Press Releases

CFU Welcomes New Sanctions on Chinese Officials

CFU Press Release For Immediate Release March 22, 2022 12:30pm Contact: contact@campaignforuyghurs.org www.campaignforuyghurs.org CFU Welcomes New Sanctions on Chinese Officials Campaign for Uyghurs supports the Department of State taking tangible actions against Chinese officials for their involvement in suppressive acts

CFU Condemns Chinese Ambassador’s Uyghur Genocide Denial

CFU Press Release For Immediate Release March 21, 2022 4:00PM Contact: contact@campaignforuyghurs.org www.campaignforuyghurs.org   Chinese Ambassador to the United States Qin Gang said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday that China is not committing human rights abuses against Uyghurs in

CFU in Europe for Uyghur Advocacy

CFU Press Release For Immediate Release March 17th, 2022 2:30PM EDT Contact: contact@campaignforuyghurs.org www.campaignforuyghurs.org Campaign for Uyghurs (CFU) has concluded a democracy and human rights advocacy training workshop for Uyghur women and youth activists in The Netherlands and attended a

Will China Give ‘Unfettered Access’ to the UN?

CFU Press Release For Immediate Release March 9, 2022 2:00PM EST Contact: contact@campaignforuyghurs.org www.campaignforuyghurs.org Campaign for Uyghurs welcomes the United Nations’ top human rights official, Michelle Bachelet, to visit East Turkistan to assess the situation on the ground, however we

International Mother Language Day

CFU Press Release For Immediate Release February 21h, 2022 1:30PM EST Contact: contact@campaignforuyghurs.org www.campaignforuyghurs.org Campaign for Uyghurs is proud to celebrate another International Mother Language Day. The Uyghur language is native to around 20  million speakers, mostly living  in occupied

Uyghur Advocacy in the European Union

CFU Press Release For Immediate Release February 16th, 2022 7PM EST Contact: contact@campaignforuyghurs.org www.campaignforuyghurs.org From January 31 until February 10th, Campaign for Uyghurs (CFU) and the Center for Uyghur Studies (CUS) visited key allies in the European Union to generate

CFU and UHRP Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

CFU Press Release For Immediate Release February 04, 2022 15:30 EST Contact: contact@campaignforuyghurs.org www.campaignforuyghurs.org The entire staff, board of directors, advisory board members and Rushan Abbas, Executive Director of Campaign for Uyghurs (CFU) are exceedingly grateful to share this honor

France Recognizes Uyghur Genocide

CFU Press Release For Immediate Release January 20th, 10AM EST Contact: contact@campaignforuyghurs.org www.campaignforuyghurs.org Campaign for Uyghurs (CFU) celebrates the passage a genocide declaration by the French National Assembly regarding the plight of the Uyghur people in East Turkistan. France now

Campaign for Uyghurs Encourages Action on Beijing Olympics

CFU Press Release For Immediate Release January 17th, 4PM EST Contact: contact@campaignforuyghurs.org www.campaignforuyghurs.org With a little over weeks until the beginning of the Beijing Olympics, it has become clear that the games will occur in China. It has become more

World Action to Protest Genocide Olympics

CFU Press Release For Immediate Release January 04, 2022 11:00 AM Contact: contact@campaignforuyghurs.org www.campaignforuyghurs.org CFU Participates In Global Day of Action  Today activists and organizations will convene around the world to protest the 2022 Beijing Olympics, exactly one month before