UAA and UHRP Reports
Uyghurs as indigenous people; a new UHRP report highlights Chinese government violations of Uyghurs' indigenous rights
- Wed, 12/10/2008 - 03:00
As the world marks the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Uyghurs in East Turkestan (also known as Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, in the People’s Republic of China) continue to experience human rights abuses in nearly every aspect of their lives.
- Sun, 11/23/2008 - 03:00
The Uyghur American Association (UAA)/Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) is releasing a press kit with information for the press on the Guantanamo Uyghurs.
- Tue, 09/09/2008 - 04:00
In the past five weeks the media has reported at great length on a series of attacks in East Turkestan (also known as Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region). Details on the attacks have been strictly controlled by Chinese authorities and often the only source for information is Xinhua News Agency, the Chinese government’s official news outlet.
A “Life or Death Struggle” in East Turkestan; Uyghurs face unprecedented persecution in post-Olympic period
- Thu, 09/04/2008 - 04:00
A new report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) examines sweeping security measures being targeted at Uyghurs in East Turkestan (also known as Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, or XUAR) following a series of violent attacks that took place prior to and during the Beijing Olympics."
- Fri, 02/08/2008 - 03:00
A new report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project examines a recently implemented People’s Republic of China (PRC) policy that recruits young Uyghur women from majority Uyghur areas of East Turkestan (also known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region or XUAR) and transfers them to work in factories in urban areas of eastern China.
- Tue, 10/16/2007 - 04:00
As the leaders of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) meet this week in Beijing for the 17th Chinese Communist Party Congress, the Uyghur American Association urges them to take some time to address the dire situation created by their policies in East Turkestan
- Tue, 07/24/2007 - 04:00
Uyghur language is under attack in East Turkistan (also known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region or XUAR). In the past decade, and with increasing intensity since 2002, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has pursued assimilationist policies aimed at removing Uyghur as a language of instruction in East Turkistan.