Dolkun Isa

President, World Uyghur Congress


As the President of the World Uyghur Congress, a member of UNPO, Dolkun Isa works with other marginalized or unrepresented people to collectively strive for democracy, freedom and respect for basic human rights. In 2016, Mr. Isa was recognized for his efforts in raising awareness of the human rights situation the Uyghur people are facing and for calling for greater democracy and freedom in China by receiving the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation’s Human Rights Award. Mr. Isa is a former student leader of the pro-democracy demonstrations at Xinjiang University in 1988.