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Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Beijing [China], May 18 (ANI): Despite ranking second globally in cotton production, China has come under immense international pressure, with critics accusing it of labour abuses in Xinjiang, prompting buyers to look elsewhere for cotton supplies to avoid the political fallout.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
London [UK], May 16 (ANI): The global production of solar panels is using forced labour from Uyghurs Muslims in China's Xinjiang province, an investigation shows.
Washington [US], May 14 (ANI): The Biden administration is considering sanctions over China's use of forced labour in the production of solar panels, said United States Special Envoy on Climate, John Kerry.
Updated : 4 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Beijing [China], May 2 (ANI): Chinese companies are using the official "One Belt, One Road" transnational economic strategy to forcibly export Chinese workers overseas, according to a report by China Labor Watch.
Tokyo [Japan], May 1 (ANI): Amid the growing concerns of human rights violations in China's Xinjiang province, Japanese companies are planning to suspend business relations with partners that are found to be forcing Uyghur Muslims to work.
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Hong Kong, April 12 (ANI): The horrors of Chinese atrocities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), in China's northwest, are inexorably emerging on an almost daily basis. In response, China has continually changed its narrative about its mass internment of Uyghurs.
Munich [Germany], April 10 (ANI): A pro-Uyghur body has endorsed the formal complaint submitted by a French lawyer against four France-based multinational companies over allegations of their involvement in forced labour of the Muslim minority group in China
Beijing [China], April 10 (ANI): Amid Beijing's ongoing tussle with foreign companies over forced labour issues in Xinjiang, Chinese television channels have censored the logos and symbols of brands on sneakers and t-shirts worn by their contestants in various shows.
Updated : 5 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 7 (ANI): Despite fierce condemnation from the international community over cotton produced from forced labour in Xinjiang, Pakistan has announced to continue its cotton trade with China, especially from the region where over a million Uyghurs are detained in inter
Beijing [China], April 4 (ANI): Swedish fashion retailer H&M was forced to close 20 stores in China following its statement on forced labour in Xinjiang that leads to uproar among Chinese nationals and authorities.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Helsinki [Finland], March 31 (ANI): Finnish pulp and paper giant Stora Enso has announced that it will 'divest' from making the raw ingredient needed to produce wood-based viscose rayon fibre, amid reports of links between the company and forced labour in Xinjiang.
New York [US], March 30 (ANI): Scores of Chinese and foreign companies may be involved in human trafficking, forced labour and other human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region, a United Nations working group said on Monday.