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© Leah Millis / Reuters Joe Biden, the President of the United States, October 15, 2021.
Products manufactured in China via the forced labor of the Muslim minority Ughura will not be able to enter the United States soon. This is the meaning of a law signed this Thursday, December 23, 2021 by Joe Biden.
US President Joe Biden signed this Thursday, 23 December 2021 A law prohibiting the United States with a wide range of products manufactured in the Chinese Xinjiang province in order to fight against forced labor From the βghoure minority .
A first in the world
The promulgated text provides for the banish of products manufactured in whole or in part in Xinjiang, unless companies are able to prove to customs that products have not been manufactured with forced labor. This is the first time a country takes such a measure.
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The White House specifies that in parallel, the text signed "imposes sanctions on foreign individuals responsible for forced labor in the region" .
"Preventing entry into the territory of products made with forced labor"
This law gives the Government "new tools to prevent entry into the territory of products made with forced labor in Xinjiang and keep people responsible for people And entities behind these abuses ", said Thursday the Secretary of State Antony Blinken in a statement, calling the Chinese government to put an end to the Genocide and Crimes against Humanity" .
The adoption of the text, voted unanimously by the Senate on 16 December, is a victory for supporters of an aggressive policy to combat the violation of human rights.
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A measure adopted despite some
lobbies This vote has intervened despite the corporate lobbying campaign that argued that this legislation would disrupt global supply chains, already under pressure because of the pandemic.
By signing the text, says the White House, President Biden thanked the Republican Senator of Florida Marco Rubio, one of the authors of the bill.
This measure is
"the most important and effective taken so far to hold the Chinese Communist Party responsible for its use of forced labor" , he reacted in a statement.
Beijing is accused by Western countries of heaviness heaviness, a Muslim and Turkish-speaking community in Western China, in vast labor camps.
Sanctions decided last Thursday
last Thursday, the Department of Commerce and the Treasury announced new sanctions against Chinese biotechnology and high-tech companies accused of putting their technology at the service of the government to amplify surveillance Ouchs.
The Treasury had also banned US nationals to trade with eight high-tech companies, including the world number 1 of the drones, DJI, who had been for two years on the blacklist of the Ministry of Commerce.
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