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Nearly 80 percent of the Japanese public would like the Tokyo Olympic games, rescheduled from this July, to be postponed or cancelled altogether, according to the most recent polls. The small—but now energised—anti-Olympic movement is calling for the world to stay away.
Meanwhile, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, scheduled to start in February next year, have faced calls for a boycott since they were awarded to China in 2015. In recent months, the pressing complaints from representatives of China’s Uighur minority, Tibetans and global human rights groups has been joined by democracy activists in Hong Kong, and energised by…
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