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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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Schools in East Turkestan Suppress Doppa Festival

Greg Fay, Manager, Uyghur Human Rights Project Listen: UHRP interviews a Uyghur student about suppression of the Doppa festival May 5, 2014 marked the fifth celebration of the annual Doppa festival, a day to celebrate Uyghur culture on which Uyghurs … Continue reading

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Watch: Uyghur Demonstration on China’s 2013 National Day

The Uyghur American Association (UAA) organized a demonstration in front of China’s embassy in Washington, DC on September 30, 2013 to commemorate China’s National Day by calling attention to Uyghur human rights. Footage from the rally includes speakers Rebiya Kadeer … Continue reading

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