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Demonstrators hold the flags of Tibet (C) and 'Free Hong Kong - Revolution Now' (L) during an anti-China rally outside the Parliament in Taipei on October 1, 2021. (Photo by Sam Yeh / AFP) (Photo by SAM YEH/AFP via Getty Images)

2 American citizens arrested for protesting Beijing 2022 Olympics

The Olympic flame for next year’s games in China is set to be lit at an empty stadium amid growing international opposition to Beijing hosting the games. According to the Hellenic Olympic Committee, the ceremony of lighting the Olympic flame will take place in accordance with local COVID-19 protocols. 


Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., speaks during a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the CARES Act on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 in Washington. (Kevin Dietsch/Pool via AP)

Sen. Menendez: China is abusing Taiwan

Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) claimed China is abusing Taiwan. In an interview Thursday, the New Jersey lawmaker said ChiSenate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) recently claimed China is abusing Taiwan. In an interview Thursday, the New Jersey lawmaker said China has violated Taiwan’s airspace and is playing dangerous games.
na has violated Taiwan’s airspace and is playing dangerous games.