British government ‘dragging heels’ over forced labour


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T he British Government is being sued over claims it is “dragging its heels” over trade linked to forced labour in China. Chinese labour camp survivor Erbakit Otarbay has accused the UK’s Trade Secretary for allowing cotton imports from the western Chinese province of Xinjiang, where it has been alleged local minority groups such as the Uyghurs have been subjected to human rights violations. Erbakit Otarbay has spoken out despite receiving warnings that it could put his family in danger. He told Sky News: “I’m lucky I’m in a free country now. But I can’t not think about people who...