West sanctions China over Xinjiang abuses, Beijing hits back at EU

By Robin Emmott and David Brunnstrom BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, in the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new U.S President Joe Biden. Beijing hit back immediately with punitive measures against the EU that appeared to be broader, including European lawmakers, diplomats, institutes and families, and banning their businesses from trading with China. Western governments are seeking to hold Beijing accountable for mass detenti…

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