UK & Canada introduce various measures in response to Xinjiang human rights abuses

In light of growing evidence of gross human rights violations in Xinjiang, China, including extra-judicial detention and forced labour, the UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has announced new measures to ensure that UK companies are neither complicit in, nor profit from human rights violations in the region. See press release here. The UK will: Conduct a review of export controls …

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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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