According to CPB
Referring to human rights violations of the shipment, such as forced labor and imprisonment, Sincan is of Chinese origin. The products were worth $ 800,000.
Xinjiang is a Autonomous countryside in northwest China
and roughly 11 million Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim ethnic minority with a different culture and language. Until recently, There were more Uighurs in Sincan than Han Chinese
the ethnic majority that makes up the rest of the country.
The U.S. State Department estimates that over a million Uyghurs have been detained in an enormous camp camp in Xinjiang, and “have been subjected to torture, cruel and inhuman treatment, such as physical and sexual abuse, forced labor, and death.”
In addition to political education, ex-prisoners to CNN
said they experienced sleep deprivation, lack of food, and forced injections.
This is the second time CBP has seized suspected products from China. Made from prisoner’s hair.
“American importers are required to ensure that the integrity of their supply chain meets the human and ethical standards expected by the American government and American consumers.” Said Brenda Smith, deputy general manager of the CBP Trade Office.
“The production of these goods constitutes a very serious human rights violation, and the order of detention aims to send a clear and direct message to all organizations that want to do business with the United States and the United States, which will not tolerate illegal and inhumane practices.”
China faced international scrutiny for its Uighur treatment and President Trump in June signed the bill
this was meant to punish Beijing for suppressing the ethnic minority.
But, Bolton’s new book “The Room That Is”
Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping that he should “continue building camps” in 2019. Per Bolton’s account
Trump thought it was the “right thing to do”.