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Mr Dolkun Isa (Germany)


Born on September 2, 1967 in Aksu City, Mr.Dolkun Isa spent his childhood in Kalpin County, Aksu Province.  He attended primary and secondary schools in Aksu until 1984. In 1984, he was admitted to the Faculty of Physics of Xinjiang University.  Participated in the “December 12 Student Movement” in Urumqi in 1985.  Mr.Dolkun Isa On December 24, 1987, he founded and chaired the Science and Culture Association at the university. He took advantage vacations led educational initiatives to strengthen literacy in Uyghur community. Dolkun Isa organised the  Student Demonstration on June 15, 1988. During the “protest against ethnic discrimination “rally which thousands of university students took to the streets of Urumqi to protest the Chinese state’s oppression. As a result, he was follow by 3 months interrogations and 4 months under house arrest, expelled from university.   Mr. Dolkun Isa studied English and Turkish at the Beijing University of Foreign Languages ​​in the 1990- and 1992.  He was forced to emigrate to Turkey on May 22, 1994.  In the same year, he established the “Union of Students and Youth of East Turkestan” in Turkey and took over its presidency.  In October 1995, the World Uyghur Youth Culture Day was organized in Almaty with the participation of young people from all over the world.  He came to Germany in June 1996 to seek political asylum, and in November of the same year, he and his colleagues formed the World Uyghur Youth Congress.  Mr.Dolkun Isa, on April 16-19, 2004, merged with the East Turkestan (Uyghur) National Congress and the World Uyghur Youth Congress to form the “World Uyghur Congress” and the Play very important role.He served as Secretary-General of the Organization and Chairman of the Executive Committee till 2017.  He was elected President of the World Uyghur Congress at the 6th Extraordinary Congress in Munich on November 10-12, 2017.  He is also the Vice President of the Unrepresented Nations Organization.

Mr.Dolkun Isa speaks English, German, Turkish, and Chinese in addition to his native language.  He is currently living in Munich, Germany with his wife Mahira and two children.