PRESS RELEASE: WUC COMMEMORATES 33RD ANNIVERSARY OF TIANANMEN MASSACRE

Press Release – For Immediate Release
03 June 2022
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 
www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) commemorates the 33rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. On June 4, 1989, thousands of Chinese protestors in Beijing called for democracy and respect for human rights.

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PRESS RELEASE: UYGHUR GROUPS SUCCESSFULLY CONCLUDE HIGH-LEVEL UYGHUR SUMMIT

Press Release – For Immediate Release
31 May 2022
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

From 26-28 May, the World Uyghur Congress, in cooperation with 21 other Uyghur organisations, has successfully conducted its 2022 Uyghur Summit in Munich, Germany. Throughout the international conference and a subsequent series of discussions with East Turkistan diaspora leaders, participants deliberated about the most urgent challenges the Uyghur people are facing and concluded with concrete steps to take the Uyghur cause forward in the period ahead.

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UN human rights chief wraps up China visit with little to show for it

In a news conference following her landmark visit to China this week, Michele Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, confirmed the warnings from rights groups about the impossibility of a meaningful visit to China. The Globe and Mail quoted the WUC.

Read the full article here:
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-un-human-rights-chief-wraps-up-china-visit-with-little-to-show-for-it/

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How the U.N. became a tool of China’s genocide denial propaganda

The visit of the UN High Commissioner to China and East Turkistan has ended up helping the China regime to whitewash the Uyghur genocide, Josh Rogin argues in the Washington Post, quoting WUC President, Dolkun Isa.

Read the full article here:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/05/29/michelle-bachelet-trip-china-xinjiang-uyghur-fails-genocide-accountability/

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VW Under Fire for Ongoing Operations in Xinjiang

Volkswagen continues to operate a factory in the heart of East Turkistan, despite massive criticism from human rights activists. WUC President, Dolkun Isa, speaks to Der Spiegel.

Read the full article here:
https://www.spiegel.de/international/world/the-oppression-of-uyghurs-in-china-vw-under-fire-for-ongoing-operations-in-xinjiang-a-0001da57-a9a9-4384-8bbe-e3628e0e973d

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US expresses concern after UN human rights chief visits China’s Xinjiang

The United States expressed concern on Saturday over China’s “efforts to restrict and manipulate” the UN human rights chief’s visit to East Turkistan. France 24 spoke to WUC Spokesperson, Dilxat Raxit.

Read the full article here:
https://www.france24.com/en/asia-pacific/20220529-us-expresses-concern-after-un-human-rights-chief-visits-china

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US slams China’s effort to ‘manipulate’ UN envoy’s Xinjiang visit

The United States has expressed concern over China’s “efforts to restrict and manipulate” the UN human rights chief’s visit to East Turkistan. WUC Spokesperson, Dilxat Raxit, spoke to Al Jazeera.

Read the full article here:
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/5/29/us-slams-chinas-effort-to-manipulate-un-envoys-xinjiang-visit

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US expresses concern over China’s ‘efforts to restrict and manipulate’ UN rights chief visit to Xinjiang

The global community has expressed concern over China’s efforts to restrict and manipulate the UN human rights chief’s visit to East Turkistan. Hong Kong Free Press spoke to WUC Spokesperson, Dilxat Raxit.

Read the full article here:
https://hongkongfp.com/2022/05/30/us-expresses-concern-over-chinas-efforts-to-restrict-and-manipulate-un-rights-chief-visit-to-xinjiang/

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