Huawei asks courts to overturn US ban claiming it is unconstitutional

Huawei has filed a motion in a Plano, Texas court today claiming that the de facto US government ban on its hardware brought in under the National Defense Authorization Act 2019 (NDAA) is unconstitutional.

The motion follows on from a complaint filed by Huawei in March. It claims that section 889 of the Act, banning US government agencies and their contractors from using Huawei hardware on national security grounds represents a ‘bill of attainder’, making it guilty without trial.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.