Griezmann breaks relations with Huawei


Griezmann seeds the controversy in China when breaking relations with Huawei

Published:12/12/2020 - 09:23h

Updated:12/12/2020 - 09:24h

In the last hours we've known that Huawei would be responsible of the creation of a facial identifier that serves to the Chinese government to identify to members of the Muslim minority. Griezmann, when knowing the news, has moved

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Antoine Griezmann broke commercial relations with Huawei for collaborating with the repression and persecution of the Muslim minority by part of the Chinese government. That, at least, is the information that was spread in the last hours by 'The Washington Post', that desveló the news of an internal document that relates to the recognised company and to the Chinese government.

It revealed details on the surveillance that executes Huawei through the development of artificial intelligence in China. The agreement was signed by representative of the company. Likewise, the text reveals that Huawei collaborated with the company of facial recognition Megvii, with the end to test a system of cameras of artificial intelligence that can scan faces of a conglomerate of people, and determine his age, sex and etnia.

The mentioned facial identifier has the capacity to send "alarm yoghourts", warnings automated to the governmental authorities when his system identify to members of the Muslim minority pursued in the Asian country.

This information ocasionó that one of his more emblematic figures, like Griezmann, finalised agreement with the technological company by not agreeing with the measures taken and his collaboration with the siege against Muslims in China.

Through his account in Instagram, the French published a communiqué with a conclusive message in this regard: "After the strong suspicions according to which Huawei would have contributed to develop an alert uigur through a software of facial recognition, announcement that finish of immediate form my collaboration with this society. I take advantage of to invite to Huawei to no only to deny these indictments but to take the before possible concrete actions to condemn this repression in mass and use his influence to contribute to the respect of the human rights in the society".

Griezmann, turned into a voice of protest

Griezmann Has been echo of countless social fights, has worked in pro of the human rights and the equality. It has commissioned to break paradigms, defending to the minorities pursued by governments or ideologies.

An example of this is his collaboration with the antiracist movement that has promoted all over the world. The champion of the world has taken advantage of his social networks to do a called to rulers and people in general, that aboquen to the fight against the racism and other social causes.

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