Press Releases

Uyghur American Association commemorates Uyghur democracy leader Ms. Rebiya Kadeer’s tenth anniversary of freedom

  • Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:40

Anniversary an opportunity to refocus efforts in realizing human rights for the Uyghur people

Legitimizing Repression: China’s “War on Terror” Under Xi Jinping and State Policy in East Turkestan

  • Tue, 03/03/2015 - 11:10

New report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project analyses political violence from 2013-14

Eighteenth anniversary of Ghulja Massacre highlights Chinese government pattern of state violence targeting Uyghurs

  • Tue, 02/03/2015 - 19:37

On the occasion of the eighteenth anniversary of the Ghulja Massacre, the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) calls on the Chinese government to fully account for credible allegations of state violence used against Uyghur protestors on February 5, 1997.

On the first anniversary of his detention, the Uyghur Human Rights Project calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Ilham Tohti

  • Tue, 01/13/2015 - 12:17

International support imperative in securing the release of Ilham Tohti

Human Rights Day 2014: Uyghurs denied fundamental human rights as they live under deteriorating conditions

  • Mon, 12/08/2014 - 16:01

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) is alarmed at the deterioration of human rights conditions for Uyghurs in East Turkestan during 2014.

Denial of Ilham Tohti’s appeal against separatism charges a travesty of justice

  • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 19:32

International community must express concern about outcome of Ilham Tohti appeal and pending trials of students

Ethnic Uighur Muslims line up beside a police van in Khlong Hoi Khong of southern Songkhla province, Thailand, Mar. 15, 2014.

Uyghur American Association urges UNHCR and the United States to work closely with Thai government on resettlement of Uyghur refugees

  • Wed, 11/19/2014 - 21:43

Under Article 3 of the Convention against Torture, Thai government should not deport Uyghur refugees

The Uyghur American Association requests President Obama to urge Xi Jinping for the release of Uyghur scholar, Ilham Tohti

  • Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:40

Deteriorating Uyghur human rights conditions should be raised at November 12 meeting in Beijing

Uyghur Political Prisoners – A Call for Action

  • Wed, 10/15/2014 - 20:39

UHRP organizes a PETITION on behalf of Uyghurs in jail for political reasons

Uyghur American Association president calls on China to respect its founding principles, constitution and regional ethnic autonomy laws

  • Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:22

Uyghur American Association calls on China to respect the rule of law in East Turkestan and to practice international legal standards in the region.