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IOC urged to reject Beijing’s 2022 Olympic bid amid lawyer crackdown

A group of Chinese lawyers, journalists, scholars and activists as well as NGO Human Rights Watch have called upon the International Olympic Committee to turn down Beijing’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in light of China’s poor human rights record. An open letter addressed to IOC President Thomas Bach, signed by prominent rights activist Hu Jia, exiled 1989 […]