The European Union’s focus on China has shifted since December 1, from once-pressing technological and cybersecurity concerns, to human rights. Photo: Shutterstock
The European Union’s focus on China has shifted since December 1, from once-pressing technological and cybersecurity concerns, to human rights. Photo: Shutterstock
Xinjiang

EU ramps up human rights pressure over Xinjiang with legislative threat to China

  • European Union foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell has vowed to fight for the adoption of laws to punish human rights violations in the troubled region
  • Promise comes on emotional day in European Parliament as daughter of jailed activist tells MEPs she does not know if her father is alive

The European Union’s focus on China has shifted since December 1, from once-pressing technological and cybersecurity concerns, to human rights. Photo: Shutterstock
The European Union’s focus on China has shifted since December 1, from once-pressing technological and cybersecurity concerns, to human rights. Photo: Shutterstock
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