UHRP in the News

The Repression of Uyghurs Is Now an All-Out War Against a People
August 24, 2018

Uyghurs fear that Beijing wants nothing less than for them to disappear as a people.

US-based NGO reports custodial deaths, tortures at 'Muslim re-education centres' in China's Xinjiang
August 24, 2018

A US-based NGO on Friday said that there were credible reports of Muslim re-education centres in China's Xinjiang region where custodial deaths and torture were taking place.

IS THE WHITE HOUSE IN ANY POSITION TO HELP CHINESE MUSLIMS?
August 15, 2018
Chinese policemen push Uighur women who are protesting at a street on July 7th, 2009, in Urumqi, China.  (Photo: Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Rights advocates suggest the president's hostile rhetoric and policies on American Muslims jeopardize his administration's ability to advocate against abuses abroad.

UN reports of ''re-education'' camps for the Uyghur Muslim minority in China
August 14, 2018

Guest: Nury Turkel, Uyghur-American Attorney and Board Chair Uyghur Human Rights Project

Xinjiang camps biblio
August 6, 2018
Police officers on duty in the vicinity of a center believed to be used for re-education in Korla city, Xinjiang, Nov. 2, 2017. AP

Someone asked me for readings on the Xinjiang camps, and I compiled this biblio to keep track; cleaned it up to share here.

Islamic Leaders Have Nothing to Say About China’s Internment Camps for Muslims
July 25, 2018
A demonstrator wearing a mask painted with the colors of the flag of East Turkestan and a hand bearing the colors of the Chinese flag attends a protest in front of the Chinese consulate in Istanbul, on July 5, 2018.(OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds of thousands of Uighur have been detained without trial in China's western region of Xinjiang.

Uighur Children Caught Up in China Security Crackdown
July 20, 2018
A woman and child walk past a building in Xinjiang

China has been separating families on a far larger scale as part of a crackdown against ethnic Uighurs in Xinjiang. We speak to Omer Kanat from the World Uighur Congress. We have a report from Russia on apollution scandal that has engulfed the city of Chelyabinsk in the country's Ural region.

Spy For Us — Or Never Speak To Your Family Again
July 9, 2018

O.’s son was sent to have been opening by the dozen all over Xinjiang, but although those inside are taught Chinese language and Communist Party propaganda, they are more like secret internment camps than places of learning.

JOINT NGO LETTER TO EUROPEAN COMMISSION PRESIDENT JEAN-CLAUDE JUNKER AND EUROPEAN COUNCIL PRESIDENT DONALD TUSK AHEAD OF 2018 EU-CHINA SUMMIT
June 19, 2018

Various organizations including Amnesty International continue to document China's abusive campaign against human rights.

Why are Muslim Uighurs being sent to 're-education' camps?
June 11, 2018

The Stream looks at the plight of China’s Uighurs and other stories from social media.

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