A high-security facility near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China's northwestern Xinjiang region. Seven senators have urged US President Donald Trump to sanction officials involved with the camps. Photo: AFP

US senators urge Donald Trump to end delay and proceed with sanctions over Xinjiang internment camps

  • Letter cites South China Morning Post report on Magnitsky Act measure that has been held up by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
  • Senators, including three running for president, say failure ‘to address these egregious human rights violations weakens American moral leadership’
Topic |   Xinjiang

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A high-security facility near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China's northwestern Xinjiang region. Seven senators have urged US President Donald Trump to sanction officials involved with the camps. Photo: AFP
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