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Apple states that it is its responsibility to work in China too, despite the country being boycotted by Human Rights Advocates

Apple is one of the leading mobile phone and tech devices company in the world, with its root expanded everywhere: specially China.

However, Apple on several occasions have been called out for working with China when it comes to their devices despite proofs of its suppliers and workers being linked to human labor and the brutality against the Uyghur community in China.

This week, when Apple’s CEO was questioned about their involvement in China and why they were still working with them despite many human rights advocate standing against it. The CEO of Apple stated that it was Apple’s responsibility to work in as many places as it can. When it comes to opposing a country based on their actions, there is no world peace that a world trade can solve.

China has been holding the Uyghur community captive so long now. Some minorities in the country are held in concentration camps, and even women and children are made to go through several brutal acts. According to the Chinese government it is to ‘reeducate’ them.

However, it has long been proven that the Chinese government just wants to pave them off their religion and faith and make them pick up the Chinese cultures and traditions, like learning the Mandarin language.

Apple has its sources deep rooted in China, with a lot of its products being shipped from the United States and assembled in China. It was revealed in a report by The Information that seven suppliers of Apple in China were part of forced labors. This means they were forcing workers to do the job, and this included the Uyghur community as well.

A report in March 2020, also found links between Apple Suppliers in China and they brutality and forced labors they were putting on the minorities of the country.

All this clearly shows how China is running an act of brutality which clearly is off the human rights table. Companies like Apple bowing down in their favor, gives them nothing but power. However, while a lot of countries and government have boycotted China, similar to Apple, LinkedIn was in the same boat as well.

LinkedIn censored some journalist profiles and content on Chinese websites which contained information’s and evidences against the brutality China was bestowing on the Uyghur community. However, when the company was called out on this by the public and faced severe backlash, it called off its ties with China in Mid-October.



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