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In the history of the Olympics, China has staged four complete boycotts. And now the rest of the world is boycotting China
The Communist Party of China has not matured in its grasp of the responsibilities that come with becoming an economic giant.
Beijing has done foolishly by attempting to profit off the pain of its neighbors and other countries across the world after giving the world with the Covid-19 epidemic. The globe is now expressing its dissatisfaction by diplomatically boycotting the Beijing Winter Olympics.
The CCP has issued clear warnings, stating that a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games will result in Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada "paying a price."
The media accounts have reflected the CCP at a moment when it is pouring crocodile tears. China has orchestrated four complete Olympic boycotts, therefore it has no locus standi to criticize foreign powers for a diplomatic boycott of China.
According to a report by the Spectator Australia, China is the "gold medalist" when it comes to Olympic boycotts, having staged four total boycotts throughout the decades. This historical truth appears to contradict Beijing's claim that the United States' newest diplomatic embargo is a "political maneuvering and severe violation of the Olympic Charter."
Communist China has a history of boycotting Olympic games
When Australia staged the Olympics for the first time in Melbourne in 1956, China boycotted the games. Chinese athletes did not compete in Tokyo in 1964, Montreal in 1976, or Moscow in 1980, according to the Spectator. "These were full boycotts, not only diplomatic boycotts, such as those placed on the Beijing Winter Games by the United States, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Lithuania (to date)," the report reads.
The piece goes on to expose how corrupted the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has become, revealing that its uniforms are supplied by a Chinese garment firm that makes textiles in Xinjiang region, most likely employing Uyghur slave labor. During the current sexual assault issue involving Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, the article criticizes the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) covert support for China's regime.
Other Western media sites, including The Hill in Washington, D.C., have recently called for punitive action against the IOC. Last week, a think tank researcher called Michael Mazza wrote an opinion article in the New York Times requesting the US State Department to penalize IOC officials and prohibit them from visiting the nation, saying they were implicated in China's continuous human rights violations.
The world is boycotting Beijing Winter Olympics
The Chinese Communist Party considers the Beijing Winter Olympics, which will be staged in the Chinese capital city next year, to be an important event. At a time when the international democratic community is putting pressure on China over its persecution of non-Han Chinese communities and ethnic minorities, not to mention its brutal crackdown on Hong Kong and constant threat of invading Taiwan, Xi Jinping sees the Winter Olympics as an opportunity to humanize the Chinese Communist Party.
However, the democratic world is unwilling to do so for Xi Jinping. At least 19 major countries have opted against signing a cease-fire with China before of the Winter Olympics next year. Several other countries, including India, the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, and even Turkey, have refused to sign the 'Olympic Truce' with China, which is an ancient tradition meant to lead to a cessation of hostilities between warring sides in order to ensure a smooth run of the games.
The countries that have not joined the Olympic Truce have virtually left the door open for them to boycott the games at any point. Furthermore, these nations are not bound by any agreement or 'truce' that would prevent them from confronting China militarily if the circumstances warrants it during the Beijing Winter Olympics.
Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada along with New Zealand, will not be sending officials to the Games in February next year, citing China’s human rights abuses against Uyghur minorities in Xinjiang province. Many additional countries, in addition to the ones stated above, are boycotting the Olympics, but they are keeping their protests low-key. China should just accept its fate and realize that karma has finally caught up with it for all of the Olympics boycotts it has participated in in the past.