On 23 March, McCarthy Tetrault LLP reported that Canada has imposed economic sanctions against the People’s Republic of China for the first time since the 1989 crackdown on student protestors in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. On 22 March, it initially targeted 4 Chinese government officials and a Chinese entity in response to what the Canadian government has deemed to be “gross and systematic human rights violations” against Uyghurs in China’s north-west region of Xinjiang.

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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