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Joined December 2012
Uyghur Human Rights Project retweeted
It’s time for fashion to #endUyghurforcedlabour! Hundreds of fashion brands are at high risk of profiting from state-sponsored forced labour in the Uyghur Region.
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🇯🇵 @UyghurProject Executive Director @OmerKanat1 met with @YoshikoSakurai this week in Tokyo. Our delegation is in Japan discussing steps the Japanese government can take to prevent further atrocities against Uyghurs.
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🇯🇵 @UyghurProject Executive Director @OmerKanat1 met with Japanese journalist @arimoto_kaori this week in Japan along with @Dolkun_Isa. UHRP is calling on the Japanese government to support Uyghurs, and push back against China's abuses.
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"[I]naction would be a severe blow to U.N. credibility and risks putting the world back on a slippery slope where violations are once again tolerated or even normalized," writes @Bequelin. Governments must call for steps towards accountability at #HRC51. nytimes.com/2022/09/30/opini…
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Uyghur Human Rights Project retweeted
The @UyghurProject welcomes & supports the resolution calling for @GWtweets to divest from companies benefitting from atrocities against Uyghurs. 🗳️ We look forward to the vote on Monday.
BREAKING: Athenai and leading @GWtweets student groups stand in support of Senator Ian Ching and the resolution calling on the university to protect academic freedom and divest from the Uyghur genocide.
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Uyghur Human Rights Project retweeted
Yesterday evening in Tokyo 🇯🇵 @UyghurCongress President @Dolkun_Isa, @UyghurProject Executive Director @OmerKanat1 & camp survivor Kelbinur Sidiq participated in a public event where they talked in front of more than 400 interested attendees about the #UyghurGenocide.
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Uyghur Human Rights Project retweeted
The @EU_Commission has made an important step forward by presenting their proposal on #ForcedLabour. However, the proposal remains ambiguous on state-imposed forced labour, falling short on #UyghurForcedLabour. Read our response⬇️#EndUyghurForcedLabour
Coalition Statement ➡️➡️➡️ "EU Forced Labour Proposal Falls Short on Uyghur Forced Labour" @EU_Commission & @Europarl_EN should introduce amendments to strengthen the proposal to enact a ban on goods made with forced labor. uhrp.org/statement/eu-forced…
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Uyghur Human Rights Project retweeted
Join the #GlobalDayofAction to resist #China on the 73rd anniversary of the PRC! 📍Lafayette Square, DC 🗓 October 1st ⏱ 2 pm - 4 pm
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