PRESS RELEASE: WUC COMMEMORATES TIANANMEN SQUARE DEMOCRACY PROTESTORS ON 32ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE TIANANMEN MASSACRE

Press Release – For Immediate Release
04 June 2021
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
+49 89 5432 1999 or
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On the occasion of the 32nd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, during which thousands of Chinese protestors calling for democracy and respect for human rights were brutally suppressed, the World Uyghur Congress commemorates the victims and highlights the importance of democracy and freedom of speech and assembly. Students, teachers, activists and civilians were among those killed during the Tiananmen Square massacre, merely for exercising their right to freedom of assembly and calling for democracy.

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PRESS RELEASE: WUC STRONGLY CONDEMNS LIFE SENTENCE OF WUC PRESIDENT’S BROTHER, HUSHTAR ISA

Press Release – For immediate release
29 May 2021
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) strongly condemns the sentencing of the WUC President Dolkun Isa’s brother, Hushtar Isa. It was recently reported that he received a life imprisonment sentence, which was confirmed by Radio Free Asia (RFA) today.

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Xinjiang Authorities Detain Uyghur Woman Who Intervened in Domestic Dispute

RFA. 27 May 2021

Below is an article published by RFA. Photo:Social Media.

Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have detained a woman in an internment camp on suspicion of “religious extremism” after she intervened in a domestic dispute between her neighbors, according to authorities.

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Genocide and Genocide Denial

Eurasia Review. 25 May 2021

Below is an article published by Eurasia Review. Photo:YouTube.

The Chinese government’s systematic, comprehensive, and multi-faceted genocidal policy against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims has reached a new phase in my homeland.

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AI emotion-detection software tested on Uyghurs

BBC. 26 May 2021

Below is an article published by BBC. Photo:Reuters.

A software engineer claimed to have installed such systems in police stations in the province.

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Chinese authorities order video denials by Uyghurs of abuses

AP News. 20 May 2021

Below is an article published AP News. Photo:AP.

China has highlighted an unlikely series of videos this year in which Uyghur men and women deny U.S. charges that Beijing is committing human rights violations against their ethnic group. In fact, a text obtained by the AP shows that the videos are part of a government campaign that raises questions about the willingness of those filmed.

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Press Release: Dozens of Activists in Exile Call for Immediate Suspension of Extradition Treaties between European Member States and Mainland China

Press Release – For immediate release
20 May 2021
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

55 activists in exile – with the support of Safeguard Defenders, Hong Kong Watch and the World Uyghur Congress – have called for “urgent coordinated action to suspend all Bilateral Extradition Agreements between EU Member States and the People’s Republic of China.”

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‘I can’t be that careless’: Australian Uyghur activist targeted online

The Guardian. 15 May 2021

Below is an article published by The Guardian. Photo:AFP.

A Uyghur activist in Australia who has been the target of cyber-attacks by hacker groups in China says the Australian government needs to do more to educate the Uyghur community in Australia to protect themselves online.

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