UHRP In the News

Oct 12, 2018

This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy are joined by Nury Turkel, a prominent voice in the overseas Uyghur community and the chairman of the Uyghur Human Rights Project, now based in Washington, D.C. We discussed Nury’s own experiences as a Uyghur and an activist both in China and the United States

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.
Oct 12, 2018

Uyghur exile groups see “window dressing” by Beijing in response to mounting international criticism.

Oct 11, 2018

China’s infamous “Great Firewall” has had success managing dissent within its borders, but its influence is limited and reactive. Recent times have seen the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) becoming more proactive through the manufacture and exploitation of cellphones used to populate cultural internment camps at home. Of further concern is this tech also possesses “capacity to conduct undetected espionage” abroad.

Oct 4, 2018

According to the UN, there may be as many as a million Chinese Uyghyrs and other ethnic minorities who have been forced into re-education camps over the past two years.

 Kashgar University professor Gulnar Obul accused of being ‘two-faced’, and arrested by the Chinese government
Sep 27, 2018

Free to Think 2018, this year’s edition of Scholars at Risk’s annual report of the Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, highlights the ongoing, severe pressures on the university space in Turkey, the detentions of Uyghur scholars and students in China

 Secretary of State  Mike Pompeo
Sep 18, 2018

We, the undersigned organizations, urge you to sanction all Chinese officials responsible for the horrendous human rights situation in Tibet and Xinjiang, also known as East Turkestan.

Sep 18, 2018

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, together with 33 other NGOs and human rights organizations, has today sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin urging them to impose Global Magnitsky sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for human rights violations in Xinjiang and Tibet.

Xi Jinping
Sep 18, 2018

The growing, horrifying oppression of Muslims in a western Chinese province marks a key moment in Beijing’s expansionist drive — and its global competition with America.

Sep 17, 2018

China has been accused of allegedly detaining up to one million Uyghur Muslims in its Xinjiang region ( Aka East Turkistan occupied by #China ) under what UN experts have called the "pretext of countering terrorism and religious extremism".

Sep 17, 2018

China is conducting one of the largest mass internment campaigns known to history.


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