U.S. names Hikvision, Chinese security bureaus to economic blacklist
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  • 00:38 08 October 2019

U.S. names Hikvision, Chinese security bureaus to economic blacklist

The U.S. Commerce Department will add 28 Chinese public security bureaus and companies - including video surveillance company Hikvision to a U.S. trade blacklist over the treatment of Uighur Muslims and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities, sources briefed on the matter said, APA reports quoting Reuters.

Those set to be added to the so-called “Entity List” include the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region People’s Government Public Security Bureau, 19 subordinate agencies and eight commercial firms including Zhejiang Dahua Technology, IFLYTEK Co, Xiamen Meiya Pico Information Co and Yixin Science and Technology Co, the sources said.

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