Britain imposes sanctions on Chinese officials, company over Xinjiang

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain imposed sanctions on Monday on four Chinese officials and a construction company over human rights abuses against the mainly Muslim Uighur community in Xinjiang, part of coordinated action by some Western countries to put pressure on Beijing. Earlier on Monday, the United States announced sanctions on two more Chinese officials linked to China's Xinjiang region and the European Union imposed sanctions on four Chinese officials, including a top security director. Britain has repeatedly denounced torture, forced labour and sterilisations that it says are taking place a...