January 10, 2022

“The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest U.S. Muslim advocacy organization, issued a statement calling for the Texas-based Tesla to shutter its showroom in Xinjiang’s capital of Urumqi.No American corporation should be doing business in a region that is the focal point of a campaign of genocide targeting a religious and ethnic minority,” CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper said in a statement. “Elon Musk and Tesla must close this new showroom and cease what amounts to economic support for genocide.

Tesla announced the opening of its dealership in the Xinjiang region on the Chinese social media app Weibo on December 31, the Wall Street Journal reported, establishing operations in a region that is the target of U.S. and international sanctions over Beijing’s policy of forced assimilation of the Uighur population.”

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