UHRP in the News

October 11, 2019

The Coalition to Advance Religious Freedom in China warmly welcomes the U.S. government’s actions in response to the Chinese government’s severe assaults on religious freedom in the Uyghur Region. These massive human rights violations shock the conscience.

“Google Uyghurs”
October 10, 2019
Kashgar road scene, 1870s

“Google Uyghurs” in Washington, D.C. Nury Turkel, Uyghur-American Association

The First Of (Hopefully) Many Steps To Respond To Human Rights Violations In Xinjiang
October 9, 2019
Internal view of the dormitory building in the transformation through education camp, where every room is fitted with double iron doors, just like a prison.

Olivia EnosContributor 
I write about international human rights and national security.
Oct 8, 2019, 04:25pm

Uyghur human rights expert on crisis in China
October 3, 2019

Uyghur Human Rights Project chairman Nury Turkel shares what he sees as China’s human rights abuses against its Muslim Uyghur population, saying what the government is calling 'reeducation camps' are much closer to 'concentration camps.'

As China celebrates, rights groups urge focus on abuses
October 1, 2019
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.  Wikipedia

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Beijing (AFP)

NYC Foreign Press Center Briefing on "The Uighurs"
September 25, 2019

New York Foreign Press Center roundtable on "The Uighurs" with Assistant Secretary David Stillwell, NGO Representative Nury Terkel, and Deputy Assistant Secretary Scott Busby, on September 24, 2019.

Global Journalist: China's surveillance state
September 20, 2019

China has a long history of conducting surveillance on its population. But technology is now allowing the government to keep tabs on its people in ways that are perhaps unparalleled in human history. 

Xinjiang: The story China wants the world to forget
September 9, 2019

A Listening Post special on media coverage of Xinjiang, both inside China and beyond.

How China spins the Xinjiang story to the Chinese
September 9, 2019

A look at the evolution of China's Xinjiang narrative and how it is controlled by Beijing.

China’s Cross-Border Campaign to Terrorize Uyghur Americans
August 29, 2019
Uyghurs protest at Freedom Plaza

The Chinese government routinely carries out surveillance, threats, and coercion targeting Uyghurs on American soil.