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Lithuanian football club’s deal with Chinese company attracts controversy

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

A Lithuanian football club’s sponsorship deal with a Chinese state-controlled company has attracted criticism. The video surveillance equipment maker Hikvision has been implicated in human rights violations in China and putting its name on a stadium would be a “spit in the face” of people oppressed by the Chinese government, a Lithuanian MP insists. FK Sūduva, a football club in Lithuania’s western town of Marijampolė, presented Hikvision as its new…