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Feb 1, 2024 | UHRP Report

Twenty Years for Learning the Quran: Uyghur Women and Religious Persecution

The Uyghur Human Rights Project’s (UHRP) new research report, Twenty Years for Learning the Quran: Uyghur Women and Religious Persecution, presents compelling evidence of the systematic oppression faced by Uyghur women, revealing stark persecution on the basis of religion. Women’s religious practices across the board, including studying religious texts, gatherings, daily prayer, and the choice to wear the hijab, have been explicitly criminalized.

Jan 17, 2024 | UHRP briefing

Genocide Tours: European Travel Companies in East Turkistan

New research from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) highlights the ongoing problem of organized travel to the Uyghur region amid crimes against humanity and genocide. The briefing, Genocide Tours: European Travel Companies in East Turkistan, is the second in a series on tourism complicity in East Turkistan, also known as “Xinjiang.”

Dec 13, 2023 | uhrp explainer

Policing East Turkistan: Mapping Police and Security Forces in the Uyghur Region

New research from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) maps Chinese state policing structures in East Turkistan, building a fuller picture of responsibility for ongoing atrocities. The Explainer describes the role played by various police forces in implementing policies that amount to atrocity crimes.

Nov 21, 2023 | UHRP Briefing

Mapping the Uyghur Diaspora

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has published the first known comprehensive mapping of the Uyghur diaspora, which aims to aid researchers, journalists, civil society, and governments working in support of Uyghurs abroad.

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Uyghur Genocide Recognition Day 2023

Watch the UHRP co-sponsored event marking the 2nd anniversary of the finding of genocide by the Uyghur Tribunal as well as the 75th anniversary of the Genocide Convention.

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