Michael Polak Speaks on Centre for Turkey Studies Panel “Does China’s Ongoing Persecution of the Uighurs Amount to Genocide, and What Can the International Community Do About it?”

Michael Polak
Michael Polak March 22, 2021

On Thursday 18 March 2021 Church Court Chambers’ barrister Michael Polak spoke on the Centre for Turkey Studies’ Panel on “Does China’s Ongoing Persecution of the Uighurs Amount to Genocide, and What Can the International Community Do About it?”. Other speakers in the panel included Stephen Kinnock, Shadow Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Rahima Mahmut, UK Project Director for the World Uyghur Congress, Emily Thornberry, Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, and Matthew Turner Chair of the Labour Campaign for Human Rights.

The event was recorded and can be watched here from 9”10.

Michael chairs Lawyers of Uyghur Rights and is on the Advisory Committee of the World Uyghur Congresses’ London Office.  Michael’s work for the WUC has included recent submission in regards to the Beijing 2022 Olympics, work in regards to Huawei 5G tendering, and presenting at their Congress in Washington.

Michael Polak is available for instruction in human rights or international law matters by contacting our clerking team by email clerks@timm283.sg-host.com or phone +44 020 7936 3637



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