US Apparel Firm Cuts Off Chinese Factory in Internment Camp

An Associated Press investigation found the Chinese government had also started forcing some detainees to work in manufacturing and food industries.

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A U.S. supplier of t-shirts and other team apparel to college bookstores cut its ties Wednesday with a Chinese company that drew workers from an internment camp holding targeted members of ethnic minority groups. In recent years, authorities in the far west Chinese region of Xinjiang have detained an estimated 1 million Uighurs and Kazakhs in heavily-secured facilities where detainees say they are ordered to renounce their language and religion while pledging loyalty to the…

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