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

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
Topic |   Xinjiang
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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