China’s Proof-of-Life Videos: A tool of intimidation and violation of Uyghur family unity

Proof of Life Videos Event (2)

Tue, Mar 2, 2021

12:00 PM – 1:20 PM EST

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Join the Uyghur Human Rights Project for a discussion of our most recent report, “The Government Never Oppresses Us”: China’s proof-of-life videos as intimidation and a violation of Uyghur family unity. The report analyzes the phenomenon of the family members of overseas Uyghurs appearing in state-produced videos denying human rights abuses in the region, calling on their relatives to cease speaking out. These videos serve as a tool of misinformation, intimidation, and fear directed at the overseas Uyghur community.

Speakers include:

Emily Upson, Author of “The Government Never Oppresses Us”
Ferkat Jawdat, Uyghur Activist
William Nee, Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD)

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