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China sanctions seven pro-independence Taiwanese officials

China announced sanctions on seven pro-independence Taiwanese politicians and officials on Tuesday, including Taipei's representative to Washington. Those sanctioned and their family members would not be allowed to enter mainland China, Hong Kong, or Macau. They will not be permitted to do business with the Chinese mainland. The sanctions come amid concerns over the increasing visits by foreign dignitaries to the self-ruled island claimed by Beijing. This event took place on 08/16/2022 at the following location: Beijing, China.

Incident Type: Political Conflict

Event Type: Sanctions

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: The Week