LFUR is a group of legal professionals/academics who are working together to combat the mass oppression of the Uyghur people and other Turkic Muslims.

Joined June 2020
Lawyers for Uyghur Rights Calls on Conservative MPs to Back Genocide Amendment @Conservatives votes needed for Tuesday's historic vote to allow High Court to determine Genocide and prevent trade deals with Genocidal states. tinyurl.com/y5oyeuga #GenocideAmendment (thread)
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It is with great sadness that we learnt today the news about our Queen Elizabeth II. Her service and contribution will always be praised and remembered from all corners of the world. She will always be in our hearts. Our thoughts with @RoyalFamily
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The @UyghurProject met with US Ambassador to Argentina @USAmbassadorARG Marc Stanley this week. We discussed our recent submission of a universal jurisdiction case against the Chinese government.
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Great to be here in Argentina to launch our universal jurisdiction genocide and crimes against humanity case for the @UyghurCongress @UyghurProject with @Dolkun_Isa and @OmerKanat1
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Read our statement on Uyghur Genocide, for #RefugewWeek. Follow link in our bio to take urgent action.
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Read our new handbook for the #Uyghur Community in the UK. It's a practical guide which has been developed in consultation with members of the Uyghur diaspora about their concerns and needs. rights-practice.org/handbook…
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سىزنى ئۇيغۇرلار ئۈچۈن تۈزۈلگەن قوللانمىنى ئوقۇشقا تەكلىپ قىلىمىز. بۇ قوللانما مۇھاجىرەتتىكى ئۇيغۇرلار بىلەن بولغان سۆھپىتىمىز ئاساسىدا يېزىلغان بولۇپ، ئۇيغۇرلارنىڭ كۆڭۈل بۆلىدىغان مەسىللەرگە مەسلەھەت بېرىش ۋە ئېھتىياجىدىن چىقىشنى مەخسەت قىلغان. rights-practice.org/handbook…
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#BREAKING: @FreefromTorture have found 'longstanding partnerships' between @LonPolCol & Chinese police academies with links to the Uyghur region. One of these partnerships was funded by @GOVUK, once again implicating the taxpayer in the atrocities taking place in the region.
Replying to @FreefromTorture
We’ve just launched a new report which details a UK government funded partnership with police training providers in China. freedomfromtorture.org/every… 2/
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Appalling! @sajidjavid @HouseofCommons This is one of the reasons why we should end the NHS procurement from regions that are connected with a Genocide and/or believed to be within a serious risk of Genocide
"This is not an isolated or temporary problem. It must be a policy." Key report on forced organ harvesting, with reference to the "halal" organs of Uyghurs appealing to Muslim "organ tourists." This gruesome practice reveals the Chinese regimes depravity. haaretz.com/israel-news/.pre…
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Erdogan’s close ally Ethem Sancak: Prosperity of Uyghurs in China are three times better than Turkey’s Yozgat province. Allegations on the repression against Uyghurs are fabrication of @CIA agents. @L4UR_UK @UyghurProject @YetAgainUK @jayapathak_
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Delay at the cost of human lives. @HouseofCommons there is a significant number of evidence indicating that genocide and slave labour are taking place, and the amendment should not be delayed at the cost of human lives. #procurementamendment #UyghurGenocide
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@MPIainDS asking the government about urgency. 'Right now, even though it's not meant to be allowed, the NHS is using products made by slave labour' #ProcurementAmendment
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🚨We have our first result: the Gov has promised a review into NHS procurement🚨 We are banking this progress, but it is nowhere near enough. We urgently need @sajidjavid and @pritipatel to take meaningful action to ensure that Uyghur slave-made products stop entering our NHS.
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From March-June 2020 @DHSCgovuk awarded £245m in contracts to companies linked to Uyghur human rights abuses. @GOVUK's claim to not source from UR disproven. Hoping Ministers show the community more respect tomorrow than recycling discredited arguments. newstatesman.com/politics/uk…
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This Wednesday MPs will vote on an amendment to the #HealthAndSocialCareBill. It seeks to end NHS procurement from regions where the government believes there to be a ‘serious risk of genocide’. It is hard to imagine how the government will vote against it but likely it will.
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“I understand the trauma of genocide. Because of this, I remain deeply concerned that the UK is not doing enough while the genocide against the Uyghur is getting worse.” A powerful plea to @sajidjavid from @doritoliver on the procurement (genocide) amendment. #UnmaskGenocide
Holocaust survivor @doritoliver BEM is asking @sajidjavid to support the #GenocideAmendment this week. “I know you are a great ally of those of us who have survived genocide. But we cannot commit to ’never again’ while sourcing equipment for our NHS made by Uyghur slave labour.”
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I’m appealing to @sajidjavid to show my people compassion. The Uyghur community needs to know that @GOVUK is willing to support us as we fight for our survival. The procurement (genocide) amendment is an opportunity to provide all victims of genocide accountability & hope.
Our Director @MahmutRahima is asking @sajidjavid to show compassion for her people when the procurement (genocide) amendment comes to the Commons. We have an opportunity to rid our NHS of slave labour & secure accountability for the Uyghur community & all others facing genocide.
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🚨 URGENT UYGHUR CALL TO ACTION 🚨 On the 28th of March MPs will vote on whether to STOP the NHS from purchasing medical equipment sourced using Uyghur slave labour. Write to your MP to ask them to support this move. ➡️ mabonline.net/nabb-contact-m…
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Ridiculous that China's proxy Hong Kong Administration threaten @benedictrogers under the draconian national security law. Even more farcical is that if he was prosecuted in Hong Kong UK judges could sit in judgment giving a veneer of respectability bbc.co.uk/news/uk-60732949
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A statement from @MahmutRahima on #TibetanUprisingDay. We stand in solidarity with our Tibetan brothers and sisters today and always. Our fight is a shared one.
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