US House of Representatives passes Uyghur policy act of 2023

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February 17, 2024 | MyIndMakers

Omer Kanat, Executive Director of the Uyghur Human Rights Project and a prominent human rights activist, expressed optimism regarding the significant impact of the House vote on Uyghurs.

Kanat highlighted the enduring suffering of the Uyghur people amid ongoing atrocities, now entering its seventh year. Acknowledging Rep. Kim’s efforts and bipartisan support for the Uyghur Policy Act, Kanat emphasized that Uyghurs feel acknowledged and not forgotten. Kanat urged the Senate to promptly take action in response.

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