The Uyghur American Cup, a week-long soccer tournament held in Virginia, concluded on August 11, 2023, with Uyghur United securing the championship.  Representing Uyghur communities from Los Angeles, Texas, Maryland, Boston, northern Virginia, New York City, and even Toronto, Canada, eight teams competed for the championship: Yulghun FC, Izchilar FC, […]

On the evening of July 20, an esteemed “honorary evening” gathering was organized by the Uyghur Human Rights Project in Washington, DC, to pay tribute to Nuri Turkel, the former chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). The event hosted an esteemed array of guests, including […]

Uyghur Americans enthusiastically celebrated the annual American Independence Day in a distinctive manner. Organized by the Uyghur American Association, community members and students from Ana Care School in Fairfax, Virginia, joined fellow participants in Pennsylvania, the historic birthplace of the United States’ declaration of Independence in 1776. Donned in traditional […]