Despite Diplomatic Boycott, the US Is Powering the 2022 Olympics

Posted on AllSides February 4th, 2022
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PHOTO-ILLUSTRATION: SAM WHITNEY; GETTY IMAGES

THE FLAME OF an Olympic torch must pass through multiple countries to arrive at its final destination. So too must the supply chains financing and profiting off the games. Throughout the processions that just ended, activists protested the ceremonies. They called for boycotts of the games and better awareness of the actions of the Chinese state, most prominently the detention of the Uyghur Turkic minorities, Tibetan policing and oppression, and the Hong Kong National Security Law.

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