Hikvision Global News Reports Directory
By: IPVM Team, Published on Jan 17, 2020
Hikvision has received the most global news reporting of any video surveillance company, ever, ranging from the WSJ, the Financial Times, Reuters, the NY Times, SCMP and more. This directory catalogs and links to 100+ of them.
Syndey Morning Herald: Chinese surveillance cameras removed due to security concerns
New Zealand Herald: Auckland Transport moves away from controversial surveillance camera maker
BBC: Fund manager defends backing blacklisted Chinese surveillance firm
Swissinfo: UBS accused of investing in Chinese firm behind surveillance of Uighurs
IPVM: Hikvision CEO Alleged Illegal Activities Investigated NY Times: Stop Investing In China's Brutality
UK Telegraph: Sheffield firm caught up in Hikvision human rights scandal
WSJ: U.S. Tech Companies Prop Up China’s Vast Surveillance Network
Japan Times: Sony and Sharp supply parts to U.S.-blacklisted China security video firm Hikvision
Times UK: Scots Fear Chinese Surveillance Cameras
CNBC: Chinese securities regulator names 2 directors of surveillance camera giant Hikvision in investigation
UK Telegraph: Chinese firm that sold CCTV cameras to NHS advertised racial profiling technology targeted at Uighur Muslims
IPVM: Hikvision Markets Uyghur Ethnicity Analytics, Now Covers Up
Nikkei Asian Review: US sanctions blur Chinese dominance in security cameras
Popular Mechanics: Chinese Surveillance Tech Could Be Watching the U.S. Military
WSJ: Sen. Marco Rubio Presses Pentagon Over Chinese Camera Use
CNET: CES may be helping Chinese surveillance companies clean up image, experts warn
Buzzfeed News: Amazon, Apple, And Google Are Distributing Products From Companies Building China's Surveillance State
Washington Post: What a lobbyist’s remarks behind closed doors tell you about Chinese money in Washington
SCMP: Chinese surveillance giant Hikvision warns it may lose customers over US trade ban as quarterly profits surge
CSIS: The United States Blacklisted 28 Chinese Entities over Repression of Muslim Minorities in Xinjiang. What Does This Mean for Human Rights?
Reuters: U.S. pension funds took positions in blacklisted Chinese surveillance company
Asia Times: China’s big brother is watching your every move
CNBC: US names Hikvision, Chinese security bureaus to economic blacklist
The Telegraph UK: US bans Chinese company behind 1.3m UK CCTV cameras over spying allegations
NYTimes: U.S. Blacklists 28 Chinese Entities Over Abuses in Xinjiang
Reuters: Hikvision, a surveillance powerhouse, walks U.S.-China tightrope
The Sun: Thousands of banned Chinese ‘spy’ cameras are STILL watching government buildings in the US
WSJ: Suspect Chinese Surveillance Gear Offered for Sale to U.S. Government
Asian Nikkei Review: China's use of AI in Xinjiang is 'future of oppression': US envoy
NPR: Government Deadline Approaches To Ban Chinese-Made Surveillance Cameras
FT: 2,000 Chinese-made surveillance cameras across US government
Asia Times: Beijing monitoring millions of sites in Xinjiang - Hikvision’s Sky Net system helps Beijing keep tabs on Uighurs, plus terrorists or dissidents
SCMP: Chinese surveillance giant Hikvision stockpiles crucial parts to guard against potential US ban
Asia Times: China-made cameras focus on HK protesters, Hikvision units featuring facial-recognition are also in use at ‘re-education’ camps for Uighurs in Xinjiang
Daily Maverick: How China’s persecuted people are paying the price for Joburg’s sense of security
FT: China-made surveillance cameras continue to watch over US military bases
The Times UK: British funds ‘are used to enable China’s human rights abuses’
NK News: Chinese surveillance software in use across range of N. Korean facilities: photos
Bloomberg: Banned Chinese Security Cameras Are Almost Impossible to Remove
Daily Maverick South Africa: Visual surveillance and weak cyber security, Part One: When cameras get dangerous
Daily Maverick South Africa: Video Surveillance and Cybersecurity (Part Two): Chinese cyber espionage is a real threat
La Presse: Vidéosurveillance: une société chinoise controversée bien présente au Québec
Nikkei Asian Review: China's 'sharp eyes' offer chance to take surveillance industry global
Politico: Chinese companies under threat in U.S. stock market over ties to suppression
MarketWatch: ‘Socially responsible’ investors may have unwittingly backed police-state surveillance in China
Bloomberg: China's Hikvision Has Probably Filmed You
BuzzFeed News: Facial Recognition Technology Is Facing A Huge Backlash In The US. But Some Of The World’s Biggest Tech Companies Are Trying To Sell It In The Gulf.
