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    U.S. customs is withholding cotton and tomato products from Xinjiang


    The U.S. government is increasing its pressure on Chinese interests and authorities to stop engaging in labor practices that violate basic human rights. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has issued a third Withhold Release Order (WRO) for cotton products and tomato products produced in Xinjiang, ...

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    U.K., Canada to restrict business with Xinjiang, China


    The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in the U.K. is seeking to separate British organizations from the extra-judicial detentions and forced labor that Uyghur Muslims and other minorities are undergoing at the hands of the ruling Chinese Communist Party in the province of Xinjiang. Citing “proof from the Chinese authorities’ ...

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    Some brands will stop sourcing in Xinjiang


    Last Thursday, a coalition of more than 180 civil society organizations urged the global apparel industry to stop sourcing in the Xinjiang region of China because of the “serious risk of forced labor.” Human rights activists estimate that at least one million Uighurs and other Muslims are held in prison ...