Nike AD in a mall.

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Global Brands Like H&M & Nike Face Serious Dilemma Over Xinjiang Cotton In China

Global brands like H&M and Nike are under fire for accusing China that cotton from Xinjiang is produced by the forced labour of Uyghur captives. They are in a dilemma as failing to stop the use of Xinjiang cotton may invite legal trouble from Washington with the US ban on imports. Besides, purging Xinjiang cotton will invite the wrath of the Chinese government which may get their business boycotted.

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 05:41 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: China, Xinjiang, US-China, H&M

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Representational photo: Donald Trump(RIGHT) ; Xi Jinping(LEFT)

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US Ban Chinese Cotton Imports; Accuses Of Employing Slave Labour

Extending the trade restrictions, the US government has prohibited cotton imports from a Chinese firm accusing it of employing slave labour. Calling 'Made in China' label a warning, US Homeland Security official Ken Cuccinelli has stated that US businesses should not make profits from slave labour and human right abuses. Reportedly, the action targeting cotton trade is being considered a pressurizing tactic on China for its mass-detention of… read-more

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 01:02 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: U.S.A, China, U.S Department of Homeland Security, Xinjiang, Uighur Muslims, Cotton Trade

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Uyghurs in China

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China Imposing ‘Cultural Genocide’ By Removing Identity Of Uyghurs, American Magazine Claims

The minorities of Uyghur community were tortured by the Chinese Government to get converted to Hans Chinese communities, ‘The Atlantic’ magazine has claimed. Reportedly 1 million Uyghurs are sent to detention camps where they are brainwashed and physically tortured. The sentiments of the religious outfit are also tormented by destroying their holy sites. The Uyghur language is also banned in Xinjiang schools. 

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 05:44 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Uyghurs, China, Torture, Xinjiang

Mike Pompeo

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US Shows Solidarity to Xinjiang; Visa Restrictions on Huawei Employees

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo showed solidarity to Xinjiang on July 15, by announcing that the United States will impose visa restrictions on certain employees of Chinese technology companies such as Huawei. It is reported that Huawei provides "material support" to regimes that engage in human rights violations against members of Uyghurs, ethnic Kazakhs and other minority groups in the Muslim-majority province of Xinjiang.

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 12:43 PM / by D. RamaKrishnan

Tags: Xinjiang, US-China, Huawei, Mike Pompeo

Courtesy: India TV News