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UK To Boycott Beijing Olympics

UK To Boycott Beijing Olympics

Laurel Duggan The U.K. will join Australia and the U.S. in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday. The U.K. will not send any government ministers to the February games in what Johnson said is “effectively” a diplomatic boycott, according to the Associated Press. Like Australia and the U.S., […]

Twitter, Facebook Take Down Thousands Of Chinese Accounts Linked To Propaganda Campaigns

Twitter, Facebook Take Down Thousands Of Chinese Accounts Linked To Propaganda Campaigns

Ailan Evans Twitter and Facebook each removed thousands of accounts linked to Chinese state-backed propaganda campaigns, according to the platforms’ reports Wednesday and Thursday. Twitter announced in a blog post early Thursday that it removed thousands of accounts spreading state propaganda, the majority of which were linked to a Chinese campaign aimed at downplaying the Chinese government’s […]