UHRP in the News

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.

Symposium to address China’s ‘harsh policy towards Uyghurs’
May 24, 2018

The Uyghur Human Rights Project has announced that, together with the Uyghur American Association and the Uyghur Academy, it will be hosting a “Symposium on the Identity Crisis of Uyghurs Today”.

U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, & Labor interviews UHRP's Omer Kanat and Zubayra Shamseden
May 21, 2018

U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, & Labor interviews UHRP's Omer Kanat and Zubayra Shamseden for a new edition of human rights heroes

Ep. 169: The New Gulag in China
May 16, 2018

At the Ricochet Podcast Summit, Jay’s guest was Nury A. Turkel, who had a grim and horrifying topic to discuss: a new gulag in China, which contains up to a million Uyghurs (a Turkic minority).

Symposium on the Identity Crisis of Uyghurs Today
May 15, 2018

Uyghur American Association, Uyghur Academy & UHRP are pleased to host a “Symposium on the Identity Crisis of Uyghurs Today”

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