Police officers stand guard in the old city in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, China in May. Photo: Reuters
Police officers stand guard in the old city in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, China in May. Photo: Reuters
Xinjiang

Xinjiang forced labour bill moves ahead as it clears key US Senate committee

  • The legislation is a sign of the growing willingness in both political parties to challenge American businesses over their ties to the region
  • ‘If you want to import something from this region, you have to prove that those goods were not made with forced labour. Otherwise it is presumed that it was’

Police officers stand guard in the old city in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, China in May. Photo: Reuters
Police officers stand guard in the old city in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, China in May. Photo: Reuters
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