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WEEKLY BRIEF, 26 AUGUST 2022

WEEKLY BRIEF, 26 AUGUST 2022
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PRC Efforts to Manipulate Global Public Opinion on East Turkistan

The U.S. Department of State published a report on CPP efforts to manipulate the global narrative on the Uyghur genocide. These efforts included: transnational repression, denial of credible criticism, amplifying “positive stories”, whataboutism and flooding conversations.

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) actively attempts to manipulate and dominate global discourse on East Turkistan and to discredit independent sources reporting ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity conducted against the Uyghurs and other Turkic groups in the region.  

Presentation of Book of President Dolkun Isa

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) President Dolkun Isa will present his memoir on September 1st 2022 at 16:30 in CEFRES Na Florenci 3 CZ-110 Prague 1 Czech Republic, which will be open to the public (free entry).

Oppression of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps

This week, Bitter Winter published a report highlighting that the XPCC has evolved to the point where even the most intimate moments of Uyghur life are “surveilled, judged, and punished.”

Farmers whose families have cultivated their land for centuries see bulldozers raze their oasis homes, carved pillars and orchards to build concrete monolithic housing estates for incoming Chinese settlers. Many are even given bonuses if they demolish their own homes, and surrender their land without a whisper, after which they are forcibly relocated to state-run and monitored communities, which are sterile, treeless, and anodyne, maximising visibility and surveillability.

Meeting with the Board of Directors of the Islamic Center of Argentina

Last week, the WUC President Dolkun Isa and the Executive Chairman Omer Kanat were received by the members of the Board of Directors of the Islamic Centre of Argentina. In this meeting, it was discussed how international cooperation and action can achieve accountability for the Uyghur people. It’s a great source of hope to meet allies across the globe. WUC thanks them for their expressed support on the Uyghur cause. 

PARTICIPATE 

Support Uyghurs’ Genocide & Crimes Against Humanity Case in Argentina

The World Uyghur Congress and the Uyghur Human Rights Project are launching a criminal case in the courts of Argentina in relation to the international crimes of genocide and crimes against humanity being committed against the Uyghur people. Please donate and be a part of this historical case.

Ask Volkswagen to Close its Plant in East Turkistan

Despite growing evidence of the ongoing genocide against the Uyghurs, Volkswagen continues to operate in East Turkistan. The World Uyghur Congress is collecting signatures to demand Volkswagen to close down its plant in Urumchi. Please sign here.