UK to promote Chinese surveillance firm

UK to promote Chinese firm ‘implicated’ in Uighur rights abuses

Government to host Hikvision surveillance firm accused of threatening human rights

in Washington and in London

The UK government is to promote a Chinese surveillance company that has been blacklisted by the US after it was “implicated” in human rights violations of the country’s Uighur Muslim minority.

The Home Office has agreed to allow Hikvision, a surveillance equipment provider active in China’s western Xinjiang province, to attend the Security and Policing trade fair it is hosting in Farnborough in March.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com

Photo by Bernard Hermant on Unsplash

Photo by Bernard Hermant on Unsplash

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