UHRP in the News

2010 -- the Uyghur Human Rights Year in Review
January 6, 2011

At the conclusion of 2009, the outlook for Uyghur human rights looked very bleak indeed.

A Visit to Tongxin Middle School
November 8, 2010
Uyghur third-graders in Urumchi study in Chinese. @China News Service 2009

In a recent article published by Phoenix New Media, reporter Qi Rui describes a visit to Tongxin Middle School...

Book Review: Uyghurs Under Siege
September 24, 2010

New books about the Uyghur people from China's northwest region of Xinjiang are hard to come by.

Who Decides Kashgar's Future?
March 25, 2010

Certainly not the people who live there.

2009 - The Uyghur Human Rights Year in Review
January 14, 2010

2009 will be remembered as a watershed year for the Uyghur people of East Turkestan...

China’s Media “Openness” in East Turkestan
December 16, 2009

As President Obama emphasized the benefits of the free flow of information in Shanghai last month, around 20 million citizens of China ...

China's Forgotten Minority
December 10, 2009

When most people think of a people suppressed by the Chinese government, the first thing that springs to mind is Tibet...

The People's Republic of China at Sixty: The Fear of Self-Examination
October 1, 2009

October 1, 2009 marks sixty years since Mao Zedong proclaimed the establishment of the People's Republic of China...

China tightens screws on Uyghurs
September 4, 2009

The Old City of Kashgar in China's Xinjiang region is facing demolition despite the dislocation it will cause...

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