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Rumors, Suspicion and Hysteria: Urumchi's Han Residents Target Uyghurs in September 2009 Pinprick Attack Scare

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 12:00

Rumors, Suspicion and Hysteria, a new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) details the events of late August and early September 2009 in which a series of alleged pinprick attacks shook the regional capital of East Turkestan, Urumchi.

UAA commemorates 9/11

Mon, 09/09/2013 - 20:40

On the twelfth anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks on the United States, the Uyghur American Association (UAA) mourns the loss of innocent lives at hands of terrorism.


Wed, 08/28/2013 - 11:12


UAA Condemns Shootings by Police During Religious Celebration

Wed, 08/14/2013 - 12:22

Uyghur American Association slams Beijing for opening fire on a Uyghur crowd ahead of Ramadan.

UAA urges Obama administration to raise Uyghur issues at US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

Wed, 07/10/2013 - 16:50

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July 10, 2013, 4:50 pm EST

To Strike The Strongest Blow: Questions Remain Over Crackdown On 2009 Unrest In Urumchi

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 14:45

A new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), To Strike The Strongest Blow: Questions Remain Over Crackdown On 2009 Unrest In Urumchi, details widespread human rights violations committed by the People’s Republic of China in the wake of unrest in Urumchi on July 5, 2009.

The Uyghur American Association expresses concern at massive build up of Chinese security forces in East Turkestan

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 15:01

The Uyghur American Association (UAA) warns the Chinese government to cease its fiery rhetoric regarding incidents in Hotan and Lukchun and to end the excessive build up of security forces in the region.

The Uyghur American Association calls on the Chinese government to substantiate terror claims with an open and independent investigation

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:37

The Uyghur American Association (UAA) casts doubt on Chinese government claims that the June 26, 2013 incident in Lukchun was an act of terrorism until an independent verification of events is available. UAA is unequivocally opposed to any form of violence and condemns all violent actions.


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