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THE WORLD; Beijing scoffs at being penalized by U.S.; More companies and security bureaus are blacklisted over human rights issues.

Oct 10, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Why would the United States blacklist a Chinese police station? What do law enforcement figures in the region of Xinjiang have to do with trade?

Such questions rippled across Chinese social media this week as the U.S. Commerce Department added 28 Chinese companies and public security bureaus to a list of entities barred from making purchases from U.S. companies without special approval.

The list includes eight high-tech companies that provide China's top artificial intelligence and s...