UHRP in the News

Uyghurs, Legal Experts Dismiss Chinese Legal Move to Justify Re-education Camps
October 12, 2018
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.

Uyghur exile groups see “window dressing” by Beijing in response to mounting international criticism.

The CCP dragon’s hegemonic path
October 11, 2018

China’s infamous “Great Firewall” has had success managing dissent within its borders, but its influence is limited and reactive. Recent times have seen the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) becoming more proactive through the manufacture and exploitation of cellphones used to populate cultural internment camps at home. Of further concern is this tech also possesses “capacity to conduct undetected espionage” abroad.

The persecution of the Uyghur people: incarceration and re-education
October 4, 2018

According to the UN, there may be as many as a million Chinese Uyghyrs and other ethnic minorities who have been forced into re-education camps over the past two years.

A Year in Attacks on Higher Education
September 27, 2018
 Kashgar University professor Gulnar Obul accused of being ‘two-faced’, and arrested by the Chinese government

Free to Think 2018, this year’s edition of Scholars at Risk’s annual report of the Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, highlights the ongoing, severe pressures on the university space in Turkey, the detentions of Uyghur scholars and students in China

Human Rights Organizations To Pompeo: Stand Up For Xinjiang
September 18, 2018
 Secretary of State  Mike Pompeo

We, the undersigned organizations, urge you to sanction all Chinese officials responsible for the horrendous human rights situation in Tibet and Xinjiang, also known as East Turkestan.

It’s Time to Stand Up for Xinjiang
September 18, 2018

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, together with 33 other NGOs and human rights organizations, has today sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin urging them to impose Global Magnitsky sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for human rights violations in Xinjiang and Tibet.

China is inventing a whole new way to oppress a people
September 18, 2018
Xi Jinping

The growing, horrifying oppression of Muslims in a western Chinese province marks a key moment in Beijing’s expansionist drive — and its global competition with America.

Has China detained a million Uyghur Muslims
September 17, 2018

China has been accused of allegedly detaining up to one million Uyghur Muslims in its Xinjiang region ( Aka East Turkistan occupied by #China ) under what UN experts have called the "pretext of countering terrorism and religious extremism".

OIC must condemn China’s mass internment of Uighurs
September 17, 2018

China is conducting one of the largest mass internment campaigns known to history.

US considers sanctions on China over treatment of Uighurs
September 12, 2018
 A protestor displays a photo of Uyghur prisoners in Xinjiang Photograph: Alex Hofford/EPA

Economic penalties in response to reports of mass detentions of Muslims would be a rare US confrontation of Beijing over human rights

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