The Human cost of China’s green energy rush ahead of Winter Olympics

Solar panels on the hillsides of Qu village in Baoding, part of China's northern Hebei province. China is the world's biggest producer of wind turbines and solar panels, and the Winter Olympics is seen as an opportunity to showcase the country's green technologies as they seek global markets. | AFP-JIJI
Solar panels on the hillsides of Qu village in Baoding, part of China’s northern Hebei province. China is the world’s biggest producer of wind turbines and solar panels, and the Winter Olympics is seen as an opportunity to showcase the country’s green technologies as they seek global markets. | AFP-JIJI AFP-JIJI

Beaten, forced off their land, cheated out of money, and even falsely imprisoned — farmers in China say they are paying a heavy price as authorities rush to deliver on ambitious pledges to ramp up national green energy output.

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Citizen journalist Zhang Zhan has been jailed since May 2020 after filming and reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic from Wuhan. Chinese human-rights lawyer, Gao Zhisheng, who has long defended activists and the civil rights of religious minorities, has been “disappeared” since 2017.

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China’s CCP ‘will sanction’ countries planning to boycott 2022 Winter Olympics over human rights concerns

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China has shot a clear warning at human rights groups rallying for countries to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics over human rights complaints.

Editor of China’s propaganda mouthpiece The Global Times Hu Xijin warned that the government would “seriously sanction any country” that makes a statement against the superpower by refusing to send athletes to Beijing.

“Boycotting 2022 Beijing Winter Games, an unpopular idea, won’t receive wide support,” Hu Xijin wrote on Twitter on Sunday.

Full Story: https://www.news.com.au/sport/olympics/china-will-sanction-countries-planning-to-boycott-2022-winter-olympics

Britain may boycott 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing as diplomatic relations with China head for a freeze…

The 2022 Winter Olympics will be held in Beijing
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The stance would mirror that at the World Cup in Russia 2018 two months after the Novichok gas attack in Salisbury.

A senior minister said: “Awkward conversations are having to be had about it.”

On Tuesday night a government source insisted that no decision had yet been made.

However ex-Cabinet minister Iain Duncan Smith urged the Government to lobby the International Olympic Committee to change the venue.

Full story: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/12438854/britain-may-boycott-2022-winter-olympics