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The U.S. State Division on Thursday introduced sanctions in opposition to 17 officers of China and different international governments, as properly their speedy relations, for critical human rights violations.

The designations embody people from El Salvador and Jamaica, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated in a
assertion, including that the Chinese language particular person was sanctioned for involvement in ‘gross violations of human rights’ of Falun Gong practitioners.

Within the assertion, U.S State Secretary Mike Pompeo stated: “On Human Rights Day, US State Division is designating 17 officers of international governments and their speedy relations below Overseas Operations & Associated Packages Appropriations Act 2020, as a result of officers’ involvement in gross violations of human rights.”

“State Division can also be designating Chief Huang Yuanxiong of Xiamen Public Safety Bureau Wucun Police Station for his involvement in gross violations of human rights in Xiamen, China. In the present day’s motion additionally applies to Mr Huang’s partner,” Pompeo added.

(Extra particulars awaited.)

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