Protests exposed the CCP’s persecution of human rights in Xinjiang, Tibet, Hong Kong and Mainland China, calling for not participating in the Beijing Winter Olympics
[Epoch Times June 10, 2021](Epoch Times reporter Shi Ping New York report) Recently, people from many organizations and communities have launched a call to plan the 50th anniversary of the “International Day of Action” around the world on June 23. The two cities jointly organized protests to expose the Chinese Communist government’s persecution of human rights in Xinjiang, Tibet, Hong Kong and mainland China, as well as the threat to Taiwan, and urge governments of all countries to take action to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
This Monday (June 7) coincided with a multinational organization, the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC), in view of the current widespread human rights violations in China, and announced ten countries. And regional sanctions to coordinate legislative actions for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
The organization stated in a statement, “The Olympic Games is an event where people from all over the world unite to celebrate sport, friendship and unity. This celebration should transcend national and political differences. However, the co-chairs of this organization in various countries believe that “the nature of this event is inappropriate for a government that has committed atrocities against its own people. This will damage the spirit of the Olympic movement and destroy it. Purpose.”
In the United States, this legislative action was led by Congressmen Tom Malinowski and Mike Gallagher from both parties and was supported by the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives. The legislation requires the International Olympic Committee to initiate an “emergency search procedure” to find alternative countries for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Congressman Malinowski said, “Authoritarian regimes have a long and disturbing history of using the Olympics to whitewash their crimes and to conduct all-round propaganda on a global scale. In view of the ongoing genocide in Xinjiang, freedom It is unreasonable for society to allow the 2022 Games to proceed as usual.”
This legislation has been submitted to Congress. Not long ago, Speaker of the House of Representatives Pelosi (Nancy Peolosi) agreed to a plan proposed by the Senate to boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics. The plan requires athletes and coaches to participate in the competition, but the US government does not send an official delegation to participate; The Biden administration’s provision for this step has been incorporated into a large number of China-related legislation in the Senate.
All human rights organizations welcomed the actions of the “Transnational Parliamentary Union on China Policy”.
“These elected representatives have made the right call,” Dolkun Isa, chairman of the World Uyghur Congress, said in a statement received by this newspaper that Xinjiang continues to send first-hand The news from the witnesses proved that terrible crimes of genocide continued to occur there. “If we allow China to continue to host the Olympics and imagine what the future will look like, we are setting a precedent for other dictatorships.”
Lhadon Tethong, director of the Tibet Action Institute, said that if the Beijing Olympics were not boycotted, the lives of Uyghurs, Tibet, Hong Kong, and Chinese human rights activists, as well as all target groups targeted by the Chinese Communist Party, would become worse.
“Millions of lives are at stake, and we must do our best to promote change.” She said, “As long as the IOC refuses to cancel or change the address of the Olympics, the only option is to boycott.”
Frances Hui, the director of the We the Hongkongers organization, and Teng Biao, the founder of the China Against the Death Penalty organization, also issued statements in support of the boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
On June 23, the aforementioned human rights organizations will host “International Day of Action” in New Jersey and New York to boycott the Beijing Olympics. The details are as follows:
Time: June 23, 2021 (Wednesday) 11:00 – 17:00
The morning activity will be at Mars Wrigley US, Headquarters
Address is 800 High Street Hackettstown New Jersey 07840
In the afternoon, the venue was in front of the Chinese Consulate General in New York. ◇#
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