China: Disagreeing with Elon Musk's Business in Genocide Region Is 'Political Depravity'

China: Disagreeing with Elon Musk's Business in Genocide Region Is 'Political Depravity'


China’s Global Times propaganda newspaper branded all criticism of Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk for operating in Xinjiang, a Chinese region where the Communist Party is currently committing genocide, “political depravity” in an editorial published on Thursday.

Tesla announced this week that it would open a car showroom in Urumqi, the capital of East Turkistan, or what the Communist Party refers to as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Province. Urumqi is a police state where the native Uyghur population is subject to incessant surveillance, and millions of them have disappeared into concentration camps. The move to open a showroom there was particularly shocking to much of the world because companies that had previously done business in the region have begun to move out to other parts of

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