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NBA cries foul and pulls out of Xinjiang project

WorldNews Thursday, 23 July 2020 ()
NBA cries foul and pulls out of Xinjiang projectThe National Basketball Association (NBA) has severed ties to a training center in China’s western Xinjiang region, where Beijing faces growing international condemnation over its treatment of minorities. In a letter published online by Senator Marsha Blackburn, the US league also said it had lost “hundreds of millions of dollars” in revenue after Chinese broadcasters dropped its games last year amid a bitter row triggered when a Houston Rockets executive expressed support for...
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