UHRP in the News

Global Journalist: China's surveillance state
September 20, 2019

China has a long history of conducting surveillance on its population. But technology is now allowing the government to keep tabs on its people in ways that are perhaps unparalleled in human history. 

Xinjiang: The story China wants the world to forget
September 9, 2019

A Listening Post special on media coverage of Xinjiang, both inside China and beyond.

How China spins the Xinjiang story to the Chinese
September 9, 2019

A look at the evolution of China's Xinjiang narrative and how it is controlled by Beijing.

China’s Cross-Border Campaign to Terrorize Uyghur Americans
August 29, 2019
Uyghurs protest at Freedom Plaza

The Chinese government routinely carries out surveillance, threats, and coercion targeting Uyghurs on American soil.

China's Mass Internment of Uighurs Is a 'Modern Cultural Genocide'
August 27, 2019

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Uighurs Find Security in America, but no Promises
August 26, 2019

U.N. officials and human rights advocates say China continues to step up its persecution of ethnic Uighurs, confining as many as one million members of the largely Muslim ethnic group in conditions that observers describe as similar to concentration camps.

Outrage Over China’s Uyghur Crisis is Not a Western Conspiracy
August 22, 2019
Indonesian protestors hold up a banner during a rally in front of the Chinese embassy in Jakarta, Dec. 21, 2018.   Rina Chadijah/BenarNews

Last year, vice-chair of the United Nations anti-racism committee, Gay McDougall, stated that China had turned East Turkestan (also known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region) into “something resembling a massive internment camp, shrouded in secrecy, a sort of no-rights zone.”

Analysis: Persecution of Uyghur Muslims in China - EWTN News Nightly
August 21, 2019

Nury Turkel, chairman of the Uyghur Human Rights Project, looks at the persecution of Uyghur Muslims, an ethnic minority group, by the Chinese government. He breaks down claims Uyghur Muslims who were detained in “re-education centers” have been released and integrated back into society.

China: Free Our Parents From Concentration Camps
August 19, 2019

A million ethnic minority Uighurs have been detained in “re-education camps.” Here, three young people recall how their parents vanished.

EVENT: Cotton- the Fabric Full of Lies: Textile/Apparel Sector Contaminates Global Supply Chains
August 16, 2019

Press conference to release report, "Cotton: The Fabric Full of Lies -- A report on forced and prison labor in Xinjiang, China, and the Nexus to Global Supply Chains."

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 1:00pm - 2:00pm (EDT)