Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Sina Weibo Share this on Wechat Share this on LinkedIn Editor's Note: In Katrina Northrop’s June 27 cover story, “Hemmed In,” she profiled Marjorie Yang and her company, Esquel Group, a Hong Kong-based textile giant that was placed on the U.S. government's trade restriction 'Entity List' for its links to forced labor in China’s western Xinjiang region. (Esquel is now seeking to be removed from the list.) In response to Northrop’s article, William H. Overholt, a senior research fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School, wrote a letter to the editor, looking back at his experience meeting Yang and visiting her factories. In the letter, he took issue with the U.S. decision to sanction Esquel, arguing that the company was “the world’s most socially responsible company.” Overholt also appeared on a recent Sinica podcast to discuss the issue. Now, Georgetown University Professor James Millward, an authority on China and Xinjiang, has written his own letter to the editor to further examine this important topic. I write to address a Subscribe or login to read the rest. Subscribers get full access to: Exclusive longform investigative journalism, Q&As, news and analysis, and data on Chinese business elites and corporations. We publish China scoops you won't find anywhere else. A weekly curated reading list on China from David Barboza, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. A daily roundup of China finance, business and economics headlines. We offer discounts for groups, institutions and students. Go to our Subscriptions page for details.