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Nov 20, 2020

Against the backdrop of the mass arbitrary detention of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims by the Chinese government, the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) will present preliminary findings of an upcoming report focusing on the detention of Uyghur imams and other religious figures since 2016.

Nov 16, 2020

Human rights advocates and Uyghur groups are calling on business to keep their human rights obligations in the Uyghur Region in the foreground as they participate in this year’s UN Forum on Business and Human Rights.

Nov 16, 2020

Against the backdrop of mass, arbitrary detention of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in China, the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) will present preliminary findings of an upcoming report focusing on the detention of Uyghur imams and other religious figures since 2016.

Nov 10, 2020

The Uyghur Human Rights Project, Uyghur American Association, and World Uyghur Congress have sent a letter to the International Labour Organization (ILO), urging Director General Guy Ryder, to speak out forcefully against widespread Uyghur forced labor. The Uyghur groups are asking the ILO Governing Body to pass a resolution condemning China’s violation of its convention obligations.

Nov 6, 2020

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) welcomes the recent decision by the US State Department to revoke the designation of the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) as a terrorist organization, and urges a similar delisting by the United Nations.

Oct 29, 2020

On October 22, 2020, the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC, Uyghur Human Rights Project, and European Union of Jewish Students held an event t

Oct 29, 2020

On October 23, 2020, UHRP Board Chair Nury Turkel and Dr. Sean Roberts discussed his new book, "The War on the Uyghurs: China's Internal Campaign Against a Muslim Minority."

Oct 21, 2020

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) is encouraged by recent findings of the Canadian Parliamentary Subcommittee on International Human Rights (SDIR), who recommended that the Canadian government recognize that acts being committed against Uyghurs constitute genocide.

Oct 21, 2020

We, the undersigned condemn the arrest and detention of the 12 Hongkonger activists who are currently being held in incommunicado detention in main

Oct 20, 2020

October 23, 2020, 12 pm EDT

Join us for a discussion between UHRP Board Chair Nury Turkel and Dr. Sean Roberts on his new book, "The War on the Uyghurs: China's Internal Campaign Against a Muslim Minority."

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