US lawmakers expected to give final approval to Uygur bill next week

US lawmakers expected to give final approval to Uygur bill next week

The US House of Representatives will soon vote on legislation recently approved by the Senate that would pave the way for sanctions on Chinese officials over the treatment of ethnic minority groups in China’s northwest, three congressional staffers said on Friday.Lawmakers introduced the legislation last year as a response to Beijing’s mass internment of Uygurs and other largely Muslim ethnic minority groups in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR).The Uygur Human Rights Policy Act will…


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