French prosecutors probe fashion retailers over worker abuse in Xinjiang

French prosecutors probe fashion retailers over worker abuse in Xinjiang

French prosecutors probe fashion retailers over worker abuse in Xinjiang — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) French authorities are probing four fashion retailers suspected of attempting to conceal crimes against humanity in China’s Xinjiang region, where ethnic Muslim Uyghurs are subjected to inhumane treatment.

According to a judicial source cited by Reuters, the probe is focusing on Zara owner Inditex, French SMCP, US-based Skechers, and the French division of Japan’s Fast Retailing, Uniqlo France, and concerns the use of forced labour.