Henryk Szadziewski is senior researcher of the Uyghur Human Rights Project. He lived in the People's Republic of China for five years, including a three-year period in Uyghur-populated regions. Henryk Szadziewski studied modern Chinese and Mongolian at the University of Leeds, and completed a master's degree at the University of Wales, where he specialised in Uyghur economic, social and cultural rights
Uyghur rights and China
The situation of the Uyghur minority in north-west China became even more precarious in 2013, says Henryk Szadziewski.
Kashgar's old city: the endgame
China's plan to transform the heart of Uyghur culture, learning and urban settlement - Kashgar old city - is well...
The Uyghurs, China and central Asia
The growing bonds between central Asian states and China have a human-rights cost for Uyghurs across the region,...
The Uyghur voice: 2009-10, and beyond
The violent protests of July 2009 in Urumchi revealed deep-rooted problems in Beijing’s policy towards the Uyghur...
Kashgar’s old city: landscape of loss
The Chinese authorities’ continuing demolition of the urban heartland of Uyghur society is also the outward face of...
The discovery of the Uyghurs