GREENS/EFA CONDEMN SANCTIONS AGAINST MEPS BY CHINESE GOVERNMENT

The Greens. 23 March 2021

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Yesterday, the Chinese government listed sanctions against Greens/EFA Member Reinhard Bütikofer and fellow MEPs Raphael Glucksmann, Ilhan Kyuchyuk, Miriam Lexmann, and Michael Gahler and the Parliament’s Human Rights Subcommittee, as well as Belgian Green MP Samuel Cogolati and MPs from the Netherlands and Lithuania and think tanks experts. The move by the Chinese authorities follows yesterday’s Foreign Affairs Council of EU Foreign Ministers, which agreed to place certain Chinese officials on the EU’s sanctions list for human rights violations against the Uighur people in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region.

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China throws EU trade deal to the wolf warriors

Politco. 22 March 2011

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China’s double-barreled sanctions attack on the EU on Monday means the landmark Beijing-Brussels trade deal is now on life support.

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U.S., allies announce sanctions on China over Uyghur ‘genocide’

Politco. 22 March 2021

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The United States and its allies in Canada, Britain and the European Union on Monday announced sanctions on several Chinese officials alleged to have links to what U.S. officials say is a genocidal campaign against Uyghur Muslims.

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EU, China impose tit-for-tat sanctions over Xinjiang abuses

Reuters. 22 March 2021

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union imposed sanctions on Monday on four Chinese officials, including a top security director, for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, to which Beijing responded with its own sanctions on Europeans.

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If China’s Anti-Uyghur Campaign Isn’t Genocide, What Is?

The Diplomat. 18 March 2021

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When I saw an item in my newsfeed last week about “600,000 Uyghurs,” I knew it would be a tough read. I was right.

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China accuses outspoken scholar on Xinjiang of fabrication

AP News. 18 March 2021

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BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday accused a scholar and outspoken critic of its policies toward Muslim minorities of fabricating charges that have helped bring sanctions against Chinese officials and companies operating in the Xinjiang region.

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EU ambassadors OK human rights sanctions on China

Politco. 17 March 2021

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EU ambassadors on Wednesday agreed to a new package of sanctions on four Chinese individuals and one entity over human rights violations targeting the minority Uyghur Muslim population, according to multiple diplomats.

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Painting Xinjiang’sBrutalCamps in3D

Foreign Policy. 16 March 2021

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When Erbaqyt Otarbai’s appendix ruptures, he is singing the Chinese national anthem with a class of fellow detainees. The pain is excruciating, almost unbearably so—but even as he later screams and cries on the operating table, it doesn’t seem like anybody cares. Then a guard approaches him. 

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