Press Releases

Mar 3, 2021

William James College Center for Multicultural and Global Mental Health (CMGMH) Event.

Mar 2, 2021

In law and in practice, Uyghur women have been prohibited from wearing certain clothing like the hijab or other face or body coverings, and the government promotes preferred forms of dress. Fear of arbitrary detention in internment camps compels Uyghur women to conform to these preferred standards.

Feb 22, 2021

Mar 2, 2021, 12:00 PM UHRP will discuss its recent report, “The Government Never Oppresses Us": China’s proof-of-life videos as intimidation and a violation of Uyghur family unity

Feb 22, 2021

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) applauds the vote by the Canadian House of Commons to recognize that the Chinese government is carrying out a genocide against Uyghurs, and calls on the UN and other governments to take action without delay.

Feb 18, 2021

On behalf of 24 organizations and individuals devoted to improving respect for human rights in China, we write to urge your administration to make human rights a priority in US-China policy.

Feb 12, 2021

On February 10, UHRP submitted a briefing to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, which held a hearing on Refugees Fleeing Religious Persecution, focusing on how “the U.S. government can better protect and support individuals fleeing religious persecution through the U.S. refugee resettlement program, the U.S. asylum system, and overseas assistance.”

Feb 9, 2021

UHRP submitted a response to an inquiry by the Australian Parliament regarding proposed legislation amending Australian customs law to address the use of forced labor in the Uyghur Region.

Feb 9, 2021

Holocaust Memorial Center, Thursday, Feb. 11,  7:00 PM (EST)

Feb 8, 2021

Today the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN), in partnership with the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) and Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), has obtained an authoritative legal opinion on the treatment of Uyghurs by Chinese authorities.

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