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Independent UN expert speaks of ‘forced labour’ in Xinjiang region

Ethnic minorities in China's Xinjiang region are subject to forced labour, particularly in agriculture and the manufacturing industry, which may amount to a crime against humanity, according to a report by an independent UN expert. Xinjiang (in...

US: Members of Congress ask for explanation from Airbnb for its Uighur area activity in China

Two U.S. lawmakers have demanded an explanation from rental company Airbnb for its operations in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, which China accuses of harshly suppressing. Senator Jeff Merkley and Democrat James McGovern, co-chairs of the Congressional...