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Mar 27, 2017

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), in collaboration with the World Uyghur Congress (WUC), will convene a conference at the European Parliament entitled “Forbidden to Move, Forbidden to Pray: The Plight of the Uyghurs in China”

Mar 27, 2017

The deteriorating human rights situation in Tibet was once again raised before the conclusion of the 34th session of the United Nation Human Rights Council by several nations, in addition to the European Union in Geneva, Switzerland.

Mr Dolkun Isa, Member of UNPO’s Presidency and General Secretary of the World Uyghur Congress delivered a speech on behalf of UNPO.
Mar 27, 2017

On 22 March 2017, the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) held a hearing to discuss the human rights situation in the Uyghur region of East Turkestan - known in China as Xinjiang. 

Wang Yu
Mar 27, 2017

Serious human rights abuses continue under the Communist Party-led government of China, according to the latest State Department Human Rights report.

Chinese President Xi Jinping (1st L) and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon (2nd L) attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Tajikistan section of Line D of the Central Asia-China gas pipeline in Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan, Sept. 13, 2014.
Mar 22, 2017

A pipeline through Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan has been postponed "indefinitely."

Paramilitary policemen stand in formation as they take part in an anti-terrorism oath-taking rally, in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer
Mar 21, 2017

The number of violent attacks by "terrorist cells" in China has dropped due to increased security measures, state media reported on Tuesday, however it also cited experts as saying the level of attempted violence remains high.

 The four Uyghurs, pictured in Bermuda several years ago. *File photo
Mar 21, 2017

Applications made by three out of the four Uighurs living in Bermuda for naturalisation are being reviewed by the British Government, MPs heard yesterday.

An illustration of China’s crackdown on human rights lawyers by the Chinese artist Badiucao.
Mar 21, 2017

China says it has no political prisoners. A U.S. government database disagrees.

Mar 20, 2017

China says Islamist separatists in Xinjiang are the greatest threat to national security. The far western region is home to a community of some 10 million Uighurs, who are mostly Muslim.

Mar 18, 2017

A sizable fund has been set aside for informants following a deadly attack in Hotan Prefecture.

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