Over 220 groups urgently demand UN High Commissioner immediately postpone her visit to China

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

Activists warn the upcoming visit risks aiding Beijing’s attempts to whitewash repression against Tibetans, Uyghurs, Hongkongers, Southern Mongolians and others

We, a coalition of over 220 Tibetan, Uyghur, Hongkonger, Southern Mongolian and Chinese democracy groups, are demanding the High Commissioner reverse her current plan to visit China or risk walking into a propaganda minefield laid out by the Chinese Communist Party.

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PRESS RELEASE: WORLD UYGHUR CONGRESS APPLAUDS CREATION OF UYGHUR BRAILLE SCRIPT

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

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) and the Uyghur Academy welcome the creation of the Uyghur braille script by Harris Mowbray and by Uyghur scholars. The project, which built upon decades of previous, unfinished efforts, was completed in 2021.

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Submission to the Dutch Parliament

World Uyghur Congress, 28 November 2020

The ‘Coalition to End Forced Labour in the Uyghur Region’, of which the World Uyghur Congress is a member, submitted a report to the Dutch Parliament. The report provides information on Uyghur forced labour in East Turkistan.

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WUC SUBMISSION TO THE UK CONSERVERATIVE PARTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMISSION

World Uyghur Congress, 05 May 2020

The present report provides information to the UK Conservative Party Human Rights Comission.

Human rights violation in the context of COVID-19
Due to the heavy censorship in the Uyghur region, as well as mainland China, the situation in Xinjiang regarding the COVID-19 remains highly obscure. Radio Free Asia‘s Uyghur Service has been at the forefront of reporting on the spread of COVID-19 in the region, with limited access to information inside the region. The lack of transparency and control over information by the Chinese government have increased even further during the current pandemic.

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Submission to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee the Customs Amendment of the Australian Parliament

World Uyghur Congress, 05 February 2021

WUC – Submission to Senate FADT Committee

The present report provides information to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation  Committee the Customs Amendment of the Australian Parliament ahead of the Banning Goods  Produced by Uyghur Forced Labour Bill 2020 inquiry, with the view that the Committee  members take into consideration the information regarding the treatment of the Uyghur people  in China.

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WUC Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

World Uyghur Congress, 08 March 2021

The World Uyghur Congress submitted a report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). The report provides information to the committee ahead of the pre-sessional working group on 8-12 March 2021, with the view that the Committee members take into consideration the information and ask pointed questions regarding the treatment of the Uyghur population in China.

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PRESS RELEASE: WUC LAUNCHES 2020 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT

Press Release – For immediate release
19 May 2021
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) is releasing its 2020 annual report on the human rights situation in East Turkistan covering the events of 2020.

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WUC Submission to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)

World Uyghur Congress, 08 March 2021

The World Uyghur Congress submitted a report to the United Nations Special Rapporteur to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) .The report provides information to the committee ahead of the pre-sessional working group on 8-12 March 2021, with the view that the Committee members take into consideration the information and ask pointed questions regarding the treatment of the Uyghur population in China.

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