May 13, 2021 | UHRP Report

Islam Dispossessed: China’s Persecution of Uyghur Imams and Religious Figures

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), in partnership with Justice for All, has released a new report detailing the mass detention of Uyghur and other Turkic Muslim imams in East Turkistan, and attempts by the Chinese government to cut off the transmission of religious knowledge across generations.

Feb 2, 2021 | UHRP Report

“The Government Never Oppresses Us”: China’s proof-of-life videos as intimidation and a violation of Uyghur family unity

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has released a new report examining Chinese state-produced proof-of-life-style videos of Uyghur individuals and families in East Turkistan.

Jan 11, 2021 | UHRP SUBMISSION

List of Issues Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee During its Periodic Review of China

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.

Aug 27, 2020 | UHRP EXPLAINER

EXPLAINER—Five Things to Know About the Bingtuan

The Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) or Bingtuan.

Aug 6, 2020 | UHRP BRIEFING

Uyghurs to China: “Return our relatives’ passports”

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has released a new briefing highlighting calls by Uyghur Americans for the Chinese government to return their relatives’ passports and permit travel overseas for family reunifications in the United States.

Jul 28, 2020 | UHRP REPORT

“The Happiest Muslims in the World”: Disinformation, Propaganda, and the Uyghur Crisis

The Uyghur Human Rights Project has released a new report analyzing the Chinese government’s attempts to craft and promote a narrative responding to international criticism of its large-scale arbitrary detention of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples.

Jul 21, 2020 | UHRP BRIEFING

Testimony of Dr. Elise Anderson Before the House of Commons of Canada, Subcommittee on International Human Rights

On July 21, 2020, Dr. Elise Anderson, UHRP’s Senior Program Officer for Research and Advocacy, testified before the House of Commons of the Canadian Parliament on the Human Rights Situation of the Uyghurs.

Jun 3, 2020 | UHRP REPORT

Kashgar Coerced: Forced Reconstruction, Exploitation, and Surveillance in the Cradle of Uyghur Culture

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has released a new report, Kashgar Coerced: Forced Reconstruction, Exploitation, and Surveillance in the Cradle of Uyghur Culture. The report documents the Chinese government’s campaign to stamp out tangible aspects of Uyghur culture, using the ancient city of Kashgar as the most emblematic case.

Apr 24, 2020 | UHRP EXPLAINER

Uyghur activists ask world to #HearUyghurs

The #HearUyghurs Campaign: On April 17, Uyghur diaspora activist Arslan Hidayat launched a new social-media campaign with the hashtag #HearUyghurs. The campaign highlights the trauma experienced by the worldwide Uyghur diaspora.

Apr 1, 2020 | UHRP REPORT

Weaponized Passports: the Crisis of Uyghur Statelessness

A crisis of statelessness is looming among Uyghurs overseas. The Chinese government is denying Uyghurs the renewal of their expiring passports at diplomatic missions. Chinese embassy officials tell Uyghurs that the only way to renew a passport is to return to China. Those Uyghurs who have returned to China have disappeared.

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