Rally at UN Against Chinese President Xi Jinping

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - NEW YORK - Sep 13, 2018 - On Sept. 18, activists and local New Yorkers representing various communities – including Tibetans, Uyghurs, Southern Mongolians, Taiwanese, Hong Kongers, Chinese rights advocates and supporters – will be gathered at the UN Plaza to protest Chinese President Xi Jinping’s totalitarian rule and human rights atrocities across China and its occupied territories. The solidarity rally brings together various affected groups that condemn Xi Jinping’s totalitarian rule and his oppressive policies, and demand freedom, democracy and the right to self-determination and political independence. This event is being jointly organized by thirteen leading movement-based organizations. The program will also include a political parody featuring Winnie the Pooh and an ‘Ink Xi Jinping’ action.

WHO: Tibetans, Uyghurs, Southern Mongolians, Taiwanese, Hong Kongers, and Chinese Democracy Activists and Supporters.

WHERE: Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, United Nations. E. 47 St. bet. 1 Ave. and 2 Ave., Manhattan

WHEN: Sept. 18, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

MC: Dorjee Tseten, Executive Director, Students for a Free Tibet

Speeches by

Ilshat Hassan, President of Uyghur American Association

Enghebatu Togochog, Director of Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center

Sarah Cook, Senior Researcher for East Asia, Freedom House

Teng Baio, Chinese Human Rights Lawyer and Activist

Omer Karnat, Director, Uyghur Human Rights Project

Ngawang Tharchin, President, Regional Tibetan Youth Congress NY/NJ

Anna Cheung, Activist, New York For Hong Kong

Marvin Kumetat, US Program Coordinator, Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization

Representative from Keep Taiwan Free

Organised by

World Uyghur Congress

Keep Taiwan Free

New Yorkers Supporting Hong Kong

Regional Tibetan Youth Congress NYNJ

Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center

Uyghur Human Rights Project

U.S.-Tibet Committee

China Human Rights Accountability Center

Initiatives for China 公民力量

Uyghur American Association

Regional Chushi Gangdruk of New York and New Jersey

Unrepresented Nations and People Organization (UNPO)

Students for a Free Tibet

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Media Inquiries:

Dorjee Tseten, Executive Director, Students for a Free Tibet, 646 753 3889 dorjee@studentsforafreetibet.org

Teng Biao, Chinese Human Rights Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, 6173966099  tengbiao89@gmail.com

Zubayra Shamseden, Uyghur Human Rights Project, 5715350639, zshams@uhrp.org

Source : Students for a Free Tibet

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