US Sanctions 11 Chinese Firms for Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang

Sandra Loyd

The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday added to its Entities List 11 Chinese business included in declared human rights abuses in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area (XUAR), disallowing them from access to U.S.-sourced products, technology, and other products, a Department statement stated. The business added to the list preserved by the Department’s Bureau of […]

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‘The Tools Are Available to The Administration’ to Press China on Uyghurs: US Religious Freedom Envoy

Sandra Loyd

Sam Brownback is an attorney, former United States Senator and former guv of the state of Kansas who has actually worked as the U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom given that February 2018. He talked to RFA Uyghur Service Director Alim Seytoff on June. 24 about U.S. President Donald Trump’s enactment recently of the Uyghur […]

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China Quietly Shipping Grain to North Korea, Port Sources Say

Sandra Loyd

Ships bring grain identified as “construction materials” have actually been cruising from a northeastern Chinese port to close-by North Korea, dockworkers informed RFA, explaining a secret operation run during the night kept to prevent international analysis. North Korea, which has actually had problem with persistent food insecurity for years, suffered a substantial financial shock in […]

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US Should ‘Immediately Enforce’ Sanctions on Chinese Officials For Abuses in Xinjiang: Religious Freedom Panel

Sandra Loyd

U.S. President Donald Trump should “immediately enforce” sanctions versus Chinese officials accountable for rights abuses in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area (XUAR) as licensed by an act of Congress he signed into law today, according to a panel on religious freedom. On Wednesday, Trump enacted the Uyghur Person Rights Policy Act of 2020 (UHRPA), […]

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The perfect crime? Pesticides – low danger, minimal sanctions

Sallie Anderson

The crime is straightforward: purchase non-authorised chemical compounds from China for €14 per litre and promote them on the European black market for 5 times the worth. Deduct prices for packaging and transport and the net revenue shall be near €70 on every litre, in line with Europol, the EU’s crime-preventing company. October 2019 on […]

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US Congress Passes Uyghur Rights Act Authorizing Sanctions For Abuses in Xinjiang

Sandra Loyd

The U.S. Congress passed the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 on Wednesday, marking the first legislation by any federal government to target China for its persecution of Uyghurs in the Xinjiang Uyghur Self-governing Area (XUAR), regardless of dangers of retaliation from Beijing. The passage comes as the U.S. House of Representatives voted 413 […]

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Uyghurs Urge Other States to Copy US Sanctions Bill For Chinese XUAR Abuses

Sandra Loyd

The U.S. Senate passed a bill Thursday that would sanction Chinese federal government authorities accountable for approximate imprisonment, required labor and other abuses in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area, home to internment camps holding as numerous as 1.8 million Uyghurs and other Muslims. The Uyghur Human Being Rights Policy Act of 2020, condemns the Chinese […]

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Hongkongers Converge on Washington to Call For Sanctions Against Police, Leaders

Sandra Loyd

Pro-democracy legislators from Hong Kong are lobbying the U.S. federal government to enforce sanctions on senior authorities in the city over police violence and human rights infractions throughout 2015’s demonstrations. Charles Mok, Jeremy Tam and Kenneth Leung of Hong Kong’s Legal Council (LegCo) remain in Washington ahead of the administration’s review of the city’s human […]

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