Workers walk along the perimeter fence of one of China’s “vocational training centres” in Xinjiang. Photo: Reuters

Beijing protests over US visa sanction on Chinese officials over Xinjiang

  • Foreign ministry calls on Washington to immediately ‘correct its wrongdoing’
  • Chinese embassy in the US claims measures in Xinjiang are ‘supported by all 25 million people of various ethnic groups’ in the region
Topic |   US-China relations

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Workers walk along the perimeter fence of one of China’s “vocational training centres” in Xinjiang. Photo: Reuters
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cited a “highly repressive campaign” against Muslim minorities by Chinese officials. Photo: Jabin Botsford/Washington Post

US imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over ‘brutal suppression’ of Uygurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang, citing ‘internment camps’

  • Sanctions target those ‘believed to be responsible for, or complicit in, the detention or abuse of Uygurs, Kazakhs or other members of Muslim minorities’
  • Announcement is made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Topic |   US-China relations

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cited a “highly repressive campaign” against Muslim minorities by Chinese officials. Photo: Jabin Botsford/Washington Post
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