The Chinese region of Xinjiang is at the centre of the exchange of sanctions. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Chinese region of Xinjiang is at the centre of the exchange of sanctions. Photo: EPA-EFE

China sanctions four US officials after Washington’s measures over Xinjiang

  • Four members of a US government body monitoring religious freedom are banned from entering China or doing business there
  • The US had imposed sanctions on Chinese officials over policies in Xinjiang, where Beijing is accused of human rights abuses against Uygur Muslims

Topic |   US-China relations
The Chinese region of Xinjiang is at the centre of the exchange of sanctions. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Chinese region of Xinjiang is at the centre of the exchange of sanctions. Photo: EPA-EFE
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