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

May 20, 2015 | UHRP REPORT

Uyghur Voices on Education: China’s Assimilative ‘Bilingual Education’ Policy in East Turkestan

New report highlights assimilative language policy through firsthand accounts

Mar 3, 2015 | UHRP REPORT

Legitimizing Repression: China’s “War on Terror” Under Xi Jinping and State Policy in East Turkestan

New report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project analyses political violence from 2013-14

Oct 15, 2014 | UHRP BRIEFING

Uyghur Political Prisoners – A Call for Action

UHRP organizes a PETITION on behalf of Uyghurs in jail for political reasons

Jun 16, 2014 | UHRP REPORT

Trapped in a Virtual Cage: Chinese State Repression of Uyghurs Online

A new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project details the Chinese government’s severe restrictions placed on Uyghur Internet users.

May 8, 2014 | UHRP BRIEFING

China attempts to criminalize every aspect of Uyghur religious belief and practice

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May 8, 2014, 11:30am EST

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

Sep 18, 2013 | UHRP REPORT

Rumors, Suspicion and Hysteria: Urumchi’s Han Residents Target Uyghurs in September 2009 Pinprick Attack Scare

Rumors, Suspicion and Hysteria, a new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) details the events of late August and early September 2009 in which a series of alleged pinprick attacks shook the regional capital of East Turkestan, Urumchi.


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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