By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US Congressional Committee introduces Uyghur Forced Labour Act

The US Congressional Committee on China has introduced the Uyghur Forced Labour Prevention Act, which would prohibit US imports linked to the “re-education through labour” programme for Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). Press release here. The Act would establish a rebuttable presumption that all labour occurring in XUAR constitutes forced labour within …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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