Dec 13, 2019 | 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.

Oct 28, 2019 | UHRP REPORT

Demolishing Faith: The Destruction and Desecration of Uyghur Mosques and Shrines

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.

Oct 21, 2019 | 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).

Oct 17, 2019 | UHRP BRIEFING

Testimony of Nury Turkel at the Congressional-Executive Commission on China Hearing

Congressional-Executive Commission on China Hearing: Forced Labor, Mass Internment, and Social Control in Xinjiang

Aug 28, 2019 | 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.

Jul 29, 2019 | UHRP BRIEFING

UHRP Presentation, Senate Human Rights Caucus

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”

Jul 23, 2019 | 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

May 21, 2019 | UHRP UPDATE

Detained and Disappeared: Intellectuals Under Assault in the Uyghur Homeland

May 21, 2019 11:30 am ESTContact: Uyghur Human Rights Project +1 (202) 478 1920 Since April 2017, the Chinese government has interned, imprisoned, or forcibly disappeared at least 435 intellectuals…

May 16, 2019 | UHRP 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

Mar 25, 2019 | UHRP UPDATE

Detained and Disappeared: Intellectuals Under Assault in the Uyghur Homeland

The Uyghur Human Rights Project has identified at least 386 Uyghur intellectuals detained and disappeared since early 2017, victims of the massive campaign of ethno-religious repression carried out by the Chinese government in the Uyghur homeland.  It is time to end business as usual.

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