Johnson, after the United States and Australia. ‘Human rights violated’
(ANSA) – LONDON, 08 DEC – After the US and Australia, Great Britain has also decided to boycott the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced this.
During Question Time in the House of Commons, Johnson said he generally does not support sports boycotts but in this case British ministers and officials were not expected to attend the event, due to alleged human rights violations by the United Kingdom. China.
The UK’s move follows similar steps taken by other Western countries, such as Australia which has announced its intention to join the United States in a diplomatic boycott of the Games. (HANDLE).