Uyghurs APPG

First Registered: 10/03/2021 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To raise awareness of the persecution against the Uyghur community in Xinjiang, China.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Uyghurs

1. Forced labour in UK value chains
18/09/2020 - Select Committee Inquiry

Found: in the UK are exploiting the forced labour of Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region of China.

The Committee

2. Atrocities against the Uyghurs in Xinjiang
23/03/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: the growing evidence of atrocities against the Uyghurs in Xinjiang, the body of opinion that the atrocities

31/10/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: Chinese Government have interned over a million Uyghurs in re-education camps across the Xinjiang region;

4. Offer all Uyghur Muslims asylum in the UK
15/04/2021 - Petitions

Found: hands of the Chinese government. Up to 3 million Uyghurs are currently in 'Re-education Camps', with reports

5. Call for Evidence
30/10/2020 - Inquiry: Xinjiang detention camps - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: China who are complicit in the persecution of Uyghurs? What mechanisms can the Government use to discourage

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Recent Speeches related to Uyghurs

1. Human Rights: Xinjiang
22/04/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: beg to move,That this House believes that Uyghurs and other ethnic and religious minorities in the - Speech Link
2: Finley notes, in the massacre of 2014, up to 3,000 Uyghurs“were allegedly killed by security forces” - Speech Link
3: co-chair of the all-party parliamentary group on Uyghurs, I pay tribute to the many colleagues who have - Speech Link

2. China’s Policy on its Uyghur Population
12/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: on China over its treatment of Uyghur Muslims. Uyghurs are a Turkic ethnic group native to Xinjiang, China - Speech Link
2: right—helped to sponsor Adrian Zenz’s first report on the Uyghurs. I am not saying that people were not aware of - Speech Link

3. Human Rights: Xinjiang
29/01/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: and biometric data are also being obtained from Uyghurs in the camps, perhaps for the possibility of organ - Speech Link
2: at the Uyghur Muslim population. Thousands of Uyghurs were held in re-education camps after returning - Speech Link
3: Entrepreneurs Network. He said that, about two years ago, Uyghurs who use Washington as a base—there are now about - Speech Link

4. Trade Bill
22/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: evidence of those crimes being committed against the Uyghurs and think that a potential trade or investment - Speech Link
2: compromise so often? Does he also agree that the Uyghurs do not come under the remit of the Government’s - Speech Link
3: it is a prospective one, which means that the Uyghurs are not going to get in front of the Select Committee - Speech Link

5. Xinjiang: Uyghurs
29/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: of evidence about the disturbing situation that Uyghurs and other minorities are facing in Xinjiang.We - Speech Link
2: infringe their human rights. We know that 1.5 million Uyghurs are incarcerated in re-education camps and subjected - Speech Link
3: of even more sinister tactics to suppress the Uyghurs, beyond even the outrageous concentration camps - Speech Link

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10 Current APPG Officers
Lord Anderson of Ipswich Portrait
Lord Anderson of Ipswich
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
1 APPG Membership
Rule of Law
Chris Law Portrait
Chris Law
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Dundee West
Joined: 10th March 2021
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Vice Chair
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 10th March 2021
Nusrat Ghani Portrait
Nusrat Ghani
Vice Chair
Conservative - Wealden
Joined: 10th March 2021
Lyn Brown Portrait
Lyn Brown
Vice Chair
Labour - West Ham
Joined: 10th March 2021
Baroness Goudie Portrait
Baroness Goudie
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Yasmin Qureshi MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7019.


Public Enquiry Point:

Ewelina Ochab, Coalition for Genocide Response, 169 Hammersmith Rd, London W6 8DB. Tel: 07531 362 203


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No benefits in kind are on record for the Uyghurs APPG

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