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Adrien Brody claims Jack Nicholson asked him to boycott the 2003 Oscars over the Iraq war

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The actor recently alleged to The Sunday Times that ahead of the ceremony, Jack Nicholson requested all the Best Actor nominees to convene beforehand in his home to discuss potentially boycotting the show amid the Ir...

Ramaswamy on US failing to boycott Beijing Olympics: Everyone is looking away from the human rights atrocity

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BEN JOHNSON, MARION JONES HIGHLIGHT MOST INFAMOUS OLYMPIC DOPING CASES VIVEK RAMASWAMY: I was conflicted about it. I enjoy watching the Olympics every year. I haven’t this year. My wife and I actually had a conversat...

India launches last-minute diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics over Chinese solider

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India on Thursday announced a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing after a commander involved in 2020 border clashes between the two countries appeared as an Olympic torchbearer in the customary torc...

Rand Paul: COVID edicts that make no scientific sense deserve a ‘massive boycott’

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RAND PAUL: Let’s hope we learn from our mistakes. In the 14th century, the pope surrounded himself with candles because they thought the infection could be burned out of the air to save people. It was a wrong-handed ...

Ingraham encourages Americans to boycott watching Beijing Olympics over China’s human rights violations

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"Not one minute," Ingraham said. "It was only two years ago that China was furiously working to cover up the truth about the virus that would ravage the globe and change American society in profound ways. They had th...

Mike Pompeo: US athletes should boycott Beijing Olympics, not ‘prop up’ Xi Jinping

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So far, the Biden administration has called only for a diplomatic boycott of the Games – citing human rights concerns inside China – but in late December Chinese officials called the move "baffling," noting that the ...

Winter Olympics: Diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games is ‘meaningless’, says Coe

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(Reuters)World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said he takes human rights "very seriously" but that Britain's diplomatic boycott of next year's Beijing Winter Olympics is "meaningless." The United States, Australi...

Sen. Hawley calls BLM’s corporate sponsors ‘anti-American’ for silence on Christmas boycott

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His comments come in response to Black Lives Matter's "Black Xmas" campaign that urges consumers to only purchase Christmas and holiday goods from Black vendors. Amazon, Microsoft, Intel and Airbnb are among the majo...

New Caledonia rejects independence in final vote amid referendum boycott

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The French territory of New Caledonia voted against independence in a referendum on Sunday, provisional results showed, amid a big drop in turnout due to a boycott of the vote by the independence movement. The indige...

Republicans blast Biden ‘diplomatic boycott’ of Olympics as too meager

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The Biden administration itself has accused the communist nation of genocide. "While I have called for the United States and other nations to impose a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics, this is the bare ...

China threatens ‘firm countermeasures’ if US proceeds with diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

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Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian accused U.S. politicians of grandstanding over the issue of not sending dignitaries to attend the events that China hopes will showcase its economic development and technolog...

Black Eyed Peas’ Will.i.am defies calls to boycott Israel

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A Palestinian-led movement has for years urged artists to boycott Israel over its treatment of the Palestinians. Major performers including Lorde and Lana Del Ray have canceled appearances under pressure while other ...

Chinese state media labels Sen. Tom Cotton ‘political rubbish’ over Olympic boycott call

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"In my view, this senator is a political rubbish," Hu Xijin, editor-in-chief of state-run Global Times, wrote on Twitter, a platform that is banned in China. "He lies, is bellicose, lacks the least self-awareness. Ho...

What a US diplomatic boycott of the Olympics would mean

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This story was excerpted from the November 17 edition of CNN's Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Click here to read past editions and subscribe. The Olympics are about a lot...

Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

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Activist groups, which also disrupted the flame lighting ceremony in southern Greece on Monday, accused the International Olympic Committee of granting legitimacy to rights abuses in China by allowing the Winter Game...

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