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Human Rights and Business Responses to the Uyghur Crisis in China
Promise Institute for Human Rights – Human Rights Around the World Series

Chinese officials and companies have engaged in mass detention of the Uyghur people, pervasive restrictions on practicing Islam, forced labor, broad surveillance, and unlawful separation of children from their families in northwestern, according to credible reports. Chinese officials, for their part, have vigorously rejected all criticisms of these actions.

Join us for a discussion of China’s efforts to shift human rights discourse at the UN and the role of the international community and global businesses in promoting human rights.

Speakers:
• Nury Turkel, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
• Sophie Richardson, China Director, Human Rights Watch
• Surya Deva, Chair, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Moderated by: Alex Wang, Professor, UCLA School of Law

This event is co-sponsored by the Asia Law Organization at UCLA School of Law and UCLA Center for Chinese Studies.

Oct 25, 2021 05:30 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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