A public letter titled “We, the Huawei people” from telecom giant Huawei detailing its employee
s’ personal stories of solidarity and resilience amid restrictions from the United States, went viral on Chinese social media on Friday.
The letter was published by Xinsheng Shequ, Huawei’s official employee community platform, on i
ts Sina Weibo account on Thursday. As of Friday afternoon, the letter has received more than 190 million reads.
Chinese netizens have flooded the comment sections of Huawei’s social media platf
orms as well as news outlets that have reported on the letter, many leaving the message: “Huawei, fight on.”
The letter is a collection of short stories submitted by anonymous
Huawei employees depicting how their lives have subtly changed after the US last week put H
uawei and its affiliates on an “Entity List”, which restricts the sale or transfer of US technologies to the company.