NBA agent Ines Kanter Liberty calls China a ‘real threat to the world’

Former NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom said during an interview with NTD News, a sister media to The Epoch Times, in a special webinar on “The Case for Decoupling From China” that the Chinese system is a “real threat to the world” at the moment. . On Capitol Hill.

“No one can invade [the] The United States from abroad, but they [the Chinese regime] They are trying to invade the United States from the inside by trying to take over Wall Street, trying to take over it [the] Freedom said at the online event on September 20.

During the webinar, the human rights defender recounted how he lost his football career due to raising awareness of the regime’s human rights issues by wearing shoes with various artwork including slogans such as “Free China, Free Tibet” during NBA matches.

Freedom was launched by Houston Rockets shortly after it was traded from Boston Celtics on February 10. He was one of the statistically highest-rated backup positions in the NBA, and his activism is believed to have cost him his career.

As Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on September 20 again called for the resumption of cooperation between China and the United States, Freedom said the regime needed to correct its human rights behavior first.

“First of all, they have to understand as we speak, genocide [is] is happening. …they need to liberate millions of people. They also need to stop harassing Congress, the Tibetan and Chinese people, and all of those people.”

“If they want to do anything like that, they should first of all know how to act.”

The sports activist emphasized that “human life comes before everything.”

According to Freedom, his teammates, coaches, fans, and everyone in the NBA have given him a cold shoulder for his outspokenness against CCP.

This made him feel that his way to fight the regime was too lonely, he said, but he assured that he would continue his striving work.

Born in Switzerland to Turkish parents, she grew up in Turkey and moved to the United States as a teenager. He recently launched the Enes Kanter Freedom Foundation to help fight for religious freedom and human rights around the world.

“I really feel sorry for the Chinese people and the Chinese citizens… they have to deal with one of the biggest… dictators out there in the world,” he said.

“I have no problem with the Chinese people. Our problem is with the Chinese government because it is a real threat to the world.”

“We have to do everything we can to fight this dictatorship,” Freedom said.

Nhat Huang and Masuma Haq contributed to this report.

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Hannah Ng is a reporter covering US and China news. She holds a master’s degree in international and development economics from the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin.

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