A housing compound in Yangisar, south of Kashgar, in China's western Xinjiang region on June 4, 2019. Photo: AFP A housing compound in Yangisar, south of Kashgar, in China's western Xinjiang region on June 4, 2019. Photo: AFP
A housing compound in Yangisar, south of Kashgar, in China's western Xinjiang region on June 4, 2019. Photo: AFP

US sanctions Chinese entity and individuals over ‘human rights abuses’ against Uygurs in Xinjiang, using Global Magnitsky Act

  • Secretary of State Pompeo calls Chinese treatment of Uygurs and other Muslims the ‘stain of the century’
  • Sanctions target Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) former party secretary Sun Jinlong and deputy party secretary Peng Jiarui

Topic |   US-China trade war
A housing compound in Yangisar, south of Kashgar, in China's western Xinjiang region on June 4, 2019. Photo: AFP A housing compound in Yangisar, south of Kashgar, in China's western Xinjiang region on June 4, 2019. Photo: AFP
A housing compound in Yangisar, south of Kashgar, in China's western Xinjiang region on June 4, 2019. Photo: AFP
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