UAA and UHRP Reports

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."

Deception, Pressure, and Threats: The Transfer of Young Uyghur Women to Eastern China

  • 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.

Political persecution of Uyghurs in the era of the “war on terror”

  • 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

Uyghur Language Under Attack: The Myth of “Bilingual” Education in the People's

  • 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.

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