U.S. imposes sweeping human rights sanctions on China, Myanmar and N Korea

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States on Friday imposed human rights-related sanctions tied to China, Myanmar, North Korea and Bangladesh and added Chinese artificial intelligence startup SenseTime Group to an economic blacklist. Canada and the United Kingdom also joined the United States in imposing sanctions related to human rights abuse in Myanmar. The U.S. Treasury Department in a statement said it added Chinese artificial intelligence company SenseTime to a list of “Chinese military-industrial complex companies”, accusing it of having developed facial recognition programs that can deter…

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