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Aug 30, 2023 | UHRP Briefing

Genocide Tours: International Travel Companies in East Turkistan

New research from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) highlights the troubling industry of organized travel to the Uyghur region despite ongoing crimes against humanity and genocide. The briefing, Genocide Tours: International Travel Companies in East Turkistan, is the first on a series on the tourism industry in East Turkistan.

Jun 20, 2023 | UHRP report

“I Escaped, But Not to Freedom”: Failure to Protect Uyghur Refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is in a number of situations unable to provide meaningful protection to Uyghur refugees, partly as a consequence of Chinese interference, partly as a consequence of UNHCR shortcomings.

Apr 11, 2023 | UHRP Report

No Time to Lose: Uyghurs Stuck in the United States Asylum System

The Uyghur Human Rights Project’s new report highlights the plight of Uyghur asylum seekers in the U.S. suffering long delays in the asylum process. There are an estimated 500 to 1,000 Uyghurs waiting for resolution of their asylum applications. UHRP’s research highlights wait times of up to eight years. Under U.S. law, cases are supposed to be resolved within six months.

Feb 9, 2023 | uhrp report

The Complicity of Heritage: Cultural Heritage and Genocide in the Uyghur Region

This report argues that China’s actions in the Uyghur region constitute what UNESCO calls “strategic cultural cleansing”: the deliberate targeting of individuals and groups on the basis of their cultural, ethnic or religious affiliation, combined with the intentional and systematic destruction of their cultural heritage.

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“We know you better than you know yourself”: China’s transnational repression of the Uyghur diaspora

Watch the UHRP co-sponsored event featuring the presentation of a new report by Dr. David Tobin and Nyrola Elimä on transnational repression.

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