- Wed, 08/19/2009 - 12:00
The Uyghur American Association (UAA) has learned that, in violation of Chinese law, the children, grandchildren, and siblings of Uyghur democracy leader Rebiya Kadeer who live in Urumchi, the regional capital of East Turkestan, have been ordered by Chinese government authorities to leave their homes in a trade center formerly owned by the family, which officials say will be demolished.
- Tue, 08/04/2009 - 12:00
The Uyghur American Association (UAA) is concerned over news in the official Chinese media that 319 more individuals have been arrested in Urumchi in relation to unrest that occurred on July 5.
- Mon, 07/20/2009 - 12:00
Statement by Ms. Rebiya Kadeer, Uyghur democracy leader at the National Press Club on July 20, 2009
- Wed, 07/15/2009 - 12:00
The UAA and WUC would like to clarify that an e-mail alleged to have been sent by Alim Seytoff, vice president of UAA and spokesperson of WUC, on July 14 is fake and was not sent by Mr. Seytoff. The fake e-mail calls on Tibetans to participate in worldwide protests in solidarity with Uyghurs in East Turkestan.
- Tue, 07/14/2009 - 12:00
The UAA and the WUC are extremely disturbed by reports that the North African wing of Al Qaeda has threatened to attack Chinese workers in Africa in revenge for the deaths of Uyghurs in East Turkestan.
- Sun, 07/12/2009 - 12:00
As an illusory peace settles over Urumchi, Kashgar and other cities in East Turkestan, enforced by tens of thousands of troops and police forces, the Uyghur American Association (UAA) is deeply saddened by the rise in the official toll of both the dead and the wounded of all ethnicities that occurred during the unrest of the past week.
- Mon, 07/06/2009 - 12:00
At the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. today, Uyghur democracy leader Rebiya Kadeer delivered a statement to the press regarding recent unrest in Urumchi and other cities in East Turkestan:
- Sun, 07/05/2009 - 12:00
The Uyghur American Association (UAA) condemns in the strongest possible terms the Chinese government’s use of excessive force against peaceful protestors in Urumchi.
- Mon, 06/29/2009 - 12:00
The Uyghur American Association condemns in the strongest possible terms the mob killing of two Uyghur workers and the injuring of many, mostly female, workers at a toy factory in Guangdong Province in the early morning hours of Friday, June 26.
- Fri, 06/26/2009 - 12:00
On June 26, 2009, the United Nations International Day in Support of Torture Victims and Survivors recognizes the suffering of people subjected to state tyranny.