Learning From the Deportation and Imprisonment of Huseyin Celil, Uyghur-Canadian Imam

March 27, 2024  A UHRP Insights column by Henryk Szadziewski, Director of Research, Uyghur Human Rights Project Over eighteen years ago, Canadian citizen, imam, and Uyghur human rights activist, Huseyin Celil took a trip to Uzbekistan with his wife, Kamila Telendibayeva, to visit relatives. On March 27, 2006, Uzbek police arrested him. Canadian officials were…

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UHRP Joins 80 Human Rights Organizations Urging Government Action in Response to Intimidation of Hong Kong Activists

December 20, 2023 The following is a joint statement supported by the Uyghur Human Rights Project, along with 80 other civil society and human rights organizations, calling on governments to respond to the transnational repression and intimidation of Hong Kong activists. We, the undersigned, representing Hong Kong civil society and human rights organisations across the…

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New UHRP Explainer Maps Police and Security Forces in the Uyghur Region 

New research from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) maps Chinese state policing structures in East Turkistan, building a fuller picture of responsibility for ongoing atrocities. The Explainer, Policing East Turkistan: Mapping Police and Security Forces in the Uyghur Region, explains the role played by various police forces in implementing policies that amount to atrocity crimes.

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UHRP Calls for Accountability One Year After Ürümchi Fire

On the one year anniversary of the Ürümchi fire, the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) calls for accountability for the deaths of dozens of Uyghurs, and for the release of those detained for participation in the “White Paper” protests that followed.

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