Freedom from Frear, sanction the Chinese dictatorship! HKGCG and WUC announce demonstration on 1/19/2020 at 1:30 p.m.

Press Release – For immediate release
14 January 2020
Contact: World Uyghur Congress 
www.uyghurcongress.org
+49 89 5432 1999 or 
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BERLIN, GERMANY – The Hongkongers in Germany Concern Group (HKGCG) and the World Uyghur Congress in Germany officially announced their joint demonstration in Berlin on January 19, 2020.

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Press Release: WUC Congratulates President Tsai Ing-Wen for her Re-election

Press Release – For immediate release
13 January 2020
Contact: World Uyghur Congress 
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The World Uyghur Congress congratulates Tsau Ing-Wen for her re-election as the President of Taiwan. This is a symbolic victory, as it shows that Taiwan won’t be intimidated by Beijing’s pressure campaign.

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PRESS RELEASE: Chinese Government Threatens, Intimidates and Slanders WUC

Press Release – For immediate release
13 January 2020
Contact: World Uyghur Congress 
www.uyghurcongress.org
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In an effort to undermine the work of the World Uyghur Congress and to slow the growing momentum to release the 1-3 million innocent Uyghurs held in internment camps by the Chinese government and ensure human rights for Uyghurs, the Chinese government has increasingly been attacking the WUC. These have escalated into veiled threats and potentially more serious efforts to intimidate and threaten WUC staff.

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Uyghur Congress Applauds Passing of Strong Resolution on the Uyghur Crisis in the European Parliament

Press Release – For immediate release
19 December 2019
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 
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The World Uyghur Congress applauds and is greatly encouraged by the passing of a strong resolution by the European Parliament on the Uyghur crisis, passed by an overwhelming majority. This marks the third time in just over a year that the European Parliament has addressed the crisis in a resolution and demonstrates its and the EU’s resolve to take meaningful action to stop China’s crimes against humanity against Uyghurs.

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PRESS RELEASE: Uyghur Congress Applauds the Decision of the European Parliament to Award Ilham Tohti the Sakharov Prize

Press Release – For immediate release
18 December 2019
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 
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The World Uyghur Congress applauds the decision of the European Parliament to award the 2019 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to imprisoned Uyghur economist Ilham Tohti. The Sakharov Prize is the top human rights award bestowed by the Parliament and the decision to award Ilham Tohti this year is a symbolically important act of support for the Uyghur people from the European Parliament.

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EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT — The Uyghur crisis: China’s Laboratory for Rights Abuses

Press Release – For immediate release
5 December 2019
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) in cooperation with the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) will hold an international conference, “The Uyghur Crisis: A Laboratory for Rights Abuses” on December 10, 2019, in room ASP-3H1 at the European Parliament. The event will be preceded by a human rights advocacy workshop from December 7-9 with youth participants from around the world.

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PRESS RELEASE: World Uyghur Congress Welcomes Passage of UIGHUR Act of 2019

Press Release – For immediate release
4 December 2019
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 
www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress appreciates the passage of the UIGHUR Act of 2019 by the US House of Representatives this week and calls on the international community to take comparable steps to focus additional attention on the issue, appoint representatives tasked with monitoring the situation, enact targeted sanctions, and raise the issue strongly in all appropriate fora.

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World Uyghur Congress Urges Attention to Swiss Companies Operating in East Turkistan

World Uyghur Congress, 28 January 2019

Given the increasing role of foreign investment in the Uyghur region and concerns relating to complicity in widespread rights abuses, the World Uyghur Congress is urging a number of prominent Swiss firms to conduct thorough reviews of their activities in East Turkistan to ensure respect for international standards on business and human rights.

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