Statement on the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

February 18, 2022

The Lemkin Institute expresses concern about the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to hold the 2022 Winter Olympics in China despite mounting credible evidence of genocide against the minority Muslim Uyghur population as well as other gross human rights abuses. The Lemkiin Institute suggests that going forward the IOC return to its more modest roots as a tool for peace rather than oppression.

Statement on the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics