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Antoine Griezmann cuts ties with Huawei owing to their possible involvement in Uyghur persecution

Barcelona and French international attacker Antoine Griezmann on Thursday announced that he was cutting ties with long-time sponsor of his, Chinese company Huawei, owing to their alleged involvement in the development of a “Uyghur alert” software powered by facial recognition.

In a statement posted to his Instagram, Griezmann added:

“I am taking this opportunity to invite Huawei to not just be happy with denying these accusations but to implement action as quickly as possible to condemn this mass persecution and use its influence to contribute to respecting rights of men and women throughout society.”

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