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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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Mazar Shrine Book Launch Details State Control Cautiously

Greg Fay, Manager, Uyghur Human Rights Project Photographer Lisa Ross spent eight years studying and photographing mazar, Uyghur religious shrines, across East Turkestan, and the resulting images can be seen in a new book, Living Shrines of Uyghur China. Ross … Continue reading

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Ticking Time Bomb: The Ethnic Crisis Facing China’s New Leadership

Alim Seytoff, President, Uyghur American Association Mr. Seytoff delivered the following speech at a panel discussion organized by Initiatives for China on January 31, 2013 in Washington, DC: Good afternoon everyone. First, I want to thank Dr. Yang Jianli and Initiatives for … Continue reading

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