H&M faces calls for boycott in China over Xinjiang statements

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 4:53pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/_/300/1abef64e-765e-4d09-81a6-3cfdcbb8cf4c/2021_0325_07.mp3

Retail giant H&M is facing calls for boycotts in China over statements made months ago about its concerns over forced labor in the production of cotton in Xinjiang. The calls come on the heels of coordinated US, UK, and EU sanctions against Chinese officials involved in Xinjiang policy. Host Marco Werman speaks to Daniel Russel, vice president for international security and diplomacy at the Asia Society Policy Institute.