The Swedish-based retailer H&M has said it will not buy cotton produced in Xinjiang because of human rights concerns. Photo: AP Photo The Swedish-based retailer H&M has said it will not buy cotton produced in Xinjiang because of human rights concerns. Photo: AP Photo
The Swedish-based retailer H&M has said it will not buy cotton produced in Xinjiang because of human rights concerns. Photo: AP Photo
Xinjiang

UN panel warns that ‘well-known global brands’ may be linked to Xinjiang human rights abuses

  • More than 150 companies, from China and around the world, could be connected to the suspected abuses, though the report does not name the businesses
  • Uygur workers have been reportedly subjected to ‘arbitrary detention, human trafficking, forced labour and enslavement’, says United Nations working group

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The Swedish-based retailer H&M has said it will not buy cotton produced in Xinjiang because of human rights concerns. Photo: AP Photo The Swedish-based retailer H&M has said it will not buy cotton produced in Xinjiang because of human rights concerns. Photo: AP Photo
The Swedish-based retailer H&M has said it will not buy cotton produced in Xinjiang because of human rights concerns. Photo: AP Photo
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