Human Rights

Uyghur educational association in Sweden Asked Thai Government Not to Return Suspected Uyghur Refugees to China.

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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 »

Pressuring the Families of Uyghur Refugees

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Uyghur demonstrators stage a protest rally against China in Stockholm, July 9, 2009.   Chinese authorities are confiscating the passports of parents whose children seek asylum in Europe. Read More »

Striker’s Health at Risk

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Photo courtesy of the Abduweli family. Kerem Abduweli as a young man in an undated photo. Family members of an imprisoned Uyghur who fasted in protest say his life is in danger.The family of a prominent Uyghur Read More »

Uyghur Educational Assocciation arranged a demonstration in sweden

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Premier Wen Jiabao stopped in Sweden as part of his four-nation European tour to sign business and trade deals. Repeatedly throughout his tour, Wen was greeted by protesters including Uyghur Educational Assocciation  .Wen was accompanied during his three-day visit to Sweden by ten ministers and several Chinese business leders. On 25 April Uyghur refugers and uyghur supporters  arranged a demonstration in sweden  both ... Read More »

Demonstration Marks 62nd Anniversary of Chinese Communist Rule

Oct.1,2011 Stockholm October first is the day that Chinese celebrate the founding of People’s Republic of China, but not for Souther Mongolians,Uyghurs and Tibetans.   Dozens of Mongolians and Uyghurs gathered in front of the Chinese embassy in Stockholm, Sweden to mark the 62nd anniversary of Chinese Communist rule over their homelands.  During the protest, people waved their national flags and ... Read More »

Sweden Deports Uyghurs to China

2012-01-06 Uyghurs seeking exile in Europe come under increasing pressure from governments. AFP Uyghur demonstrators stage a protest rally against China in Stockholm, July 9, 2009. Authorities in Sweden have deported two Muslim ethnic minority Uyghurs to China after their request for political asylum was refused, sparking fears among other Uyghur asylum-seekers that they will also be sent home where ... Read More »

A country without law

Abdukiram Abduveli, an Uighur religious scholar from Kuchar (Kuche in Chinese) county in Xinjiang autonomous region of People’s Republic of China, aged 56 in 2010. He was arrested on 16 November, 1990 and sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment and four years’ deprivation of political rights in May 1993 on “counter-revolutionary” charges. At his trial, Abduveli was found guilty on two ... Read More »

The Wild Pigeon

by Nurmuhemmet Yasin 2005.06.27 Translator’s note: This story was first published in issue No. 5 of the 2004 Kashgar Literature Magazine by a young freelance writer, Nurmuhemmet Yasin, to widespread acclaim among the Uyghur people. The author has since been detained by the Chinese authorities because of its strong portrayal of a people deeply unhappy with life under Beijing’s rule. ... Read More »

Uighur refugees

Muhammed Tohti Metrozi went missing in Rawalipindi, Pakistan, on 16 July 2003. An independence activist, he had fled there from Xinjiang where he had spent two months in detention on suspicion of separatist activity. Read More »