Japanese brands Muji and Uniqlo have become embroiled in the escalating controversy over cotton sourced from China’s Xinjiang region. Xinjiang officials warn the West not to ‘bully’ China. Photo: Bloomberg
Japanese brands Muji and Uniqlo have become embroiled in the escalating controversy over cotton sourced from China’s Xinjiang region. Xinjiang officials warn the West not to ‘bully’ China. Photo: Bloomberg
Xinjiang

Xinjiang cotton dispute: the ‘era of bullying China’ is over, officials warn the West

  • China has come a long way since the ‘century of humiliation’, says Xinjiang government as it asks firms such as H&M to ‘distinguish right from wrong’
  • Cotton worker quoted in state media saying sanctions imposed by the West intended to ‘smash the rice bowls of Xinjiang cotton workers’

Topic |   Xinjiang
Japanese brands Muji and Uniqlo have become embroiled in the escalating controversy over cotton sourced from China’s Xinjiang region. Xinjiang officials warn the West not to ‘bully’ China. Photo: Bloomberg
Japanese brands Muji and Uniqlo have become embroiled in the escalating controversy over cotton sourced from China’s Xinjiang region. Xinjiang officials warn the West not to ‘bully’ China. Photo: Bloomberg
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