Michael Polak Speaks at World Uyghur Congress Seminar on Human Rights and Huawei
On Friday 29 May 2020 Michael Polak spoke as part of a panel of experts on ‘Huawei’s Role in Mass Surveillance & Repression Against Uyghurs’. This panel discussed the technology used for the mass repression of the Uyghur and other Turkic people in Xinjiang Autonomous Uyghur Region and the legal background in regards to involvement by technology companies in providing and operating such technology. The other members of the panel were Rahima Mahmut, World Uyghur Congress’s London Director and a prominent Uyghur artist, and Dr Aris Georgopoulos, Assistant Professor in European and Public Law at the School of Law of the University of Nottingham and Head of the Research Unit for Strategic and Defence Procurement of the Public Procurement Research Group (PPRG). The recording of this event has been viewed more than 1600 times.
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