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China: Sanctions

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL7965, tabled on 9 September 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to apply sanctions to any Chinese Communist Party Official found to be responsible for the forced sterilisation of or other human rights abuse against Uyghur Muslims in China.

Answered on

23 September 2020

The FCDO are carefully considering further designations under the Global Human Rights regime. We will keep all evidence and potential listings under close review. It is not appropriate to speculate on who may be designated in the future, as to do so could reduce their impact.