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Over 160 human rights groups call on IOC chief to revoke 2022 Beijing Winter Games

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suspend the games until the IOC is replaced. It simply is too corrupt much like the CCP

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2008 Beijing Olympics. At the time, the IOC defended the choice, saying the Games were a force for good.

I remember that. Do you remember that? How many people have died because of our naiveté ?

Olympics are over

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When the games are awarded to a country that has multiple travel warnings against it, and yet are "awarded" the Games! (They are games after all!) You have to wonder about the mentality of the IOC. Could it be self profit is their motivation, trampling over corpses to snatch a trickle of money? A normal human wouldn't do that? Would they?

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Well, it would be very embarrassing for the CCP.

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There was similar outcry from rights groups ahead of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. At the time, the IOC defended the choice, saying the Games were a force for good.

I remember that too, At the time China gave "assurances" that they would improve their position on human rights. Guess what? They lied, and now it's worse.

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""The IOC responded that would remain neutral on political issues and said it had received assurances from Chinese authorities that they would respect the principles of the Olympic charter""

The simplest way to stop the games is for the athlete to boycott the games and do what is right.The IOC is too corrupt since it receives funding from China.

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The 2022 Communist Olympics MUST be cancelled. There is NO debate over this.

Communist China is committing genocide on a mass scale against Muslims; taking over Hong Kong 27 years before they are permitted to; illegally claiming huge parts of the South China Sea by military force; unleashing one of the most deadly viruses in human history on the world; detaining foreign journalists for no other reason as having conflict with their nations... the list is endless.

If the crooked IOC does not now cancel the Communist sham 2022 Games, they must be boycotted. Any nation or athlete that dares attend should be mercilessly targetted by activists.

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Communist China is committing genocide on a mass scale against Muslims

Fighto: Let's remember. Before Trump got mad at the Chinese government for their unwillingness to help him win the 2020 election, he was rather supportive of these camps in Xinjiang. And he's still anti-Muslim.

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If they really want to stick it to China over they should be doing the opposite. There is no better way to economically screw a country over these days than have them host an Olympics.

In all seriousness though the best solution would be to ignore the IOC and instead focus on encouraging other countries to boycott the games. Letting the CCP pay for it and then have nobody show up would be way better.

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The reality is the IOC is begging China to host the 2022 winter game

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And don’t forget the 2022 Asian game. it will also be held in China in the Chinese Hangzhou. Lol

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Over 160 human rights groups call on IOC chief to revoke 2022 Beijing Winter Games

Good!!!!

suspend the games until the IOC is replaced. It simply is too corrupt much like the CCP

Absolutely

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At this rate they won't be happening since this winter coming usually involves qualifying for the next year.

It's about time this issue of genocide was taken seriously.

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Sadly will never happen, the IOC are greedy, amoral and corrupt to the core, which is a fairly good description of the CCP as well, so neither will do anything save lie to keep the gravy train rolling.

After all what’s a few million tortured corpses when there is money in brown envelopes to be garnered and you are safe in Lausanne or other safe bolt hole.

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Pressure from the Olympic sponsors, no doubt, champions of all that is wholesome.

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When the Olympic Games were started in Greece, thousands of years ago, they were specifically not supposed to be political. Even wars could be suspended during the games. IMO, those holding the games should not have to meet a prior set of rules, other than conducting a safe set of games for all participants.

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Obviously, the Beijing games will not be revoked, but I like this move, it's important to call attention to China's atrocious human rights record.

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Beijing made concession promises to secure the 2008 Summer Olympics - that they didn't keep

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concerns_and_controversies_at_the_2008_Summer_Olympics#Human_rights_and_censorship

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