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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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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