Day: August 29, 2021

Letter to Olympic sponsors

[targetted sponsor’s address] [date issued]  Dear [person-in-charge’s name and title]  We, a coalition of over 190 global campaign groups, are writing this letter to raise our serious concerns about [name of sponsor]’s agreement to support the Beijing 2022 Winter Games as part of the company’s Olympic partnership. Given the Chinese government’s discriminatory policies against Tibetans …

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Take action together to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

The three values of Olympism are excellence, friendship and respect. They constitute the foundation on which the Olympic Movement builds its activities to promote sport, culture and education with a view to building a better world (from the Olympic website).   Clearly what the Chinese Communist Party stands for are against these values. As the …

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US, Vietnam still crucially apart on human rights

Vice President Harris raised human rights less forcefully in Hanoi than some hoped but the issue will constrain ties more than before By BAC PHAM AND BENNETT MURRAY (Asia Times)   HANOI and WASHINGTON – When US Vice President Kamala Harris met with Vietnamese civil society leaders on Thursday morning in Hanoi, she became the …

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