Anti-Slavery Uyghur Bill Takes Effect

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June 21, 2022

Major companies with ties to Uyghur forced labor, such as Coca-Cola, Apple, and Nike, reportedly lobbied to water down the bill. In its own statement on the law’s enactment, the Uyghur Human Rights Project noted the corporate lobbying effort.

“The fact that it is now clearly illegal for companies to import goods made with Uyghur forced labor into the United States is a huge win for our movement to end atrocities in East Turkistan,” said UHRP executive director Omer Kanat, using the Uyghur name for Xinjiang.

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