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More than half of the Germans against Olympia in China

 More than half of the Germans against Olympia in China for more than half of the Germans could not have been forgiven in a good two-week Olympic Winter Games to be awarded to China. This is apparent from a survey carried out on the weekend of the opinion research institute Yougov. © Zhang Tao / Xinhua / dpa For more than half of the Germans, the Olympic Winter Games could not have been awarded to China. Accordingly, 59 percent of the Germans surveyed are that they could not have given the games to Beijing.

Karla Borger believes that the majority of athletes will refrain from political statements in the winter games in Beijing.

Athleten-Kritik an China: Borger rechnet mit Zurückhaltung © Provided by Sport1.de Athletes Criticism of China: Borger expects restraint

President Karla Borger from the Club Athletes Germany believes that the majority of athletes will refrain from political statements in the Olympics in Beijing. "I do not assume that many athletes will comment and athletes," Borger said to the sports information service (SID): "And I'm looking forward to what happens to those who will say what. The threats that were pronounced last week, do not cause any or few to say something. "

"Hard on the edge of the suicide": Merz expects CDU policy of the past years from

 "No program, no candidate, no strategy": Friedrich Merz practices violent criticism at the election campaign and occurrence of the CDU. On Saturday he should become a party feet. © Photo: Imago // Revierfoto / Schelte for its own party: Friedrich Merz, designated CDU chairman (on 8.1.2022 in Dusseldorf) The designated CDU chairman Friedrich Merz has violent criticism in his party in the Exercised past years.

A representative of the Organizing Committee of Games (4 to 20 February) had notified in the previous week that statements could be punished against the Olympic Spirit, "especially if they violate Chinese laws or rules." Hanno Schedler, speaker for genocide prevention and protective responsibility of the company for threatened peoples, had therefore suggested in the SID interview assent, not critical to human rights violations in the host country. This task is more likely to fell the associations or sponsors.

BeachVolleyballer Borger has also asked how she would behave in this situation. "Of course that's enormous because it's easy for sports on the one hand. And then just think about what I say and what I say, is exhausting," said the 33-year-old: "Nevertheless, if I was winter athlete, I would, if I winter athlete Neither in one nor in the other direction. I would not criticize or big praise. "

Japanese Parliament criticized in Resolution Human Rights situation in China .
In an unusual step, the Japanese Parliament has criticized the human rights situation in China. A few days before the start of the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, Japanese deputies sent a resolution on Tuesday, in which they formulated their "serious concern" around the population of Hong Kong and the Muslim minority of Uighuren in Northwest China. © Charly Triballeau In an unusual step, the Japanese Parliament criticized the human rights situation in China.

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