UN Experts Urge Action on Findings of Uyghur Abuses in East Turkistan
On September 7th, following the report of the former U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, a group of 25 UN experts have issued a communication in which they expressed their deep concerns about the grave human rights abuses taking place in East Turkistan and welcomed and supported the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights’ (OHCHR) findings in its recently published report on the situation in the region. Read More →
Human Rights NGOs Call for the Release of Uyghur Activist Idris Hasan
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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.
Camp Survivors Protest in Geneva Ahead of UN Rights Chief’s Visit to East Turkistan
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On April 25th, four camp survivors started a one-week protest in Geneva. They are calling on the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to meet with them before her visit to East Turkistan, and to publish her overdue human rights report on the situation in the region.