China has been trying to rebut accusations that forced labour is used in the Xinjiang textiles industry. Photo: Reuters
China has been trying to rebut accusations that forced labour is used in the Xinjiang textiles industry. Photo: Reuters
Xinjiang

China steps up defence of Xinjiang policies and says sanctions are an ‘industry genocide’ designed to hurt business

  • A spokesman for the regional government says Western sanctions are ‘waste paper’ and an attempt to hamper its companies internationally
  • Separately, a government think tank publishes a lengthy report rebutting ‘slanders’ from Adrian Zenz, a researcher who documents alleged human rights abuses

China has been trying to rebut accusations that forced labour is used in the Xinjiang textiles industry. Photo: Reuters
China has been trying to rebut accusations that forced labour is used in the Xinjiang textiles industry. Photo: Reuters
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