Apr 26, 2018 |

UHRP REPORT: ‘The Bingtuan: China’s Paramilitary Colonizing Force in East Turkestan’

For immediate Release

April 26, 2018, 10:45 am EST

Contact: Uyghur Human Rights Project +1 (202) 478 1920

Nov 28, 2017 |

UHRP REPORT: The Fifth Poison: the Harassment of Uyghurs Overseas

The Chinese authorities’ recent coercion of Uyghur students studying abroad to return home has drawn international attention to the government’s campaign of harassment and control of Uyghurs living outside of China.

Oct 30, 2017 |

UHRP REPORT: Simulated Autonomy: Uyghur Underrepresentation in Political Office

A new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) examines the demographics of political office holders in East Turkestan and finds significant underrepresentation of Uyghurs.

May 4, 2017 |

UHRP BRIEFING: Ban on “Islamic” names an absurd intrusion into Uyghurs’ private lives

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) expresses alarm at recent measures preventing Uyghurs from choosing state restricted names for their newborn children.

Apr 5, 2017 |

UHRP REPORT: Discrimination, Mistreatment and Coercion: Uyghurs Face Severe Labor Rights Abuses in China and East Turkestan

Unemployment is one of the biggest challenges facing the Uyghur people in East Turkestan.

Mar 6, 2017 |

UHRP REPORT: End of the Road: One Belt, One Road and the Cumulative Economic Marginalization of the Uyghurs

End of the Road: One Belt, One Road and the Cumulative Economic Marginalization of the Uyghurs, a new research report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), is an examination of China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) economic initiative from a Uyghur human rights perspective.

Sep 26, 2016 |

UHRP BRIEFING: The New Implementation Guidelines for the Counter-Terrorism Law in East Turkestan Will Reinforce Government’s Curbs on Human Rights

Rather than addressing the issues of economic marginalization of the Uyghur population, the repression of free religious practice and use of the Uyghur, the new guidelines clearly indicate that authorities intend to continue and increase the militarization of the region. The implementation guidelines suggest that authorities continue to regard East Turkestan as a “battlefield”

Jul 20, 2016 |

UHRP REPORT: Without land, there is no life: Chinese state suppression of Uyghur environmental activism

The Uyghur Human Rights Project releases a report on the limits placed on environmental activism among Uyghurs

Feb 1, 2016 |

UHRP BRIEFING: China’s New Counter-Terrorism Law and Its Human Rights Implications for the Uyghur People

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) is concerned a new Counter-Terrorism Law adopted by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) on December 27, 2015, and effective as of January 1, 2016, is a mandate for the Chinese government to commit human rights violations against the Uyghur people in East Turkestan.

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