Press Release: Uyghur Groups Urge UN Member States to Vote “Yes” on Steps Towards Accountability

Press Release – For immediate release
26 September 2022
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

A group of 66 Uyghur organizations from 20 countries welcome a draft resolution tabled at the Human Rights Council calling for a debate on the Uyghur issue, and urges governments to support its passage.

“The international community must remember its obligation to end atrocity crimes like genocide and crimes against humanity,” said Dolkun Isa, President of the World Uyghur Congress. “Justice must be served.”

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Press Release: WUC Calls on Japanese Government to Take Meaningful Action in Response to the Uyghur Genocide

Press Release – For immediate release
26 September 2022
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) is calling upon the Japanese government to take meaningful and tangible action in response to the strong findings of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) concerning the Uyghur and other Turkic peoples in East Turkistan.

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JOINT STATEMENT: CIVIL SOCIETY CALLS FOR JOINT ACTION AT THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL’S 51 SESSION

The World Uyghur Congress, Advocates for Justice and Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, Uyghur Human Rights Project, International Service for Human Rights, Amnesty International call upon Members and Observers of the 51st Human rights council to respond to the OHCHR’s finding on the Uyghurs with tangible actions.

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OPEN LETTER: SHANGHAI COOPERATION ORGANISATION SUMMIT MUST RAISE UYGHUR ABUSES DIRECTLY WITH XI JINPING

To the Attention of:

Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
Mr. Sadyr Japarov
Mr. Shavkat Mirziyoyev
Ms. Droupadi Murmu

September 14, 2022

Subject: Addressing Uyghur Human Rights Abuses at the Upcoming SCO Summit

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PRESS RELEASE: The WUC Alarmed at Extreme COVID Measures in East Turkistan

Press Release – For immediate release
09 September 2022
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) is alarmed at the extreme COVID-related measures implemented by the Chinese government in East Turkistan and urges the Chinese government to repeal these policies. In recent weeks, numerous videos were posted on Chinese social media by Uyghurs showing the strict policies that denied them medical care and prevent them from getting food, leading them to starve and in some cases, to death.

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Press Release: WUC Welcomes UN Experts’ Communication on Uyghur Report

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

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) welcomes the latest communication issued by a group of 25 UN Special Procedure mandate-holders. The experts 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.

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Global Coalition Calls for Concrete Steps on UN Report on Human Rights Violations in Uyghur Region, Urges Companies to Eliminate Supply Chain Ties to Forced Labour

Joint Statement – For Immediate Release
02 September 2022
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

Coalition to End Forced Labour in the Uyghur Region calls on corporations, governments, multilateral bodies to take swift action in response to UN report’s findings 

September 1, 2022

In response to the United Nations’ authoritative new report finding that abuses against Uyghurs and other Turkic and Muslim-majority peoples in China may constitute ongoing crimes against humanity, the UN, governments, multilateral institutions, and global corporations should detail urgent steps to address these crimes and end global complicity, said the Coalition to End Forced Labour in the Uyghur Region. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ long-anticipated report demonstrates the urgent need for all companies with global sourcing operations to eliminate Uyghur forced labour from their supply chains.

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Press release: UN Confirms Conclusive Evidence of Atrocities Against Uyghurs

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

Governments, UN Agencies Must Take Immediate Action to Prevent Further Atrocities

A group of 65 Uyghur organizations from 20 countries are calling for an immediate response to put an end to atrocities against Uyghurs, following the release of a report by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) today. Uyghurs are calling for seven concrete actions by governments, multilateral bodies, and corporations. 

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