UHRP in the News

Symposium to address China’s ‘harsh policy towards Uyghurs’
May 24, 2018

The Uyghur Human Rights Project has announced that, together with the Uyghur American Association and the Uyghur Academy, it will be hosting a “Symposium on the Identity Crisis of Uyghurs Today”.

U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, & Labor interviews UHRP's Omer Kanat and Zubayra Shamseden
May 21, 2018

U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, & Labor interviews UHRP's Omer Kanat and Zubayra Shamseden for a new edition of human rights heroes

Ep. 169: The New Gulag in China
May 16, 2018

At the Ricochet Podcast Summit, Jay’s guest was Nury A. Turkel, who had a grim and horrifying topic to discuss: a new gulag in China, which contains up to a million Uyghurs (a Turkic minority).

Symposium on the Identity Crisis of Uyghurs Today
May 15, 2018

Uyghur American Association, Uyghur Academy & UHRP are pleased to host a “Symposium on the Identity Crisis of Uyghurs Today”

China Reports Arrests of Uyghurs, Han Chinese For Sharing 'Extremist' Content
May 11, 2018
Chinese national flags hang in an alley in Xinjiang's Kashgar city, Nov. 4, 2017. AP

Uyghurs suggest arrest of Chinese obscures fact that the Muslim group is authorities' main target.

A New Gulag in China
May 10, 2018
The protest in Brussels on April 27, 2018. The woman on the left, with her hands on the banner, is Rebiya Kadeer, ‘Mother of the Uyghurs.’	(World Uyghur Congress)

The mass incarceration of a minority people

“ What A Relief Podcast ” 88: The Uyghur Human Rights Project
April 24, 2018

On this episode of the What a Relief Podcast B.C. Dodge interviews Zubayra Shamseden, who works with the Uyghur Human Rights Project in Washington, D.C.

Public Statement by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) on forced organ harvesting in China
April 23, 2018

This letter is to support the work of the International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse in China (ETAC). The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) believes the efforts of ETAC is integral in stopping the practice of organ harvesting in the People’s Republic of China.

When the Government Defines You: China and the Uyghurs
April 16, 2018

Please join the Forum on International Affairs and the Uyghur Human Rights Project for a discussion about the history and culture of the Uyghurs and an examination of the repression faced by Uyghurs in China.

The Voices of Religious Freedom
April 4, 2018
A Palestinian Greek orthodox Christian woman lights a candle as she attends the Christmas Eve Mass at St. Porphyrios Church in Gaza City.

In celebration of International Religious Freedom Day on January 16th, the Office of International Religious Freedom (IRF) in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor at the U.S. Department of State hosted a series of Religious Freedom panel discussions on Facebook Live

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