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UK hints at Beijing 2022 boycott over Uighur Muslims treatment

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British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has hinted that the UK could boycott the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics over China's treatment of the Uighur Muslims.

Speaking at a foreign affairs committee meeting in London on human rights abuses in China, Raab said he would usually try to "separate sport from diplomacy and politics" but in some situations "that may not be possible".

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