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Man working in restaurant seen through window (© Emrah Gurel/AP Images)

Uyghurs abroad suffer ‘collective grief’

Many Uyghurs who live outside the People's Republic of China struggle with not knowing the fate of their loved ones in China.
Woman holding poster about her sister (© Jacquelyn Martin/AP Images)

Uyghurs abroad search for their missing relatives

Uyghurs outside China are advocating for the freedom of relatives detained by the government of the People's Republic of China.
Book jacket (Courtesy of Éditions des Équateurs)

Uyghur authors detail abuses in their homeland

Two Uyghur women are publishing accounts of their experiences in camps in the People's Republic of China. Learn their stories.
Illustration of crying woman wearing hijab and holding quill pen (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Uyghurs confront crisis through art

Facing persecution in their homeland, Uyghurs are expressing themselves through art and poetry. Learn more about Uyghur art.
Mukaddas Mijit with flower wreath on her head standing in front of sunny field and mountains (Courtesy of Mukaddas Mijit)

Beyond the crisis: A podcast highlights Uyghur culture

Through her podcast "WEghur Stories," Mukaddas Mijit is shining a light on the culture of a people who are often portrayed as victims
Portrait of Dilnur Reyhan with Paris skyline in the background (Courtesy of Dilnur Reyhan)

Persecuted at home, Uyghurs sustain their culture abroad

Uyghurs are thriving in Europe, building a community abroad, while China's government cracks down on Uyghur culture in Xinjiang.
Woman wearing headscarf speaking into microphone (© Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

U.S. supports Uyghurs in ‘Voices of Xinjiang’

Relatives of Uyghurs harassed or detained in the People's Republic of China are sharing stories through the State Department's Voices of Xinjiang project.
Kamaltürk Yalqun shows his father's book in April 2019 in Philadelphia. Yalqun Rozi, who is imprisoned in the People's Republic of China, devoted his life to Uighur literature and education. (© Jacqueline Larma/AP Images)

Uyghur educators face prison, death in China

The People's Republic of China sentences Uyghur educators to prison as part of a campaign of repression against ethnic minorities in Xinjiang, critics say.
People holding sign that reads 'the Uyghur genocide' (© Jacquelyn Martin/AP Images)

U.S. and international partners target Beijing’s Uyghur oppression

The United States and international partners are sanctioning Chinese government officials for violating rights of Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang.