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China rages against Western brands in Xinjiang cotton ruckus

Swedish fast-fashion giant H&M has shuttered at least one of its shops in Urumqi, the capital of China’s far-west Xinjiang autonomous region, as local pressure mounts against Western criticism and sanctions against Beijing’s policies towards the region’s Muslim Uighur population. In other Chinese cities, H&M’s stores are reportedly devoid of customers while patriotic protesters have […]