UHRP in the News

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.

Cotton and Corporate Responsibility: Fighting Forced Labor in Xinjiang and Uzbekistan
November 21, 2019

There are considerable differences with regard to forced labor in Uzbekistan and Xinjiang, but there is an underlying corporate responsibility to not engage in human rights abuses

'The Situation Was a Powder Keg. So They Prepared.'
November 20, 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

It's one of the most disturbing and elaborate cover-ups every attempted: millions of innocent people "vanishing" in the Chinese night.

In the Age of AI
November 14, 2019

FRONTLINE investigates the promise and perils of artificial intelligence, from fears about work and privacy to rivalry between the U.S. and China. The documentary traces a new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our lives, our jobs and our world, and allow the emergence of the surveillance society.

Techno-Governance in Taiwan versus China
November 13, 2019

The panel will be a discussion on comparing Taiwan and China’s use of technology to achieve different political objectives.

Uighurs testify on persecution in China
November 5, 2019

Composed of personal testimonies from three Uighur women, an Oct. 26 event hosted by UR College Republicans gave students a look at the Uighur human rights crisis in Xinjiang, China.

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