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UK lawmakers vote for diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games

Nonbinding move shows growing concern over Xinjiang among Western legislators

Demonstrators in London hold placards during a May protest against China's treatment of the Uyghur people.   © Reuters

LONDON -- British parliamentarians voted Thursday in favor of a motion to call on the government to diplomatically boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022 unless alleged atrocities in Xinjiang are ended.

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