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Activists urge Beijing Olympics boycott over human rights concerns

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Human rights activists urged governments and athletes worldwide to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in China, saying that anything less would make the world complicit in what they called 'genocide' by Beijing. China's treatment of minorities has come under increased scrutiny in the run-up to the games, scheduled from Feb. 4-20. Activists protested at Ancient Olympia on Monday,
12 months ago·Beijing, China

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Activists urge Beijing Olympics boycott over human rights concerns

Chinese authorities have been accused of facilitating forced labour by detaining around a million Uyghurs and members of other primarily Muslim minorities in camps since 2016. China denies wrongdoing, saying it has set up vocational training centres to combat extremism.

12 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Human rights activists urged international governments, sponsors and athletes on Tuesday to boycott what they called China's “genocide games” as Greek officials handed over the Olympic flame to 2022 Beijing Winter Games organizers. Activist groups, which also disrupted the flame lighting ceremony in southern Greece on Monday, accused the International Olympic Committee of granting legitimacy to rights abuses in China by all…

12 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Activists urge Beijing Olympics boycott over human rights concerns

ATHENS - Human rights activists urged governments and athletes worldwide to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in China, saying that anything less would make the world complicit in what they called 'genocide' by Beijing. China's treatment of minorities has come under increased scrutiny in the run-up to the games, scheduled from Feb. 4-20. Activists protested at Ancient Olympia on Monday,

12 months ago·United Kingdom
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Activists Urge Beijing Olympics Boycott Over Human Rights Concerns

Activists today called for the postponement of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics as China prepared to receive the Olympic flame, a day after a protest disrupted the lighting ceremony in Olympia.

12 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing 'genocide' Olympics

Human rights activists are urging international governments, sponsors and athletes to boycott what they call China’s “genocide games.”

12 months ago·United States
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Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Human rights activists urged international governments, sponsors and athletes on Tuesday to boycott what they called China's “genocide games” as Greek officials handed over the Olympic flame to 2022 Beijing Winter Games organizers.Activist groups, which also disrupted the flame lighting ceremony in southern Greece on ...

12 months ago·Washington, United States
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