Several human rights organizations including Uyghur groups are endorsing a proposed legislation that would compel China-based ByteDance to divest TikTok or potentially face a U.S. ban, intensifying a high-stakes lobbying battle in Washington. This development was first reported by Semafor. The groups, dedicated to addressing human rights abuses by the […]

Tahir Imin Uyghurian In 2021, what must be included in activism agenda of Uyghur diaspora?Following are my suggestions to Uyghur groups and individuals across the globe: Getting governments around the world to officially recognize the “Uyghur Genocide”. Renew our efforts on getting a “Prevention of Uyghur Forced labor Act” past […]

By Erdem Nov 19, 2020 For us, freedom means speaking in the mother tongue, reading in the mother language, loving the mother language, and protecting the mother language! Freedom means being able to see, love, and laugh with your parents, siblings in your motherland!Freedom is the tear of the eyes […]

August 13, 2020 By  World Uyghur Congress  Press Release– For immediate release13 August 2020Contact: World Uyghur Congress 89 5432 1999 The World Uyghur Congress has instructed international human rights barrister Michael Polak of Church Court Chambers and head of Lawyers for Uyghur Rights to draft a formal written complaint […]

June 19, 2020 By Uyghur Human Rights Project On World Refugee Day 2020, the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) calls on the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to address looming statelessness for Uyghurs outside of China. The stated theme for World Refugee Day 2020 aims “to remind the […]

April 22, 2020 By Uyghur Human Rights Project On Earth Day, UHRP highlights the connection between state oppression of Uyghurs and environmental degradation in East Turkistan. The Chinese government has increased the extraction of East Turkistan’s natural resources, such as minerals and foil fuels, and has massively expanded intensive agriculture […]

March 10, 2020 By Anjuman Rahman Arab silence on the looming genocide of the Uighur Muslims in China is deafening. Supposedly influential and powerful Arab states look on as the persecution continues. There are an increasing number of testimonies from Uighur refugees and asylum seekers documenting the most unimaginable forms […]