- Tue, 12/20/2011 - 03:00
Two years ago this week, 20 Uyghur asylum seekers were deported from Phnom Penh, Cambodia to an unknown fate at the hands of the Chinese government. The 20 Uyghurs, including a pregnant woman and her two young children, were deported on December 19, 2009 after Cambodian authorities forcibly removed them from a safe-house.
- Wed, 10/19/2011 - 12:00
According to a report from Radio Free Asia (RFA), hundreds of Uyghur students, teachers, staff, and parents affiliated with the Karamay No. 2 High School took part in a peaceful demonstration on October 17, calling upon authorities to punish the perpetrators of an attack against Uyghur students at the high school and asking them to ensure the life and safety of the students.
- Tue, 09/20/2011 - 04:00
A new report by the UHRP documents the challenges faced by Uyghur asylum seekers in Europe, and examines the reasons why they fled East Turkestan or Central Asia.
- Fri, 09/09/2011 - 12:00
On the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks on the United States, the Uyghur American Association (UAA) mourns the loss of innocent lives lost in the senseless violence of that day.
Deportation of Uyghurs from Malaysia continues a disturbing trend of states bowing to Chinese pressure
- Mon, 08/22/2011 - 12:00
The Uyghur American Association (UAA) condemns in the strongest possible terms the deportation of 11 Uyghurs from Malaysia on August 18, and calls upon the international community to raise the case of the remaining Uyghur asylum seekers, who are currently in danger of being deported from Malaysia to China.
- Fri, 08/12/2011 - 12:00
China must account for the conditions and whereabouts of Nur Muhammed, a Uyghur handed over to Chinese officials in Thailand on August 6, and five Uyghurs, including a woman and two young children, who were forcibly repatriated to China from Pakistan on August 8.
- Mon, 08/01/2011 - 12:00
Attacks that occurred over the weekend in Kashgar, together with recent unrest in the city of Hotan, have punctuated an atmosphere of fear, repression and conflict that has permeated East Turkestan in recent months.
- Mon, 07/18/2011 - 12:00
Chinese official media and Western news organizations have reported that at least four people have died in a clash in the city of Hotan, in the southern part of East Turkestan.
- Tue, 07/05/2011 - 04:00
A new report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) examines the nature of post-July 5, 2009 detentions and criminal procedures in East Turkestan (also known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region or XUAR, in the People’s Republic of China).
- Wed, 06/08/2011 - 12:00
The Uyghur American Association strongly condemns the deportation of Uyghur refugee Ershidin Israel to China from Kazakhstan on May 30, 2011, and calls upon the international community to demand accountability from China regarding his whereabouts and treatment.