WASHINGTON—A group of Democratic and Republican U.S. senators wrote to remote-control maker Universal Electronics Inc on Wednesday about concerns the Arizona-based company could be implicated in the mistreatment of Uyghur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region. The letter cited a Reuters report earlier this month that Universal struck a deal with authorities in Xinjiang to transport hundreds of Uyghur workers to its plant in the southern Chinese city of Qinzhou. There, workers live in segregated dormitories, are continuously surveilled by police, and made to participate in government “education activities,” Reuters reported. “We believe these conditions bear obvious signs of forced labor,” said Democratic Senators Bob Menendez and Jeff Merkley and Republican Senator Marco Rubio in the letter to Universal Electronics Chief Executive Paul Arling. “We are especially troubled that Universal Electronics appears to have done little to investigate or remedy the situation,” the letter, which was seen by Reuters, added. Universal …https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics

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