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Commons Chamber
Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions - Mon 26 Apr 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: or returned well over £1 billion of assets stolen from developing countries since 2006. - Link
2: Of course, criminal prosecutions are done on the criminal standard of proof, whereas sanctions are done - Link
3: We know that corruption is undermining the people of China. - Link
4: in his release for medical treatment abroad, ending Putin’s second attempt to kill him, will my right - Link
5: Friend on his welcome statement on upgrading the Magnitsky sanctions to include corruption, and we must - Link
6: On the corruption sanctions regime, we already co-operate with the US and Canada, as we did on the list - Link
7: will the Foreign Secretary give to the British people that the Government are now in a position to impose - Link
8: He will know that we have taken action, in particular in relation to the persecution of the Uyghur Muslims - Link


Commons Chamber
Human Rights: Xinjiang - Thu 22 Apr 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Uyghur women, the treatment of Tibetans, the appalling treatment of inner Mongolians, the treatment - Link
2: The most distressing and horrific persecution taking place today is that of the Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang - Link
3: China is guilty of abusing not just its own people, but the planet, more than any other nation on this - Link
4: In this holy period of Ramadan, Uyghur Muslims in the Xinjiang province in China are being enslaved, - Link
5: Uyghur Muslims and others in the Xinjiang province. - Link
6: We have heard the first-hand accounts from Uyghur women of their treatment, and we have read the reports - Link
7: There are credible reports of the extrajudicial detention of over 1 million Uyghur people and other minorities - Link
8: China sanctioned us for opposing its crimes against the Uyghur. - Link


Lords Chamber
Human Rights Update - Tue 23 Mar 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Muslims in Xinjiang. - Link
2: Muslims in Xinjiang. - Link
3: Muslims in Xinjiang. - Link
4: Muslims in Xinjiang. - Link
5: The Foreign Secretary has described the treatment of the Uighurs as“one of the worst human rights - Link
6: over 1 million Muslims in China. - Link
7: impose are evidence-based and robust. - Link
8: For example, the United States of America has on its list the governor of Xinjiang province, Mr Chen - Link


Commons Chamber
Human Rights Update - Mon 22 Mar 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the treatment of the Uyghur Muslims - Link
2: plight of the Uyghur, despite that mounting evidence over several years. - Link
3: I had hoped that she would at least recognise that 30 countries imposing targeted sanctions on China - Link
4: I am glad that this Government and others are now taking seriously the treatment of Uyghur people and - Link
5: the issue of the Uyghur Muslims. - Link
6: I remember his moral courage and tenacity in calling for it in relation to the Uyghur Muslims. - Link


Commons Chamber
Exiting the European Union (Sanctions) - Wed 03 Feb 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: As the House will be aware, on 31 December 2020, the UK took control of its sanctions policy and we now - Link
2: Friend will be aware of the very serious campaign to take action against China because of the treatment - Link
3: the Republic of Cyprus or on its continental shelf. - Link
4: First, on Burundi, we are fully supportive of rolling over the sanctions. - Link
5: I think almost every Member who spoke today raised the situation of the Uyghur Muslims and China - Link


Lords Chamber
Trade Bill - Tue 02 Feb 2021
Department for International Trade

Mentions:
1: The amendment of the noble Lord, Lord Alton, seeks to impose a duty on the Government to bring - Link
2: This amendment on genocide has its origins not in China or Xinjiang or in the Uighurs but in 2016 - Link
3: outgoing US Administration on 19 January regarding the treatment of Uighur and other Turkic Muslims - Link
4: of the 1948 convention might be met, citing the example of the Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang. - Link
5: nothing at all, to possibly deploring the killings, to some sanctions on individuals or not going ahead - Link
6: more recently with the World Uyghur Congress, which collates evidence on what is happening to the Uighur - Link
7: China is also watching us, and those votes may actually affect its conduct, too. - Link
8: >Muslims“being herded on to trains and transported to camps. - Link
9: billions of people all over the world. - Link


Commons Chamber
Medicines and Medical Devices Bill - Wed 27 Jan 2021
Department of Health and Social Care

Mentions:
1: That important amendment provides for provisions about the origin and treatment to be made in relation - Link
2: the view that it is an organisation that can learn from its mistakes. - Link
3: that“Forced organ harvesting has been committed for years throughout China on a significant scale - Link
4: against Falun Gong members, Christians and Uyghur Muslims. - Link
5: We have a thriving life science sector in the UK, contributing over £80 billion a year to the economy - Link


Lords Chamber
Xinjiang: Forced Labour - Tue 19 Jan 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: against the Uighur Muslims is now far-reaching. - Link
2: the appalling treatment of the Uighurs and to increase diplomatic pressure on China to stop and to remedy - Link
3: commentary on the designation of sanctions. - Link
4: with China because of its asymmetric economic clout.” - Link
5: Collins, on guidance and working with businesses, from my own experience of the private sector over - Link
6: the widest possible Magnitsky sanctions on them? - Link
7: of global human rights sanctions. - Link
8: While trade has increased massively over the last 30 years, China today is more illiberal and guilty - Link


