Nov 21, 2023 | UHRP Briefing

Mapping the Uyghur Diaspora

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.

Oct 17, 2023 | UHRP Briefing

Hikvision’s Links to Human Rights Abuses in East Turkistan

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.

Oct 17, 2023 | uhrp briefing

Dahua’s Links to Human Rights Abuses in East Turkistan

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.

Aug 30, 2023 | UHRP Briefing

Genocide Tours: International Travel Companies in East Turkistan

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.

Jun 20, 2023 | UHRP report

“I Escaped, But Not to Freedom”: Failure to Protect Uyghur Refugees

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.

Apr 11, 2023 | UHRP Report

No Time to Lose: Uyghurs Stuck in the United States Asylum System

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.

Feb 9, 2023 | uhrp report

The Complicity of Heritage: Cultural Heritage and Genocide in the Uyghur Region

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.

Feb 1, 2023 | UHRP Report

“On the Fringe of Society”: Humanitarian Needs of the At-Risk Uyghur Diaspora

The Chinese Party-state’s human rights atrocity crimes in the Uyghur region have caused a secondary humanitarian crisis among Uyghur diaspora communities worldwide.

Dec 21, 2022 | uhrp report

Decolonizing the Discussion of Uyghurs: Recommendations for Journalists and Researchers

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.

Nov 16, 2022 | UHRP REPORT

Forced Marriage of Uyghur Women: State Policies for Interethnic Marriages in East Turkistan

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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