The Complex Reality of Uyghur Forced Labor: Unveiling the Products Implicated
By Kuldeep Singh Chauhan
A new report reveals that the Chinese government has invested substantial resources in developing an extensive network of compulsory labor, encompassing a wide range of industries.
How Will Tokyo’s Solar Panel Mandate Handle Allegations of Forced Labor in China?
By Daisuke Akimoto
Tokyo’s metropolitan government is requiring new construction to use solar panels, but the industry’s reliance on parts from Xinjiang poses a thorny moral dilemma.
Will the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Make a Difference?
By Ruth Ingram
The UFLPA will stand, or fall, on the degree of enforcement and global cooperation.
Japan’s Moment to Act on Forced Labor in Supply Chains
By Airin Ri and Anasuya Syam
Despite past commitments, Japan is the only G-7 member that has not imposed sanctions on Beijing for its state policy of forced labor.
Citing Forced Labor Concerns, US Issues Ban on Xinjiang Cotton
By Eleanor Albert
U.S. businesses should not be allowed “to profit from slave labor,” a U.S. official said of the ban.
What Forced Labor in Xinjiang Means for Supply Chain Due Diligence
By Andrew Samet
Can audit firms actually credibly audit in Xinjiang? Can they actually credibly audit in China at all?
China’s Human Rights Abuses Invite US Leadership
By Pierfilippo M. Natta
The oppression in Xinjiang is a test as to whether nations actually adhere to the principle of Responsibility to Protect.
Cotton and Corporate Responsibility: Fighting Forced Labor in Xinjiang and Uzbekistan
By Catherine Putz
There are considerable differences with regard to forced labor in Uzbekistan and Xinjiang, but there is an underlying corporate responsibility to not engage in human rights abuses.