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Author: Maya Blumenfeld

Human Rights

As Beijing opens Winter Olympics, activists to light torch for ‘Genocide Games,’ back China’s targeted minorities

While Beijing marks the start of the Winter Olympics on Friday with blazing torches and the raising of its national flag, a coalition will gather outside the Chinese Embassy in Ottawa performing their version of an opening ceremony for the “Genocide Games.” The intent is to call attention to human rights violations against the country’s minorities, including Uyghurs and Tibetans….