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Tibetan Buddhist monks chanting at the memorial for Liu Xiaobo held at the Taiwan Center in Flushing on July 15. (Photo via World Journal)
Jul 18, 2017

Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese Nobel Peace laureate who died on July 13, has had some critics among exiled radical Chinese dissidents. But the Taiwan Center in New York was overflowing with his “comrades” and admirers at a memorial held for him on July 15.

 View of the inner courtyard in Al-Azhar.
Jul 10, 2017

Fearful Uyghurs scramble to get out of Egypt and avoid forced return to China, where they risk torture and arbitrary jailing.

European Council President Donald Tusk and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrive at the EU-China Summit in Brussels on June 2, 2017. © 2017 Reuters
Jun 19, 2017

EU and its 28 Members Lack Strategy, Credibility to Bring Change

Uyghur schoolchildren in Xinjiang, in file photo.
Jun 15, 2017

International Uyghur Language Day, launched in 2015, urges Uyghurs around the world to speak their native language.

May 8, 2017

On 26 April 2017, Uyghur human rights activist and member of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) Dolkun Isa, who was participating in the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), was forced to leave the UN premises.

Two ethnic Uyghur women pass Chinese paramilitary policemen. (Photo: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)
May 3, 2017

Mounting Islamophobia in the West has emboldened Beijing’s repression of Uyghur human rights.

May 3, 2017

Al Jazeera reports on new measures banning certain Muslim names in China. The report includes footage of UHRP director Omer Kanat delivering testimony at the United Nations in New York.

Apr 24, 2017

4 May, 6:00 PM - Gilman 50 - - - Xinjiang? East Turkestan? شىنجاڭ؟ شەرقىي تۈركىستان؟ 新疆?东土耳其斯坦? Whether you are aware of China's diversity or not, the...

Apr 7, 2017

PEN America and he Uyghur American Association are among seven groups asking President Donald Trump to voice human rights concerns with Chinese President Xi Jinping when they meet in Florida beginning Thursday.

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