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Senate Republicans Call For Moving Olympics From China, Citing Genocide

Posted on AllSides February 6th, 2021
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Senate Republicans introduced a resolution Tuesday demanding China no longer host the 2022 Winter Olympics, citing human-rights abuses within the country.

The resolution, which was introduced by Sen. Rick Scott (R., Fla.) and backed by six other Senate Republicans, cites the ongoing genocide in Xinjiang along with several other human-rights abuses from Beijing as grounds for moving the Olympics. In the resolution, the Republican delegation blasted China’s actions as "inconsistent with Olympic values."

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