Olympic officials won’t push China on human rights ahead of Beijing Games, as calls for boycott grow louder – The Washington Post

The remarks, made by IOC Vice President John Coates in his native Australia on Wednesday, come as human rights groups have called for a boycott of the Beijing Games to protest China’s campaign of repression against Uyghurs and other minority groups, as well as its crackdown on Hong Kong. Several U.S. lawmakers have also urged America to pull out.