NY Times: Trump Administration Could Blacklist China’s Hikvision, a Surveillance Firm
Bloomberg: U.S. Weighs Blacklisting Five Chinese Video Surveillance Firms
SCMP: How 9/11 and China’s plan for blanket surveillance created a wave that CCTV camera makers Hikvision and Dahua rode to huge success
Caixin: In Depth: Surveillance Equipment Giant Hounded by Competition, Security Concerns
The Intercept: Cameras Linked to Chinese Government Stir Alarm in UK Parliament
BBC: Hikvision: US pension funds invest in China 'Big Brother' firm
Washington Post: Buying stock in these Chinese companies makes you complicit in terror on Uighurs
The Guardian: China’s hi-tech war on its Muslim minority
Sixth Tone: Camera Above the Classroom - Chinese schools are using facial recognition on students. But should they?
Reuters: U.S. lawmakers urge sanctions over China's treatment of Muslim minority
Financial Times: US pressure building on investors in China surveillance group
9 UK MPs call out Hikvision in public letter:
SCMP: Here’s what you need to know about Hikvision, the camera maker behind China’s mass surveillance system
Hudson Institute: US Senator Calls Out Hikvision as "Puppets of the China Communist Party":
UK MP Calls Out Hikvision Profiting From Human Rights Abuses:
SCMP: The Chinese technology helping New York police keep a closer eye on the United States’ biggest city ( Note: The NYPD later refuted that story.)
NY Times: Targets of U.S. Sanctions Hire Lobbyists With Trump Ties to Seek Relief
Financial Times: Chinese surveillance group faces crippling US ban
Reuters: China’s Big Brother drafted into trade war
NZ Newsroom: NZ Govt uses Chinese cameras banned in US
Reporters Without Borders: China censors US publication focusing on the video surveillance industry
France National TV: États-Unis : sous l’œil de caméras chinoises
Australia ABC News: Chinese video surveillance network used by the Australian Government
NY Times: U.S. Weighs Sanctions Against Chinese Officials Over Muslim Detention Camps
Washington Post: Why are U.S. companies working for a Chinese firm that’s implicated in ethnic cleansing?
IPVM: Ban of Dahua and Hikvision Is Now US Gov Law
Technode: World’s largest surveillance equipment maker Hikvision to be banned from sales to US federal agencies
PR Week: Mercury Inks Deal To Rep China-Owned Surveillance Tech Company Hikvision
DailyBeast: Congress Cut Off This Chinese Surveillance Firm, So Now It’s Turning to K Street
The Hill: Lawmakers target Chinese security companies over spy fears
China steps up surveillance on Xinjiang Muslims - Hikvision to supply 1,000 facial recognition cameras to mosques in the region
Foreign Policy: In China’s Far West, Companies Cash in on Surveillance Program That Targets Muslims
WSJ: Bill Moves to Block U.S. From Buying Chinese Surveillance Equipment
SCMP: China’s Hikvision hits out at US Congress over ‘baseless’ ban on using surveillance equipment over national security concerns
NIKKEI Asian Review: China's Hikvision downplays US risks amid ZTE woes
Congressional Hearing Discusses Hikvision:
WSJ: Army Rips Out Chinese-Made Surveillance Cameras Overlooking U.S. Base
WSJ: Surveillance Cameras Made by China Are Hanging All Over the U.S.
Krebs on Security: Dahua, Hikvision IoT Devices Under Siege
Voice of America: Is the World's Biggest Surveillance Camera Maker Sending Footage to China?
UK Daily Mail: Inside China's Big Brother HQ: Its cameras monitor millions of Britons. Now undercover MoS reporters infiltrate the nerve centre of a CCTV giant that spies on its own people to root out dissidents
The Times UK: Communist State Funded CCTV company Has Eyes Across The Globe
The Times UK: Fears Over Rise Of Chinese CCTV
IPVM has provided the most in-depth coverage of Hikvision and has been cited by most of the global publications listed above.
Below is a selection of some of IPVM's most newsworthy Hikvision coverage:
Hikvision And The Chinese Government
Hikvision CEO Admits Hikvision China State-Owned Company
Hikvision: Chinese Government "Exert Significant Influence Over Our Business"
Hikvision Chinese Government Origin And Control
Hikvision Chinese Government Owner CETHIK
Hikvision Backdoor Exploit
Hacked Hikvision IP Camera Map USA And Europe
Hikvision's Minority Analytics
Hikvision Chairman Joins China National Government (NPC)
Hikvision Chairman Affirms China Communist Party Leadership, Celebrates Marx's Birthday
Hikvision Parent Conducts Communist Party Training, Urges Strengthened Party Leadership
Hikvision Conducts Military Training For New Employees
Dahua, Hikvision, Huawei US Ban Rules Released
US Government Ban of Dahua, Hikvision, Huawei Takes Effect Now
[Note: this directory is periodically updated and was first published in Summer 2019.]
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