UHRP In the News

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).

May 15, 2018

Uyghur American Association, Uyghur Academy & UHRP are pleased to host a “Symposium on the Identity Crisis of Uyghurs Today”

Chinese national flags hang in an alley in Xinjiang's Kashgar city, Nov. 4, 2017. AP
May 11, 2018

Uyghurs suggest arrest of Chinese obscures fact that the Muslim group is authorities' main target.

The protest in Brussels on April 27, 2018. The woman on the left, with her hands on the banner, is Rebiya Kadeer, ‘Mother of the Uyghurs.’	(World Uyghur Congress)
May 10, 2018

The mass incarceration of a minority people

Apr 24, 2018

On this episode of the What a Relief Podcast B.C. Dodge interviews Zubayra Shamseden, who works with the Uyghur Human Rights Project in Washington, D.C.

Apr 23, 2018

This letter is to support the work of the International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse in China (ETAC). The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) believes the efforts of ETAC is integral in stopping the practice of organ harvesting in the People’s Republic of China.

Apr 16, 2018

Please join the Forum on International Affairs and the Uyghur Human Rights Project for a discussion about the history and culture of the Uyghurs and an examination of the repression faced by Uyghurs in China.

A Palestinian Greek orthodox Christian woman lights a candle as she attends the Christmas Eve Mass at St. Porphyrios Church in Gaza City.
Apr 4, 2018

In celebration of International Religious Freedom Day on January 16th, the Office of International Religious Freedom (IRF) in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor at the U.S. Department of State hosted a series of Religious Freedom panel discussions on Facebook Live

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