School of Education Announces Annual Atrocity Studies Lecture on ‘Uyghur Genocide: The Ongoing Efforts for Accountability’

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February 21, 2024 | Syracuse University News | By Martin Walls

During the spring 2024 Atrocity Studies Annual Lecture, presented by the School of Education, a panel of experts from the Uyghur Human Rights Project and Uyghur American Association, as well as a survivor of the Chinese Communist Party’s concentration camps, will discuss human rights abuses and crimes against humanity perpetrated against China’s Uyghur minority population and the pursuit of accountability and justice.

The panelists will be Elfidar Iltebir, president of the Uyghur American Association; Omer Kanat, executive director of the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP); Zubayra Shamsedan, UHRP Chinese outreach director; and concentration camp survivor Tursunay Ziyawudun. Babur Ilchi, UHRP program manager, will moderate.

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