Nov 20, 2020

Against the backdrop of the mass arbitrary detention of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims by the Chinese government, the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) will present preliminary findings of an upcoming report focusing on the detention of Uyghur imams and other religious figures since 2016.

Nov 16, 2020

Human rights advocates and Uyghur groups are calling on business to keep their human rights obligations in the Uyghur Region in the foreground as they participate in this year’s UN Forum on Business and Human Rights.

Nov 16, 2020

Against the backdrop of mass, arbitrary detention of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in China, the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) will present preliminary findings of an upcoming report focusing on the detention of Uyghur imams and other religious figures since 2016.

Nov 10, 2020

The Uyghur Human Rights Project, Uyghur American Association, and World Uyghur Congress have sent a letter to the International Labour Organization (ILO), urging Director General Guy Ryder, to speak out forcefully against widespread Uyghur forced labor. The Uyghur groups are asking the ILO Governing Body to pass a resolution condemning China’s violation of its convention obligations.

Nov 6, 2020

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) welcomes the recent decision by the US State Department to revoke the designation of the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) as a terrorist organization, and urges a similar delisting by the United Nations.

Oct 29, 2020

On October 22, 2020, the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC, Uyghur Human Rights Project, and European Union of Jewish Students held an event t

Oct 29, 2020

On October 23, 2020, UHRP Board Chair Nury Turkel and Dr. Sean Roberts discussed his new book, "The War on the Uyghurs: China's Internal Campaign Against a Muslim Minority."

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.