The Chinese flag behind razor wire at a compound in Yangisar in China’s Xinjiang region. The UN estimates that more than a million Uygurs and other ethnic Muslims have been interned in what Beijing calls “vocational training centres”. Photo: AFP

US bill would bar goods from Xinjiang, classifying them the product of forced labour by Uygurs

  • Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act would require companies using Xinjiang suppliers to prove that involuntary workers are not involved in production
  • Bill is the latest effort in Congress to push the Trump administration to act on China-related human rights issues, including Hong Kong and Tibet
Topic |   Xinjiang

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The Chinese flag behind razor wire at a compound in Yangisar in China’s Xinjiang region. The UN estimates that more than a million Uygurs and other ethnic Muslims have been interned in what Beijing calls “vocational training centres”. Photo: AFP
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