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Huawei Sues Critics in France Over Remarks on China State Ties

  • Claim it’s controlled by the Chinese state is false, it says
  • The company is seeking to sell 5G equipment in Europe
Inside Huawei Technologies Co.'s Campus Ahead Of Industrial Production Figures

Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

Huawei Technologies Co. is suing critics in France who alleged it has ties to the Chinese state.

In an unprecedented move, the technology giant filed three defamation claims in Paris over comments made during television programs by a French researcher, a broadcast journalist and a telecommunications sector expert.