Published on Jun 27, 2017
The US has listed China among the world’s worst offenders in human trafficking and forced labour – a step that may aggravate its relationship with Beijing.
This comes as the Trump administration is seeking China’s help in pressuring North Korea to give up its nuclear programme.
Beijing says in response that it “resolutely opposes” the criticism that comes in the annual State Department report.
Al Jazeera’s Patty Culhane reports from Washington.