Taiwanese officials intend to boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics, an official with knowledge of the matter told the Taipei Times. He cited concerns that China would choose to defame Taiwan during the Games. The Taiwanese delegation would abstain from the opening and closing ceremonies.
Uyghurs in Germany demonstrated to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games to be held next month in China, Haberler.com reported.
The World Uyghur Congress had summoned hundreds of people to protest the Beijing Winter Olympic Games in front of the historic Brandenburg Gate in the capital Berlin. Next, they marched to the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
On Wednesday, Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, announced that Australia would join the US in its diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics in February 2022 over concerns of the genocidal treatment of Uyghurs, The Guardian reports.
WASHINGTON DC – The US will not send government officials to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, White House Press Secretary, Jen Psaki announced in today’s daily press briefing.