• Swedish Outfitter H&M Severs Ties With Chinese Supplier over Xinjiang Forced Labor Accusations

    Swedish Outfitter H&M Severs Ties With Chinese Supplier over Xinjiang Forced Labor Accusations

    Swedish clothing company H&M said Tuesday that it is severing ties with Chinese yarn producer Huafu Fashion over accusations that the supplier uses “forced labor” of ethnic and religious minorities in the Xinjiang province of China. H&M admitted that the company had an “indirect business relationship with one mill” owned by Huafu Fashion in Shangyu in the province …
  • Former U.S. Amb. to China Claims Hong Kong Protesters ‘Went Too Far,’ Denies China Carrying Out Genocide of Uyghurs

    Former U.S. Amb. to China Claims Hong Kong Protesters ‘Went Too Far,’ Denies China Carrying Out Genocide of Uyghurs

    A former U.S. ambassador to China claimed on Wednesday that the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests and the Hong Kong protests of 2019 “went too far,” while also denying that China is engaged in a genocide of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang province. Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy, who served as U.S. envoy to China from 1991 to …
  • U.S. Bans Cotton, Other Products from Xinjiang, Citing Forced Uyghur Labor

    U.S. Bans Cotton, Other Products from Xinjiang, Citing Forced Uyghur Labor

    The Department of Homeland Security announced Monday that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents would begin turning away products sourced from forced labor in the Xinjiang region of China, where more than a million Muslims, mostly of the Uyghur minority, have been imprisoned in concentration camps. The ban will include cotton, hair products, computer components, …