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A banner showing Chinese leader Xi Jinping with a group of Uyghur elders, Xinjiang A banner showing Chinese leader Xi Jinping with a group of Uyghur elders at the Unity New Village in Hotan, in western China’s Xinjiang region, Sept. 20, 2018 (AP photo by Andy Wong).

U.S. Sanctions on Forced Labor in Xinjiang Overshadow the CCP’s Centennial

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

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If the Chinese leadership hoped this week’s grandiose celebrations marking the Chinese Communist Party’s centennial would deflect international attention from China’s human rights abuses in Xinjiang, they’ll be sorely disappointed. ...

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