UHRP in the News

2009 - The Uyghur Human Rights Year in Review
January 14, 2010

2009 will be remembered as a watershed year for the Uyghur people of East Turkestan...

China’s Media “Openness” in East Turkestan
December 16, 2009

As President Obama emphasized the benefits of the free flow of information in Shanghai last month, around 20 million citizens of China ...

China's Forgotten Minority
December 10, 2009

When most people think of a people suppressed by the Chinese government, the first thing that springs to mind is Tibet...

The People's Republic of China at Sixty: The Fear of Self-Examination
October 1, 2009

October 1, 2009 marks sixty years since Mao Zedong proclaimed the establishment of the People's Republic of China...

China tightens screws on Uyghurs
September 4, 2009

The Old City of Kashgar in China's Xinjiang region is facing demolition despite the dislocation it will cause...

How the West Was Won
June 30, 2009

The link is to an article on the intersections between the Great Western Development Drive and the Shanghai...

Kashgar’s old city: the politics of demolition
April 3, 2009

The heart of Kashgar - a place where Uyghur people have lived and worked for centuries - is being destroyed...

China's forgotten people
August 9, 2008

This week's terror attack in China has brought an intense barrage of publicity to the Uighurs. Amy Reger writes that one violent act does not represent more than 10 million people