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Uyghur Rights at 10th Annual Interfaith Interethnic Conference

From April 27-30 2015, a group of democracy activists assembled to discuss interethnic and interfaith solutions to improve the situation of human rights in China. The conference was organized by Initiatives for China, and featured a number of prominent Uyghur … Continue reading

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Witness Testimony: Religious crackdown in Urumchi

The following incident took place in May, 2014 in Urumchi, several months before a new law enacted by the municipal government in 2015 banned full face veils for women in the city. The author, a young Uyghur male, was in … Continue reading

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Human Rights in Focus at Uyghur Studies Conference

Greg Fay, Manager, Uyghur Human Rights Project Last month, the George Washington University assembled dozens of experts on the study of East Turkestan from around the world in the “First International Conference on Uyghur Studies, History, Culture, and Society. The … Continue reading

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