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Q&A: Chinese Sales of Surveillance Technology to African Governments is Understandably Worrisome but in no way Exceptional

WANG ZHAO / AFP

The recent Wall Street Journal investigation that revealed Huawei employees allegedly aided the Ugandan and Zambian governments to spy on political opponents confirmed, in many peoples’ minds, the suspicions about Huawei and how the company presents a viable threat to civil rights, particularly in non-democratic societies.

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