DW: EU slaps sanctions on China for abuses against Uyghurs
The European Union has agreed to sanction China for human rights abuses against the Uyghurs in the country's northwestern Xinjiang province.
The European Union agreed on Monday to sanction China for human rights abuses against the Uyghurs at a foreign ministers meeting Monday in Brussels.
Four regional and party representatives, as well as a construction firm from Xinjiang province, were added to the EU sanctions list, with their names published in the EU Official Journal.
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WNU Editor: Only four officials and the Xinjiang Public Security Bureau (PSB) are sanctioned. These sanctions are a joke. The Chinese leadership who are responsible for what is happening in Xinjiang province are being left alone.
Update: China says it will retaliate …. Exclusive: China formulating countermeasures against planned EU sanctions over Xinjiang; no escape for some EU institutions and poorly behaving individuals (Global Times).
Update #2: That was fast …. China sanctions EU officials in response to Uyghur row (DW)
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