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Joint Letter: Civil Society Calls on German Chancellor Scholz to Raise Human Rights during his Visit to China

Joint Letter: Civil Society Calls on German Chancellor Scholz to Raise Human Rights during his Visit to China

Joint Letter – For Immediate Release 
09 April 2024 

The World Uyghur Congress, the Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker, International Campaign for Tibet, Freiheit für Hong Kong e.V, and the Tibet Initiative Deutschland, have sent a joint letter to German Chancellor Olaf Scholz ahead of his visit to China. The letter urges Chancellor Scholz to raise concerns about the human rights situation in Tibet, East Turkistan, Hong Kong, Southern Mongolia, and China itself with the Chinese government. Additionally, it calls on Chancellor Scholz to advocate for the rights of Tibetans, Uyghurs, Hong Kongers, and Chinese individuals living in Germany.

The full letter can be read in German here: Anschreiben_China_Reise_2024