Nov 28, 2017 | UHRP Report

The Fifth Poison: The Harassment of Uyghur Overseas

This report seeks to document the various methods the Chinese government employs to monitor and harass Uyghurs overseas. Uyghurs are subjected to coercion from the Chinese government even after leaving China.

Oct 30, 2017 | UHRP Report

Simulated Autonomy: Uyghur Underrepresentation in Political Office

Regional autonomy for ethnic minorities means that under the unified leadership of the state regional autonomy is practiced in areas where people of ethnic minorities live in concentrated communities; in these areas organs of self-government are established for the exercise of autonomy and for people of ethnic minorities to become masters of their own areas and manage the internal affairs of their own regions.

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.

Dec 9, 2015 | UHRP BRIEFING

Human Rights Day 2015: Act Now for Uyghur Political Prisoners

Sign a PETITION on behalf of Uyghurs in jail for political reasons


“We know you better than you know yourself”: China’s transnational repression of the Uyghur diaspora

Watch the UHRP co-sponsored event featuring the presentation of a new report by Dr. David Tobin and Nyrola Elimä on transnational repression.

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