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Tue, May 03|
Rushan Abbas at Worcester World Affairs Council
"Global Implications of the Uyghur Genocide," with Rushan Abbas, Campaign for Uyghurs
Time & Location
May 03, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
About The Event
Ms. Rushan Abbas is the founder and executive director of Campaign for Uyghurs. She has been an activist since her days at university in East Turkistan, where she was a co-leader of the pro-democracy protests. Since coming to the United States, she has been a tireless advocate for Uyghur rights. In 2017, she established the Campaign for Uyghurs. CFU was founded to advocate for the human rights and democratic freedoms of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples oppressed by the Chinese regime. In 2018, her own sister was abducted by the Chinese regime and illegally sentenced