It’s T-minus one day until the Beijing Winter Olympics. The State Department says American athletes have the right to protest—as more and more speak up against human rights abuses there.
On the other hand, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is urging them to stay silent until they’ve left Beijing, for their own safety.
In a last-ditch effort to get its human rights narrative under control, Chinese regime officials are arresting dissidents and reining in social media chatter. The goal? To prevent people from speaking out during the Games.
An Olympian sheds tears while in Beijing, after she was sent into isolation for seven days. She had been blocked from entering the Olympic Village over a positive virus test, but was still kept out, even after testing negative.
One Chinese man is headed to a U.S. prison. He’s sentenced to spend two years there, as punishment for his part in a million-dollar fake iPhone scheme.
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