- 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.
- Thu, 06/02/2011 - 12:00
Twenty-two years after the Tiananmen Square massacre of June 4, 1989, the Uyghur American Association (UAA) calls upon the Chinese government to embrace democratic reforms and respect the rights of all Chinese citizens.
American officials should press for progress on Uyghur issues during the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue
- Fri, 05/06/2011 - 12:00
On the eve of the third meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) on May 9 and 10, 2011, the Uyghur American Association (UAA) calls upon Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to set an agenda in talks with their Chinese counterparts in which human rights progress is a prominent and robust part of the discussion.
- Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:00
From May 2-8, 2011 the international conference The Future of Uyghur People in East Turkestan co-sponsored by Freedom House, World Uyghur Congress (WUC), Uyghur American Association (UAA) and the International Uyghur Human Rights and Democracy Foundation (IUHRDF), will take place in Washington, D.C.
Uyghur American Association urges U.S. delegation at the U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue to raise key Uyghur concerns
- Wed, 04/27/2011 - 12:00
A delegation headed by Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael Posner will begin human rights discussions with the Chinese government in Beijing on April 27-28.
- Fri, 02/04/2011 - 11:00
On the fourteenth anniversary of the Ghulja Massacre, the Uyghur American Association (UAA) calls on Chinese authorities to fully account for the brutal actions they took on that day and during the ensuing crackdown.
- Tue, 01/18/2011 - 11:00
As the Obama administration hosts Chinese President Hu Jintao on a state visit, the United States must continue to press President Hu and his government to live up to their own human rights regulations and abide by universally recognized freedoms of speech and expression, particularly with regards to the Uyghur people.
Harsh July 5 sentences highlight official attempts to silence Uyghurs and suppress information about criminal procedures
- Mon, 01/10/2011 - 11:00
Recent media reports have shed light on harsh sentences related to July 5, 2009 unrest in the city of Urumchi that are in line with Chinese officials’ aggressive campaign to silence and intimidate Uyghur voices.