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WUC Alarmed at Police killings in Kashgar

Pt, 12/16/2013 - 12:23 -- Kanat
Chinese Soldiers in front of Idkah Mosque, Kashgar, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) strongly condemns the shooting and killing of 14 Uyghur demonstrators, including those of two teenagers, at Saybagh village, Konasheher County (Sayibagexiang village and Shufu County respectively in mandarin) in Kashgar Prefecture. The scant information disclosed leaves a series of questions that require urgent responses. The WUC calls on the Chinese authorities to divulge all information pertaining to the incident and for them to condemn the latest of a string of killings by their security forces of demonstrators in East Turkestan, in what is becoming a new trend of state sponsored violence.

The Uyghur Human Rights Project commemorates Human Rights Day

Pt, 12/09/2013 - 12:31 -- Anonymous (doğrulanmamış)
Photo: Andy Worthington

UHRP urges Chinese President Xi Jinping to embrace the universal human rights embodied in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and to respect the right of the Uyghur people to “freedom, justice and peace.” The annual December 10 commemoration of the adoption of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948 is a reminder of the indivisibility of human rights and of government obligations to meet international human rights standards.

Rumors, Suspicion and Hysteria: Urumchi's Han Residents Target Uyghurs in September 2009 Pinprick Attack Scare

Pt, 11/25/2013 - 15:18 -- Anonymous (doğrulanmamış)

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.

Living on the Margins: The Chinese State’s Demolition of Uyghur Communities

Per, 11/21/2013 - 15:28 -- Anonymous (doğrulanmamış)

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.

Uyghur Homeland, Chinese Frontier: The Xinjiang Work Forum and Centrally Led Development

Per, 11/21/2013 - 15:26 -- Anonymous (doğrulanmamış)

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.

To Strike The Strongest Blow: Questions Remain Over Crackdown On 2009 Unrest In Urumchi

Per, 11/21/2013 - 15:22 -- Anonymous (doğrulanmamış)

A new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), To Strike The Strongest Blow: Questions Remain Over Crackdown On 2009 Unrest In Urumchi, details widespread human rights violations committed by the People’s Republic of China in the wake of unrest in Urumchi on July 5, 2009.


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