Oct 22, 2018 | UHRP REPORT

The Persecution of the Intellectuals in the Uyghur Region: Disappeared Forever?

A new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) details how 231 intellectuals have been forcibly disappeared, interned in political indoctrination camps, removed from their posts or imprisoned since April 2017.

Oct 11, 2018 | UHRP BRIEFING

UHRP Testimony before the Congressional International Religious Freedom Caucus

UHRP Director Omer Kanat’s testimony entitled, “The Human Rights of Muslim Uyghurs: An Urgent Appeal,” at the October 2018 Congressional Staff Briefing on Religious Freedom on China, co-sponsored by the Congressional International Religious Freedom Caucus and the IRF Roundtable.

Oct 3, 2018 | UHRP BRIEFING

China’s Unprecedented Campaign to Eradicate the Faith and Identity of the Uyghur People

Remarks at the International Religious Freedom Roundtable

Sep 27, 2018 | UHRP BRIEFING

Oral Statement of UHRP Chairman Nury Turkel, House Foreign Affairs Committee, Asia Subcommittee Hearing

Oral Statement of UHRP Chairman Nury Turkel, House Foreign Affairs Committee, Asia Subcommittee Hearing: “China’s Repression and Internment of Uyghurs: U.S. Policy Responses.” September 26, 2018.

Sep 27, 2018 | UHRP BRIEFING

Testimony of UHRP Chairman Nury Turkel, House Foreign Affairs Committee, Asia Subcommittee Hearing

Testimony of UHRP Chairman Nury Turkel,  House Foreign Affairs Committee, Asia Subcommittee Hearing: “China’s Repression and Internment of Uyghurs: U.S. Policy Responses.” September 26, 2018.

Sep 17, 2018 | UHRP BRIEFING

The Uyghur Human Rights Crisis: What the Australian Government Can Do

The human rights crisis in East Turkestan (also known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region) requires an urgent international response. The mass internment of Uyghurs in camps across the region is occurring as the Chinese government promotes itself globally as a model of governance and trade through the Belt and Road Initiative.

Aug 23, 2018 | UHRP REPORT

The Mass Internment of Uyghurs: “We want to be respected as humans. Is it too much to ask?”

The mass internment of Uyghurs in camps across the region is occurring as the Chinese government promotes itself globally as a model of governance and trade through the Belt and Road Initiative. A new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project documents the camp system and the individuals impacted.

Jul 10, 2018 | UHRP BRIEFING

“Another Form of Control”: Complications in obtaining documents from China impacts immigration processes and livelihoods for Uyghurs in the United States

Fear of contacting relatives in China and imposition of arbitrary conditions to obtain documents prevents Uyghurs from beginning new lives in t

May 9, 2018 | UHRP BRIEFING

Chinese Government Accelerates Assimilative Policies in “Sinicization of Religion” Campaign

For immediate release May 9, 2018 1:00pm EST Contact: Uyghur Human Rights Project +1 (202) 478 1920 On April 3rd, the Chinese State Council Information Office, a propaganda organ aimed…

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Norway’s Approach to Human Rights in China: A Conversation with Activists & Stakeholders

Watch the UHRP co-sponsored event examining the role of Norway in the Uyghur crisis.

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