This page was set up to coincide with VW’s shareholder meeting in May 2023 but the images and captions remain true. If you have questions, please email us!

May 8-12, 2023

VW’s annual shareholder meeting is Wednesday, May 10 at the City Cube in Berlin. Join Uyghur and rights groups this week demanding VW #enduyghurforcedlabour!

What’s happening during the week?

  • May 8th
    • Share these petitions with social media networks & everyone!
    • World Uyghur Congress petition
    • No Business with Genocide petition
    • Eko (formerly SumOfUS) petition
    • Freedom United petition
    • The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) is organizing a panel discussion in Berlin 
  • May 9th
    • Please share videos advocating for the Uyghurs. We put a sample script here.
  • May 10th
    • Please tweet about this all day!
    • The WUC is leading a protest in Berlin on Wednesday
    • The WUC is asking questions at the annual shareholders’ meeting. 
  • May 11th & 12th
    • We will update this page with articles, new post ideas from the meeting, and other shareable information. Check back! Email us with questions!


Please tag any of the following in posts: 

We have created a series of images, which you can see here. Each image has a caption that corresponds to the suggested posts below.

  • Image 1: flyer announcing week of action
  • Images 2-5: facts about VW’s link to the Uyghur Region 
    • Suggested caption: 

VW has the most exposures to the Uyghur Region than any other auto brand according to a recent report by Sheffield Hallam University and Nomogaia.

Over 60 auto brands including VW are at HIGH RISK of using raw materials and manufactured parts made with Uyghur forced labor.

VW MUST fully exit the Uyghur Region and commit to applying the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act standard across its ENTIRE supply chain.

  • Images 6-10: facts about VW’s link to the Uyghur forced labour 
    • Suggested caption: 

@volkswagen has the most exposures to the Uyghur Region and is at a HIGH RISK of being made with forced labour — according to a report by @hkcatshu @sheffhallamuni @NomoGaia.

Tell VW forced labour auto is NOT acceptable. #enduyghurforcedlabour

  • Image 11: auto parts that may be made with forced labour
    • Suggested caption: 

⚠️Your Volkswagen may be made with forced labour! A report by SHU found that over 60 auto brands including VW use parts sourced from the Uyghur Region – which are linked to state-imposed forced labour.

Demand VW stop profiting from Uyghur forced labour now!

IG: @sheffhallamuni @hkcatshu and @NomoGaia

TW: @sheffhallamuni @SHULawCrim @NomoGaia

  • Canva slides 12-14: call for VW to end Uyghur forced labour
    • Suggested caption:

Will VW shareholders demand @VWGroup take action on #Uyghurforcedlabour?

VW must FULLY exit the Uyghur Region & apply the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act to its ENTIRE supply chain now!


  • Instagram: @VW @Volkswagen @skodagram @seat @cupra_official @audi @lamborghini @bentleymotors @porsche @ducati
  • Twitter: @VW @VWGroup @skodaautonews @SEATofficial @CUPRA @AudiOfficial @Lamborghini @BentleyMotors @Porsche @DucatiMotor


#volkswagen #vw #auto #enduyghurforcedlabour #uyghurforcedlabour #uyghur 

#driveawayfromforcedlabour #drivingforce #forcedlabourauto 

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