Press Release – For immediate release
24 October 2019
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
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The World Uyghur Congress welcomes 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 constitutes a strong statement that Europe will not remain silent on egregious human rights violations in China.
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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. Read More →
World Uyghur Congress, 8 April 2019
WUC Participates in Mass Uyghur Rally in Washington D.C.
The World Uyghur Congress participated in a large scale rally in Washington D.C., joining hundreds of Uyghur demonstrators, the Uyghur Human Rights Project and many other Uyghur and Muslim organisations. The rally aimed to gather support for upcoming legislative initiatives on the Uyghur issue in the U.S. government and to urge the U.S. government to take further concrete action.
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