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.

Aug 28, 2022 | uhrp briefing

Fruits of Uyghur Forced Labor: Sanctioned Products on American Grocery Store Shelves

UHRP has found that 20 percent of red dates in the global supply chain are likely tainted by Uyghur forced labor. 

Mar 24, 2022 | uhrp report

Beyond Silence: Collaboration Between Arab States and China in the Transnational Repression of Uyghurs

This report assesses China’s efforts to target Uyghurs in a region they once considered safe: the Arab world. China’s transnational repression of Uyghurs in this region has been growing in scale and scope as the country’s relations with Arab states have strengthened.

Mar 9, 2022 | UHRP PHOTO ESSAY

Kashgar: Images of Demolition from the Cradle of Uyghur Culture

Werner Haug, a Swiss photographer and sociologist, traveled to Kashgar in 2003. On that trip, he took a series of photos documenting both daily life in the Uyghur old city…

Jan 27, 2022 | UHRP BRIEFING

Coerced Kinship: The Pomegranate Flower Plan and the Forced Assimilation of Uyghur Children

Since the beginning of the mass internment campaign in East Turkistan in 2017, outside observers have expressed concern about the impacts of the humanitarian crisis on Uyghur children.

Dec 21, 2021 | uhrp report

Meet the “New” Uyghurs: CGTN’s Role in Mediawashing Genocide

From the start of the mass internment campaign in 2017, the Chinese party-state has formulated and promoted narratives of “new” (i.e., “reeducated” and ideologically “correct”) Uyghurs in a “new” East Turkistan.

Dec 8, 2021 | uhrp briefing

The Disappearance of Uyghur Intellectual and Cultural Elites: A New Form of Eliticide

We suspect at least 314 Uyghur and other Turkic Muslim intellectual and cultural elites are currently being held in some form of detention. The Chinese government persecution of Uyghur and other Turkic Muslim intellectual and cultural elites constitutes a significant component of China’s genocidal campaign in East Turkistan.

Nov 10, 2021 | UHRP REPORT

“Your Family Will Suffer”: How China is Hacking, Surveilling, and Intimidating Uyghurs in Liberal Democracies

Since 2002, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has engaged in an unparalleled campaign of transnational repression as part of its efforts to coerce and control Uyghurs living abroad. As a result, members of the Uyghur diaspora have experienced the long reach of China’s authoritarian state in the form of relentless harassment, intimidation, and coercion.

Sep 24, 2021 | UHRP REPORT

Under the Gavel: Evidence of Uyghur-owned Property Seized and Sold Online

UHRP has discovered judicial auctions of property belonging to imprisoned Uyghur businesspeople listed on the e-commerce website Taobao, owned by the Alibaba Group. The judicial auctions section of the Taobao website includes auctions of property seized in criminal cases alongside auctions of collateral on defaulted loans.

Sep 24, 2021 | UHRP REPORT

“They Sent Her to a Concentration Camp Because She Came to Turkey”: The Persecution of Uyghurs Based on their Turkic and Muslim Identity

The human rights atrocities against Uyghurs at the hands of the Chinese government has generated outrage among people of conscience around the world. For Turks and Muslims in particular, who are connected to Uyghurs by ethnic and religious bonds, their suffering is a cause of particular concern.

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