The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has published the first known comprehensive mapping of the Uyghur diaspora, which aims to aid researchers, journalists, civil society, and governments working in support of Uyghurs abroad.
Hikvision is the world’s largest surveillance technology company and manufactures tens of millions of cameras each year. The state-founded and controlled company is a major provider of surveillance technology to 155 countries, and it sells products through 2,400 partners worldwide.
Dahua is the world’s second largest surveillance technology company, manufacturing tens of millions of cameras each year. The company is a major provider of surveillance technology to 180 countries, and works with more than 2,100 partners worldwide to sell its products.
New research from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) highlights the troubling industry of organized travel to the Uyghur region despite ongoing crimes against humanity and genocide. The briefing, Genocide Tours: International Travel Companies in East Turkistan, is the first on a series on the tourism industry in East Turkistan.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is in a number of situations unable to provide meaningful protection to Uyghur refugees, partly as a consequence of Chinese interference, partly as a consequence of UNHCR shortcomings.
The Uyghur Human Rights Project’s new report highlights the plight of Uyghur asylum seekers in the U.S. suffering long delays in the asylum process. There are an estimated 500 to 1,000 Uyghurs waiting for resolution of their asylum applications. UHRP’s research highlights wait times of up to eight years. Under U.S. law, cases are supposed to be resolved within six months.
This report argues that China’s actions in the Uyghur region constitute what UNESCO calls “strategic cultural cleansing”: the deliberate targeting of individuals and groups on the basis of their cultural, ethnic or religious affiliation, combined with the intentional and systematic destruction of their cultural heritage.
The Chinese Party-state’s human rights atrocity crimes in the Uyghur region have caused a secondary humanitarian crisis among Uyghur diaspora communities worldwide.
This briefing outlines UHRP’s own guide to rendering the Uyghur language into Latin script, reporting Uyghur personal names, and writing Uyghur versions of geographical locations.
Chinese state media videos, government sanctioned stories, and accounts from women in the diaspora offer evidence that government incentivized and forced interethnic marriages have been occurring in the Uyghur Region since 2014.
“We know you better than you know yourself”: China’s transnational repression of the Uyghur diaspora
Watch the UHRP co-sponsored event featuring the presentation of a new report by Dr. David Tobin and Nyrola Elimä on transnational repression.
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