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Nancy Pelosi calls for diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California. Photographer: Samuel Corum/Bloomberg via Getty Images

US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for a diplomatic boycott of next year's Beijing Winter Olympics, saying politicians should not attend the event due to alleged human rights abuses by China.

It is the latest in a series of calls by American politicians for action around Beijing 2022. The Games' Western sponsors are starting to come under the spotlight for their involvement with the event.

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