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

Jun 12, 2018 | UHRP Report

Extracting Cultural Resources: The Exploitation and Criminalization of Uyghur Heritage

The government of the People’s Republic of China has always reserved the right to control the cultural expression of its citizens and has perceived cultural production as an important tool for maintaining power.

May 9, 2018 | UHRP Briefing

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

A Uyghur Human Rights Project report by Nicole Morgret. Read our press statement on the report here, and download the full report here. Earlier this month the Chinese State Council Information Office,…

Apr 26, 2018 | UHRP Report

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

The bingtuan (also known as the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) or in Mandarin: xinjiang shengchang jianshe bingtuan—(this report will refer to the group as the bingtuan), is a paramilitary organization in East Turkestan that answers directly to the central Chinese Communist Party (CCP) government in Beijing.

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.


Atrocities Against Women in East Turkistan: Uyghur Women and Religious Persecution

Watch UHRP's event marking International Women’s Day with a discussion highlighting ongoing atrocities against Uyghur and other Turkic women in East Turkistan.

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