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United States, European Union, and Canada Launch Multiple Sanctions against Xinjiang Entities

Earlier this week, the United States Department of the Treasury announced that its Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctioned two Chinese government authorities responsible or complicit in the human rights violations taking place in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The two individuals, who were also sanctioned by the European Union and Canada, include Wang Junzheng, […]

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Canadian Parliament Formally Recognizes Chinese Government’s Persecution of Uyghurs as Genocide

On Monday, February 22, 2021, the Canadian parliament’s House of Commons passed a non-binding motion to formally designate the Chinese government’s persecution and treatment of the Uyghur population as genocide. The landmark decision, spearheaded by the Conservative Party, passed through the House on a vote of 266-0. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been relatively unwilling

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