SOAS students launch campus Uyghur Solidarity Action Week: 11-15 October

By a student campaigner in SOAS Uyghur Solidarity Society

Students in SOAS Uyghur Solidarity Society have launched a week of action, calling on students and workers to join in the action on their respective campuses. Awareness has been growing amongst young people especially through online activism, and so this week aims to turn that awareness into concrete action, to reach out to others in the university community, and carry out public protests to draw attention to and put pressure on those complicit in the genocide. 

Continue reading “SOAS students launch campus Uyghur Solidarity Action Week: 11-15 October”

China, Hong Kong & the Uyghurs: support our solidarity motion at Labour Party Conference

Thanks to East & South-East Asians for Labour (Labour’s official affiliated society for ESEA members), the solidarity motion drafted by us and Labour Movement Solidarity with HK has been submitted in full to Labour Party Conference! You can read it below. It is set to be merged with the Uyghur rights motion already submitted by Finchley & Golders Green Labour.

Continue reading “China, Hong Kong & the Uyghurs: support our solidarity motion at Labour Party Conference”

Solidarity motion going to Labour Party conference – but we still need your help

You may remember when we announced that – together with our friends at Labour Movement Solidarity with Hong Kong (UK) – we had written a motion for the September 2021 Labour Party conference. Now, parts of this motion are on their way to be debated and voted on at the conference – but we need your help to get the full proposals there.

Continue reading “Solidarity motion going to Labour Party conference – but we still need your help”

Protest Samsung’s Uyghur forced labour links & Olympic sponsorship

2pm Sunday 8 August
Samsung store, 125 Oxford St, London W1D 2HS
Map
Facebook event

Sunday 8th August is the final day of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics and will include the closing ceremony. We will mark this day with a protest outside the flagship London store of Samsung – a major Olympic sponsor and also one of the many corporate giants implicated in profiting from Uyghur forced labour in their Chinese supply chains.

Continue reading “Protest Samsung’s Uyghur forced labour links & Olympic sponsorship”

PROTEST 5 JULY: Remember Urumqi, Free the Uyghurs, Welcome Refugees

6pm Monday 5 July
Embassy of China, 49 Portland Place, London W1B 1JL
Map
Facebook event

Continue reading “PROTEST 5 JULY: Remember Urumqi, Free the Uyghurs, Welcome Refugees”

Al Jazeera: “The faux anti-imperialism of denying anti-Uighur atrocities”

Read this sharp dissection by Azeezah Kanji and David Palumbo-Liu of the factual dishonesty, political incoherence & ethical dereliction of the campaigners who cover for the Chinese state’s racist, colonialist crimes in the supposed name of “anti-imperialism”.

Continue reading “Al Jazeera: “The faux anti-imperialism of denying anti-Uighur atrocities””

5 JUNE: Protest Swire – corporate accomplices in Hong Kong & Uyghur repression

12 noon Saturday 5 June
Swire House, 59 Buckingham Gate, SW1E 6AJ
Co-hosted with Labour Movement Solidarity with HK
Map
Facebook event

Continue reading “5 JUNE: Protest Swire – corporate accomplices in Hong Kong & Uyghur repression”