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 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 »
Uyghur educational association in Sweden Asked Thai Government Not to Return Suspected Uyghur Refugees to China.
Uyghur educational association in Sweden Asked Thai Government Not to Return Suspected Uyghur Refugees to China. About 30 Uyghur demonstrated peacefully in front of the Thailand Embassy in Stockholm today, the demonstration started at 13:35am and ended at 14.30am, led by Uyghur educational association’s general secretary Abdul ahad. They chanted messages calling for human rights and not to return Suspected ... Read More »
In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, police officers stand guard near a blast site which has been cordoned off in downtown Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang, on May 22. (Cao Zhiheng/AP) Chinese authorities in the restive far western region of Xinjiang(Eastern Turkestan) have been forcing Muslim students at universities to eat during the daytime, violating their fast during the holy ... Read More »
Wednesday, 25 April will demonstration against Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao s visit take place in Sergels torg . Uyghur Educational Assocciation Has applied for Authorisation that they shall organise a peaceful demonstration. The demonstration should be taking place in sergels torg at 08:30 o klack on Wednesday morning. Then are demonstrators against Norrmalmstorg. at 10: 30 oklock terminated. Read More »
Tue, 02/21/2012 – 21:39 Reuters Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:37pm EST By Tulay Karadeniz ANKARA, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Activists from China’s Muslim Uighur minority burnt Chinese flags in Ankara on Tuesday where China’s leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping was holding talks with Turkish officials on regional issues. About 60 Turkic-speaking Uighurs from China’s northwestern Xinjiang province protested outside the hotel where ... Read More »
Well wearing an East Turkistan (Uyghur Xinjiang) beanie in Tiananmen Square is a sure way to get noticed, if not arrested. I don’t know whether the girl is an Uyghur or perhaps just unaware of the significance of the blue, crescent moon and star image. http://storify.com/ChinaLetter/east-turkistan-meets-tiananmen Read More »