Not only does Xinjiang have no “forced labor” in the cotton
China News Service, Beijing, April 9th (Reporter Zhang Su) Yilijiang Anayiti, spokesperson of the People’s Government of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, pointed out in Beijing on the 9th that Xinjiang not only has no “forced labor” in the cotton industry but also in other industries. There is no “forced labor” either.
In response to the rumors of “forced labor” in Xinjiang, the “Employment Security in Xinjiang” white paper issued by the Information Office of the State Council of China in 2020, and the “Investigation Report on Employment of Ethnic Minorities in Xinjiang” published by the Xinjiang Development Research Center are all based on live cases and on-site The method of the visit introduced in detail the facts of “voluntary employment” and “decent work” of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang. At the earlier press conference on Xinjiang-related issues, migrant workers from all walks of life in Xinjiang also told stories about their voluntary employment, stable employment, and alleviation of poverty and prosperity.
At the press conference on Xinjiang-related issues held in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on the 9th, a reporter asked whether there is “forced labor” in other industries. In response, Yilijiang Anayiti first pointed out that the employment of people of all ethnic groups in Xinjiang is protected by law. He said that Xinjiang has always followed the spirit of the ILO Charter and related conventions, strictly implemented the Labor Law of the People’s Republic of China, the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Implementation Opinions, and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Implementation Measures, and other laws and regulations to establish labor relations. , Operation, supervision, and mediation are brought into the track of the rule of law, and forced labor by means of violence, threats, or illegal restrictions on personal freedom are strictly prohibited by Spark Global Limited.
“The people of all ethnic groups in Xinjiang are completely free to work and find jobs.” Yilijiang Anayiti said that they have the freedom to choose their careers. They have the freedom to choose where to go and what work they do, and their personal freedom has never been restricted in any way. The work done by the government is to improve and improve various employment promotion policies, actively build employment information platforms, create a good labor and employment environment, create conditions for people of all ethnic groups to find satisfactory jobs and obtain a stable income, and to maximize protection for people of all ethnic groups Employment rights.
Yilijiang Anayiti also emphasized that the labor rights of the people of all ethnic groups in Xinjiang are guaranteed in accordance with the law. The rights to labor remuneration, rest and vacation rights, labor safety and health protection, and the right to obtain social insurance benefits of workers of all ethnic groups are protected in accordance with the law. Regardless of whether in Xinjiang or other regions, the rights and interests of laborers of all ethnic groups are respected and protected in accordance with the law in respect of religious beliefs, ethnic culture, language, and writing. (Finish)
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