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In addition to Nike, Canada has also launched a separate investigation into the Dynasty Gold mining company over allegations of using Uyghur forced labor in China.
U.S. Commerce, Treasury Departments sanctioned Chinese surveillance and biotechnology companies over rights abuses. The Biden administration expressed concern that U.S. technology could be used in abusing Uyghur people.
Beijing said it would "take necessary measures" in response to Washington's move to blacklist over a dozen Chinese firms. The U.S. says the companies are linked to abuses against Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities.
Uyghurs staged a protest in Adelaide, South Australia, to demand that the Australian government condemn China's repression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang and ban imports of goods made with forced labor in the region.
Donald Trump has signed into law an act that authorizes sanctions against Chinese officials over the mass incarceration of Uyghur Muslims. The move is likely to deliver a fresh blow to the already tense U.S.-China ties.
U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo said Hong Kong no longer operates autonomously from Beijing. Meanwhile, in Congress, proposed sanctions linked to China's repression of Uyghur Muslims passed overwhelmingly.