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Boris Johnson announces UK's diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
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Boris Johnson announces UK's diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

The announcement comes after the US and Australia confirmed diplomatic boycotts as well of the Games to protest Chinese human rights abuses

China makes hay while US burns, weaves opportunistic narrative to hit out at rival and mask its own shortcomings
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China makes hay while US burns, weaves opportunistic narrative to hit out at rival and mask its own shortcomings

Social media sites in China are rife with video clips of tense standoffs between the police and protesters in the aftermath of the death last week of George Floyd, after he was pinned to the ground by a white Minneapolis police officer who has since been charged with murder

US calls for release of jailed Chinese 'cyber-dissident' Huang Qi; activist has been sentenced to 12-year jail term
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US calls for release of jailed Chinese 'cyber-dissident' Huang Qi; activist has been sentenced to 12-year jail term

The United States said Thursday it was 'deeply concerned' by the 12-year jail term handed earlier this week to Chinese "cyber-dissident" Huang Qi and called for his immediate release

First same-sex marriage rights case filed in China
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First same-sex marriage rights case filed in China

A gay man in China has filed a lawsuit against officials for rejecting his marriage registration application, marking the country's first case defending the marriage rights of same-sex couples.