The Uyghur Crisis: A Cultural Genocide Unfolding in Silence
December 4 2020, 17:30 CET
in collaboration with
- Association Mosaique UNIL,
- the Human Rights,Conflict & Peace Student Initiative at IHEID Geneva
The Uyghur Crisis in China is one of the most alarming human rights crises of the modern day.The systematic oppression and persecution of the Uyghur minority in China’s Xinjiang region has warranted the attention of international powers, human rights activists and the global community as a whole.
Association Mosaique UNIL, in collaboration with the Human Rights,Conflict & Peace Student Initiative at IHEID Geneva, is honoured to host Mr. Abduxukur Abdurixit as the keynote speaker of our conference.
Mr. Abdurixit is a Uyghur activist campaigning to raise awareness of the crisis and appeal for action from the international community. During the conference, he will provide insight into the history of the crisis, describe the current situation on the ground and give his opinion on the future outlook for the Uyghur community in China.