Uyghur Related

A farmer harvests cotton in China's Xinjiang region in an undated photo

Uyghur Villagers Forced by 'Contract' to Spy on Neighbors

  • Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:15

Residents are divided into groups and threatened with collective punishment for failing to enforce regulations.

Ilham Tohti - Finalist - Martin Ennals Award 2016

  • Fri, 04/29/2016 - 21:15

Ilham Tohti is a renowned Uyghur public intellectual in the People’s Republic of China.

The Rights of Uyghur Refugees: Past and Present Challenges” Presentation in Berlin on April 25, 2016 by Henryk Szadziewski, Senior Researcher at UHRP

  • Fri, 04/29/2016 - 21:09

The Rights of Uyghur Refugees: Past and Present Challenges” Presentation in Berlin on April 25, 2016 by Henryk Szadziewski, Senior Researcher at UHRP

The Rights of Uyghur Refugees: Past and Present Challenges” Presentation in Berlin on April 25, 2016 by Alim Seytoff, Director of UHRP

  • Fri, 04/29/2016 - 21:07

The Rights of Uyghur Refugees: Past and Present Challenges” Presentation in Berlin on April 25, 2016 by Alim Seytoff, Director of UHRP

"I'm listening." (Reuters/China Daily)

It’s not just Dolkun Isa: India has barred at least eight other Chinese activists from its democracy conference

  • Fri, 04/29/2016 - 20:43

Several Chinese human rights activists and dissidents based outside the country have been banned from traveling to India for a China-focused conference about democracy—sparking concerns that Delhi is bowing to Beijing when it comes to human rights issues.

Posting a link to a news report of the visa cancellation of Dolkun Isa, Lu Jinghua said that she was convinced that China was behind her travails too. Credit: Jinghua’s Facebook page

After Dolkun Isa, Indian Visas Denied to Activists from China, Hong Kong

  • Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:24

Lu Jinghua, who fled to the US after the Tiananmen square crackdown, was not allowed to board her flight on 27 April with authorities informing her that her e-visa had been denied.

File photo of an Uyghur demonstration in Washington DC. Credit: Malcolm Brown/CC BY-SA 2.0

India Should Have the Responsibility to Teach China Democracy, Says Dolkun Isa

  • Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:07

The Uyghur activist discusses the threat of Islamic terror in Central Asia, China’s dominance of the region, the need for greater global attention to the Uyghur cause and more.

Inauguration of the Conference on Uyghur Refugees

  • Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:04

The first international conference tackling the rights of Uyghur refugees and asylum seekers was inaugurated yesterday [25 April 2016] in Berlin. 

Family of Jailed Uyghur Scholar Faces Severe Hardship, Social Isolation

  • Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:02

Ilham Tohti's family rely on handouts from friends as they struggle to make ends meet on his wife's small salary.

Ilham Tohti, a scholar and advocate for China’s Uighur ethnic minority, at home in Beijing in February 2013. Credit Andy Wong/Associated Press

Ilham Tohti, Uighur Scholar Jailed in China, Is Nominated for Rights Award

  • Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:00

A prominent Uighur scholar who is serving a life sentence for separatism in a Chinese prison was named on Wednesday as a finalist for a prestigious human rights award for trying to promote dialogue in the troubled Xinjiang region of China.

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