Canada Joins With US, Britain, And The European Union In Sanctioning China


Canada has joined with top allies in sanctioning Chinese officials complicit in the genocide of the Uyghurs in Xinjiang province. Some of the sanctions will be applied under the Magnitsky Act, with the EU sanctioning 4 officials today. As reported by Politico, “The four names on the EU’s list include Zhu Hailun, former deputy Communist Party head in Xinjiang, and Wang Junzheng, party secretary of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. Wang Mingshan, member of the Xinjiang’s Communist Party standing committee, and Chen Mingguo, director of the Xinjiang Public Security Bureau (PSB) are also targeted. According to the EU, the listed individuals and entities will be subject to an asset freeze in the EU, as well as a travel ban in Europe. It’s also illegal for EU individuals and entities to make funds available to those listed.”

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