Event Announcement: Repressed, Detained and Disappeared: Uyghur Human Rights Crisis

Press Release – For immediate release
18 February 2020

Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
+49 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) is organizing a week-long photo exhibition: ‘’Repressed, Detained and Disappeared: Uyghur Human Rights Crisis ’’ inside a tent at the Broken Chair square in Geneva, in front of the United Nations building (1202 Geneva, Switzerland), from February 24 to February 28, 2020. This event will take place during the first week of the 43rd session of the Human Rights Council, where world’s leaders and high-level officials will be present for the occasion. 

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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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Uyghur Media Training Seminar Application — Uyghur Yashlirini axbarat we uchur alaqe boyiche terbiyilinish kursigha iltimas qilish

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PRESS RELEASE: “70 Years of Repression by China is Enough, Human Rights and Freedom Now!” Peaceful March for Human Rights in China on October 1st in Brussels, Belgium

Joint press release

World Uyghur Congress
International Campaign for Tibet
Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation 
Belgian Uyghur Association
Tibetan Community of Belgium

Brussels, 24 September 2019 – On October 1st, the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, the World Uyghur Congress, the International Campaign for Tibet, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation, the Belgian Uyghur Association  and the Tibetan Community in Belgium are organizing a joint march and demonstration in Brussels to call for an end to China’s complete lack of respect for human rights.

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Calendar of the July 5th Urumqi Massacre Protest Around the World

World Uyghur Congress, 28 June 2019

Country City Protest Time Protest Location Contact Information


München July 5th, From 15:00 – 18:30 Gather at:

Theresienwiese, München

Rally end point:

Chinese General Consulate in Munich, Hofmannstr. 57


+49 17670864325

Turgunjan Alawdun:

+49 17610382764

Karlsruhe July 5th, From 17:00 – 18:00 Karlsruhe Friedrichsplatz Enwer Ehmet:

+49 176847090207

Finland Helsinki July 7th, From 14:00 Senaatintori, Helsinki Obulqasim:

+35 8407150072

Norway Oslo July 5th, From 13:00 Tuengen Allé 2B, 0374 Oslo Bahtiyar Omer:

+47 99850702

England London July 5th, From 18:00 – 20:00 Consular Section Embassy of China.

49-51 Portland Place, London, W1B 1JL.

Nizamidin Semetov:

+44 7986047994

Sweden Stockholm July 6, From 14:30 Chinese Embassy in Stockholm: Lidovägen, 811525, Stockholm Adam Galif:

+46 760077051


+46 736208555

Belgium Brussels July 5th Place du Luxembourg, 1050 Brussels Yashar Yalqun:

+32 492072134

France Paris July 7th, From 13:00 Paris Alimjan Ömer:

+33 626643855

Netherlands Amsterdam July 5th, From 16:00 -19:00 Dam Square Abdusalam Niyaz:

+31 618554698

Canada Toronto July 5th, From 10:30 – 14:30 240 ST George St, M5R 2N5 Itibar Artis:

+1 (416) 837-3722

Montreal July 5th, From 10:30 – 14:30 2100 Saint-Catherine St W. H3H 1M7 Nurmemet:

+1 (514) 717-1277

Vancouver July 6, From 10:30 – 14:30 3380 Granville St, V6H 3K3 Turnisa Medsedik:

+1 (604) 600-5078

Nureli Hajim:

+1 (604) 339-5051

U.S. New York July 5th, From 16:00 – 18:00 Time Square Roshen Abbas:

+1 (484) 557-2233

Washington July 5th, From 14:00 – 17:00 Chinese Embassy in Washington D.C. Ilshat Hesen Kökböre:

+1 (703) 868-7384

San Francisco July 5th, From 10:00 – 12:00 1450 Laguna St San Francisco CA 94115 +1 (415) 674-2900
Australia Adelaide July 6th, From 11:30 – 13:00 10:30am-Assembly at Victoria Square. 11:00am-March towards: Parliament House Nurmuhammad Majid Siddiq: +61 435 359 449
Sydney July 5th, From 10:00 – 12:00 Chinese Consulate:

39 Dunblan St, Camperdown

Mehmet Obul:

+61 400 502 669

Melbourne July 5th, From 10:00 – 12:00 Chinese Consulate:

534 Toorak Rd, Toorak Victoria

Alim Osman:

+61 418 288 827

Kazakhstan Almaty July 3rd, From 16:00 Qorghan Hotel in Almaty Erkin Ehmet:

+7 7016770151

Kyrgyzstan Bishkek July 5th There will be a meeting in Bishkek Rozimemet Hajim:

+9 96772577785

Turkey Ankara July 5th Ankara Hayrullah Efendigil:

+90 5357350540

Istanbul July 5th Chinese Consulate in Istanbul Hidayitullah Oghuzhan:

+90 5323856574

Japan Tokyo July 5th, From 14:00 Chinese Embassy in Tokyo Ilham Mahmut:

+81 80-3248-3463

Tokyo July 6th, Assembly at 10:00 am and March Begins at 11:00am. Tokyo 花川戸公園 Ilham Mahmut:

+81 80-3248-3463

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EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: World Uyghur Congress to Convene Global Conference on Uyghur Crisis in Washington D.C.

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

From June 6-7 2019, the World Uyghur Congress in cooperation with the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), Uyghur American Association (UAA) and the Central Asia Program at George Washington University will hold a two-day international conference in Washington DC, Confronting Atrocities in China: The Global Response to the Uyghur Crisis. Proceedings will begin at 10:00 with an opening ceremony on June 6th at Capitol Hill.

The conference comes at a critical time as Uyghurs are face an unprecedented attack on their identity through an extensive network of political indoctrination camps where up to two million have been arbitrarily detained since April 2017.

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PRESS RELEASE: WUC Commemorates the 30 Year Anniversary of 1988 Uyghur Student Protests

Press Release – For immediate release
15 June 2018
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress commemorates the 30th anniversary of Uyghur student protests in Urumqi on June 15th, 1988. The protests themselves stood as an early reaction to Chinese policies in the 1980s that openly discriminated against the Uyghur students in particular, and one of the first large-scale public responses to discriminatory policies against Uyghurs that many students felt.

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PRESS RELEASE: Thousands of Uyghurs to Protest Against ‘Re-education’ Camps on April 27th in Brussels

Press Release – For immediate release
4 April 2018
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The Uyghur community in the diaspora will hold a large-scale demonstration in Brussels, Belgium on April 27th, 2018 against the continued use of draconian ‘re-education’ camps for nearly one million Uyghurs in East Turkestan. The demonstration will start at Meeus Square at 10:00am where participants will gather and begin to march to Schuman Square at 11:00am and end following speakers at Schuman Square at 14:00.

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