Notice informs locals of mandatory residence searches in Hotan community; police reserve the right to “use force” to enter homes
- Mon, 06/18/2012 - 00:00
An official notice posted in the Gujanbagh neighborhood of the Uyghur city of Hotan informs locals that police will undertake a search of every residence in the neighborhood, at the behest of higher-level authorities.
Raid on Hotan religious school reflects brutality of official Chinese policies amid crackdown on religion in East Turkestan
- Wed, 06/06/2012 - 00:00
A raid by Chinese police on a religious school in Hotan that led to the injury of 12 Uyghur children reflects the severity with which the Chinese state clamps down on religious activities outside of state control.
- Tue, 05/29/2012 - 19:15
In a sign of increasing official pressure on the sons of Uyghur leader Rebiya Kadeer and her other family members in East Turkestan, Chinese authorities have forced imprisoned son Alim Abdureyim to...
- Mon, 04/02/2012 - 21:22
A new 89-page report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) documents the Chinese state’s top-down destruction of Uyghur communities in Kashgar and throughout East Turkestan
- Wed, 03/07/2012 - 21:52
Remarks made by top officials in East Turkestan at the National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing this week reveal a disturbing failure...
- Tue, 02/28/2012 - 19:51
The reported deaths of residents of Kargilik in Kashgar Prefecture on February 28 have taken place against a backdrop of a heavy...
- Mon, 02/13/2012 - 14:15
As the Obama administration hosts Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping during his visit to the United States, the Uyghur American Association (UAA) urges U.S. officials to engage in dialogue with Xi...
- Thu, 12/29/2011 - 00:00
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The Uyghur American Association is extremely concerned about the reported killings of seven Uyghurs on December 28 in Guma (Chinese: Pishan) County, which took place amid an official “strike hard” campaign in East Turkestan.
- 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.