By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

President Trump signs Uighur Act into law

President Donald Trump has signed into law the Uighur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020, which authorises sanctions (asset freeze and travel ban) against Chinese officials for the “systematic use of indoctrination camps, forced labour and intrusive surveillance to eradicate the ethnic identity and beliefs of Uighurs and other minority populations” in the Xinjiang Uighur region in China. See post for …

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About Michael O'Kane

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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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