The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) calls on the European Parliament to award Ilham Tohti the 2016 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Professor Ilham Tohti has been a consistent voice for the equitable treatment of Uyghurs in China and in doing so has made an outstanding contribution to human rights.
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9/11 anniversary a solemn reminder of the innocent victims of terror and the need for human rights protections in the on-going fight against terrorism
G-20 Summit in China is an opportunity to remind Chinese officials of obligations to international rights standards and set human rights tone in the last months of the presidency
The Uyghur Human Rights Project releases a report on the limits placed on environmental activism among Uyghu
Chinese government should tell the truth to Uyghur families whose loved ones were forcibly disappeared after July 5, 2009 and respect the fundamental human rights of the Uyghur people
Despite clear human rights standards on the use of torture, China failing to meet obligations under international law