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U.S. sanctions Chinese official over Uighur rights

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U.S. sanctions Chinese official over Uighur rights

U.S. sanctions Chinese official over Uighur rights

The United States on Thursday slapped sanctions on the highest ranking Chinese official it's ever targeted over alleged human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in China's Xinjiang region.

Gloria Tso reports.

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