2009 Conference: East Turkestan: 60 Years Under China
May 18 - May 19, 2009
Washington DC, USA
The World Uyghur Congress conference discussed the current situation of East Turkestan as it has been determined by the past 60 years with panelists ranging from human rights activists and experts, representatives from Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the National Endowment for Democracy as well as US Senators. The conference was co-organized by UNPO, hosted by NED and opened by Rebiya Kadeer, focusing on future policy under the People’s Republic of China. Other speakers include Mr. Carl Gershman, President of the National Endowment for Democracy; Dr. Sophie Richardson, Advocacy Director, Asia Division, Human Rights Watch; Mr. T. Kumar, Advocacy Director, Asia and Pacific, Amnesty International USA; Ms. Kara Abramson, Advocacy Director, Congressional-Executive Commission on China; Mr. Ulrich Delius, Asia Director, Society for Threatened Peoples; Mr. Joshua Cooper, Executive Director, Hawaii Institute for Human Rights, Senator Marco Perduca and UNPO Secretary General Mr. Marino Busdachin.
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