At a rally in Washington on April 6, 2019, demonstrators call on the US to take action against the Chinese government over its treatment of Uygurs and other ethnic minority group members. Photo: Owen Churchill At a rally in Washington on April 6, 2019, demonstrators call on the US to take action against the Chinese government over its treatment of Uygurs and other ethnic minority group members. Photo: Owen Churchill
At a rally in Washington on April 6, 2019, demonstrators call on the US to take action against the Chinese government over its treatment of Uygurs and other ethnic minority group members. Photo: Owen Churchill

US House passes Uygur Human Rights Policy Act that would target Chinese officials – but Donald Trump still needs to sign it

  • The legislation calls for sanctions against Chinese officials that would see their US-held assets frozen and entry to the US barred
  • The decision now falls on Trump to either enact or reject it, though a veto would be met with resistance from a united Congress

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At a rally in Washington on April 6, 2019, demonstrators call on the US to take action against the Chinese government over its treatment of Uygurs and other ethnic minority group members. Photo: Owen Churchill At a rally in Washington on April 6, 2019, demonstrators call on the US to take action against the Chinese government over its treatment of Uygurs and other ethnic minority group members. Photo: Owen Churchill
At a rally in Washington on April 6, 2019, demonstrators call on the US to take action against the Chinese government over its treatment of Uygurs and other ethnic minority group members. Photo: Owen Churchill
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