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Women, Faith & Leadership: UHRP’s Zubayra Shamseden Completes Fellowship

By Omer Kanat, Director UHRP’s Chinese Outreach Coordinator Zubayra Shamseden recently completed a two-year fellowship with the Institute for Global Engagement’s Center for Women, Faith & Leadership. During her fellowship, Zubayra created “Save the Uyghur Women,” an advocacy folio to … Continue reading

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My Beloved Family Is Broken Apart

Guest Post by Muhammad Atawulla I am Uyghur. I have two younger brothers who have been detained in Chinese concentration camps for almost two years, and my mother has been detained for six months. My contact with my family has been entirely … Continue reading

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How the “empowered voices” of American Muslim women give me hope and strength: Reflections of a Uyghur human rights activist

By Zubayra Shamseden October 15, 2018 I was honored to attend the October 11 MPAC ceremony spotlighting the three amazing, talented women who received the 2018 Empowering Voices Award in Washington, DC. The inspiration I received that evening was something … Continue reading

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