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China: Human Rights

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 127623, tabled on 9 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what progress has been made on bring forward proposals to introduce Magnitsky-style laws to punish supporters of human rights violations in China.

Answered on

17 December 2020

On 6 July, the UK Government established the Global Human Rights sanctions regime. It is not appropriate to speculate who may be designated in the future, as to do so could reduce the impact of the designations. We will keep all evidence and potential listings under close review.