Trade Subcommittee Hearing Regarding Uyghur Forced Labor

CFU Press Release
For Immediate Release
September 18, 2020 11:00 p.m. EST

Campaign for Uyghurs Executive Director Rushan Abbas testified today at a congressional hearing for the Trade Subcommittee congressional hearing regarding the ban on imports produced by Uyghur forced labor. Statements from Amy Lehr, Scott Nova, Stephen Lamar, and Cathy Feingold were also heard. 

Ms. Abbas opened with powerful testimony regarding her knowledge as a longtime activist and her personal experience with her sister’s detainment in the concentration camps, as well as the discovery of American corporate complicity in Uyghur forced labor. …Read More

Dr. Gulshan Abbas: 2 Years of Unlawful Detainment

Dr. Gulshan Abbas (right) who was abducted 2 years ago on September 11th, 2018 by the Chinese government standing with her brother, Rishat Abbas and her sister, Rushan Abbas in her brothers’ home in Philadelphia. Photograph was taken in 2016.

Campaign for Uyghurs Press Release
For Immediate Release
September 11, 2020 7:0o p.m. EST

Today also marks the two year anniversary of the day that Dr. Gulshan Abbas, sister of Campaign for Uyghurs Founder and Executive Director Rushan Abbas, was forcibly disappeared by the Chinese regime. Her abduction proves that the Chinese regime’s narratives regarding the reasons for the detainment of Uyghurs in concentration camps are all lies. 

Dr. Abbas is a retired medical doctor, a peaceful person who lived a life of service to others, speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese, and has only ever traveled abroad to visit her family in the United States. Her case is particularly important as a very clear representation of the realities of what is happening to the Uyghurs. …Read More