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Jan 19, 2021

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) submitted a briefing [link to briefing] in May 2020 to the U.K. Conservative Party Human Rights Commission ahead of its compilation of the now-public report, The Darkness Deepens: The Crackdown on Human Rights in China 2016–2020.

Jan 19, 2021

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) urges a collective, coordinated response by governments to address the treatment of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples, following the US State Department finding of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Jan 15, 2021

The 2020 annual report issued by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China reflects the severity of the ongoing human rights crisis in East Turkistan.

Jan 14, 2021

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has reissued an open letter to governments, along with 29 genocide and atrocity prevention organizations from seven countries, and 21 senior experts, reiterating our grave concern that crimes against humanity and genocide are taking place against Uyghurs in East Turkistan.

Jan 13, 2021

The Uyghur Human Rights Project welcomes the U.S. decision to ban the import of all cotton and tomato products produced in East Turkistan on account of forced labor. 

Jan 12, 2021

In view of the upcoming Plenary session of the European Parliament, today a coalition of 36 civil society organisations (CSOs) have launched a Joint Appeal to the European Institutions calling for the inclusion of enforceable human rights clauses in the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI).

Jan 12, 2021

We, the undersigned 35 groups and organizations dedicated to promoting and protecting human rights, condemn the arrests of over 50 pro-democracy figures in Hong Kong.

Jan 11, 2021

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has submitted a report for consideration by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in preparation for the Committee’s examination of the 3rd periodic report of China.

Jan 6, 2021

Coalition demands urgent commitments from other companies to cut links with the Uyghur Region

Dec 30, 2020

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) is deeply concerned that an extradition treaty soon to be reached between China and Turkey may lead to the illegal forced deportation of Uyghurs fleeing persecution.

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