March 01, 2021

Biden pressed for tough response to China’s repression of Uighurs

Featuring David Shullman

Source: Financial Times

Journalist Demetri Sevastopulo

US lawmakers and human rights activists are pressing Joe Biden to make a tough response to China’s repression of 1m Uighurs in Xinjiang, which Antony Blinken, secretary of state, has called “genocide”.

Republicans have introduced a slew of resolutions calling on the International Olympic Committee to rebid the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games. Some are urging the US president and the US Olympic Committee to boycott the games unless they are moved to another country.

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Authors

  • David Shullman

    Former Adjunct Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Program

    David O. Shullman is Senior Advisor at the International Republican Institute, where he oversees IRI’s work addressing the influence of China and other autocracies on democrat...