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Dominic Raab, the foreign secretary, has stated that he is considering boycotting the Beijing Winter Olympic Games. Raab said that it is his policy to distinguish sports from diplomacy and politics. But, according to his opinion, China has reached a state which is making that increasingly difficult. He criticised China’s treatment of Uyghur Muslims, with accusations of genocide, ethnic cleansing, forced labour and even sterilisation of women. 39 Countries Slam China At The UN An alliance of 39 countries has pointed out at the UN that China’s treatment of the Uyghur Muslims is atrocious, to say the least. They demanded

In March 2020, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hong Kong began an inquiry into possible human rights abuses on humanitarian aid workers in Hong Kong. The APPG is a group of members of the UK Parliament who have a special interest in the region but it is not a formal committee of the UK Parliament. After the inquiry had started the new National Security Law was introduced but the report also considered the situation before the law was brought in and shows that the situation already getting worse. The introduction of the Law had what the report calls profound

"Addressing Forced Labor" is  a practical campaigning document from CSIS which sets out three steps that the world community can take in trying to influence China to change its policy and practice towards in the Uighur people. Leverage - companies that doing business with Chinese companies and state enterprises in the region can use those relationships to try change policy. Traceability of products, especially cotton and the new technology based industries being developed is a key to identifying those items that have been produced by forced Labour and refusing to trade in them. Diversification of supply, which is an increasing