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Cotton-Made Xinjiang Goods Under Fire From Human-Rights Groups

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A group of human-rights, labor and investor organizations filed a formal petition with the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) Monday urging it to issue a regional Withhold Release Order (WRO) on all cotton-made goods linked to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in northwestern China, following “credible and widespread” proof of forced labor that experts…

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