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Aug 19, 2015

At the August 16, 2015 board meeting of the Uyghur American Association (UAA), the Board of Directors voted to separate UAA from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP)

More than 200 Uyghurs are being held at an immigration center near Thailand's southern city of Hat Yai's international airport after they were detained in a secret camp in a mountainous rubber plantation in Songkhla province on March 12, 2014
Jul 9, 2015

Deportations occurred in contravention of international law, remaining Uyghurs require international protection

 An ethnic Uighur woman, Tursun Gul, stands in front of a Chinese riot police during a demonstration in Urumqi, July 2009. Photo: AFP
Jun 30, 2015

Uyghur families no closer to discovering truth about relatives killed and disappeared

Jun 2, 2015

State censorship and lack of accountability for human rights violations deny the Chinese people their democratic rights

May 20, 2015

New report highlights assimilative language policy through firsthand accounts

Mar 16, 2015

Anniversary an opportunity to refocus efforts in realizing human rights for the Uyghur people

Mar 3, 2015

New report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project analyses political violence from 2013-14

Feb 3, 2015

On the occasion of the eighteenth anniversary of the Ghulja Massacre, the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) calls on the Chinese government to fully account for credible allegations of state violence used against Uyghur protestors on February 5, 1997.

Dec 8, 2014

For immediate Release
December 8, 2014, 8:00am EST
Contact: Uyghur American Association +1 (202) 478 1920

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