Calls grow louder to boycott Beijing’s Olympics — and analysts warn of retaliation from China-cnbc

Calls grow louder to boycott Beijing’s Olympics — and analysts warn of retaliation from China

KEY POINTS
– The 2022 Winter Olympic Games are set to be hosted by Beijing between Feb. 4 to 20.

– Relations between major Western powers and China have been tense over allegations of severe human rights abuses in China’s Xinjiang region – home to the Uyghur Muslims, who have been identified by the United Nations, U.S. and UK as a repressed ethnic group.

– For its part, China has repeatedly denied allegations of forced labor and other abuses in Xinjiang.

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/06/beijing-olympics-calls-for-boycotts-grow-but-china-seen-retaliating.html
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