Jul 08, 2010

Crimean Tatar: Remembering the Urumchi Tragedy in Urumchi in Kiev

Active ImageMembers and supporters of the International NGO «BIZIM QIRIM» held a picket in front of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to Ukraine.



Below is an article published by Bizim Qirim:

 The action was dedicated to the anniversary of the tragedy in Urumchi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. The members of the Picket expressed their indignation and protest against China's official policy towards the Uyghur people.

The Meeting began at 11:00. Activists held over an hour posters with slogans "Stop massacring the Uyghur", "Stop the repression," “Freedom to political prisoners", "Stop assimilating the Uyghur” and others. At the end of the picket the President of the NGO «BIZIM QIRIM» Abduraman Egiz handed an appeal letter to the Chinese Embassy addressed to the People's Republic of China.

Thus, the Crimean youth expressed solidarity with the Uyghur people who just like Crimeans, for many years struggle for their rights.