US House of Representatives approves Uighur Human Rights Policy Bill

We reported on 19 May 2020 that the US Senate had passed the the Uighur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020, which would impose asset freezes and travel bans on officials responsible for human rights abuses on the Uighur and other Muslim minority populations in the Xinjiang Uighur region (XAR) in China. The US House of Representatives has now also approved …

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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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