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Marco Rubio Gets Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act through the Senate

“This bipartisan bill will ensure that goods made with Uyghur forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) do not enter the United States. Earlier this year, the State Department issued a determination that the Chinese Communist Party is committing crimes against humanity and genocide against Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang,” Rubio’s office noted.
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Marco Rubio Gets Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act to the Senate Floor

“This bipartisan bill will ensure that goods made with Uyghur forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) do not enter the United States. Earlier this year, the State Department issued a determination that the Chinese Communist Party is committing crimes against humanity and genocide against Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang,” Rubio’s office noted.

Marco Rubio Asks MLB Commissioner if He’ll Leave Augusta National Now that All-Star Game’s...

Noting MLB has no problem conducting business as usual with nations that prohibit democratic elections, like China and Cuba, as well as its partnership with Tencent, a company that facilitates the persecution of dissidents in China, Rubio accused Manfred of engaging in nothing more than woke corporate virtue signaling.

Marco Rubio: Delta Should be More Focused on Calling China Out for Genocide, Instead...

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian calling on him to “speak out against the Chinese Communist Party’s genocide and immediately unravel your business relationship with the genocidal regime.”

Marco Rubio Brings Back the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

“This bipartisan bill will ensure that goods made with Uyghur forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) do not enter the United States. Earlier this year, the State Department issued a determination that the Chinese Communist Party is committing crimes against humanity and genocide against Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang,” Rubio’s office noted. 

Florida Senators Welcome State Department Designating Chinese Policies Against Uyghurs as Genocide

On the last full day of the Trump administration, the U.S. State Department made that designation on Tuesday. 

Marco Rubio Adds Provisions to Omnibus to Help Tibet, Look at China’s Actions in...

Rubio and U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oreg., backed including a provision “that requires the Secretary of State to determine, within 90 days after enactment, whether the persecution of Uyghurs, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, and members of other Muslim minority groups in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) constitutes atrocities." Earlier in the year, Rubio and U.S. Rep. James McGovern, D-Mass., included similar language in their “Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.”

Marco Rubio, James McGovern Want Info on Intel, NVIDIA Selling to China Security Forces

Rubio and McGovern asked the CEOs for a response to questions about their exports to the PRC, including whether they knew their technology would be used to support surveillance activities of the PRC police and security entities and whether they took steps to ensure that their products were not used for human rights abuses or to compromise U.S. national security.

Marco Rubio: State Department Needs to Investigate Whether Chinese Regime’s Treatment of Uyghurs is...

Earlier this year, Rubio and Merkley were joined by more than 70 members of the Senate and the House in sending a letter to Pompeo and U.S. Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin regarding the ongoing atrocities in the XUAR against Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Have Questions About Disney Filming Mulan in China

Rubio, who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee and co-chairs the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), led the letter which was also signed by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Ted Cruz, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wy., U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, and other congressional members from both sides of the aisle.

Marco Rubio Wants Answers About NBA’s Ties to China

The senators are requesting answers to when and how the NBA took steps to terminate its relationship with the training camp in Xinjiang, why the abuse of young players went unnoticed, and what steps the NBA has taken to prevent similar problems from recurring.

Florida Republicans Push Trump Administration to Sanction Chinese Officials for Xinjiang Atrocities

Signers included Florida Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott and Florida Republican U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, Brian Mast, Ross Spano, Michael Waltz and Ted Yoho. On the other side of the aisle, Democrats who signed the letter included U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez of New Jersey and Ed Markey of Massachusetts and U.S. Reps. Eliot Engel of New York and Brad Sherman of California.
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