The United Nations’ special rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery has found it “reasonable to conclude” that forced labour is taking place in Xinjiang.  
Photo: Bloomberg
The United Nations’ special rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery has found it “reasonable to conclude” that forced labour is taking place in Xinjiang. Photo: Bloomberg

Xinjiang: UN report finds it ‘reasonable to conclude’ forced labour is occurring in autonomous region

  • The United Nations special rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery says evidence points to activity ‘in sectors such as agriculture and manufacturing’
  • Report arrives ahead of UN’s Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights inquiry into conditions in Xinjiang, expected by end of August

The United Nations’ special rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery has found it “reasonable to conclude” that forced labour is taking place in Xinjiang.  
Photo: Bloomberg
The United Nations’ special rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery has found it “reasonable to conclude” that forced labour is taking place in Xinjiang. Photo: Bloomberg
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