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Date and Location

April 6, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
L-166 Iop Conference Room



​Please join us for a conversation with Rushan Abbas, Founder and Executive Director of the Campaign for Uyghurs, on Thursday, April 6, 2022 at 12 PM ET.

Rushan Abbas is the founder and executive director of the Campaign for Uyghurs, a nonprofit organization advocating for the human rights and democratic freedoms of Uyghurs and other predominantly Muslim minorities in Xinjiang, China.​ Under her organization, Ms. Abbas introduced and led the “One Voice One Step” movement and successfully organized a demonstration on March 15th, 2018, in 14 countries and 18 cities on the same day to protest China’s detention of millions of Uyghurs in concentration camps.

In February 2022, Campaign For Uyghurs was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for activism and advocacy done to promote the Uyghur cause for freedom. Campaign For Uyghurs was nominated by US House of Representatives members Tom Suozzi and Chris Smith, who co-chair the Uyghur Caucus.

This event will take place in the Institute of Politics, at the Harvard Kennedy School in Littauer 166. Pizza & salad will be served!

Speakers and Presenters

​Rushan Abbas