The New Paper

March 23, 2021

Western nations announce coordinated sanctions against China

The US, EU, UK, and Canada announced coordinated sanctions against China in response to the human rights abuses of Uighur Muslims. The sanctions follow a series of US and international measures condemning the “arbitrary detention, torture, and harassment” of over 1M Uighurs and other ethnic minorities in the northwestern Xinjiang region of China.

Extra: The US and Canada declared China’s repression of Uighur Muslims to be genocide earlier this year.
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