The Uyghur American Association (UAA) organized a demonstration in front of China’s embassy in Washington, DC on September 30, 2013 to commemorate China’s National Day by calling attention to Uyghur human rights. Footage from the rally includes speakers Rebiya Kadeer and Alim Seytoff, as well as interviews with participants. Watch the footage here:

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Greg Fay, Manager, Uyghur Human Rights Project The theme for Blog Action Day on October 16, 2013 is human rights. The Uyghur Human Rights Project, a Washington, DC-based NGO, has made the subject of bloggers a major focus of our human rights campaigning. For the Uyghur people, blogging and other forms of online expression have…

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By Lu Xiao Xun, Guest Contributor Controlling the political, cultural and social information contained in language is a tactic of any dictatorship. China is world-famous for its control of newspapers, TV, radio, Internet, microblogs, text messaging, blogs, e-mail, and virtually every other form of communicating information. The Cisco-technology driven “Golden Shield” project to control images,…

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