Trump administration imposes sanctions on China for human rights abuses against ethnic and religious minorities

Trump administration imposes sanctions on China for human rights abuses against ethnic and religious minorities

Washingto: The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions against a major paramilitary organization and its commander in China's West Xinjiang region for alleged human rights abuses against ethnic and religious minorities . The Foreign and Finance Departments announced restrictions. At the same time the White House has corona virus condemned the authorities in Hong Kong to postpone local government elections due to the global epidemic. Criticism of election delays has come at a time when President Donald Trump a day agoSuggested itself postponing the US presidential elections to be held in November. These restrictions mean that any property of these organizations and individuals in the US can be attached and Americans will be prohibited from doing business with them. 

Uygar Muslims Sanctions have been imposed on Xinjiang Production and Construction Corp, its commander, for alleged atrocities against. The Production and Construction Corp reports to the Communist Party of China and is in charge of billions of dollars of development projects in Xinjiang. Finance Minister Steven Mnuchin said in a statement, "The US is committed to fully using its financial powers to hold human rights violators responsible for Xinjiang and around the world." Peng Jianui and former commissioner Sun Jinlong will also face US visa restrictions. The Trump administration had previously imposed restrictions on other officials in Xinjiang. Meanwhile, the White House criticized the postponement of the upcoming elections in Hong Kong. White House press secretary Kelly McCanney said, "We condemn the Hong Kong government's decision to postpone the election of its legislative council for a year and disqualify opposition candidates." The move undermines democratic processes and freedoms and is the latest in Beijing's growing list of breaking promises. "Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Friday that the government's much-awaited Legislative Council elections in the wake of the rapid spread of Corona virus infection Will postpone for one year. The Hong Kong government is implementing an emergency ordinance to postpone the election. Lam said he had the support of the Chinese government in this decision. The much-awaited Legislative Council will postpone the elections by one year in view of the rapid spread of the transition. The Hong Kong government is implementing an emergency ordinance to postpone the election. Lam said he had the support of the Chinese government in this decision. The much-awaited Legislative Council will postpone the elections by one year in view of the rapid spread of the transition. The Hong Kong government is implementing an emergency ordinance to postpone the election. Lam said he had the support of the Chinese government in this decision.