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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: British skier, American figure-skating coach slam China’s human rights record
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: British skier, American figure-skating coach slam China’s human rights record

The Games officially open Friday but the lead-up has been overshadowed by concerns about rights in China, especially the fate of the Muslim Uyghur minority.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Tibetan activists protest against 'Games of shame' at IOC headquarters
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Tibetan activists protest against 'Games of shame' at IOC headquarters

Tibetan demonstrators marched the three kilometres from the IOC building in Lausanne to the Swiss city's Olympic Museum. There were also demonstrations in other world cities, including Los Angeles and San Francisco.

China’s foreign ministry 'not aware' of controversy surrounding Peng Shuai amid increasing international scrutiny
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China’s foreign ministry 'not aware' of controversy surrounding Peng Shuai amid increasing international scrutiny

Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told reporters that the matter was “not a diplomatic question and I’m not aware of the situation.”

Beijing Winter Olympics: China lashes out at the US for considering diplomatic boycott of event
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Beijing Winter Olympics: China lashes out at the US for considering diplomatic boycott of event

The diplomatic boycott by the US and its allies could cast a shadow over the grand opening ceremony being planned by China for the event as their official delegations will be conspicuously absent flagging the human rights issues.

Tiananmen massacre: Hundreds gather around Hong Kong park to remember victims despite constraints
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Tiananmen massacre: Hundreds gather around Hong Kong park to remember victims despite constraints

Hong Kong Police banned the vigil for a second straight year, citing COVID-19 restrictions, although there have been no local cases in the semi-autonomous Chinese city for more than six weeks

IOC accused of turning blind eye to China’s human rights violations by allowing Beijing to host 2022 Olympics
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IOC accused of turning blind eye to China’s human rights violations by allowing Beijing to host 2022 Olympics

Representative of rights groups met two months ago with IOC leaders but say their requests have been largely ignored

Liu Xiaobo's widow Liu Xia appears in online video, asks people to give her 'time to mourn'
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Liu Xiaobo's widow Liu Xia appears in online video, asks people to give her 'time to mourn'

The widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo has resurfaced in an online video, weeks after her friends raised concerns about her fate at the hands of the authorities.

Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo can travel abroad for cancer treatment, assert foreign doctors
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Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo can travel abroad for cancer treatment, assert foreign doctors

US and German medical experts who examined Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo said on Sunday that it was safe to transport him abroad for cancer treatment, contradicting the assertions of Chinese doctors.