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VIDEO: Uyghurs in Crisis: the Jewish Response
October 29, 2020

On October 22, 2020, the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC, Uyghur Human Rights Project, and European Union of Jewish Students held an event t

VIDEO: Online Book Event: "The War on the Uyghurs"
October 29, 2020

On October 23, 2020, UHRP Board Chair Nury Turkel and Dr. Sean Roberts discussed his new book, "The War on the Uyghurs: China's Internal Campaign Against a Muslim Minority."

China’s Barbarity Toward Uyghur Families Should Shock Our Consciousness and Spur Action
October 24, 2020
On October 1st, 2020, on Global Day of Action, Uyghur Americans along with people of Tibet, HongKong, Southern Mongolia, and Taiwan showed solidarity against the Chinese Communist regime in the front of the U.S. Capitol.   Photo: UAA

Imagine not knowing the whereabouts and condition of your parents, children, brothers, sisters. For many Uyghurs abroad, that is the daily reality.

Washington should seek election to the UN Human Rights Council to stand up for Uyghurs against Beijing
October 20, 2020
United Nations Human Rights Council. Photo: UN.

In 1945, 51 countries founded the United Nations. In the aftermath of the massive suffering of the Second World War, their objectives were simple: peace and security, social and economic progress and human rights.

Online Book Event: "The War on the Uyghurs"
October 20, 2020

October 23, 2020, 12 pm EDT

Join us for a discussion between UHRP Board Chair Nury Turkel and Dr. Sean Roberts on his new book, "The War on the Uyghurs: China's Internal Campaign Against a Muslim Minority."

EVENT: Uyghurs in Crisis: the Jewish Response, October 22, 12:30 PM
October 19, 2020

Join the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC, Uyghur Human Rights Project, and European Union of Jewish Students to learn about this crisis from the Uyghur community and how to help and connect to the incredible work that is already being done.

Uighurs are facing eradication in China and major clothing brands are complicit
October 16, 2020

More than 80 percent of China’s cotton is grown in the Uighur region, approaching 20 per cent of all global production – we cannot simply wish away this elephant in the room, says Louisa Greve .

Uyghur Genocide
September 29, 2020
OMER KANAT. Photo: WUC

“China had been saying that all minorities in the country were happy and lived in harmony. This was proving the contrary.” By Omer Kanat

How EU can help end Uighur forced labour
September 22, 2020
World Uyghur Congress president Dolkun Isa speaks at a demonstration on July, 09, 2020. Photo RFA

"Our job is to show that what you are wearing is connected to the worst crime against humanity of today." In a few words, MEP Raphael Glucksmann captured why Europeans must act to end Uighur forced labour.

‘They kill us here’: Survivor of Uyghur concentration camps recounts torture
September 2, 2020
Pitt’s centers for Governance and Markets and Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, as well as the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh and Congregation Beth Shalom, all collaborated to host a virtual event Tuesday to raise awareness about the geneocide of Uyghur Muslims in China.

Mihrigul Tursun tearfully recalled on Tuesday the torture she suffered in the Uyghur Muslim concentration camps in Xinjiang, China. By Anushay Chaudhry

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