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Tesla criticized for car dealership in Xinjiang

Electric car manufacturer Tesla is facing criticism for opening a showroom in the Chinese province of Xinjiang. The US company announced the opening last week on the Chinese short message service Weibo. Human rights organizations and politicians from the US and Europe accused the company and its founder Elon Musk of a lack of sensitivity. “In the shadow of concentration camps, Tesla is opening a car dealership with great fanfare. The pact between Western billionaires and the Chinese regime is going well in 2022,” French MEP Raphaël Glucksmann wrote on Twitter.

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