The Chinese government's latest sanctions, including on @hrw 's China director @SophieHRW , are diplomatic tantrums that are designed to distract attention away from Beijing's commission of crimes against humanity against Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang.
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It seems nothing will cause anybody to do anything other than continue to welcome as many as come illegally, incl. unvaccinated and/or w/Covid; while US citizens are forced to vaccinate or lose their jobs, even if already immune, and pay for the flow of newcomers. Makes sense.