US Senators Marco Rubio (left) and Ted Cruz are among those being sanctioned by Beijing. Photo: AP
US Senators Marco Rubio (left) and Ted Cruz are among those being sanctioned by Beijing. Photo: AP

US officials targeted by Beijing shrug off sanctions but vow to keep pressing on human rights

  • ‘We must continue to stand with the Chinese people against an increasingly authoritarian Chinese government,’ says a lawmaker who was singled out
  • Beijing retaliates against Washington’s sanctions of Chinese officials for their suspected role in human rights abuses in Xinjiang

US Senators Marco Rubio (left) and Ted Cruz are among those being sanctioned by Beijing. Photo: AP
US Senators Marco Rubio (left) and Ted Cruz are among those being sanctioned by Beijing. Photo: AP
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