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A new report from the United Nations on modern slavery provides further documentation of China’s mistreatment of the Muslim minority.
The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (H.R. 6256) comes after the U.S. accused China of committing genocide against the Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic minorities in Xinjiang.
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.
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.