20 Years of the World Uyghur Congress

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May 9, 2024 | Bitter Winter | By Marco Respinti

Th richness of the WUC event was testified by the diversified panels that followed, one after the other, for three days. WUC president Dolkun Isa; Omer Kanat, Executive Director of the Uyghur Human Rights Project; Erkin Alptekin, Founding President of WUC; Markus Rinderspacher, Vice President of the Bavarian Parliament; Peter Heidt, member of the German Parliament; Jiri Oberfalzer, Vice President of the Czech Senate; Nury Turkel, Commissioner and former Chair of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF); Kelley Currie, former US Ambassador to the United Nations; Shieh Jhy-Wey, Representative of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Germany; Pina Picierno, Vice President of the European Parliament; Penpa Tsering, President of the Tibetan Central Administration (the Tibetan government in exile), and his predecessor, Lobsang Sangay, now Senior Visiting fellow at Harvad Law School, were among the authorities who took the floor.

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