Expert Estimates China Has More Than 1,000 Internment Camps For Xinjiang Uyghurs

RFA, 12 November, 2019

By Alim Seytoff & Joshua Lipes – China has built more than 1,000 internment camps for ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), one of the world’s foremost experts on mass incarcerations in the region told RFA.

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French President Silent on Rampant Abuses During China Visit

Human Rights Watch, 12 November, 2019

 

Bénédicte Jeannerod – French President Emmanuel Macron’s various public statements during his visit to China last week were remarkable, for what went unsaid more than their substance.

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Weekly Brief: November 8

World Uyghur Congress, November 8, 2019

Join Us For A Festival of Uyghur Culture and Democracy in Munich!

On November 9, 2019, the World Uyghur Congress in cooperation with the East Turkistan Union in Europe, the Uyghur Mothers in Germany, the Uyghur Women Association Arzu and the Ilham Tohti Initiative will hold a cultural event at Max-Joseph-Platz from 13:00-17:00 in Munich, Germany.

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WUC Calls Attention to Significant Concerns Raised by UN Experts on Uyghur Internment Camps

World Uyghur Congress, 8 November 2019

In the latest effort to substantively question China’s mass arbitrary detention of Uyghurs in internment (or ‘re-education’) camps, a group of UN experts have sent a letter to the government of China expressing serious concerns about their treatment of Uyghurs on a broad range of issues.

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PRESS RELEASE: WUC Saddened By Passing of Tibetan Activist Ngawang Choephel

Press Release – For immediate release
7 November 2018
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 
www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The WUC expresses its condolences to family and friends following the passing of long-time Tibetan activist, Ngawang Choephel, this week in Geneva. Choephel was a pivotal figure for the Tibetan community and worked for years in conjunction with the Uyghur community in Europe and elsewhere.

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PRESS RELEASE: Festival of Uyghur Culture and Democracy: A Celebration of the East Turkistan Republics

Press Release – For immediate release
November 4, 2019
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
+49 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

On November 9, 2019, the World Uyghur Congress in cooperation with the East Turkistan Union in Europe, the Uyghur Mothers in Germany, the Uyghur Women Association Arzu and the Ilham Tohti Initiative will hold a cultural event at Max-Joseph-Platz from 13:00-17:00 in Munich, Germany to commemorate the founding of the two East Turkistan Republics in 1933 and 1944. The event is open to the general public and is supported by the Migrationsbeirat and the Kulturreferat of the city of Munich.

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Two Dozen UN Member States Condemn China’s Treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

Radio Free Asia, 30 October 2019

By Eugene Whong – China’s treatment of ethnic Uyghurs in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) drew major criticism from 23 members of the United Nations

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