China is host to the 2022 Winter Olympics with rumblings of a boycott and calls to move the Games from Beijing because of alleged human rights violations in Xinjiang province. Photo: APChina is host to the 2022 Winter Olympics with rumblings of a boycott and calls to move the Games from Beijing because of alleged human rights violations in Xinjiang province. Photo: AP
China is host to the 2022 Winter Olympics with rumblings of a boycott and calls to move the Games from Beijing because of alleged human rights violations in Xinjiang province. Photo: AP

Beijing 2022: Human rights groups urge IOC to move Winter Olympics from China

  • Coalition of human rights groups delivers demand to IOC president Thomas Bach but he does not comment
  • The growing boycott movement against Beijing 2022 centres around a number of alleged human rights violations

Topic |   Human rights in China
China is host to the 2022 Winter Olympics with rumblings of a boycott and calls to move the Games from Beijing because of alleged human rights violations in Xinjiang province. Photo: APChina is host to the 2022 Winter Olympics with rumblings of a boycott and calls to move the Games from Beijing because of alleged human rights violations in Xinjiang province. Photo: AP
China is host to the 2022 Winter Olympics with rumblings of a boycott and calls to move the Games from Beijing because of alleged human rights violations in Xinjiang province. Photo: AP
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