With the demand for boycotts, attention will be focused on Beijing in 2022 from the Tokyo Olympics.


With the Tokyo Summer Olympics closing on August 8, attention was focused on the controversy over the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

The Tokyo Olympics were not open to the audience during the COVID-19 pandemic, but went relatively smoothly.

The United States won the most gold medals with 39, and China came in second with 38. In addition, the United States ranked first in the total number of medals with 113 medals, including 41 silver medals and 33 bronze medals. This is also far higher than in China. 2nd place, 88 medals.

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US players will react after defeating Brazil to win a gold medal in women’s volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo on August 8, 2021. (Frank Augustine / AP photo)

As the host country, Japan has achieved the highest performance ever since participating in the Olympic Games, winning a total of 58 medals, including 27 gold medals.

The CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic is still rampant around the world, but only six months before the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. The pandemic is just one of the problems facing the Beijing Winter Olympics.

CTV, Canada’s largest private television network, conducted polls of thousands of Canadians during the Tokyo Olympics.Announced result On the closing day of the Tokyo Olympics, more than 60% of respondents showed that they supported the boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics.

In recent years, the Chinese administration has been accused by human rights experts and organizations, liberal democracies and UN experts of mass detention of at least one million Uighurs and other ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. increase.

Policies that correspond to cultural eradication and political brainwashing experiences have been characterized by the US government as “genocide.”

However, while the ruling CCP continues to oppose the “genocide” accusations, more and more international organizations and countries are calling for the 2022 Winter Olympics to be moved from Beijing.

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Activists, including members of the local Hong Kong, Tibetan and Uighur communities, raised their flags and placards in Melbourne, Australia on June 23, 2021 to boycott the Australian Government over the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics over China’s human rights records. I called on you to do it. (William West via Getty Images / AFP)

In February, more than 180 human rights groups issued a joint open letter in Beijing, including not sending leaders and senior officials to China to participate in activities to protest the administration’s masses to world leaders. He urged a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympic Games. Human rights violations.

The letter quoted charges of serious human rights abuses by the Chinese Communist Party administration in Tibet, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. He also noted that in recent years Beijing has increased its threat to regional security across the Taiwan Strait, South China Sea and Sino-Indian borders.

However, because of its political neutrality and the inability to change the legal and political system of the country, the International Olympic Committee has come from an international agency to change the venue for the 2022 Winter Olympics from Beijing to another country. I rejected the request.

So far, no government has officially announced a diplomatic boycott for the Beijing Winter Olympics, but lawmakers in the United States, Canada, the European Union and the United Kingdom have all called on the government to take action.

Alex Wu