A new UHRP report analyzes a leaked document revealing ground-level implementation of the Chinese government’s mass detention program targeting Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples.
China’s Unprecedented Campaign to Eradicate the Faith, Identity and Cultural Heritage of the Uyghur People. Remarks by Omer Kanat at the 15th Annual Reflections on the Holocaust and Genocides, January 26, 2020, Centers for Pluralism
UHRP BRIEFING: The “laboratory of repression” in East Turkistan: the action agenda | Remarks by Omer Kanat
The “laboratory of repression” in East Turkistan demands action by a long list of institutions. Universities, hospitals, and medical companies cannot claim ignorance. The cotton industry and tech companies are on notice. The World Bank and the Olympics are in the hot seat for complicity. History is watching. The lesson is very simple: business as usual must not continue.
A new report presents evidence of the complete or partial destruction of over 100 mosques by the Chinese government. Researcher Bahram Sintash and the Uyghur Human Rights Project cross-reference satellite imagery, photographs, and witness testimony to document the Chinese government’s campaign to wipe out the physical sites of Uyghur Islamic practice.
UHRP BRIEFING: The 2022 Winter Olympics and Beijing’s Uyghur Policy: Sports in the Shadows of Concentration Camps
In 2015, Beijing was awarded the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. While the government of the People’s Republic of China has overseen preparations for the 2022 Games under the motto of “joyful rendezvous upon pure ice and snow,” the same state has also overseen the development of a network of concentration camps in East Turkestan (also known as Xinjiang).
Congressional-Executive Commission on China Hearing: Forced Labor, Mass Internment, and Social Control in Xinjiang
UHRP REPORT—Repression Across Borders: The CCP’s Illegal Harassment and Coercion of Uyghur Americans
UHRP calls for greater protection of Uyghur Americans against Chinese state harassment.
Presentation by UHRP Director Omer Kanat at the July 24, 2019 U.S. Senate Human Rights Caucus Briefing “Religious Freedom in China: Assessing the Role of Surveillance Technology in Abuses Against the Uyghurs and Across China”
UHRP BRIEFING: The Mass Destruction and Desecration of Uyghur Mosques by China: Remarks by UHRP Director Omer Kanat
International Religious Freedom Ministerial Side Event: The Mass Destruction and Desecration of Uyghur Mosques by China. Remarks by Omer Kanat, Director, Uyghur Human Rights Project
UHRP SPECIAL REPORT: Resisting Chinese Linguistic Imperialism: Abduweli Ayup and the Movement for Uyghur Mother Tongue-Based Education
A new special report published by the Uyghur Human Rights Project highlights the politically motivated linguicide of the Uyghur language
[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.