First legal opinion concluding crimes against humanity and the crime of genocide committed in Uyghur Autonomous Region of P. R. China

Xinjiang Documentation Project

Uighur Scholars Working Group

The Xinjiang Data Project

XinjiangVictims Database

Uyghur Transitional Justice Database

Uyghur Human Rights Project

China Targets Prominent Uighur Intellectuals to Erase an Ethnic Identity

Statement by Concerned Scholars on China’s Mass Detention of Turkic Minorities

Justice for Uyghurs – we are seeking justice for Uyghurs (

Art of life in Chinese Central Asia

Uyghur Info

UN legal definition of genocide

As given in the link above, legal definition of genocide states: “In the present Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:

  1. Killing members of the group; 
  2. Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;
  3. Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; 
  4. Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;
  5. Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group