Police officers patrol near the International Grand Bazaar in Urumqi in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on July 5. Photo: Kyodo
Police officers patrol near the International Grand Bazaar in Urumqi in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on July 5. Photo: Kyodo

US says companies doing business in Xinjiang may run ‘high risk of breaking the law’

  • Government advisory tells American firms operating in the Chinese region to brace for consequences if they stay because of suspected human rights abuses there
  • The warning cites forced labour, intrusive surveillance, and a continuing genocide and crimes against humanity in the western Chinese region

Police officers patrol near the International Grand Bazaar in Urumqi in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on July 5. Photo: Kyodo
Police officers patrol near the International Grand Bazaar in Urumqi in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on July 5. Photo: Kyodo
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