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Without land, there is no life

UHRP’s new report on environmental activism among Uyghurs demonstrates the lack of a Uyghur voice in addressing harmful state policies Uyghur Human Rights Project Commentary For a number of years the political, economic and social condition of the Uyghurs was … Continue reading

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Propaganda aimed overseas is not a guarantee of religious freedom for Uyghurs

Uyghur Human Rights Project Commentary In the run up to Ramadan 2016, the Chinese government and state media put considerable effort into convincing the world that the religious freedom of Uyghurs is respected. On June 2, three days before the … Continue reading

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Of Sandstorms and Nuclear Tests

Henryk Szadziewski, Manager, Uyghur Human Rights Project The Uyghurs in Kashgar are used to sandstorms. The city’s location in an oasis on the edge of a vast desert makes it a reality of life there. When the wind picks up … Continue reading

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