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Author: Dan Sabbagh, the Guardian
“A Conservative MP has asked BT to investigate whether using Huawei is compliant with its anti-slavery policy after an Australian thinktank alleged that some of the Chinese firm’s subcontractors used forced labour from the country’s Muslim minority.”...
Major global brands implicated in Australian Strategic Policy Institute's report on forced labour in China
Author: Sydney Morning Herald
“Nike, Apple among dozens of major brands implicated in report on forced labour”, 1 March 2020...
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China: 83 major brands implicated in report on forced labour of ethnic minorities from Xinjiang assigned to factories across provinces; Includes company responses
In March 2020, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) published a report Uyghurs for sale: ‘Re-education’, forced labour and surveillance beyond Xinjiang, which identified 83 foreign and Chinese companies as allegedly directly or indirectly...
Author: Australian Strategic Policy Institute
[The Australian Strategic Policy Institute published a report entitled "Uyghurs for sale - ‘Re-education’, forced labour and surveillance beyond Xinjiang" in February 2020.]...
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China: Technology firms maintain manufacturing operations despite government calls for companies to halt work to stop coronavirus spread
“Huawei, Chinese chip makers keep factories humming despite virus outbreak”, 3 February...
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Germany: Huawei denies report that alleges it of cooperating with Chinese intelligence, compromising user data privacy
“Huawei denies German report it colluded with Chinese intelligence”, 29 January 2020...
Apple, Alibaba Founder and other Chinese companies donate funds to support coronavirus treatment efforts
Author: Business Today (India)
"From Jack Ma to Bill Gates, billionaires donate funds to create coronavirus vaccine", 30 January 2020...
Author: China Labour Bulletin (Hong Kong)
“Huawei invites detained former employee to sue”, 3 December 2019...
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China: Huawei comes under fire over employee detained for eight months after demanding severance pay
Li Hongyuan, a former employee at Huawei for 13 years, was reportedly arrested on extortion charges and detained for 8 months after demanding severance pay from the company. Li was released because of “unclear criminal facts and insufficient evidence”....