UHRP in the News

China is trolling and hacking Uighur exiles across the world
December 6, 2019
Rushan Abbas (right) and Marco Respinti at the Symposium on the mass incarceration of Uyghurs in China, held at the Elliott School of International Affairs of the George Washington University, on November 27, 2018. Photo: BitterWinter

Once, Uighurs forced to flee China would at least get some respite. Not anymore

Passage of Uyghur Human Rights Bill Ignites Another Backlash From Beijing
December 5, 2019

The passage of a bill opposing the Chinese regime’s human rights suppression of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang has drawn an angry response from Beijing.

China Rebukes House Bill Condemning Crackdown On Uighurs
December 5, 2019
Chinese spokesperson Hua Chunying

Chinese officials have expressed outrage after the House passed a bill late Tuesday condemning Beijing's crackdown on China's Muslim Uighur minority.

House Passes Uyghur Bill Demanding Sanctions Over Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang Camps
December 4, 2019
Uyghurs march in Brussels to call for an end to mass detentions of Uyghurs in China, April 27, 2018. Photo: RFA

The U.S. House of Representatives on Dec. 3 overwhelmingly approved a bill to counter the Chinese communist party’s (CCP) oppression of Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in its far northwestern region of Xinjiang, drawing swift condemnation from Beijing.

Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act Passes U.S. House in 407-1 Vote
December 4, 2019

The bill calls for sanctions on the Xinjiang Communist Party Secretary Chen Quanguo.

China warns 'price must be paid' after US House approves sanctions over Uighur crackdown
December 4, 2019

China warned Wednesday that a "price must be paid" after the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation seeking sanctions against senior Chinese officials over the crackdown on mainly Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang.

US House passes Uighur Bill urging sanctions on Chinese officials
December 4, 2019
A photo posted to the WeChat account of the Xinjiang Judicial Administration shows Uyghur detainees listening to a 'de-radicalization' speech at a re-education camp in Hotan prefecture's Lop county, April 2017.  Wikipedia

The Uighur Act of 2019 condemns Beijing's "gross human rights violations"

China slams House’s passage of bill backing sanctions on Beijing over mass detention of Muslims
December 4, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill late Tuesday that would impose sanctions on ­senior Chinese officials involved in the country’s mass detention of its Muslim Uighur minority, ­setting up another clash between Washington and Beijing at a time of broadening disputes between the two powers.

The Uyghur Crisis in China: Adversity, Advocacy, Activism
December 3, 2019

A panel of experts discuss the ongoing human rights crisis in northwestern China (Xinjiang/East Turkestan) at UCLA.

Spike in China’s efforts to deter dissent, block ideas
November 25, 2019

There has been a spike in reported attacks on students and scholars in China over the past year, aimed at “eliminating dissent and restricting the flow of ideas”, according to Scholars at Risk or SAR’s Free to Think 2019 report.