China Retaliates, sanctions Sens. Cruz & Rubio over human rights criticism

China Retaliates, sanctions Sens. Cruz & Rubio over human rights criticism

China has announced sanctions against Republican Sens. Rubio & Cruz, presumably in response to their criticisms of the Beijing govt’s human rights violations. The two senators are among others targeted as a retaliation for State Department sanctions announced against China for its alleged atrocities against minority Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities in country’s interior Xinjiang region.

Chris
Chris
Sandra
Sandra 0 months

It would be interesting to see how businesses are affected by the current downturn in Sino-US ties. Trade and relations between the two nations were beginning to see an uptick after the Trade War, but the current round of sanctions have scuppered all hopes of that. My only concern about the US leveling sanctions in lieu of atrocities committed against Uighurs is, is that is the US actually committed towards upholding human rights and holding China accountable, or is this mere retaliation for COVID-19?

Sébastien
Sébastien 0 months

Pretty symbolic since the politicians in both countries neither intend on visiting the other country or have assets there....

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