Ngodup Tsering is the current representative of HH the 14th Dalai Lama and the Central Tibetan Administration in North America. Prior to his appointment, Ngodup Tsering has served as a Minister of Education of the Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamsala, India. He has been advocating for the cause of Tibet through a number of political … Read more
Ziawudun Tursunay, a survivor of China’s modern concentration camps. Her story first became public after her interview with the BBC, where she described the mass torture and rape she had experienced at the hands of the Communist Chinese authorities. She arrived in the USA in the summer of 2020, where she was able to receive … Read more
Zumrat Dawut, a survivor of China’s modern-day concentration camps. In the recent years, Ms. Dawut has been taking part in the Uyghur community’s advocacy for human rights and freedom. She shares her heartbreaking stories regarding her detainment in the concentration camps as a way to spread awareness and create actions to advocate for the people … Read more
Ms. Dede Laugesen, Executive Secretary of the Committee on the Present Danger: China (CPDC) and the Executive Director of the Save the Persecuted Christians (STPC). Ms. Laugesen’s includes addressing the persecution of 340 million heavily persecuted Christians all over the world, mainly in Africa, the Middle East, and the rest of Asia. Recently, Ms. Laugesen … Read more
Ms. Faith McDonnell, the director of Karatismos Global (KGI Global). Ms. McDonnell has been an active member of the U.S. Anglican Church, where she has been a leading advocate for South Sudan. She has worked actively with members of the U.S. Congress, Presidents, and others to bring about mass awareness regarding issues of international religious … Read more
Oguzkhan Asad Ktlan is a 13-year old Uyghur American youth singer, who has performed in a number of Uyghur community events. Since he could start to speak, Oguzkhan has considered singing as a great passion and has performed on multiple occasions, including some of the main Uyghur community events in Virginia and beyond. Oguzkhan also wishes to use his skills to serve his community and to spread awareness of the situation in East Turkistan. Oguzkhan was born in Sweden and raised in the United States, where he resides with his parents and siblings.
Omer Kanat is a current director of the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) and an executive member of the World Uyghur Congress (WUC). Omer Kanat and the team at the UHRP has provided some of the most critical research to the public needed to solidify advocacy for East Turkistan. Omer Kanat has also worked for a number of decades in helping Uyghurs and other Turkic people in resettling in the US and abroad.
Mr. Enkhbaat Toochog, a well-known Southern Mongolian leader and activist. For many years, Mr. Toochog has been advocating for the rights of Mongolians living under the CCP and has called for the independence of Southern Mongolia from China. His work includes advocacy to protect the Mongolian culture and language, which is under a severe threat … Read more
These are the members of the Free Kazakhs, an organization made up of Kazakhs working to promote democracy and freedom in Kazakhstan. They also address the issue of Chinese and Russian expansionism in Kazakhstan, as the Kazakhstan government works to create closer ties with the Chinese and Russian dictatorships.
This is the Tibetan Performance Group, Mimang Lhakar, which was founded by Tibetan community members to preserve the Tibetan culture. Known as White Wednesday, Lhakar is a day where Tibetans from all over the world celebrate the Tibetan culture every Wednesday by wearing traditional clothing and performing Tibetan music and dance. Mimang Lhakar was founded … Read more