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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UHRP’s new report, “Weaponized Passports: The Crisis of Uyghur Statelessness,” documents an ongoing and worsening issue facing Uyghurs abroad, namely refusal to renew passports and denial of access to other documentation by the Chinese government.
The Uyghur Human Rights Project is deeply concerned by alarming new evidence that local residents are starving across the Uyghur homeland.
[EVENT] China's Proof of Life Videos
On March 2, 2021, the Uyghur Human Rights Project discussed its report, “The Government Never Oppresses Us": China’s proof-of-life videos as intimidation and a violation of Uyghur family unity.