07 decembrie 2021

US to boycott Beijing Winter Olympics due to human rights concerns

timesofisrael.com

China says move violates spirit of Games, calls on Washington to ‘stop politicizing sports’BEIJING — China on Tuesday accused the United States of violating the Olympic spirit by announcing an American diplomatic boycott of February’s Beijing Winter Games, amid an increasingly bitter feud over the Biden administration’s decision not to send officials over human rights concerns.The US is attempting to interfere with the Beijing Winter Olympics “out of ideological prejudice and based on lies and [...]