Monthly Archives: October 2015

2015 Lantos Prize Laureates Announced

The Lantos Foundation, 29 October 2015 Lantos Foundation – The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice announced today that it will award the 2015 Lantos Human Rights Prize to three courageous female leaders; Rebiya Kadeer, Irshad Manji, and Ayaan Hirsi Ali. These three laureates are fearless leaders, reformers and rebels who have been willing to defy social and cultural norms to ... Read More »

Time for a Change: European Parliament Conference Exposes Uyghur Struggle for Freedom of Religion

Time for a Change: European Parliament Conference Exposes Uyghur Struggle for Freedom of Religion In light of the ongoing violations of religious freedom in East Turkestan and considering the limited international response to China’s abuse of Uyghur fundamental human rights, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) convened a high-level conference in Brussels entitled ... Read More »

Repatriated Uyghurs Forced To Make Film About Fleeing China For Thailand

  Repatriated Uyghurs Forced To Make Film About Fleeing China For Thailand 23-10-2015 Radio Free Asia, 2015-10-21 Authorities in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region have been publicly showing a film about two Uyghurs forcibly repatriated from Thailand as a deterrent to others in the area not to flee the country and seek asylum elsewhere, a local Communist Party cadre and police officers ... Read More »