UHRP In the News

Aug 14, 2018

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

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
Aug 6, 2018

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

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)
Jul 25, 2018

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

A woman and child walk past a building in Xinjiang
Jul 20, 2018

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.

Jul 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.

Jun 19, 2018

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

Jun 11, 2018

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

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”.

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

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).

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