The legislation would restrict the import of all goods made in China’s Xinjiang province, unless it can be certified that the goods were not made with the use of forced labor.
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COMMENTARY: The Myanmar cardinal has shown he isn’t afraid of repercussions when speaking out against the repressive Chinese regime.
It remains unclear whether Sachs’ approach to China has had a direct influence on the Holy See’s own dealings with Beijing.
As the Vatican’s gambit appears to falter, Western nations take action; opportunities for laity abound.
Up to 1.8 million Uyghurs and other ethnic and religious minorities are estimated to have been imprisoned in a network of more than 1,300 camps in Xinjiang.
Human-rights advocates who spoke with the Register painted a picture of an emboldened Chinese regime, led by President Xi Jinping, that is bent on suppressing any and all dissent.
The United States has determined that China’s abuses of Uyghurs and other minorities amount to genocide.
The report, titled “The Uyghur Genocide: An Examination of China’s Breaches of the 1948 Genocide Convention,” confirms that the Chinese authorities created a massive network of internment camps in Xinjiang purportedly for “re-education” and “terrorism prevention.”
Since 2017, says the letter, about 80,000 Uyghur people have been in “conditions that strongly indicate forced labour.”