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The Uyghurs /ˈwiːɡər/ (Uyghur: ئۇيغۇر, Уйғур , ULY: Uyghur ; [ʔʊjˈʁʊː]; Old Turkic...

About Uyghurs | Uyghur American Association


Records show that the Uyghurs have a history of more than 4000 years in East Turkistan. Situated along a section of the legendary Silk Road, Uyghurs played ...

Who are the Uighurs? - BBC News - BBC.com


Apr 30, 2014 ... The BBC News website looks at western China's ethnic Uighurs, blamed by Beijing for fomenting unrest in Xinjiang.

Uyghur Human Rights Project


Uyghur Human Rights Project is dedicated to researching, and exposing human rights abuses committed against Uyghurs in East Turkistan.



A selection of news from and about Uyghur people living in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Most of these articles were aired in Uyghur and can  ...

China's Uyghurs -- A Minority In Their Own Land?


Jul 8, 2009 ... The Uyghurs of western China are an ethnic Turkic people who are by tradition Muslim, and who feel more kinship with the peoples of Central ...

Apr 9, 2013 ... The Uyghur people are a Turkic ethnic group living in Central Asia for the most part. The vast majority of the Uyghurs live in what is today called ...

Uyghur Muslim Ethnic Separatism In Xinjiang, China |


The April 1990 armed uprising in Baren marked an increase in Uyghur Muslim violence in Xinjiang, China. Two justifications—ethnic separatism and religious ...

Uyghur | Ethnologue


Central Uyghur, Southern Uyghur (Hetian, Hotan), Lopnur (Luobu), Akto Turkmen , Dolan. Central Uyghur comprises the varieties immediately north and south of ...

World Uyghur Congress


Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org ... As the Executive Committee Chairman of the World Uyghur Congress (WUC), I express my ...

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Why is there tension between China and the Uighurs? - BBC News


The BBC looks at the history of discord between Chinese authorities and the indigenous ethnic Uighur population in the Xinjiang region.

Uyghur in China :: Joshua Project


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Uyghur language, alphabets and pronunciation - Omniglot


Information about Uyghur, a Turkic language spoken mainly in China by about 10 million people, and the alphabets used to write it.