New UHRP Report Documents Humanitarian Needs of the Uyghur Diaspora, Calls for Support for Uyghur Civil Society


February 1, 2023 | Alliance for Peacebuilding

The Uyghur Human Rights Project’s (UHRP) new report, On the Fringe of Society: Humanitarian Needs of the At-Risk Uyghur Diaspora, details the humanitarian needs of Uyghur and other Turkic diaspora groups in the United States, Turkey, and post-Soviet Central Asia.

In releasing the report, UHRP Executive Director Omer Kanat said, “For genocide response to mean anything, caring for the survivors must be a priority. I urge donors and national governments to grasp the urgency of the findings in this report.”

“These needs are not being consistently met by the Uyghur diaspora communities’ host states,” said Louisa Greve, UHRP Global Advocacy Director, also a report co-author. “Diaspora community and civil society organizations have been left to fill the gap with very little outside assistance.”

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