LONDON – The High Court in the UK has ruled against human rights campaigners in a case where it was claimed British crime and customs authorities had failed to stop cotton imports from China’s Xinjiang region. Xinjiang has links with forced labour and human rights infringements.
The Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) and World Uyghur Congress (WUC) claimed the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) office had not stopped cotton imports “produced by enslaved Uyghurs in East Turkestan.”
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