UHRP In the News

Jul 24, 2019

Religious Freedom in China: Assessing the Role of Surveillance Technology in Abuses Against the Uyghurs and Across China

Jul 10, 2019

"Forced organ harvesting has been committed for years throughout China on a significant scale,” concluded the independent China Tribunal last month. Unlike black market operations, this on-demand killing of prisoners of conscience for organs is driven by the state and carried out by both military and civilian institutions.

Jun 28, 2019

The Human Rights Initiative at CSIS invites you to a public event on the mass detention and surveillance of Muslims in Xinjiang, China and the risks such technologies may pose as they are implemented in other areas of China and globally.

Jun 21, 2019

The Human Rights Initiative at CSIS invites you to a public event on the mass detention and surveillance of Muslims in Xinjiang, China and the risks such technologies may pose as they are implemented in other areas of China and globally.

Jun 7, 2019

The corner where Heyitkah Mosque stood is now a school and parking lot. Satellite images show 30 other ‘erased’ religious sites, but Xinjiang officials deny any demolitions took place. The vanishing places of worship are seen as a reflection of the growing pressure Chinese authorities have placed on Uygurs and other ethnic minorities in the region.

Jun 6, 2019

The European Society for Central Asian Studies expresses its dismay over the detention of up to 1.5 million Uyghurs and others of mainly Central Asian origin in political “re-education centers” in Xinjiang, Northwest China.[1]

Jun 6, 2019

After her husband was taken by the CCP police and “disappeared,” Nafisa became a de facto widow and fled to Turkey. Life is not easy for Uyghur refugees there.

Jama Mosque adorned with China's flag and propaganda banners that read 'Love the Party, Love the Country' in Kashgar prefecture's Kargilik county, in an undated photo. Photo:  Photo provided by an RFA listener
Jun 5, 2019

The corner where Heyitkah Mosque in China's restive Xinjiang region once hummed with life is now a concrete parking lot where all traces of the tall, domed building have been erased.

Jun 4, 2019

NGO Uyghur Human Rights Project has recently revealed that 58 journalists from the Xinjiang region are being detained, bringing Reporters Without Borders’ total count to 111 detainees in China.

Jun 4, 2019

A new report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project documents the detention of at least 58 journalists in the Xinjiang region in China. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the detention of the journalists and welcomed the report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project.

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