Rabat, Jan. 9 -- Huawei, a Chinese company specializing in multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services, allegedly used a picture by a Moroccan photographer without his consent to promote its Android smartphone, "Huawei Y5 Lite."

On January 2, the company posted a colorful picture showing the silhouette of a man wearing a djellaba, a traditional Moroccan garment, in the sunset at a beach. Next to the picture, it reads: "Get great shots with the 8 MP Camera of the Huawei Y5 Lite."

The Moroccan photographer, Aziz Acharki, is suing the company for using his photograph without asking his permission or using copyright.

The page responded to the accusations, saying that it took the picture from " www.unsplash.com ,"...