Jan 19, 2021

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) submitted a briefing in May 2020 to the U.K. Conservative Party Human Rights Commission ahead of its compilation of the now-public report, The Darkness Deepens: The Crackdown on Human Rights in China 2016–2020.

Jan 19, 2021

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) urges a collective, coordinated response by governments to address the treatment of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples, following the US State Department finding of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Jan 15, 2021

The 2020 annual report issued by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China reflects the severity of the ongoing human rights crisis in East Turkistan.

Jan 14, 2021

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has reissued an open letter to governments, along with 29 genocide and atrocity prevention organizations from seven countries, and 21 senior experts, reiterating our grave concern that crimes against humanity and genocide are taking place against Uyghurs in East Turkistan.

Jan 13, 2021

The Uyghur Human Rights Project welcomes the U.S. decision to ban the import of all cotton and tomato products produced in East Turkistan on account of forced labor. 

Jan 12, 2021

In view of the upcoming Plenary session of the European Parliament, today a coalition of 36 civil society organisations (CSOs) have launched a Joint Appeal to the European Institutions calling for the inclusion of enforceable human rights clauses in the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI).

Jan 12, 2021

We, the undersigned 35 groups and organizations dedicated to promoting and protecting human rights, condemn the arrests of over 50 pro-democracy figures in Hong Kong.

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.

List of Issues Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee During its Periodic Review of China
Jan 11, 2021

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has submitted a report for consideration by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in preparation for the Committee’s examination of the 3rd periodic report of China.

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.