Senator Marco Rubio authored the Uygur Human Rights Policy Act. Photo: EPA-EFE Senator Marco Rubio authored the Uygur Human Rights Policy Act. Photo: EPA-EFE
Senator Marco Rubio authored the Uygur Human Rights Policy Act. Photo: EPA-EFE

US Senate passes Uygur Human Rights Policy Act

  • The Senate passes legislation that would pave the way for targeted sanctions against government officials in China over alleged human rights abuses
  • While no tally was taken, around two-thirds of the Senate had previously signed onto the bill as cosponsors. It must now go to the House for a vote

Topic |   Human rights in China
Senator Marco Rubio authored the Uygur Human Rights Policy Act. Photo: EPA-EFE Senator Marco Rubio authored the Uygur Human Rights Policy Act. Photo: EPA-EFE
Senator Marco Rubio authored the Uygur Human Rights Policy Act. Photo: EPA-EFE
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