‘China buys silence and they just bought Elon Musk,’ NBA star tells FRANCE 24 • FRANCE 24 English

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Enes Kanter Freedom is a Turkish-born basketball player who is now a US citizen and plays for the Boston Celtics. He is also a human rights activist. In an interview with FRANCE 24, Freedom criticised billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk for opening a Tesla showroom in China’s Xinjiang region, where the minority Uighurs are persecuted. He also accused Nike – the NBA’s main sponsor – of “modern slavery” in China. Ahead of the Beijing Olympics, Freedom called on athletes to make their voices heard, saying the diplomatic boycott was “good but not enough”. 

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