- Wed, 05/11/2016 - 19:49
India should speak up for the rights of repressed people like those in Uyghur, Tibet.
Human rights awards: the choice of Ilham Tohti, prominent Uighur figure, could lead to tensions with China
- Wed, 05/11/2016 - 19:42
Each year, carefully selected human rights defenders are awarded by the Martin Ennals Foundation, an international organization based in Geneva, for their work and efforts. This year, the selection sparks controversy as one of the top three candidates, the scholar Ilham Tohti, belongs to China’s Uighur minority and has been recently sentenced to life for advocating “separatism".
- Wed, 05/11/2016 - 19:35
The WUC has published its newsletter for the month of April, detailing a number of stories that have featured prominently over the last month. The newsletter will continue monthly through 2016.
- Mon, 05/09/2016 - 20:40
Family members were also detained, but no word is available on their fate.
- Fri, 05/06/2016 - 19:51
TAO TAO HOLMES shares her experience as a perceived insider and perspective as an outside observer in Xinjiang.
- Fri, 05/06/2016 - 19:46
The WUC has released its Formal Resolution for its recent conference regarding the status of Uyghur refugees and asylum seekers, The Rights of Uyghur Refugees: Past & Present Challenges
- Fri, 05/06/2016 - 19:42
May 6 China and Kazakhstan signed $2 billion in deals during a trip to the Central Asian country by the Communist Party boss of China's far western region of Xinjiang, state media said on Friday, as China promotes its new Silk Road initiative.
High-Profile Conference in Berlin Raises Awareness of the Rights of Uyghur Refugees and Asylum Seekers
- Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:26
On 26 April 2016, the conference “The Rights of Uyghur Refugees: Past & Present Challenges” was successfully concluded in Berlin.
- Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:23
A Thai court will decide this month whether to release 17 Uighurs from the western Chinese region of Xinjiang, including 13 children, who have been detained for the past 11 months in Bangkok, a lawyer for the group said on Tuesday.
- Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:21
India should be a supporter of the Uighur cause, says the activist, if only for strategic reasons. “By raising support, helping us, the Indian government can have leverage (with China).”