Category: Uyghurs

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Jan
2021

Apple Paid Lobbyist To ‘Educate Policymakers’ Regarding Bill To Stop Uighur Slave LaborApple Paid Lobbyist To ‘Educate Policymakers’ Regarding Bill To Stop Uighur Slave Labor

Apple, the trillion dollar tech company, paid a consulting firm $90,000 to “educate policymakers” regarding a bill that would prohibit U.S. companies from using forced labor of Uighur Muslims in China, according to lobbying disclosure reports filed on Friday. Apple paid two consulting firms for work on the House version of the Uyghur Forced Labor […]

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Jan
2021

DHS Issues New Ban On Tomato And Cotton Imports From Xinjiang To Combat Chinese Slave Labor  DHS Issues New Ban On Tomato And Cotton Imports From Xinjiang To Combat Chinese Slave Labor  

The U.S. will ban imports of cotton and tomato products from the Xinjiang region of China in an effort to eliminate slave labor from domestic supply chains, the Department of Homeland Security announced Wednesday. An ongoing investigation found that forced labor is being used in the Xinjiang Province of China where the Chinese government has […]

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Jan
2021

China ‘Virtually’ Admitted They Are Committing Genocide, Asian Studies Expert SaysChina ‘Virtually’ Admitted They Are Committing Genocide, Asian Studies Expert Says

Olivia Enos, a senior policy analyst in the Asian Studies Center at the Heritage Foundation, spoke with Samantha Renck of the Daily Caller News Foundation about human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in China, the ongoing situation in Hong Kong and more. The Chinese Embassy recently shared a since-removed tweet highlighting a purported study about […]

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Dec
2020

Report: Apple Supplier Allegedly Uses Forced Chinese Labor To Produce iPhone ScreensReport: Apple Supplier Allegedly Uses Forced Chinese Labor To Produce iPhone Screens

A top supplier for Apple has been accused of using forced Muslim labor to manufacturer screens for the iPhone, according to a report from a tech industry watchdog group. The Washington Post reports that documents obtained by the Tech Transparency Project shows that Lens Technology, the longtime Apple supplier, uses Uighur workers transferred from labor […]

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Dec
2020

DHS Blocks Cotton Imports From Chinese Slave Labor Camps From Entering USDHS Blocks Cotton Imports From Chinese Slave Labor Camps From Entering US

Cotton products manufactured through slave labor in China will be detained upon entering the U.S., officials announced Wednesday. The Nov. 30 withhold release order targets Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps following recent information that the company used forced labor from internment camps in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, officials with the Customs and Border Protection […]

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Oct
2020

Former Uighur Detention Camp Teacher Describes Interrogations, Screaming, ImprisonmentsFormer Uighur Detention Camp Teacher Describes Interrogations, Screaming, Imprisonments

A woman who claims she formerly taught in Uighur detention camps in China said she witnessed conditions of the facilities and alleged that she heard screaming during interrogations of prisoners in an interview with Radio Free Asia. Fifty-one-year-old Qelbinur Sidik says she was forced to teach in the camps and that the Chinese government forced […]

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Sep
2020

China Expanding Uyghur Detainment Camps According To New ReportChina Expanding Uyghur Detainment Camps According To New Report

September 24, 2020 4:36 PM ET The Chinese government has been building new, more secure detainment camps for Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, according to a new report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI).  At least 61 detention sites have seen new construction or expansions since July of 2019, and at least 14 facilities are […]

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Aug
2020

China Accuses US Of Harassing Chinese Researchers Amid Series Of Arrests For Lying About Beijing TiesChina Accuses US Of Harassing Chinese Researchers Amid Series Of Arrests For Lying About Beijing Ties

August 03, 2020 2:04 PM ET A Chinese official accused the U.S. of monitoring and harassing Chinese students and researchers at American campuses amid an ongoing crackdown on Beijing’s influence at universities, the AP reported Monday. “For some time, the U.S., with ideological prejudice, keeps monitoring, harassing and willfully detaining Chinese students and researchers, and […]

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Aug
2020

American Labor Unions Among Signatories Of Petition Calling On Brands To End Use Of Uighur Forced LaborAmerican Labor Unions Among Signatories Of Petition Calling On Brands To End Use Of Uighur Forced Labor

August 02, 2020 10:39 PM ET American labor unions are among the more than 180 groups that have called on major apparel brands to end the use of forced Uighur labor in Xinjiang, China. More than 100 civil society organizations and labor unions joined 72 Uighur rights groups in urging brands to cut ties with […]

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