Monthly Archives: February 2013

Malaysia and the Deportation of Ethnic Uyghur Asylum Seekers

Matt James, Intern, Uyghur Human Rights Project Malaysia is not a nation that is immediately associated with Uyghur asylum seekers. However, the Southeast Asian nation has been the center of not one but two major Uyghur asylum-seeking scandals in the … 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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