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Search results for keyword(s) "Uyghur"
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Displaying records 1-18 of 18 results
All results totalling $3,883,694
Total may include redundant amount due to supplements.



Project Title: Documentation and Advocacy for Uyghur Human Rights
Organization Name: Uyghur Human Rights Project
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness and enhance the prominence of Uyghur human rights issues. The grantee will research, document, and provide independent and accurate information about human rights violations affecting Uyghurs in China. The grantee will conduct outreach to Chinese audiences and opinion leaders to foster understanding and build coalitions for improvement of human rights conditions for Uyghurs, and will continue to carry out human rights advocacy internationally.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $315,000
Project Title: Uyghur Human Rights Advocacy
Organization Name: World Uyghur Congress
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To raise awareness and support for Uyghurs' human rights in East Turkestan/Xinjiang. The grantee will organize an international training seminar on Uyghur issues and advocacy skills. This seminar will allow participants to effectively engage other human rights NGOs, the international community, and the media in efforts to document and speak out for Uyghur human rights.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $295,000
Project Title: Advocacy and Outreach for Uyghur Human Rights
Organization Name: Uyghur Human Rights Project
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness about Uyghur human rights issues, and to bring such issues to prominence globally. The grantee will research, document, and provide independent and accurate information about human rights violations affecting Uyghurs in China. It will also conduct outreach to Chinese citizens in an effort to improve the human rights conditions for Uyghurs, as well as providing international advocacy.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $294,698
Project Title: Uyghur Human Rights Advocacy
Organization Name: World Uyghur Congress
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To raise awareness and support for Uyghurs' human rights. The grantee will organize leadership and advocacy training seminars for Uyghur youth; monitor, document, and highlight human rights violations in East Turkestan/Xinjiang; and strengthen advocacy on Uyghur issues at the United Nations and the European Parliament.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $246,000
Project Title: Advocacy and Outreach for Uyghur Human Rights
Organization Name: Uyghur Human Rights Project
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness of and advocate for Uyghur human rights. The organization will research, document, and provide independent and accurate information about human rights violations affecting Uyghurs in China. It will also conduct outreach to Chinese citizens, and engage in international advocacy on topics related to Uyghur human rights.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $315,000
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Uyghur Human Rights Advocacy
Organization Name: World Uyghur Congress
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness and support for Uyghurs' human rights. The program will organize leadership and advocacy training seminars for Uyghur youth, monitor, document, and highlight human rights violations in East Turkestan/Xinjiang, advocate on Uyghur issues at the United Nations and the European Parliament, and support and coordinate the Uyghur diaspora.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $354,000
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Uyghur Human Rights Advocacy
Organization Name: World Uyghur Congress
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness and support for Uyghurs' human rights. The program will organize leadership and advocacy training seminars for Uyghur youth, monitor, document, and highlight human rights violations in East Turkestan/Xinjiang, advocate on Uyghur issues at the United Nations and the European Parliament, and support and coordinate the Uyghur diaspora.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $9,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Advocacy and Outreach for Uyghur Human Rights
Organization Name: Uyghur Human Rights Project
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness of and advocate for Uyghur human rights. The organization will research, document, and provide independent and accurate information about human rights violations affecting Uyghurs in China. It will also conduct outreach to Chinese citizens, and engage in international advocacy on topics related to Uyghur human rights.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $5,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Empowering Women and Youth for Advocacy and Civic Participation
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To empower women and youth from the Uyghur diaspora to participate in advocacy to protect human rights. The organization will train Uyghur women and youth in advocacy skills and civic participation and foster greater engagement through advocacy campaigns and collaboration with other organizations. The organization will also increase awareness about the Uyghur crisis among a wider international audience through outreach efforts.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $120,000
Project Title: Defending and Advocating for Uyghur Human Rights
Organization Name: World Uyghur Congress
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness of and support for Uyghur human rights. The organization will: conduct international and regional advocacy on Uyghur issues; organize advocacy and capacity training for Uyghur youth; monitor, document, and highlight ongoing human rights abuses in East Turkistan; convene an international conference on concentration camps; and provide support and coordination for the Uyghur diaspora.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $380,000
Project Title: Documenting Human Rights Violations in East Turkistan
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To document and make publicly available meaningful analysis of human rights violations in East Turkistan to uphold justice and accountability. The organization will expand and maintain a database of the ongoing enforced disappearance and detention of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in internment camps by collecting information through online and offline methods, publish two interim reports and an annual report analyzing trends and patterns of abuses, and disseminate the reports to serve as a resource for international advocacy.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $90,000
Project Title: Advocacy and Outreach for Uyghur Human Rights
Organization Name: Uyghur Human Rights Project
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness of and advocate for Uyghur human rights. The organization will research, document, and provide independent and accurate information about human rights violations affecting Uyghurs in China, and abroad. It will also conduct outreach to Chinese citizens, collaborate with other civil society organizations in an effort to raise awareness about the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Xinjiang/East Turkistan, and engage in national and international advocacy.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $315,000
Project Title: Advocacy and Outreach for Uyghur Human Rights
Organization Name: Uyghur Human Rights Project
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness of and advocate for Uyghur human rights. The organization will research, document, and provide independent and accurate information about human rights violations affecting Uyghurs in China and abroad. It will also conduct outreach to Chinese citizens, collaborate with other civil society organizations to raise awareness about the ongoing human rights crisis in East Turkistan, and engage in international advocacy.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $300,000
Project Title: Advocating for Uyghur Human Rights through Artistic Interaction
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness of the Uyghur human rights crisis in the international community, and to provide Uyghur and human rights advocacy groups with a new tool to engage policymakers and other relevant members of the international community. The project will produce an immersive and interactive examination of China's repressive policies toward the Uyghur people that will educate and mobilize supporters and help strengthen the outreach and advocacy efforts of Uyghur and human rights organizations.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $55,000
Project Title: Defending and Advocating for Uyghur Human Rights
Organization Name: World Uyghur Congress
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness of and support for Uyghur human rights. The organization will conduct international and regional advocacy on Uyghur issues; organize advocacy and capacity training for Uyghur youth; monitor, document, and highlight ongoing human rights abuses in East Turkistan; convene an inter-ethnic and inter-faith conference; and provide support and coordination for the Uyghur diaspora.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $444,998
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Documentation and Research for Human Rights Advocacy
Organization Name: Uyghur Refugee Relief Fund
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To research, document, and analyze China's influence operations leveraged against Uyghurs in the diaspora and in East Turkistan. The organization will expand a digital database of human rights abuses, and produce a report analyzing and identifying Beijing's policies targeting Uyghurs in and out of China; both the report and the database will support advocacy efforts by the organization and the Uyghur diaspora.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $130,000
Project Title: Empowering Women and Youth for Advocacy and Civic Participation
Organization Name: Campaign for Uyghurs Incorporated
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To empower women and youth from the Uyghur diaspora to participate in advocacy to protect human rights. The organization will train Uyghur women and youth in advocacy skills and civic participation, and foster greater engagement through advocacy campaigns and collaboration with other organizations. The organization will also increase awareness about the Uyghur crisis among local, non-Uyghur communities and grassroots organizations through outreach by the newly-trained women and youth activists.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $170,000
Project Title: Defending and Advocating for Uyghur Human Rights
Organization Name: World Uyghur Congress
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness of and support for Uyghur human rights. The organization will conduct international and regional advocacy on Uyghur issues; organize advocacy and capacity training for Uyghur youth; monitor, document, and highlight ongoing human rights abuses in East Turkistan; convene an inter-ethnic and inter-faith conference; and provide support and coordination for the Uyghur diaspora.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $44,998
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.