On 9 September, Jurist reported that the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) has filed a criminal complaint. It says that it has found that companies including Lidl, Aldi, Hugo Boss, and others have “allegedly directly or indirectly abetted and profited from the forced labour of the Uyghur minority in Xinjiang”. This followed a French inquiry opened to look into allegations that Uniqlo and Zara have profited from similar forced labour in Xinjiang.
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