A sculpture of figure skaters for the 2022 Winter Olympics at a park in Beijing. There have been growing calls in the US to boycott the Games over human rights concerns. Photo: Reuters A sculpture of figure skaters for the 2022 Winter Olympics at a park in Beijing. There have been growing calls in the US to boycott the Games over human rights concerns. Photo: Reuters
A sculpture of figure skaters for the 2022 Winter Olympics at a park in Beijing. There have been growing calls in the US to boycott the Games over human rights concerns. Photo: Reuters
Diplomacy

China lashes out over boycott calls that ‘politicise’ Beijing Winter Olympics

  • It follows US State Department walking back remark that it is discussing a possible joint boycott with allies
  • Calls have been driven by concerns over alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang, which Beijing again denied

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A sculpture of figure skaters for the 2022 Winter Olympics at a park in Beijing. There have been growing calls in the US to boycott the Games over human rights concerns. Photo: Reuters A sculpture of figure skaters for the 2022 Winter Olympics at a park in Beijing. There have been growing calls in the US to boycott the Games over human rights concerns. Photo: Reuters
A sculpture of figure skaters for the 2022 Winter Olympics at a park in Beijing. There have been growing calls in the US to boycott the Games over human rights concerns. Photo: Reuters
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