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East Turkistanis Praise French National Assembly For Recognizing Uyghur Genocide, Urges French Government To Follow Suit and Boycott the Beijing 2022 Olympics

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20 January 2022

BRUSSELS – France’s National Assembly voted on Thursday  and passed a motion recognizing China’s atrocities against Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples in East Turkistan as crimes against humanity as a genocide ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, also known as the Genocide Games.

The resolution was proposed by the Socialist in the lower house of the French parliament and backed by President Emanuel Macron’s ruling Republic on the Move party. It was passed with 169 vote in favor against one. 

The East Turkistan Government in Exile praises the French people and their National Assembly for recognizing the Chinese Government’s atrocities against Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples in East Turkistan, as genocide and crimes against humanity. France’s National Assembly became the ninth Parliament across the globe to declare China’s atrocities in East Turkistan as genocide.

“We thank the French National Assembly for recognizing China’s ongoing genocide against Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples in Occupied East Turkistan,” said Prime Minister Salih Hudayar of the East Turkistan Government in Exile. “We urge France’s government to recognize the genocide as well as fully boycott the Beijing 2022 Olympic,” he added.

The East Turkistan Government in Exile is calling on all governments and parliaments to take meaningful actions to bring an end to this ongoing humanitarian crisis by boycotting the Beijing 2022 Olympics, granting refugee to Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples fleeing genocide, as well as supporting East Turkistan’s case against China at at the International Criminal Court.

“We ask the French Government to respect the will of the French people and recognize China’s genocide against Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples in East Turkistan as well,” said Deputy Prime Minister Mirqedir Mirzat of the East Turkistan Government in Exile and Vice President of the French Uyghur Association. “We also urge France to support East Turkistan’s case at the International Criminal Court and to fully boycott the Beijing Olympics,” he added. 

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