State Department indicts targeted; Chinese administrators of involvement on religious minorities, among others in the crackdown.
United States President Joe Biden’s administration, as well as other ethnic, is imposing travel bans on Chinese officials whom it accuses of repressing Uighur Muslims and religious minorities.
The State Department announced on Monday; to the US that it is securing the officials from traveling because of their involvement in “repressive acts” on freedom of speech and crackdowns and in China religion and abroad country.
The bureau did not identify which administrators would be subject, nor say how many would be affected by the expanded ban.
To Chinese officials, Secretary of State Antony Blinken declared that the sanctions are being applied who “ or complicit in, are believed to be responsible for, policies or actions aimed in a statement and spiritual practitioners, members of ethnic minority groups at repressing religious, dissidents, human rights defenders, journalists, labor organizers, civil society organizers in China and peaceful protestors beyond”.
By the administration of former US President Donald Trump in the western region of Xinjiang, the move adds to visa restrictions; originally imposed over China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims; in Hong Kong, and advocates for freedoms in Tibet, as well as repression of pro-democracy activists.
In Xinjiang, the United Nations states at least one million Uighurs have been; detained as “counter-extremism centers” in so-called.
Rights groups have stated to the genocide that China’s treatment of the Uighurs amounts and crimes against humanity. Beijing has rejected these allegations and declared its policies to fend off extremism, as well as other minorities are necessary towards the Uighurs.
The State Department sanctions arrived just days rising; US-China tensions over the war in Ukraine after Biden spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping. More details