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'No genocide Games': Tibet activists protest Beijing Winter Olympics flame ceremony

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'No genocide Games': Tibet activists protest Beijing Winter Olympics flame ceremony

Three human rights activists succeeded in getting past a heavily policed perimeter to unfurl a “No genocide Games” banner at the flame lighting ceremony for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics on Monday (18 October).

The ceremony – which takes place in ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Olympics – was attended by International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach and Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, as well as a number of other dignitaries.

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