The clothing chain was told to change the “problem map” on its website.
China’s state-controlled media launched a campaign against H&M and several other well-known companies early this spring. There they called on the Chinese to boycott these companies.
The background is the two companies’ criticism of China’s genocide of Muslims UighurEthnic minorities in Xinjiang.
Among other things, H&M is said to refuse to buy cotton from Xinjiang because the company cannot be sure that the cotton was not harvested through forced labor.
Regarding H&M’s latest quarterly report, the clothing chain wrote that they are doing their utmost to respond to “continuous challenges” and determine the way forward.
-H&M sent a letter to China, we are committed to regaining the trust of Chinese customers, colleagues and business partners. Update.
There are now many media reports that the conflict has entered a new dimension.
It is reported that the Shanghai headquarters of H&M has been convened on the carpet by the Shanghai Cyber Security Administration. Wall Street Journal.
The reason is said to be a map on the website of a Swedish clothing chain, which the Chinese authorities believe is “problematic”.
It’s not clear which map it refers to, but the media is South China Morning Post Point to the border delineated in the South China Sea. Here, China, Vietnam, the Philippines and other countries compete for borders.
China insists that its “dashed line” has laid the foundation for the border, although its foundation has been partially rejected. international law.
According to H&M, it will still play an important role in changing the website Cyber Security Management Department I am in Shanghai.
It set fire to Vietnam.
-Stupid H&M, what do you think! Huangsha and Tronsha belong to Vietnam.According to a Twitter user, out of our country South China Morning Post. The user uses the Vietnamese names of the archipelago called the Spratly Islands and the Paracel Islands in Norwegian.
-According to international law, these islands belong to Vietnam. According to another report, H&M is now violating international law throughout Asia. Industry today.