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‘Badge of honour’: China Sanctions Won’t Deter British MPs From Condemning Regime

London: British MPs say it is a “badge of honour” to be sanctioned by China and vowed not to be deterred from drawing attention to the persecution of the Uighur Muslim minority in Xinjiang province.

Beijing sharply escalated its row with European nations on Friday, announcing sanctions on nine British MPs and four organisations, including a legal firm and Conservative Party factional groups concerned with China’s rise and human rights record.

It comes as Communist Party media called on Chinese consumers to boycott H&M, Nike, adidas and other Western brands over their position on the treatment of Uighurs. Read more…..

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