went silent in April after an active presence on social media has been confirmed detained, the latest of many intellectuals from Xinjiang to disappear from public life into internment camps or prisons.

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WUC SUBMISSION TO THE UK CONSERVERATIVE PARTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMISSION

World Uyghur Congress, 05 May 2020

The present report provides information to the UK Conservative Party Human Rights Comission.

Human rights violation in the context of COVID-19
Due to the heavy censorship in the Uyghur region, as well as mainland China, the situation in Xinjiang regarding the COVID-19 remains highly obscure. Radio Free Asia‘s Uyghur Service has been at the forefront of reporting on the spread of COVID-19 in the region, with limited access to information inside the region. The lack of transparency and control over information by the Chinese government have increased even further during the current pandemic.

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PRESS RELEASE: WUC COMMEMORATES 12TH ANNIVERSARY OF URUMCHI MASSACRE

Press Release – For Immediate Release
04 July 2021
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
+49 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) commemorates the 12th year anniversary of the Urumchi massacre, in the capital city of East Turkistan. Every year, July 5th is a dark reminder of the brutality Uyghurs face from the Chinese authorities. From July 5-7 2009, thousands of Uyghur protesters were killed, disappeared or injured, as the Chinese government cracked down on peaceful protests. This proved to be a pivotal turning point in the Chinese government’s treatment of the Uyghur people.

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PRESS RELEASE: WUC THANKS OUTGOING PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF GERMANY AT THE UNITED NATIONS, AMBASSADOR CHRISTOPH HEUSGEN

Press Release – For Immediate Release
01 July 2021
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
+49 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) is heavy-hearted at the departure of Ambassador Christoph Heusgen as Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations (UN), and expresses its sincere and heartfelt gratitude for his staunch support of the WUC and the plight of the Uyghurs during his time as UN envoy.

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China is buying Muslim leaders’ silence on the Uyghurs

Vox News. 23 June 2021

Below is an artcile published by Vox News. Photo:Wakil Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images.

As the world increasingly speaks out against China’s genocide of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, the quietest voices continue to belong to the leaders of Muslim-majority countries.

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Joint Statement: Rights Groups Unite in Brussels on International Olympic Day. Pressure Mounts to Boycott Beijing 2022 – ‘The Genocide Games’

Governments, Olympic Committees and Sponsors All Targeted to Ditch Support for Beijing 2022; China’s Uyghur Genocide Cited as a ‘Red Line’

[23 June 2021] On International Olympic Day [1], the Belgium Uyghur Association, together with other rights groups representing Tibetan, Uyghur, Southern Mongolian, Hongkonger, Taiwanese, and Chinese people, held a protest at the Schuman Roundabout in Brussels, Belgium, calling upon the European Union to take a firm stance against the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in light of the Chinese Government’s severe human rights atrocities.

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PRESS RELEASE: WUC COMMEMORATES 1988 UYGHUR STUDENT PROTEST

Press Release – For Immediate Release
15 June 2021
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
+49 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) commemorates the 33rd anniversary of Uyghur student protests in Urumchi on June 15th, 1988. The wave of democracy protests led by Uyghur students in East Turkistan complemented democracy protests sweeping across China until the Tiananmen massacre. The protests stood as an early reaction to Chinese policies in the 1980s that openly discriminated against  Uyghur students in particular, and one of the first large-scale public responses to discriminatory policies against Uyghurs.

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