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An image widely shared on social media that purportedly shows a group of detainees in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region's (XUAR) Korla (Kuerle) city, March 2020.
Dec 3, 2020
By Pierfilippo M. Natta

A bipartisan crackdown on Chinese forced labor has put Western corporations on notice—and could pave the way for Washington to finally support the International Criminal Court.

Dec 3, 2020

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced today that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain shipments containing cotton and cotton products originating from the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC).

Dec 3, 2020

Statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on today's decision by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to issue a Withhold Release Order (WRO) prohibiting the entry of cotton-made goods that are linked to the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC)

Dec 1, 2020

A charity set up by the Daily Mail to buy protective equipment for NHS staff donated 100,000 face masks suspected of being made by workers in a controversial Chinese labour programme.

Dec 1, 2020
By Bob Viglietta

On July 1, the Department of State and the Departments of the Treasury, Commerce, and Homeland Security (DHS) issued the Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory as part of the U.S. government’s strategy to promote accountability for human rights abuses in northwest China.  

Dec 1, 2020

“Congress must reject shameful lobbying attempts by large corporations like Nike, Apple and Coca-Cola to water down legislation that blocks imported goods made with Uyghur Muslim slave labor in China,”

Dec 1, 2020
By Thomas Barrabi

The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act passed in the House by a 406-3 vote

Dec 1, 2020

A special panel discussion on one of the most serious modern slavery crises of our time will mark the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery on December 2.

A statue of Ghazibay outside of the XUAR Hospital of Uyghur Medicine in Urumqi, in 2017.
Nov 30, 2020

Authorities Remove Statue of Uyghur Medicine ‘Pioneer’ From Xinjiang Hospital

Nov 30, 2020

Business groups and major companies like Apple have been pressing Congress to alter legislation cracking down on imports of goods made with forced labor from persecuted Muslim minorities in China.

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