Monday, 12 July 2010
Wednesday, 7 July 2010
- Can Anyone Hear Us? Voices from the 2009 Unrest in Urumchi (Uyghur Human Rights Project, 1 July 2010)
- "Justice, justice": The July 2009 Protests in Xinjiang, China (Amnesty International, 2 July 2010)
Thursday, 1 July 2010
A new report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) examines the unrest that took place in July and September 2009 in Urumchi, the regional capital of East Turkestan (also known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region or XUAR) through the accounts of Uyghur eyewitnesses. Can Anyone Hear Us? Voices From The 2009 Unrest In Urumchi also investigates the economic, social and political factors that set the context for the unrest, as well as the information lockdown that followed. The report was launched at the National Endowment for Democracy on July 1, 2010. Video of event is available here and here. Event details can be viewed at this link. Initiatives for China, Reporters Without Borders, Democracy Digest and Radio Free Asia all reported on the launch.