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• The Winter Olympics faces renewed political controversy after Beijing Games spokesperson Yan Jiarong dismissed claims of human rights violations against the Uyghur Muslim population as "lies,” and reiterated China’s stance towards Taiwan by stating "there is only one China."

18 Şub 2022

• Foreign journalists in China are facing "unprecedented hurdles" ahead of the Winter Olympics, and reporters in the Xinjiang region are getting increasingly harassed, according to a press freedom report by the Foreign Correspondent's Club of China. Behind the scenes: Many journalists who traveled to the Xinjiang region reported that they were visibly followed, asked to delete data, and state-backed online harassment campaigns were used to make their job difficult. ...Devamını Oku

01 Şub 2022

• A mobile app being recommended to participants of the Winter Olympics Games next month has serious privacy problems, even though host China is requiring everyone in attendance to sign up for a health-tracking system available on the app, internet watchdog group CitizenLab found. The security detail: The app has such seriously flawed encryption that any data communicated through it is vulnerable to being hacked, while some of the important user data were discovered ...Devamını Oku

20 Oca 2022

• Tickets for the upcoming Winter Olympics in China's capital Beijing will not be sold to the general public, but only to "targeted" groups of people, the organizing committee said citing the "severe and complex Covid-19 situation". Zoom out: Several cities in China are adopting high Covid-19 measures like required reporting of travelers' prior trips, as the Lunar New Year holiday season is also booming domestic travels in the country. Traveling to Beijing has furt...Devamını Oku

18 Oca 2022

• The Netherlands and Denmark eased Covid-19 restrictions despite surging cases of the Omicron variant, while France began mandating a booster vaccine for entry into public venues. “We are taking a calculated risk because we have to. Lockdowns are very hard on everyone and keeping everything closed is also bad for our health.” – Dutch Health Minister Ernst Kuipers • The weekend saw thousands flock to the streets of Vienna and multiple German cities , ...Devamını Oku

17 Oca 2022

• Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jingping reaffirmed their partnership during a 90-minute video chat, agreeing to deepen cooperation and defend mutual interests in the face of Western resistance. One step further: Putin confirmed that he would visit his “dear friend Xi” for bilateral talks during the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing, a week after the US, UK, Australia and Canada announced that they would not be sending political delegations to China for t...Devamını Oku

16 Ara 2021

⛷ Senior Japanese government officials are likely to join the US in its diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, Reuters reported. A step back: Australia, Britain, and Canada have joined the United States’ boycott so far, citing concerns over China’s human rights record. Beijing has called the boycotts a smear campaign.

13 Ara 2021

⛸ German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said that Europe needs to find a common response on the issue of a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, adding that the case of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai needs to be pursued. Other perspectives: “As for a diplomatic boycott… France will not do it,” said Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer on TV, while Russia rejected boycotting and called it “pointless.” China said it is not worried about a ‘domino...Devamını Oku

10 Ara 2021