Olympic Torch Handed to Beijing Amid Boycott Calls

Lily Zhou
By Lily Zhou
October 19, 2021NTD UK Newsshare

In Greece, the Olympic flame was officially handed over to China on Tuesday without incident, after protests disrupted the lighting ceremony the day before. Rights groups and lawmakers are calling on the International Olympic Committee to postpone the Games unless China ends what the House of Commons and others deem an ongoing genocide in its Xinjiang region.

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