IPVM adds new details about Dahua’s activities in Xinjiang, a Chinese region where mass surveillance used to facilitate grave human rights violations has exposed the company to US sanctions considerations.
Dahua has won nearly $1 billion across five large-scale government surveillance projects in Xinjiang that have been publicly found:
IPVM has identified new evidence that these projects include aspects identified as particularly worrisome by human rights groups, such as:
- Dahua’s construction of police stations
- Dahua’s installation of “WiFi sniffers”, an invasive surveillance technology
IPVM has also found more general evidence of Dahua’s extensive Xinjiang activities, including:
- Dahua’s construction of a large R&D and manufacturing hub
- Dahua founder’s multiple trips to Xinjiang