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The use of forced Uyghur labor in cotton production

Date: January 7, 2021 | Categories: Global Injustice, Islamophobia,

In occupied East Turkestan (known formally as Xinjiang in China), more than half a million Uyghur and other Turkic minorities have been forced to pick cotton. The region produces more than 20% of the world’s cotton and 84% of China’s cotton. The International Criminal Court has said it does not have the jurisdiction to investigate the allegations of human rights …