• Western brands face China backlash over political statements

    19 days ago - By Fashion United

    Nike was the recipient of Chinese backlash after the sporting goods giant stated it does not use cotton from China's Xinjiang region, where currently an international human rights crisis is ensuing with the alleged forced labour camps of the Uyghur people.
    On Weibo, China's most popular social media channel, a retaliation against Nike began when Popular Chinese actor Wang Yibo terminated his contract as a representative for Nike as a response to social media criticism over the company's Xinjiang statement, his agency said.
    “We are concerned about reports of forced labor in, and connected...
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