Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Ghulam Osman Yaghma – Strategic Advisor (Canada)

Mr. Ghulam Osman Yaghma is the President of the East Turkistan Government in Exile and is a highly respected veteran Uyghur revolutionary and writer. He was formerly the Deputy Prime Minister of the East Turkistan Government in Exile and has been striving for the restoration of the East Turkistan Republic and the rights of the Uyghur nation and all the people of East Turkistan for much of his life. He is one of the  most prominent Uyghur writers within East Turkistan and abroad; he also has the strongest penmanship among the East Turkistani diaspora community.  Throughout his life, he has published dozens of books and other literary works in the Uyghur and Turkish languages on various subjects  related to East Turkistan ranging from politics, psychology, and history. Originally from Atush, East Turkistan, Mr. Yaghma has lived in exile in Canada since 2002.

Dr. Mamitimin Ala – Public Affairs & Policy Advisor (Australia)

Dr. Mamtimin Ala is the President of the Australian Uyghur Association and holds a PhD in Philosophy from  Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. He is one of the most respected Uyghur academics in the East Turkistani diaspora and has spent much of his life advocating for the freedom and fundamental rights of the people of East Turkistan. He has published numerous academic articles on the issue of Uyghur nation and East Turkistan. Originally from Atush, East Turkistan, Dr. Ala has lived in exile in Australia since 2010. 

Dr. Talip Atajan – Financial Advisor (USA)

Dr. Talip Atajan is currently a  Professor of Mathematics at community college in Northern Virginia and holds a PhD in Mathematics from Tokyo Denki University. He has spent much of his life engaged in advocacy for the fundamental rights and freedoms for the people of East Turkistan. Originally from Chochek, East Turkistan, Dr. Atajan has lived in exile in the United States since 2009.