UHRP in the News

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

Uyghur Teenager Dies in Custody at Political Re-Education Camp
March 15, 2018

The young man had been detained in 2016 after returning from a trip to Turkey.

Conference at US Congress Highlights Draconic Restrictions on Uyghur Cultural And Religious Freedoms
February 27, 2018

On 26 February 2018, the UNPO, together with the UHRP, the UAA and the WUC organised a conference entitled “Uyghur Religious Freedom and Cultural Values Under Siege”.

China's Xinjiang surveillance is the dystopian future nobody wants
February 22, 2018
Urumqi, the capital  of Uyghur Autonomous Region

Monitoring tech pioneered in the province is spreading across China and the world.

Senator Questions US Firm on DNA Sequencer Sales to China
February 9, 2018
Chinese police patrolling as Muslims leave the Id Kah Mosque after morning prayer in the old town of Kashgar in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, June 26, 2017.

Marco Rubio calls attention to widespread DNA collection of Uyghurs.

Uyghur Muslim Scholar Dies in Chinese Police Custody
January 29, 2018
Uyghur scholar Muhammad Salih Hajim, 82, in an undated photo.

Muhammad Salih Hajim, 82, had been detained about 40 days before his death.