Press Releases

Sep 13, 2019

For immediate release
September 13, 2019 10:30 am EST
Contact: Uyghur Human Rights Project +1 (202) 478 1920

Sep 12, 2019

UHRP welcomes the passage of the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act by the United States Senate.

Sep 10, 2019

UHRP calls for support of the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 and the UIGHUR Act of 2019 to end opportunistic counter-terror narratives targeting Uyghurs.

Aug 27, 2019

UHRP is seeking to hire a Director of Global Advocacy, a Senior Program Officer for Communications, Research and Advocacy and a Coordinator for Communications, Research and Advocacy.

Jul 23, 2019

International Religious Freedom Ministerial Side Event: The Mass Destruction and Desecration of Uyghur Mosques by China.  Remarks by Omer Kanat, Director, Uyghur Human Rights Project

Jul 2, 2019

The Chinese government’s violent suppression of a peaceful protest in Urumchi on July 5, 2009 constituted grave violations of international human rights standards.

Jun 25, 2019

On International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, June 26, the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) calls on all concerned governments to sanction Chinese officials for the torture of individuals held in Chinese government concentration camps.

Jun 24, 2019

For immediate Release
June 24, 2019 10:30 am EST
Contact: Uyghur Human Rights Project +1 (202) 478 1920

Jun 21, 2019

The people of Hong Kong are courageously raising their voices to defend their basic freedoms.


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