vendredi 16 mai 2008

ALDE - UNPO Conference at the EU Parliament in Brussels on 16 May 2008 (Part III)

Photo: Starting from the left:
The Representative of the Hmong people in her beautiful traditional costume
Rebiya Kadeer, 'Spiritual Mother of the Uyghur people'
Merry Fitzgerald, Europe-Iraqi Turkmens Friendships
Dr. Hassan Tawiq Aydinli, Iraqi Turkmen Front (ITF) Europe Representative


President of the World Uyghur Congress (WUC)

Uyghur Human Rights Activist and former Prisoner of Conscience

Please also see post on East Turkestan:

Rebiya Kadeer was born on 15th November 1947, she is married and has eleven children, she is:

President of the World Uyghur Congress, Munich, Germany

President of the Uyghur American Association, Washington DC, USA

She has been nominated twice, in 2006 and 2007, for the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her advocacy efforts on behalf of the Uyghur people

She was awarded the prestigious Rafto Award while in prison, on September 23rd 2004, by the Norwegion human rights group the Rafto Foundation.

She was awarded the Human Rights Watch 'Human Rights Award' in 2000.

For more on the Uyghur people (East Turkestan) please click on the link below:

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