A worker gathers cotton yarn at a textile manufacturing plant in the Xinjiang region of China, where human rights abuses are suspected. Photo: AP
A worker gathers cotton yarn at a textile manufacturing plant in the Xinjiang region of China, where human rights abuses are suspected. Photo: AP

Lawmakers from UK, EU and other countries call for blacklists over Uygur treatment in Xinjiang

  • Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China members call for bans similar to the US Commerce Department’s Entity List
  • Lawmakers want to force investment firms to divest from companies with ties to forced labour and other abuses

A worker gathers cotton yarn at a textile manufacturing plant in the Xinjiang region of China, where human rights abuses are suspected. Photo: AP
A worker gathers cotton yarn at a textile manufacturing plant in the Xinjiang region of China, where human rights abuses are suspected. Photo: AP
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