Enes Kanter Wears ‘Modern Day Slavery’ Shoes in Protest of Uygher Treatment and Says Nike is ‘Scared to Speak Up’ Against China

FILE – In this Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 file photo, Boston Celtics’ Enes Kanter plays against the Charlotte Hornets during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game in Boston. Former Oklahoma City Thunder player Enes Kanter plans to open a charter school in the city. Kanter, who now plays for the Boston Celtics, has told Oklahoma City Public Schools of his plan to open the Enes Kanter School for Exceptional Learning. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

NBA star Enes Kanter has doubled-down on his criticism of China and has called on Nike to do more in fighting against injustice in the country.

The Boston Celtics center, who has been outspoken about the treatment of minorities in China, wore customized shoes in his team’s win against the Charlotte Hornets on Monday with the words “Modern Day Slavery” and “No More Excuses” written on them.

On Monday, he posted a video on Twitter in which he called out Nike for its silence on injustice in China.

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SOURCE:CNN, Ben Church