Independent investigators have urged China to allow unfettered access to Xinjiang to look into allegations of forced labour. Illustration: Henry Wong
Independent investigators have urged China to allow unfettered access to Xinjiang to look into allegations of forced labour. Illustration: Henry Wong
Xinjiang

Xinjiang cotton: why it is so hard to find out the truth about forced labour claims

  • The Chinese authorities have so far refused to allow diplomats or independent investigators to look into allegations of human rights abuses
  • The issue has become yet another flashpoint between China and the US, further complicating the situation

Independent investigators have urged China to allow unfettered access to Xinjiang to look into allegations of forced labour. Illustration: Henry Wong
Independent investigators have urged China to allow unfettered access to Xinjiang to look into allegations of forced labour. Illustration: Henry Wong
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