Elisha Wiesel and the Elie Wiesel Foundation Host Disrupting Uyghur Genocide Conference

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May 6, 2024 | Jewish Journal | By Kylie Ora Lobell

Elisha Wiesel, son of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, wouldn’t stand for it. That’s why he and the Elie Wiesel Foundation partnered with the World Uyghur Congress and the Uyghur Human Rights Project to hold the Disrupting Uyghur Genocide Conference and bring awareness to this issue. On April 17 and 18 in New York City, Wiesel came together with Uyghur leaders to discuss the ongoing plight of their people in China, taking lessons learned from the Holocaust and educating attendees on how to fight back against the oppression.

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