Switzerland

Protesters Surround NBC HQ Asking for Ban on Genocide Olympics

Tibetan exiles and supporters of Tibetan freedom gathered outside Chinese embassies, Olympic headquarters, and NBC studios to protest the Beijing Winter Olympics, derided by critics as the “Genocide Games” because the event risks validating Communist China’s brutal suppression of minorities like the Tibetans and Uyghur Muslims.

A protester holds a placard during a protest march gathering Tibetans from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters to the Olympic Museum ahead of the opening of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, in Lausanne on February 3, 2022.

Swiss Voting in Referendum on ‘Burqa Ban’

BERLIN (AP) – Swiss voters decide Sunday on a proposal to ban face coverings, both the niqabs and burqas worn by a few Muslim women in the country and the ski masks and bandannas used by protesters. Polls are pointing to a close outcome.

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