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US to block some exports from Xinjiang over alleged rights abuses
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US to block some exports from Xinjiang over alleged rights abuses
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Beijing, Sep 15 (TIWN) The US will block some exports from China's Xinjiang region, over alleged human rights abuses against the Muslim Uighur minority, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced.

The orders announced on Monday that “forced labour” was used to make the products, including at a “vocational” centre it called a “concentration camp”, reports the BBC.     The export ban includes garments, cotton, computer parts and hair products from five entities in Xinjiang as well as Anhui province.

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