• "Research Congress on Uyghur Civilization" was held at Fatih Sultan Mehmet University on 11-12 November 2017 in Istanbul
Symposium on the Identity Crisis of Uyghurs Today

Symposium on the Identity Crisis of Uyghurs Today

Uyghur American Association, Uyghur Academy & UHRP are pleased to host a “Symposium on the Identity Crisis of Uyghurs Today” This one-day event will be held from 9:30 am to 4:0 ...

Cultural Genocide In The Far East’s Far West

Cultural Genocide In The Far East’s Far West

Daily Caller The People’s Republic of China (PRC) occupied the East Turkestan Republic in 1949 and renamed it the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. In 1951, just south of Xinjiang ...

Xinjiang Authorities Detain Uyghur Pro Footballer For ‘Visiting Foreign Countries’

Xinjiang Authorities Detain Uyghur Pro Footballer For ‘Visiting Foreign Countries’

Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang region have detained 19-year-old Uyghur Erfan Hezim—a former member of China’s national youth football team—in a “political re-education c ...

China Moves to Counter Violent and Non-Violent Expressions of Uyghur Identity

China Moves to Counter Violent and Non-Violent Expressions of Uyghur Identity

International Policy Digest China is moving on multiple fronts to pre-empt in the short-term Uyghur foreign fighters fleeing Syria and Iraq from reasserting themselves in Central A ...

China’s Campaign Against Uighur Diaspora Ramps Up

China’s Campaign Against Uighur Diaspora Ramps Up

Foreign Policy In its attempts to control Uighurs abroad, the Chinese government is holding families hostage. Mahmut, a Uighur living in a Scandinavian country, describes 2017 as t ...

Nowhere to hide: China is trying to prevent the formation of a vocal Uighur diaspora

Nowhere to hide: China is trying to prevent the formation of a vocal Uighur diaspora

The Economist WHEN the authorities manage to lure or drag home a fugitive accused of corruption, they crow. But they are quieter about their equally successful campaign to repatria ...

Separated Souls: Uighur journalist’s unbreakable resolve to help her detained family

Separated Souls: Uighur journalist’s unbreakable resolve to help her detained family

Amnesty International Gulchehra Hoja still remembers the first time her daughter, then three years old, met her grandparents. “That was their happiest time,” Gulchehra said of her ...

China using personal data as repression tool in Xinjiang, says Human Rights Watch

China using personal data as repression tool in Xinjiang, says Human Rights Watch

the Nation Human Rights Watch says it has found new evidence that authorities in one of China 's most repressive regions are sweeping up citizens' personal information in a stark e ...

Uighur Conflict in China

Uighur Conflict in China

Council  on Foreign Relations Recent Developments China’s crackdown on the ethnic Uighur minority intensified after the 2009 riots in Xinjiang region’s capital, Urumqi, which resul ...

In China, facial recognition is sharp end of a drive for total surveillance

In China, facial recognition is sharp end of a drive for total surveillance

A CCTV display using a facial-recognition system in Beijing. Photo: The Washington Post Simon Denyer CHONGQING, China – For 40-year-old Mao Ya, the facial recognition camera that a ...

China’s Xinjiang to build ‘Great Wall’ to protect border: governor

China’s Xinjiang to build ‘Great Wall’ to protect border: governor

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s violence-prone far western region of Xinjiang will build a “Great Wall” around its borders to prevent the infiltration of militants from outside the cou ...

Uyghurs and Uyghur Identity

Dolkun Kamberi, Ph. D Introduction Great politicians will pass from the earth, and the strongest imperial states will collapse and more ...

December 25, 2017

The story of a Uyghur freedom fighter in a journalistic career

by Ayesha Dear everyone, I would like to share with you a simple but impressive story of a Uyghur lady in exile, who has been figh more ...

July 19, 2017

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