UHRP In the News

Shohret Hoshur
Jul 9, 2015

China is trying to silence this Radio Free Asia reporter by making his family disappear.

Jun 17, 2015

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Asylum seekers thought to be from China's Uyghur minority sit before boarding trucks as Thai Immigration officials (not pictured) escort them to a court in Songkhla, southern Thailand on March 15, 2014 (AFP Photo/Tuwaedaniya Meringing)
Mar 10, 2015

Beijing has taken to accusing all would-be refugees of being terrorists

Chinese paramilitary police patrol a street in Urumqi, the capital of farwest China's Muslim Uighur homeland of Xinjiang, on May 23, 2014 ©Goh Chai Hin (AFP/File)
Mar 4, 2015

More than 450 people were killed in China's restive mainly Muslim Xinjiang region last year, a rights group said -- with three times as many deaths among members of the Uighur minority than ethnic Han Chinese.

Fully armed Chinese paramilitary police officers stand guard along a street in Urumqi, May 23, 2014.
Mar 3, 2015

Ethnic Uyghurs were three times as likely as Han Chinese to have been killed, the group says in a report.

A notice in Chinese from the Ceramic Factory Neighborhood Committee indicates that Arzugul Memet's residence was sealed on Aug. 16, 2013.
Feb 2, 2015

Earlier this month, a ban on publicly wearing burqas, full-face veils and full-body coverings passed in Urumchi, the capital of the Uyghur region in China.

Ilham Tohti
Jan 26, 2015

In 2014, the Committee to Protect Journalists singled out China as the world's worst jailer of journalists.

Jan 15, 2015

As China continues to refine drone technology, lethal strikes (at home and abroad) are a very real option.

Worshippers leave the Id Kah mosque in Kashgar in northwestern China's Xinjiang region, Jan. 7, 2012.
Dec 10, 2014

Muslims in Xinjiang will be prevented from wearing religious garb the authorities believe is associated with extremism.

Nov 11, 2014

President Xi Jinping's notice of $40 billion to boost trade could mean more repression in Xinjiang, advocates say

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