Commons Chamber
Trade Bill - Tue 19 Jan 2021
Department for International Trade

Mentions:
1: in China and the plight of the Uyghur people. - Link
2: time limit, but I will have to impose a time limit initially of six minutes, at the absolute outside—in - Link
3: In so far as these amendments deal with China, I also completely agree that the treatment of the Uyghurs - Link
4: Such practices are part of a systematic abuse of human rights aimed at millions of Uyghur Muslims - Link
5: We all look at what is happening in Xinjiang and the plight of the Uyghur Muslims with increasing - Link
6: of China and its treatment of ethnic minorities. - Link
7: a video of shaven-headed Uyghur Muslims being forcibly loaded on to trains, the video accompanied by - Link
8: I believe in this Parliament, and in its duty and commitment to determine appropriate sanctions and in - Link
9: My contention is that questions of genocide—its definition, its impact over time, and measures for responding - Link


Commons Chamber
Global Britain - Mon 11 Jan 2021
Department for International Trade

Mentions:
1: course, coming up with a unified strategy on China. - Link
2: It is no friend of human rights, as we have seen with the Uyghur Muslims. - Link
3: and putting sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. - Link
4: With China, there is its abuse of liberties in Hong Kong, its abuse against the Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang - Link
5: The treatment of our Commonwealth cousins in Ghana is a shame on all of us. - Link
6: Britain was one of the handful of countries that had a commitment to spend 0.7% of its GNI on overseas - Link
7: Member for Islington South and Finsbury on China—she had no answer. - Link


Commons Chamber
Telecommunications (Security) Bill - Mon 30 Nov 2020
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Mentions:
1: The key problem has been that China has subsidised its providers dramatically, even over 100% on contract - Link
2: It is right that the Bill will allow the Government to impose controls on telecom providers’ use of any - Link
3: on many things and we disagree on many things, but I do not think talk of sanctions is necessarily right - Link
4: Subsequently, it has gone on to sanctions: the Chinese has now broken WTO rules, with sanctions of more - Link
5: However, today, the west is recalibrating its view of China. - Link
6: Member for Chingford and Woodford Green (Sir Iain Duncan Smith) referred to the Uyghur Muslims and the - Link
7: human rights situation in Xinjiang, including the extrajudicial detention of over 1 million Uyghur Muslims - Link


Commons Chamber
Hong Kong - Thu 12 Nov 2020
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: China has yet again broken its promise to the people of Hong Kong. - Link
2: Will the UK finally impose Magnitsky-style sanctions on those individuals in Hong Kong and China who - Link
3: Figures over the last six months show that China is only one of two countries where our exports have - Link
4: If our friends and allies can gather enough evidence on Chinese officials’ abuses of the Uyghur, what - Link
5: We are deeply concerned about the extrajudicial detention of over 1 million Uyghur Muslims and other - Link
6: On Monday, the United States State Department announced that it was to impose further sanctions on four - Link


Lords Chamber
Trade Bill - Tue 13 Oct 2020
Department for International Trade

Mentions:
1: the barriers it will impose on the continuation of trade, whether or not there is a deal. - Link
2: The only purpose of this amendment is to try to impose something on the Government. - Link
3: China and how we might learn from its ability to market pigs’ trotters. - Link
4: crimes against Uighur and Rohingya Muslims. - Link
5: toxicity often of US politics—had come together to insist on a rebuttable presumption on goods from China - Link
6: I have personal experience of ill treatment being imposed on innocent people by a tyrant. - Link
7: The examples he gave of the Uighur Muslims in China are truly chilling. - Link


Westminster Hall
China’s Policy on its Uyghur Population - Mon 12 Oct 2020
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: its Uyghur population. - Link
2: its Uyghur population. - Link
3: its Uyghur population. - Link
4: its Uyghur population. - Link
5: its Uyghur population. - Link
6: its Uyghur population. - Link
7: its Uyghur population. - Link
8: its Uyghur population. - Link
9: its Uyghur population. - Link
10: its Uyghur population. - Link
11: Member for Islwyn (Chris Evans) observed, I first held a debate on the treatment of the Uyghur Muslim - Link


Commons Chamber
Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill [Lords] - Tue 08 Sep 2020
Home Office

Mentions:
1: or on behalf of—(a) the People’s Republic of China, or(b) the Hong Kong Special Administrative - Link
2: or on behalf of—(a) the People’s Republic of China, or(b) the Hong Kong Special Administrative - Link
3: any concerns or issues around the nature of China, and even its historical nature. - Link
4: When he referred to the persecution of the Uyghur Muslims, I was tempted to intervene on him to put on - Link
5: respect of the Uyghur Muslims. - Link
6: of its being passed. - Link