The situation of the Uyghurs in concentration camps has deteriorated further. According to the news from Radio Free Asia, Chinese authorities have started sending some of the Uyghur detainees in the concentration camps in East Turkestan (aka Xinjiang) to prisons across China with a pretext that “all jails are getting crowded in Xinjiang” since last month. It was reported that more than 2000 Uyghurs have recently been transferred to Tailai Jail in Heilongjiang Province, which is one of the most notorious jails in China.
Rumors, Suspicion and Hysteria, a new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) details the events of late August and early September 2009 in which a series of alleged pinprick attacks shook the regional capital of East Turkestan, Urumchi.
Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) documents the Chinese state’s top-down destruction of Uyghur communities in Kashgar and throughout East Turkestan, in a targeted and highly politicized push that Chinese officials have accelerated in the wake of turbulent unrest in the region in 2009.
A new 37-page report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) examines the effects of the Xinjiang Work Forum, held in May 2010, which heralded an unprecedented state-led development push in East Turkestan. In this report, co-launched with the Unrepresented Nations and People’s Organization (UNPO), UHRP strives to provide an overview of the nature of development policies put in place in the two years since the Work Forum.