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Uyghur American Association

http://www.uyghuramerican.org/

Mission Statement

“The Uyghur American Association (UAA) works to promote the preservation and flourishing of a rich, humanistic and diverse Uyghur culture, and to support the right of the Uyghur people to use peaceful, democratic means to determine their own political future. The UAA has undertaken the Uyghur Human Rights Project for the purpose of promoting improved human rights conditions for Uyghurs and other indigenous groups in East Turkistan (also known as China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region), on the premise that the assurance of basic human rights will facilitate the realization of the community's democratic aspirations.”

Mission Source:
http://www.uyghuramerican.org/categories/About-UAA/
Expenditures Source:
2008 IRS Form 990, Total Expenses

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Year/Decade Arrived in D.C.

  • 2004

Annual Advocacy Expenditures

  • $321,639

Type of Organization

Tax Status

Location of D.C.-Area Office

  • Washington, D.C.