Authorities in Shanghai have detained six Muslim Uyghurs following clashes between police and dozens of protesting Uyghur street vendors outside a major mosque in the city, residents and exile Uyghurs said.
Chinese forces have staged an “intrusion” into Indian territory that would have been top world news had they been North Korean troops straying across the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea.
UNPO, together with the World Uyghur Congress, has called for the European Parliament to urge the UN to set up an independent investigative team to report on the recent violent clashes opposing Uyghurs and Chinese authorities in the Kashgar region (East Turkestan).
A new 37-page report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) examines the effects of the Xinjiang Work Forum, held in May 2010, which heralded an unprecedented state-led development push in East Turkestan.
A new 89-page report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) documents the Chinese state’s top-down destruction of Uyghur communities in Kashgar and throughout East Turkestan, in a targeted and highly politicized push that Chinese officials have accelerated in the wake of turbulent unrest in the region in 2009.