China is applying pressure on global clothing brands to reverse their boycott of Xinjiang cotton. Photo: Xinhua
China is applying pressure on global clothing brands to reverse their boycott of Xinjiang cotton. Photo: Xinhua

China presses global fashion brands to reverse Xinjiang cotton boycott

  • Chinese social media users and clothing consumers strike back at firms refusing to buy cotton because of human rights issues against Uygurs
  • Celebrities in China terminate brand arrangements, adding to the backlash against labels such as Converse, Adidas and Calvin Klein

China is applying pressure on global clothing brands to reverse their boycott of Xinjiang cotton. Photo: Xinhua
China is applying pressure on global clothing brands to reverse their boycott of Xinjiang cotton. Photo: Xinhua
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