Congressional Hearings: China, Genocide and the Olympics

Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2021 – 1:00pm Location: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building and virtual via Cisco WebEx Announcement Please join the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and the Congressional-Executive Commission on China for a joint hearing to examine the implications of holding the XXIV Winter Olympiad in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in light of … Read more

Faith McDonnell: NO GENOCIDE GAMES!

There’s not much good news coming from China. But the good news is that we can take a stand against the genocidal, imperialistic Chinese Communist Party (CCP). On April 15 the Committee on the Present Danger: China (CPDC, of which I am a member) and Women’s Rights Without Frontiers (WRWF) sponsored an open letter to the U.S. Olympics Committee (USOC) based in Colorado Springs urging them to move the 2022 Winter Olympics out of China…

NEWS RELEASE: Boycott, Don’t Enable, Beijing’s ‘Genocide Games’

For Immediate Release April 26, 2021 CONTACTS: For the Committee on the Present Danger:  China Hamilton Strategies, [email protected], Marjorie Pratt, 610.584.1096, ext. 104, or Deborah Hamilton, ext. 102 For Women’s Rights Without Frontiers Reggie Littlejohn, 310.592.5722 [email protected]   Boycott, Don’t Enable, Beijing’s ‘Genocide Games’ Protest Set for U.S. Olympic Committee’s Failure to Lead on Moving … Read more

Follow-up Letter to the US Olympic Committee

As you know, over 100 individuals associated with national security, human rights and faith organizations joined us in writing you on April 15th urging the U.S. Olympic Committee to press for the 2022 Winter Games to be held in a venue other than Beijing, China in light of the Chinese Communist Party’s ongoing genocide and other crimes against humanity.

Athletes have real concerns about Beijing 2022, says human rights group head

Athletes have legitimate concerns about the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and organisers need to be transparent in addressing them, says the Centre for Sport and Human Rights chief executive Mary Harvey. Human rights groups have urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to take the Games out of China because of the treatment of Uighur Muslims, along with other human rights concerns.

VIDEO: Stolen and Silenced: The CCP’s Genocide of the Uyghurs

Over the past few years, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has incarcerated more than a million ethnic Uyghurs from Xinjiang Province (formerly East Turkistan) in “re-education camps” and forced labor factories. Some report more than 3 million are held in these camps. Uyghur women are being forcibly aborted and sterilized and Han Chinese men are forcibly living in Uyghur homes…

Uyghurs: Xinjiang cotton ban is self-defeating, China tells H&M

H&M and other western brands are facing a backlash in China after they expressed concern about the alleged use of forced labour in cotton production. China has been accused of forcing members of the mostly Muslim Uyghur minority to pick cotton in Xinjiang. China denies this and, in recent days, critical brands have faced boycotts.

Olympic committee gave uniform contract to Chinese company with Xinjiang ties

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) gave a uniform contract for the Tokyo 2021 Summer Olympics and the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics to a Chinese textiles company that has an affiliated factory in Xinjiang and that openly advertises its use of Xinjiang cotton. The opacity of supply chains in China means it may be hard to determine if goods are made through forced labor.

Biden Said He Would ‘Strongly Support’ The MLB Boycott Of Georgia, What Is He Going To Do About The Beijing Olympics?

President Joe Biden called on the Major League Baseball (MLB) to move the 2021 All Star Game out of Atlanta as a boycott against Georgia’s new voter law, which he claimed created restrictions for low-income minority voters. Given Biden’s stance on sports boycotts in the context of Georgia’s new voting law, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) editorial board wondered what Biden will do about the 2022 Beijing Olympics…