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UK must match rhetoric with action on China’s treatment of Uyghurs, say MPs

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Foreign affairs committee calls for import ban on products from Xinjiang, where it says there is ‘industrial-scale forced labour’

Britain must act to stop China’s atrocities against Uyghur Muslims by banning the import of Chinese cotton and solar panels from Xinjiang province, as well as by announcing that no government officials will attend the Winter Olympics in Beijing, a report by MPs says.

The chair of parliament’s foreign affairs committee, Tom Tugendhat, said that without action the UK would be allowing China “to nest the dragon deeper and deeper into British life”.

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