China imposes retaliatory sanctions on UK organisations and individuals

China sanctioned organisations and individuals in the United Kingdom on Friday over what it called “lies and disinformation” about Xinjiang, days after Britain imposed sanctions for human rights abuses in the western Chinese region. The Chinese foreign ministry said in a statement it sanctioned four entities and nine individuals, including lawmakers such as former Conservative… Read More China imposes retaliatory sanctions on UK organisations and individuals

U.S., EU, Britain and Canada impose sanctions on China over Xinjiang human rights abuses

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, 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 broader, including European lawmakers, diplomats, institutes and… Read More U.S., EU, Britain and Canada impose sanctions on China over Xinjiang human rights abuses

China bars BBC World News from airing in country

British television channel BBC World News has been barred from airing in China, the National Radio and Television Administration said on Friday, a week after Britain’s media regulator revoked Chinese state television’s broadcast licence. In a statement issued on the stroke of the Lunar New Year, the administration said an investigation found BBC World News’… Read More China bars BBC World News from airing in country