ethnic minorities

BEIJING | US reviews report of imports from forced labor in China camp

BEIJING — The U.S. government is reviewing reports of forced labor at a Chinese detention camp where ethnic minorities must give up their religion and language and work in factories. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Tuesday that reporting by The Associated Press and other media “for the first time appears to link the internment … Continue reading BEIJING | US reviews report of imports from forced labor in China camp

LONDON | Britain mulls making firms disclose ethnicity pay gap

LONDON — The British government is considering making companies reveal the pay gap between white and non-white workers, in a bid to end disadvantages faced by employees from ethnic minorities. Prime Minister Theresa May says revealing the figures might “uncover some uncomfortable truths.” She says “too often ethnic minority employees feel they’re hitting a brick … Continue reading LONDON | Britain mulls making firms disclose ethnicity pay gap

WASHINGTON | US sanctions Myanmar forces for alleged human rights abuses

WASHINGTON  — The U.S. Treasury on Friday slapped sanctions on members of the Myanmar security forces for their alleged role in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the troubled nation in Southeast Asia. Myanmar security forces have engaged in ethnic cleansing, massacres, sexual assault, extrajudicial killings and other human rights abuses, said Sigal Mandelker, undersecretary … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US sanctions Myanmar forces for alleged human rights abuses