Huawei executive says he has “no idea” about links to Uighur detention camps

In response to an Australian report, the tech giant says it is unaware of how its ‘general purpose’ products are used once sold

4th October, 2020
Huawei executive says he has “no idea” about links to Uighur detention camps
Two reports published by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) last year implicated Huawei in Uighur Muslim detention camps in north-west China.

Huawei’s chief technology officer has said he does not know whether the Chinese technology giant has any involvement in a vast network of Uighur Muslim detention camps in north-west China.

Paul Scanlan said he had “no idea” about Xinjiang province, where the high-security, state-run detention camps are located, or whether Huawei had operations there.

According to some estimates, more than one million Uighur Muslims and other minorities are detained in a...

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