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The United Nations Human Rights Office issued its report on human rights conditions in Xinjiang. The UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights visited China in May 2022. The UN concluded that China's detention system of Uyghurs and others was fundamentally unjust and that allegations of abuses against detainees were credible. China issued a lengthy response to the report, arguing that the government's actions protected social stability and that human rights for all in Xinjiang had improved. Both reports are available here.
The PRC government opposed release of the UN assessment of human rights in China. The UN concluded that China's detention system of Uyghurs and others was fundamentally unjust and that allegations of abuses against detainees were credible. China's extensive response to the report argues that the government's actions protected social stability and that human rights for all in Xinjiang had improved. Both reports are available here.
For decades, European countries assumed that China is a benign force in international relations.
The Congressional-Executive Commission on China urged Apple CEO Tim Cook to ensure that Apple’s supply chains are free of forced labor.
The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted an online panel discussion to examine the economic, environmental, social and political impact China's Belt and Road Initiative has in Southeast and Central Asia.
US Dept. of Homeland Security, Strongly Warn U.S. Businesses Against Contributing to China’s Human Rights Abuses, July 1, 2020.
Joint advisory from the State, Treasury, Commerce, and Homeland Security departments for U.S. companies operating in China, particularly in Xinjiang.
A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
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