The US has added five Xinjiang-based subsidiaries of the Chinese surveillance giant Hikvision to its 'entity list'.

US Commerce depot cits human rights concerns for adding the firms:

  • Luopu Haishi Dingxin Electronic Technology
  • Moyu Haishi Electronic Technology
  • Pishan Haishi Yong’an Electronic Technology
  • Urumqi Haishi Xin’an Electronic Technology
  • Yutian Haishi Meitian Electronic Technology

Hikvision Digital Technology is a Chinese state-owned manufacturer that provides surveillance cameras used in the far northwestern region of China.

Info via South China Morning Post (may be gated)

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