U.S. corporations that claim to value human rights are continuing to do business in China, a country that promises the “eventual demise of capitalism,” despite the country’s treatment of Uyghurs.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has long held an agenda committed to the”ultimate victory of socialism,” as outlined in a January 2013 speech, given two months prior to becoming president. For China, competition with the United States simply serves as a means to an end, which he acknowledges will only come to fruition after a “long historical process.” The Daily Caller reached out to several companies about their involvement with China in light this agenda and the Biden administration’s declaration that China’s treatment of Uyghurs is genocide; stating China commits “crimes against humanity including imprisonment, torture, enforced sterilization, and persecution.”
Despite knowledge of this, American businesses continue to operate and hold business assets in China, directly challenging the values they claim to uphold.
Recently, Chinese Communist Party (CCP) diplomat, Yang Jiechi, urged US businesses involved in China to cooperate with certain objectives outlined by the regime — including the rejection of “misguided policies” adopted under the Trump administration — under the guise of continued bilateral cooperation for the purpose of yielding mutually beneficial results in both the United States and China.
Among these objectives was an explicit warning for the American business leaders to “avoid disruption” on matters concerning the Chinese government’s handling of affairs in regions such as Hong Kong or Xinjiang.
The Chinese government has placed hundreds of thousands of ethnic Uyghurs