Oct 21, 2020

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) is encouraged by recent findings of the Canadian Parliamentary Subcommittee on International Human Rights (SDIR), who recommended that the Canadian government recognize that acts being committed against Uyghurs constitute genocide.

Oct 21, 2020

We, the undersigned condemn the arrest and detention of the 12 Hongkonger activists who are currently being held in incommunicado detention in main

Oct 20, 2020

October 23, 2020, 12 pm EDT

Join us for a discussion between UHRP Board Chair Nury Turkel and Dr. Sean Roberts on his new book, "The War on the Uyghurs: China's Internal Campaign Against a Muslim Minority."

Oct 19, 2020

Join the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC, Uyghur Human Rights Project, and European Union of Jewish Students to learn about this crisis from the Uyghur community and how to help and connect to the incredible work that is already being done.

Oct 13, 2020

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) is dismayed by the election of China to the UN Human Rights Council, and urges member states to take immediate steps to hold China accountable for ongoing and egregious abuses targeting Uyghurs.

Oct 7, 2020

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) and the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), along with 68 Uyghur organizations from 18 countries, we call on UN Member States to vote against China’s renewed membership on the Human Rights Council, given its ongoing and systematic human rights abuses targeting Uyghurs.

Oct 1, 2020

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) expresses its appreciation for further Congressional action to combat Uyghur forced labor by passing the Uyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act (H.R. 6270) in the U.S. House of Representatives.

A new report presents evidence of the complete or partial destruction of over 100 mosques by the Chinese government. Researcher Bahram Sintash and the Uyghur Human Rights Project cross-reference satellite imagery, photographs, and witness testimony to document the Chinese government’s campaign to wipe out the physical sites of Uyghur Islamic practice.

EXPLAINER—Five Things to Know About the Bingtuan
Aug 27, 2020

The Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) or Bingtuan:
1. Exercises State & Police Powers
2. Serves as a Colonizing Force
3. Commits Brutal Abuses
4. Profits from Uyghur Forced Labor
5. Operates a Global Business Empire

UHRP BRIEFING—Uyghurs to China: "Return our relatives’ passports"
Aug 6, 2020

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has released a new briefing highlighting calls by Uyghur Americans for the Chinese government to return their relatives’ passports and permit travel overseas for family reunifications in the United States.

UHRP REPORT: “The Happiest Muslims in the World”: Disinformation, Propaganda, and the Uyghur Crisis
Jul 28, 2020

The Uyghur Human Rights Project has released a new report analyzing the Chinese government’s attempts to craft and promote a narrative responding to international criticism of its large-scale arbitrary detention of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples.