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UK Politicians Call for Ban on China CCTV Firms – BBC

CCTV maker Hikvision told the BBC that anti-CCTV ”fringe groups” are “demonising” the company, the BBC reported.


 

Sixty-seven British politicians called for a ban on the sale and use of closed-circuit television cameras made by China’s Hikvision and Dahua, the BBC reported.

The two companies have been linked to reports of human rights violations in Xinjiang, where it is alleged the companies’ CCTV cameras are used for surveillance, the story said. When asked for comment, Hikvision told the BBC that anti-CCTV ”fringe groups” are ”demonising” the company, the story said.  Full report: The BBC.

 

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Alfie Habershon

Alfie is a Reporter at Asia Financial. He previously lived in Mumbai reporting on India's economy and healthcare for data journalism initiative IndiaSpend, as well as having worked for London based Tortoise Media.

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