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UAA Urges China to Immediately Release Information on Nurmemet Yasin’s Condition

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 17:15

The Uyghur American Association (UAA) calls on China to immediately release information on Uyghur writer Nurmemet Yasin, who reportedly died over a year ago in a Chinese prison, according to Chinese legal scholar Teng Biao on Twitter two days ago.

UAA condemns harsh sentences handed down to four Uyghurs and the vilification of Uyghur democracy leader Ms. Rebiya Kadeer

Wed, 12/12/2012 - 10:35

The Uyghur American Association (UAA) condemns the sentencing of three Uyghurs to death and one Uyghur to a life in jail in relation to alleged hijacking charges.

“It is time for the repression to end in East Turkestan.” UAA statement on Human Rights Day 2012

Sun, 12/09/2012 - 22:07

On the occasion of Human Rights Day 2012, the Uyghur American Association (UAA) calls on newly appointed General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Xi Jinping, to embrace the value of universal human rights that is embodied in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and to respect the rights of the Uyghur people to “freedom, justice and peace.”


Fri, 11/09/2012 - 11:03



Thu, 07/05/2012 - 04:05

维吾尔人权项目(UHRP)发布有关2009年乌鲁木齐和平示威引发民族冲突报告中文版, “你能倾听我们吗?来自2009年乌鲁木齐骚乱的呼声”

Malware originating in China targeting Uyghur activists an attempt to control Uyghur sources of information about East Turkestan

Tue, 07/03/2012 - 11:59

Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab recently announced a Mac-based Trojan originating in China has targeted Uyghur activists in an attempt to collect information about Uyghur activities conducted overseas.

Alleged hijacking in Hotan should be viewed with extreme caution

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 16:37

Official Chinese media reports of an alleged plane hijacking in Hotan by six Uyghurs should be viewed with extreme caution given the lack of available details...

Uyghur Homeland, Chinese Frontier: The Xinjiang Work Forum and Centrally Led Development

Wed, 06/27/2012 - 10:19

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.

New rules issued by Hotan company discriminate against Uyghur women

Fri, 06/22/2012 - 15:22

In line with an official security clampdown taking place in Hotan, a local company that leases property to businesses in the city has banned women wearing...


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