Jailed Huawei workers raised a forbidden subject when they chatted about company's Iran dealings

Huawei has been the target of an intense clampdown by the Trump administration. PHOTO: REUTERS
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BEIJING (NYTIMES) - The five men were all locked in disputes with their one-time employer, the Chinese technology giant Huawei. And they had all joined a group on the social app WeChat to organise.

Then, one of them wrote a message to the group that would upend their lives: "I can prove that Huawei sold to Iran."

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