USA/CHINA/UIGHUR – Intel, Nvidia probed over tech allegedly used against Uighurs (Al Jazeera)

United States Republican Senator Marco Rubio and Democratic Representative Jim McGovern on Tuesday sent letters to Intel Corp and Nvidia Corp seeking information on the sale of advanced computer chips allegedly used by China to conduct mass surveillance on Uighurs in the country’s remote Xinjiang region.

Rubio is the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee that oversees human rights and McGovern chairs the Congressional-Executive Commission on China.