• About Uyghurs
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    About Uyghurs

    Brief History East Turkistan, the Uyghur homeland, is referred to as Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region by the Chinese regime. Xinjiang means new territory and is a colonialist title that we do not use. We prefer to use…

  • About Us

    About Us

    We, the Uyghur Information Center (UIC) team, are a large group of highly educated Uyghur intellectuals, scholars, and professionals living and working in the United States and many other countries around the world. We are well connected…

  • Who are Uyghurs
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    Who are Uyghurs

    The Uyghurs are the indigenous people of East Turkestan located in the Central Asia. East Turkestan has been under occupation by the communist Chinese since 1949. It borders China and Mongolia to the east, Russia to the…

    About Us,  About Uyghurs


    Brief History East Turkistan, also known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China, lies in the very heart of Asia. Situated along the fabled ancient Silk Road, it has been a prominent centertur of commerce for…