Farmers wait to sell cotton in Shawan, in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, the largest cotton-growing area in China. Photo: Xinhua
Farmers wait to sell cotton in Shawan, in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, the largest cotton-growing area in China. Photo: Xinhua
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G7 says there is no place for ‘state-sponsored’ forced labour in veiled dig at China’s Xinjiang policies

  • G7 trade ministers vow to eliminate the practice and express concern about it being imposed on vulnerable people and minorities
  • Western criticism of China’s treatment of the Uygurs has intensified amid allegations of forced labour in Xinjiang cotton production

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Farmers wait to sell cotton in Shawan, in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, the largest cotton-growing area in China. Photo: Xinhua
Farmers wait to sell cotton in Shawan, in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, the largest cotton-growing area in China. Photo: Xinhua
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