Randy Hoeft / The Yuma Sun via AP”Forced labor is an atrocious human rights abuse that is completely against the values that we all share,” said Mark Morgan, the acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner. (Randy Hoeft / The Yuma Sun via AP)
The Trump administration on Monday blocked imports from four companies and a manufacturing facility in northwestern China suspected of using forced labor from people detained as part of a sweeping crackdown on ethnic minorities in the region.
Companies that ship clothing and other cotton goods, computer parts and hair products from the Xinjiang region were named in the order issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
The manufacturing facility is a center where Uighurs and other minorities have been detained and compelled to produce goods for export to the U.S. and elsewhere.
“Forced labor is an atrocious human rights abuse that is completely against the