A guard tower and barbed wire fence surround a detention facility in Xinjiang in December 2018. Photo: APA guard tower and barbed wire fence surround a detention facility in Xinjiang in December 2018. Photo: AP
A guard tower and barbed wire fence surround a detention facility in Xinjiang in December 2018. Photo: AP

Congress urges Trump administration to get tougher on China’s Xinjiang crackdown

  • More than 75 lawmakers call for formal determination of whether Beijing’s treatment of Uygurs constitutes an atrocity, including genocide
  • Group led by China hardliner Marco Rubio seeks sanctions on Chinese officials in letter to Pompeo and Mnuchin

Topic |   Xinjiang
A guard tower and barbed wire fence surround a detention facility in Xinjiang in December 2018. Photo: APA guard tower and barbed wire fence surround a detention facility in Xinjiang in December 2018. Photo: AP
A guard tower and barbed wire fence surround a detention facility in Xinjiang in December 2018. Photo: AP
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