Monthly Archives: July 2015

VIDEO: Uyghur American community raises its voice on human rights abuses

On July 2, 2015, the Uyghur American Association organized a protest in front of China’s embassy in Washington, DC. The protest commemorated the sixth anniversary of unrest in Urumchi, when a massive crackdown on peaceful protests resulted in untold numbers … Continue reading

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VIDEO: UHRP Celebrates 1st International Uyghur Language Day

On June 15, 2015, the Uyghur Human Rights Project celebrated the first International Uyghur Language Day. China has promoted a policy of bilingual education in East Turkestan, and as a result, Uyghurs in their homeland have lost the opportunity to … Continue reading

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