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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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Testimony: China’s Harassment of Uyghurs Overseas

In a Congressional hearing on May 24 2016, Uyghur American Association President Ilshat Hassan was invited to testify regarding China’s attempts to stifle human rights activists overseas. The hearing, entitled “The Long Arm of China: Global Efforts to Silence Critics … Continue reading

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Patigul Ghulam – “I don’t have a gun, I have only my mouth and my tears, and you cannot control them.”

Original Chinese Blog by Zubayra Shamseden, UHRP Chinese Outreach Coordinator The following is the translation of a Chinese language blog published by the Uyghur Human Rights Project on February 16, 2016. According to Radio Free Asia, Patigul Ghulam faces trial … Continue reading

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