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Uyghur Tribunal

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 90959, tabled on 10 December 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment she has made of the implications for her policies of the findings of the independent Uyghur Tribunal announced on 9 December 2021; and what steps she plans to take in response to those findings.

Answered on

15 December 2021

We have followed the Uyghur Tribunal's work closely, and will study its conclusions carefully. We welcome the Tribunal's contribution to building international awareness and understanding of the human rights violations occurring in Xinjiang. The UK has led international efforts to hold China to account at the UN, imposed sanctions on senior Chinese government officials, and announced measures to help ensure no UK organisations are complicit in these violations through their supply chains. We will continue to work with international partners to increase the pressure on China to change its behaviour.

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