ISTANBUL: Uyghur and Turkish NGOs carried out protests in lots of elements of Turkey on Sunday to protest in opposition to the atrocities of Chinese language authorities within the Xinjiang area beneath the pretext of controlling the Covid-19 pandemic. The Worldwide Union of East Turkestan NGOs led by its chief Hidayetullah Oghuzhan held a big protest and made a press assertion at 2:00 pm native time, in entrance of the Chinese language Consulate in Sariyer, Istanbul. As per estimates round 1000-1200 individuals together with the aged, girls, and youngsters participated within the protest. “….Our Uyghur brothers are being systematically massacred by China….their homes are locked…beneath the pretext of pandemic….they’re dying of starvation and illness…within the hearth that broke out….our brothers have been killed by burning of their homes, the place they have been trapped…,” Chairman of Turkish NGO Yesevi Alperenler Affiliation, Kursat Mican mentioned. Hidayetullah dedicated that the Uyghurs are ready to sacrifice their being and their lives for East Turkestan’s independence and they might proceed their struggle with perseverance. East Turkestan New Technology Motion, a Turkiye NGO, the Younger IHH Humanitarian Aid Basis, and the Younger IDSB-Union of NGOs of the Islamic World/Islam Duniyasi Sivil Toplum Kuruluslari Birligi additionally organized a prayer assembly earlier on the Istanbul Fatih Mosque. Uyghur chief Abdusselam Teklamekan, Muhammed Mematali, who misplaced 4 siblings within the Urumqi hearth, and theologian Ahmet Bulut have been amongst those that spoke. Turkish NGO Anadolu Genclik Dernegi (AGD) had additionally given a name for protests somewhere else in opposition to the Chinese language atrocities in East Turkestan. AGD Istanbul Department organized one other protest and press launch within the night at 8:00 pm close to the Chinese language Consulate in Sariyer district. AGD activists led by Provincial President Mehmet Yaroglu, and Uyghurs protested in opposition to Chinese language atrocities and genocide. Bursa AGD native department held a protest and press launch following the morning prayer close to the Bursa Ulucami Mosque. Taha Nargis, Chairman of the College Fee of AGD Bursa department, made an announcement and accused the ‘imperial and assassin’ Chinese language state of finishing up “systematic massacres in East Turkestan ….our Uyghur brothers, sisters and youngsters have been martyred by not interfering within the hearth that broke out just lately,” as per press assertion. AGD additionally organized post-prayer protests and press statements in different places together with the capital Ankara (close to Haji Bayram Veli Mosque), Adiyaman, Balikesir, Corum, Isparta, Kirsehir, Kutahya, Malatya, Mersin, Usak amongst others. These protests have turn into extra pronounced following the dying of a number of Uyghurs in a residential constructing hearth in Urumqi.