On Tuesday, Kanter doubled down, posting footage displaying Nike sneakers emblazoned with the message, “MADE WITH SLAVE LABOR,” and re-upping his name for Nike co-founder Phil Knight to hitch him on a visit to the communist nation in the hunt for the compelled labor camps.
“To the proprietor of @Nike, Phil Knight,” Kanter tweeted Monday. “How about I e book aircraft tickets for us and let’s fly to China collectively. We will attempt to go to these SLAVE labor camps and you’ll see it with your individual eyes.”
He additionally re-extended an invite to LeBron James and Michael Jordan, including, “@KingJames @Jumpman23 you guys are welcome to return too. #EndUyghurForcedLabor.”
Included within the message have been pictures of a pair of Nike “Jordan” assortment shoes he had marked with the messages, “HYPOCRITE NIKE,” “MODERN DAY SLAVES,” “NO MORE EXCUSES” and “MADE WITH SLAVE LABOR.”
Kanter had known as for Knight, James, and Jordan to accompany him to China in a video posted to Twitter the day earlier than. Neither Nike nor Jordan’s consultant responded to FOX Enterprise’ requests for remark. A consultant for James couldn’t be reached.
In his message, the Celtics participant gave Nike credit score for standing towards injustices in the USA, earlier than tearing into the corporate for refusing to talk out towards human rights abuses in China – particularly the enslavement of Uyghur Muslims.
He additionally stated that whereas Nike claims there isn’t a compelled labor wherever in its provide chain, the corporate doesn’t “have the receipts to show it.”
That is when Kanter recommended he and Knight make a journey to China with James and Jordan in tow.
Over the previous week, Kanter has been on a tear towards China, taking to social media to blast the communist nation for its remedy of the Uyghurs, and calling Chinese language President Xi Jinping a “brutal dictator.”