US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cited a “highly repressive campaign” against Muslim minorities by Chinese officials. Photo: Jabin Botsford/Washington Post

US imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over ‘brutal suppression’ of Uygurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang, citing ‘internment camps’

  • Sanctions target those ‘believed to be responsible for, or complicit in, the detention or abuse of Uygurs, Kazakhs or other members of Muslim minorities’
  • Announcement is made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Topic |   US-China relations

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cited a “highly repressive campaign” against Muslim minorities by Chinese officials. Photo: Jabin Botsford/Washington Post
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Surveillance cameras on the outer wall of a possible detention camp in Xinjiang. Photo: AF

China demands US reverse decision to blacklist tech giants over ‘brutal suppression’ of Xinjiang Muslims as Hikvision and others bear brunt of action

  • Surveillance and facial recognition firms targeted over their role in the region, where a million Muslims are reportedly detained
  • Beijing declines to say whether it will retaliate as two sides prepare to resume trade talks
Topic |   US-China tech war

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Surveillance cameras on the outer wall of a possible detention camp in Xinjiang. Photo: AF
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