Dodging Chinese Police in Kashgar, a Silk Road Oasis Town

Dodging Chinese Police in Kashgar, a Silk Road Oasis Town

  The police then ushered our group — Gilles Sabrié, a photographer; Vanessa Piao, a bureau researcher; and me — into a van and drove us to a station. We were under detention. ...

Letter from HRW to Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb

Letter from HRW to Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb

Re: Forced Return of Ethnic Uyghurs to China Ahmed El-Tayeb Grand Imam of al-Azhar University 1 Youssef Abbas St. Nasr City, Cairo Egypt Re: Feared Forced Return of Ethnic Uyghurs ...

Egypt: Don’t Deport Uyghurs to China

Egypt: Don’t Deport Uyghurs to China

Muslim Minority Face Jail, Torture if Forcibly Returned (Beirut, July 8, 2017) – Egyptian authorities should not deport dozens of detained Chinese Muslim Uyghurs to China, where th ...

Uyghur students arrested in Egypt to be deported after request by China, say colleagues

Uyghur students arrested in Egypt to be deported after request by China, say colleagues

Egyptian police have arrested dozens of Uyghur students in Cairo and Alexandria over hat he last week, amid the government’s plan to deport them to China, where the students believ ...

The Uyghurs

The Uyghurs

Uyghurs are a Turkic-speaking Muslim people who live primarily in the autonomous region of Xinjiang. Described by some as Muslim Mongolians who look like Italian peasants, they are ...

The Medieval Uyghurs of the 8th through 14th Centuries

The Medieval Uyghurs of the 8th through 14th Centuries

Michael C. Brose (University of Wyoming) Abstract and Keywords The medieval Uyghurs became a political entity in the mid-8th century when they established their steppe empire as th ...

China’s Assimilative ‘Bilingual Education’ Policy in East Turkestan

China’s Assimilative ‘Bilingual Education’ Policy in East Turkestan

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) announces the publication of Uyghur Voices on Education: China’s Assimilative ‘Bilingual Education’ Policy in East Turkestan. Since UHRP’s fi ...

China’s Mandarin Teaching Drive Sparks Uyghur Anger

China’s Mandarin Teaching Drive Sparks Uyghur Anger

Authorities in the Chinese capital have sent dozens of volunteer teachers to the troubled northwestern region of Xinjiang in a bid to boost comprehension of Mandarin among local et ...

Education in Xinjiang Tongue-tied

Education in Xinjiang Tongue-tied

Teaching Uighur children in Mandarin will not bring stability to Xinjiang “I CAN speak Chinese, I’m so awesome!” reads a sign on the wall of the Mingde primary school in Shufu, a t ...

On Some Mythological Plots in Ancient Uyghur Literature

On Some Mythological Plots in Ancient Uyghur Literature

By Tatiana A. Anikeeva Uyghur Initiative Papers No. 3, October 2014 Attributed to the ancient Uyghur literary tradition are some texts written in Uyghur and Arabic script in the 8t ...

Uyghur Literature

Uyghur Literature

Literature of the Uyghurs in Kazakhstan, having common roots with Uighur literature of Eastern Turkestan (Xinjiang-Uighur Autonomous Region of China), has evolved by its own histor ...

The Uyghurs

Uyghurs are a Turkic-speaking Muslim people who live primarily in the autonomous region of Xinjiang. Described by some as Muslim M more ...

July 19, 2017

China’s Assimilative ‘Bilingual Education’ Policy in East Turkestan

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) announces the publication of Uyghur Voices on Education: China’s Assimilative ‘Bilingual Ed more ...

July 19, 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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